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January 25, 2016

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January 25, 2016

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arrowJohn Robison: Predicting a slot machine's performance

Predicting a slot machine's performance
Robison explains that, while we can't predict if a machine will remain hot or cold, streaks do exist. And since randomness requires streaks, we never know when a profitable run is about to begin or end.  read more

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Panthers-Broncos Super Bowl could be 'historic'

The action was fast and furious in Las Vegas on Conference Championship Sunday, which has veteran bookmaker Jimmy Vaccaro anticipating a huge handle in two weeks when Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers square off against the underdog Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50.  read more
Panthers-Broncos Super Bowl could be 'historic'



Poker pro wins DFS World Championship

Thanks to a huge play in OT by Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, "aejones" stormed back from a 49-point deficit and outlasted 10 DraftKings finalists to take home the largest prize in daily fantasy sports history.  read more

California takes step toward DFS regulation

The Golden State's proposed bill to regulate daily fantasy sports cleared another hurdle last week, passing unanimously through the state appropriations committee. (The Orange County Register)  read more

Texas says daily fantasy sports are likely illegal

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced his opinion during the Fantasy Sports Trade Association's Winter Conference in Dallas.  read more

Australian Open gambling ads criticized

Following match-fixing allegation, Australian politicians called for the end of tennis and gambling sponsorships.  read more



Las Vegas County OKs land use for Resorts World

Clark County commissioners gave developers of Resorts World Las Vegas the go-ahead to move forward on the $4 billion hotel-casino strip project. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more

MGM: We're not 'tone deaf' regarding Strip parking controversy

The MGM Resorts International Chairman said the company anticipated complaints over plans to charge for parking at its nine Strip casinos, but was taken aback by the "velocity." (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



Plainridge Park Casino certified as LEED Gold

The Massachusetts slot parlor was recognized by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the preeminent environmental and human health certification program.  read more

Tropicana Atlantic City hosting Winter Wine Festival

Guests will enjoy artisan crafters, hand-painted glass and live entertainment at the first annual event on Feb. 27 and 28.  read more

Hollywood Casino Jamul to unveil Tony Gwynn's Sports Pub

The San Diego casino is set to open later this year, and the pub will feature a collection of memorabilia from arguably the greatest athlete in the city's history.  read more



Ponte wins Lucky Hearts Poker Open WPTDeepStacks Main Event

The Toronto native made his way through a field of 1,684 entrants at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood to win the tournament and $344,420.  read more

Card Player Poker Tour returns to Wynn Las Vegas

The marquee event, a $1,600 buy-in main event with a $500,000 guarantee, kicks off March 11.  read more



The Reel Life: Marriage advice edition

One happy couple in California just celebrated their 82nd wedding anniversary. No, that's not a typo.  read more



LeAnn Rimes coming to SugarHouse Casino

The two-time Grammy Award winner takes the stage Sunday, March 6, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance go on sale Feb. 1.  read more

Foxwoods announces February entertainment lineup

Enrique Iglesias and Paula Poundstone highlight the many featured acts that will perform at the Connecticut casino.  read more

The Scintas to open at the Plaza Hotel and Casino

The legendary and critically acclaimed music and comedy show comes downtown Las Vegas for a limited engagement beginning Feb. 19.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The three casinos in Detroit generate 16% of the city's income, according to the American Gaming Association.
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