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September 23, 2013

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September 23, 2013

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arrowFrank Scoblete: The "off and on" problem at craps

The "off and on" problem at craps
Frank Scoblete explains why one player's betting strategy at the craps table can actually create a larger advantage for the casino.  read more

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Revel denies promised refunds to advantage players

Revel Casino Hotel's problems with its "You Can't Lose" promotion go beyond a potential class action lawsuit. Casino City has learned that at least two other gamblers have filed complaints with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement for denying refunds to advantage players. And as of now, the players and the casino have not reached a settlement in the dispute.  read more
Revel denies promised refunds to advantage players



Federal court tosses N.J. sports betting law

New Jersey's efforts to establish sports betting hit another roadblock when a U.S. appeals court determined the state's statute conflicts with federal law. New Jersey is expected to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.  read more

Casino City Gang: Selling pieces edition

The Gang discusses New Jersey's recent setback in its attempt to offer sports betting, the launch of real-money play, and a November Niner selling pieces of his WSOP Main Event final table action.  read more



Caesars to retire more than $4 billion in debt

Caesars' $23.5 billion long-term debt was the largest in the industry. The new restructuring plan should put an end to speculation from the analysts' community about a potential bankruptcy filing.  read more

Caesars to give Gansevoort $185 million transformation

The Gansevoort Las Vegas will have 188 newly designed rooms and suites, a new nightclub and a 65,000-square-foot rooftop pool overlooking the Strip.  read more

JCM Global, IGT continue 23-year partnership

Under the terms of the three-year agreement, JCM's bill validators will continue to be the preferred validator for all IGT games.  read more

Cantor Gaming, Bally Technologies sign online content deal

Cantor will provide Bally with sports wagering and mobile casino games.  read more



U.S. Full Tilt Poker players can now make claims

On Wednesday, 887 days after Black Friday, American players were finally able to submit claims for the money in their Full Tilt Poker accounts.  read more

Nevada online poker needs compacts with other states

Caesars Interactive Entertainment CEO Mitch Garber said his company supports shared liquidity between states while Ultimate Gaming Chairman Tom Breitling called interstate agreements "a win-win-win scenario" for everyone.  read more

Poker Player Tweets of the Week: Expressing our feelings

Poker players sound off about their self-confidence, the miserable experience of going to the gym and the Olive Garden.  read more



The Reel Life: Big Mac edition

A 64-year-old man has eaten roughly 12,000 Big Macs in 30 years. But what impressed the Reel Life is that he has kept his weight in check by eating almost nothing else.  read more

Scientific Games plans to retain many top WMS execs

After buying out the slot manufacturer, the New York-based lottery systems provider said it would place most of the former WMS executives into its newly formed gaming division.  read more

Wheel of Fortune slot winner takes home $332,836

The Southern California woman said the machine "called to her."  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Pennsylvania has passed New Jersey as the No. 2 casino market in the U.S., according to Moody's Investors Services. Pennsylvania led the nation with $1.5 billion in gaming-related taxes last year.
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