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March 22, 2010

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March 22, 2010

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arrowAlan Krigman: What good are lay bets?

What good are lay bets?
Krigman explains the value of lay bets, where wins pay less than losses cost. He says these bets are appealing for the gambler who is attracted by frequent small gains and can accept occasional big setbacks.  read more

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Macau may take back land promised to casino operators

Macau's chief executive said the Chinese territory may seek to reclaim land promised to casino operators, with the sites being used for other development purposes. Fernando Chui told Las Vegas-based gaming operators they need to submit plans for the sites, predominately on the Cotai Strip, or lose the locations.  read more
Macau may take back land promised to casino operators



It's Madness at the Casino City Gang

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Gary Trask and Dan Igo discuss the new WSOP Tournament of Champions, Tiger Woods bets, March Madness in Vegas and make their weekly best bets.  read more

Las Vegas Strip resort gets new name

The Cosmopolitan development, a 2,995-room mixed-use development under construction on the Strip, is now called Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.  read more

Trump Vegas project gets long-term financing

Trump International Las Vegas has secured long-term financing for the condominium-hotel project that is now operating primarily as a nongaming hotel.  read more

Todd English P.U.B. opens at CityCenter

Todd English's new restaurant inside CityCenter's retail and entertainment district in Las Vegas is a modern interpretation of an authentic English pub.  read more

Pennsylvania casino applies for table games

The Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh has filed a petition with the Pennsylvania State Gaming Board for authorization to operate 86 table games.  read more

N.J. says Asian casino boss has mob ties

New Jersey gaming regulators say that MGM Mirage's business partner Pansy Ho is unstable and has mob ties in China.  read more

Circling Raven named a best "Course You Can Play"

Circling Raven Golf Club, a part of the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort & Hotel, was voted the best course in Idaho in Golfweek's “2010 Best Courses You Can Play.”  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life used to love going to Chuck E. Cheese when we were a youngster, but never once did our parents end up leaving us behind after a night of pizza and video games.  read more

Lots of slots arriving at Mardi Gras Casino

The Mardi Gras Casino in Florida will see the arrival of 100 new slot machines this April, including the debut of The Amazing Race slot.  read more



WSOP tournament gets major response

Over 40,000 fans have voted online to select 20 of the 27 participants to take part in the World Series of Poker's Tournament of Champions.  read more

UB to sponsor Montreal poker event

Online poker room is the headline sponsor of the inaugural Four Aces Poker Pro Canada Classic in Montreal in April.  read more

PokerStars announces NAPT Mohegan Sun bounty

A two-day High Roller Bounty Shootout will be held on April 12 at the PokerStars North American Poker Tour Mohegan Sun event.  read more

World Team Poker announces date of inaugural event

The inaugural event of World Team Poker will be held at the Golden Nugget in Vegas on May 19 and feature 40 of the world’s top pros.  read more

More action added to WPT Bucharest

The WPT Bucharest event will be held from March 27 to April 2 with super-satellites and new side events beginning March 20.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A person's average gaming budget per trip was $481.57 in 2009 compared to $531.98 in 2008, according to a study by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
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Rain Dance
The Eastern coast of the U.S. has gotten swamped with rain the past few weeks, with flooded basements and overflowing rivers a common sight. In celebration of this wet weather, head to Bodog Casino and try out "Rain Dance."

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