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April 21, 2014

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Money management for all types

Money management for all types
Gaming guru John Grochowski explains why various types of gamblers can successfully manage their bankrolls in different ways, depending on their goals and the games they are playing.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Trouble at the Borgata edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the Borgata suing poker pro Phil Ivey for $9.6 million for allegedly cheating at mini-baccarat, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement's final decision on the Borgata Winter Open tournament payouts and a new multi-state slot jackpot agreement.  read more
Casino City Gang: Trouble at the Borgata edition



Casino industry wrestles with medical marijuana

For gaming operations with thousands of employees, there are issues surrounding new hires and existing workers, many of whom have job descriptions that require drug screenings.  read more

MGM Resorts, Hakkasan Group announce joint venture

MGM Hakkasan Hospitality will design, develop and manage luxury non-gaming hotels worldwide under four brands.  read more

Golden Gaming taverns partner with Hard Rock

Customers of Golden Gaming's Southern Nevada locations will be able to use their loyalty points for deals at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

Nevada's most unique job is gaming

According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, gaming supervisors make up a higher percentage of jobs in Nevada than in any other state.  read more

Empire submits $1 million application fee for Catskills license

Empire Resorts wants to build a four-star hotel with approximately 391 rooms, a 70,000-square foot gaming floor, restaurants, a conference center and a spa.  read more

Mohegan expecting modest loss in second quarter

Net revenue will decrease 1-to-5 percent in the second quarter of this year as compared to the second quarter of 2013, the Mohegan Tribal Authority reports.  read more



Merger ushers in new leadership for WMS

Gaming analysts are optimistic that Scientific Games, which bought WMS for $1.5 billion last year, is shaking up the slot machine manufacturer's leadership.  read more

Table Mountain player wins $85,753.63 slot jackpot

A California resident scored the big win by hitting a random Massive Cash jackpot while playing Chip City.  read more

The Reel Life: Fooled by a dog edition

In the U.K., a dog accidentally called the police, who rushed to the scene after hearing heavy breathing on the other line. The dog, of course, was running around the backyard with the phone in his mouth.  read more



Mid-States Poker Tour expands to Milwaukee

The series at Potawatomi Casino will run from Aug. 30-Sept. 7 and feature a $200,000 guaranteed Main Event.  read more

Full Tilt's MiniFTOPS returns with $2 million guaranteed

MiniFTOPS XXV started Sunday, with more than $2,000,000 in combined guarantees up for grabs across 31 events.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The average gaming supervisor in Atlantic City makes $57,750, compared to $55,370 in Las Vegas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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