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June 22, 2009

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June 22, 2009

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arrowJerry Stickman: Breaking down craps etiquette

Breaking down craps etiquette
Proper etiquette is something every casino player should be aware of no matter what the game and craps is no different. This week Stickman answers a question from a reader about how he should react if the dice hit and knock over his stack of chips on the Don't Pass.  read more

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Handicapping the field of the $50k H.O.R.S.E. Championship

In three short years the $50,000 H.O.R.S.E. World Championship has become one of the most prestigious events at the World Series of Poker. And after the WSOP named the championship trophy after the late Chip Reese (right), the event has become even more cherished by the poker pros. With the 2009 edition beginning Friday, Casino City takes a look at the field and picks out a few names to keep an eye on.  read more
Handicapping the field of the $50k H.O.R.S.E. Championship



Stars to come out for WSOP charity tournament

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are just two of the big-time celebrities who plan to play in the Ante Up For Africa on July 2 at the Rio in Las Vegas as part of the World Series of Poker.  read more

Wolpert, Tran and Mueller earn WSOP bracelets

A simple approach led to bracelet wins at the World Series of Poker last week for Leo Wolpert, J.C. Tran and Greg Mueller.  read more

Angel Guillen wins first WSOP bracelet

Guillen becomes the second Mexican national to win a gold bracelet after winning a $2,000 No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Casino City WSOP fantasy league update #3

The brilliant pick of Jeffrey Lisandro in the seventh round is helping Team Narayanan run away with the Casino City World Series of Poker fantasy league.  read more

Brandon Cantu joins Team UltimateBet

One of poker's rising stars will be representing UltimateBet at this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.  read more

Annie Duke keeping her emotions at bay

The poker pro's appearance on "Celebrity Apprentice" has helped her gain a new legion of fans.  read more



MGM Mirage doesn't plan to sell Vegas casinos

MGM Mirage has hired an investment bank to evaluate bids for its MGM Grand Detroit, the Beau Rivage in Biloxi and the Gold Strike in Tunica, but CEO Jim Murren said the company doesn't plan to sell any of its Vegas Strip casinos.  read more

Casino City releases Global Gaming Almanac

The 2009-10 edition of the almanac provides more than 450 pages of comprehensive data and statistics and profiles of properties, owners, and regulators for more than 200 international gaming jurisdictions.  read more

Cost overruns led to Fontainebleau loan default

Bank lenders publicly disclosed why they declared Fontainebleau in default on its construction loan last month and shut off funding.  read more

MGM Mirage continuing global expansion

The gaming giant has reached an agreement to build an MGM Grand non-gaming luxury hotel near Cairo.  read more

Report says Revel casino will cannibalize AC markets

A research report says that Revel Entertainment Group's $2 billion mega-resort may kill off two or three weaker Atlantic City casinos.  read more



Two accused of selling counterfeit slot machines

The men have been charged in a scheme to produce and sell counterfeit International Game Technology-brand video slot machines in Las Vegas  read more

The Reel Life

The only benefit of tax season is getting a refund. The Reel Life thinks a Florida man may have gone overboard in his attempt to get one.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nearly 3.5 million passengers arrived and departed at McCarran International Airport in May, which is an 11.5 percent decrease from the same month in 2008.
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