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March 21, 2011

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March 21, 2011

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Land of the lost
Scoblete says with the exception of controlled shooters, all players in craps are losers. It makes no difference how you play the game. The key is for players to make the good bets and forgo the bad bets.  read more

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Mobile betting takes off in Vegas

An application that allows Nevada residents to place sports bets on their Blackberrys has been a big hit, according to the company that developed it. American Wagering said customer response is exceeding expectations, and the company is now developing applications for the Android devices, iPads and iPhones.  read more
Mobile betting takes off in Vegas



Tax ruling benefits gamblers

The U.S. Tax Court has ruled that professional gamblers are now able to deduct business expenses incurred as part of their job.  read more

Vegas sportsbooks come alive during tournament

Las Vegas sportsbooks were packed at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning as the Round of 64 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament kicked off.  read more

Casino City Gang -- Brackets R Us edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo bid the Sahara farewell, dig into a PokerStars controversy and discuss their NCAA brackets.  read more

Las Vegas Hilton to open smoke-free 'Fan Cave'

The "Fan Cave" is a smoke-free location near the sportsbook with lounge chair seating and three 120-inch high definition screens.  read more

Vegas company acquires Carson City casino

777 Gaming has purchased the 91-room Carson Station Hotel and Casino for an undisclosed price.  read more

Nevada regulators approve Caesars, 888 relationship

The Nevada Gaming Control Board approved the business arrangement between Caesars Entertainment and online gaming provider 888 Holdings.  read more

Banks to fund major Macau bridge project

The $4.5 billion bridge project will allow automobile traffic to reach Macau from Hong Kong and the Chinese province of Zhuhai.  read more



Woman wins over $445,000 at Mississippi casino

Dionne Fulgham won $445,808 on the Monopoly Grand Hotel Big Event slot at Riverwalk Casino and Hotel.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life has covered a lot of burglary stories. But never one where the burglar was the person who called the cops.  read more



Moneymaker happy to be back in spotlight

Chris Moneymaker finished in second in the National Heads-Up Poker Championship earlier this month and says he has hired a mental coach to help him with the ups and downs of the game.  read more

Caesars Palace holding poker madness tournament series

The "Hoops and Hold'em Spring Poker Madness Tournament" kicked off Wednesday and has a variety of buy-ins and games.  read more

Major bad beat jackpot hits in Atlantic City

Jay Marlapudi won over $330,000 at the Trump Taj Mahal when his four kings were bested by a royal flush.  read more

PokerStars releases Macau Poker Cup schedule

The Macau Poker Cup will take place at Casino Grand Lisboa and runs from May 28 to June 5.  read more

HHPT heading to the California desert

The HighHeelsPokerTour is continuing its 2011 schedule at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Palm Springs on April 2.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Alan Sternberg won his first major poker title after taking down the World Poker Tour's Bay 101 Shooting Star Main Event on Friday. Sternberg, a satellite winner, took home over $1 million for his efforts.
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Leprechaun's Luck
March 17 marked St. Patrick's Day, where everyone pretended to be Irish for at least 24 hours. If you're sober enough to play some slots, head to bet365 Games and give Leprechaun's Luck a spin.

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