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August 22, 2011

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August 22, 2011

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arrowJohn Grochowski: A shuffle through the gaming mailbag

A shuffle through the gaming mailbag
Grochowski says hand shuffled vs. machine shuffled makes no difference in the odds of Three Card Poker. Casinos that deal Three Card Poker by hand have just decided it's not worth the investment to pay for a shuffling machine.  read more

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Caesars Entertainment unveils plans for Linq development

Caesars Entertainment, which operates 10 Strip-area casinos including Caesars Palace (right), is going to spend $550 million on an outdoor retail, dining and entertainment project that will feature a major Ferris wheel, the renovation of the Imperial Palace and the destruction of O'Sheas Casino.  read more
Caesars Entertainment unveils plans for Linq development



Gaming giant Terry Lanni remembered in Vegas

Nearly 1,000 people attended a service last week at Mandalay Bay to remember former MGM executive Terri Lanni, who died of cancer in July.  read more

Cantor Gaming suing Brandywine Bookmaking CEO

Cantor Gaming has filed a lawsuit against Brandywine Bookmaking CEO Joe Asher, accusing him of stealing company secrets.  read more

MGM Resorts wants to demolish flawed CityCenter tower

MGM Resorts said the structurally troubled Harmon Tower cannot be fixed and submitted a plan to implode the unfinished luxury hotel and condominium tower.  read more

Sands subsidiary to open luxury hotel in Macau

Sands China announced its new multibillion-dollar Macau resort will house Hilton and Intercontinental hotel brands when it opens.  read more

California casino undergoing renovations

The Sycuan Casino in San Diego is scheduled to have every inch of its interior revamped by this fall.  read more

Tears for Fears to play at Table Mountain Casino

Famous 80s international pop duo Tears for Fears will perform at Table Mountain Casino in California on Sept. 13.  read more

Michigan casino hosts golf outing for Detroit charities

Greektown Casino will host a charity golf outing to benefit local nonprofits that instill leadership skills in Detroit area youth.  read more



IGT unveils sequel to Sex and the City slot

International Game Technology has launched the Sex And The City Big Diamonds slot machine, the sequel to the highly-popular Sex And the City slot.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life understands that married couples can get into disagreements. What we can't understand is why a husband would drive his car through a fine dining establishment to try to kill his wife.  read more



The Gang recaps the EPL Main Event

The Gang discusses the Epic Poker League Main Event, including controversial comments from Daniel Negreanu. They also talk about the latest online gambling regulation rumors in the U.S. and condos at CityCenter.  read more

Genting Casinos to sponsor Poker in the Park

Genting Casinos will sponsor one of the Poker Domes at Poker in the Park, which kicks off in London's Hanover Square next month.  read more

Channing, Trickett to speak at Poker in the Park

Poker stars Neil Channing and Sam Trickett will be two of the marquee speakers at the London festival on Sept. 2-3.  read more

California casino ready to launch major poker tournament

The 17-day Commerce Hold 'Em Series kicks off at Commerce Casino on Aug. 31 and has a $2 million estimated prize pool.  read more

Californian hits major progressive Pai Gow jackpot

A woman from San Jose won $65,671 on Red Hawk Casino's Pai Gow Poker Progressive last week after being dealt a seven-card straight flush.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
David “Chino” Rheem, the winner of the Epic Poker League's inaugural Main Event, was put on probation Friday for violating the league's Code of Conduct.
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