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April 25, 2016

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April 25, 2016

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Soft 17 advice and strategy

Soft 17 advice and strategy
A blackjack dealer never busts when he can stand on a soft 17. With that in mind, Grochowski breaks down the best practices when faced with these hands and explains why it's not always optimal to take a hit.  read more

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Dissecting the 'Reading Poker Tells' video series

Casino City's Clare Fitzgerald reviews the video training series about live poker tells created by Zachary Elwood, author of Reading Poker Tells and Verbal Poker Tells and consultant to big-name professional players.  read more
Dissecting the 'Reading Poker Tells' video series



Casino owners plan new hotel on Fremont Street

The owners of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate properties in downtown Las Vegas say they'll build a third hotel-casino adjacent to the Las Vegas Club. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

Accused con artist says he's the one being swindled

A man who said he spent thousands of hours perfecting an elaborate system to win consistently at baccarat, blackjack, craps and roulette claims he is the one being taken for a ride. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more



TWiG Video: Remembering Black Friday

J. Todd looks back at key events and changes that have occurred since online poker's Black Friday. Plus, he dives into the ominous news that the U.S. federal government has turned its attention to fantasy sports.  read more

Is Connecticut ready for a third casino?

With an MGM venue set to open just over the Massachusetts border in two years, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun owners are seriously considering joining forces to build another casino in the Nutmeg State. (Boston Globe)  read more

Legendary diner Du-Par's opens at Suncoast Hotel & Casino

Southern California's renowned diner brand known for serving "the best pancakes in the country," opened its doors at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino in Nevada.  read more

Pennsylvania gaming revenues soar

The $77,914,245 generated from table games last month eclipsed the previous high revenue month and was 11.7% higher than March of last year.  read more



The Reel Life: Youthful indiscretions edition

With a group of Arkansas teens facing robbery charges following a soda prank at McDonald's, The Reel Life steps in and offers some advice.  read more



PokerStars hosting 'Run It Up Rumble' in AC

The event takes place at Resorts Casino Hotel on May 14 and will feature some of the biggest names in poker, including Team PokerStars Pro Jason Somerville and his legion of "Run It Up" fans.  read more

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown winners crowned

Justin Young took home $654,161 by winning the $3,500 Championship event, while Chino Rheem pocketed $690,885 after capturing the $10,000 World Poker Tour Finale.  read more

Poll: Kid Poker is No. 1 target

According to a PokerStars' survey, Daniel Negreanu is the person poker players would most like to eliminate from a tournament.  read more

Dover Downs hosting $30,000 guaranteed event

The Delaware casino's "Getaway Weekend" poker tournament takes place May 27-30 and also includes a Black Chip Bounty event.  read more



Tropicana's Boogie Nights to honor Prince

With last week's passing of the legendary musical icon, Boogie Nights at Tropicana Atlantic City Casino & Resort in Atlantic City will host "A Tribute to Prince" show this Saturday, April 30.  read more

Air Supply coming to The Orleans Showroom

The Australian soft-rock duo takes the stage at The Orleans Showroom in Las Vegas for three performances, May 27-29.  read more

Enrique Iglesias returns to Caesars Palace

In celebration of Mexican Independence Day weekend, the Latin superstar performs on Sept. 16 and 17 at The Colosseum in Las Vegas.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
More than $228 million was generated at six Pennsylvania racetracks in 2015 with 89.6% of the funds derived from slot machine revenue, according to a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board report.
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