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arrowJohn Grochowski: Triple-zero and no-zero roulette

Triple-zero and no-zero roulette
Grochowski says a roulette wheel with three zeros increases the house advantage. A no-zero wheel would be an even game with no house edge. Of course, no one running a game would allow that to happen.  read more

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WSOP November Nine final table has European flavor

This year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table will have a European flair, with five players from the Continent reaching the November Nine. The five Europeans are joined by three Americans, including WSOP Player of the Year leader Ben Lamb, and one player from Belize.  read more
WSOP November Nine final table has European flavor



Casino City Gang: The November Nine is set

Vin Narayanan and special guest BJ Nemeth join Aaron Todd and Dan Igo live from Las Vegas, where they witnessed the World Series of Poker play down from 6,865 players to the November Nine.  read more

Wynn Las Vegas taking Main Event bets

Wynn Las Vegas is accepting wagers on the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, which kicks off on Nov. 5.  read more

ESPN WSOP coverage averages 415,000 viewers

The 10 "live" broadcasts of the World Series of Poker Main Event on ESPN2 averaged a 0.4 household coverage rating.  read more

Lindgren, Bach bust on Day 7

Erick Lindgren and David Bach saw their efforts to win their first WSOP Main Event bracelets fall last week while a 20-million-chip pot propelled a little-known Ukrainian into the chip lead.  read more

Dennis Phillips considers himself a poker ambassador

Dennis Phillips, a member of the original November Nine, has made the most of the "golden opportunity" he received in the 2008 Main Event.  read more

Caesars Entertainment announces WSOP Circuit schedule

The eighth season of the WSOP Circuit features several exciting enhancements, all leading to the most dramatic conclusion of any season played so far.  read more

Reid, Kyl seeking answers on online gambling policy

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and minority whip Jon Kyl have asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reiterate its position that federal law prohibits gambling over the Internet.  read more



Bally wins contract for Atlantic City casino

Bally Technologies' system will connect roughly 1,500 slot machines at the rebranded Golden Nugget Atlantic City, which was formerly known as the Trump Marina.  read more

The Reel Life

It has been a busy week for slot winners, so The Reel Life is happy to offer our fans a recap of all the big paydays.  read more



More than 1,500 pay tribute to Lanni

Former MGM executive Terry Lanni, who died of cancer on July 14, was remembered at memorial service Friday in South Pasadena, Calif.  read more

M Resort sees jump in earnings

Penn National Gaming said the M Resort generated $5.6 million in cash flow for the quarter, which is 24 percent higher than the same quarter a year ago.  read more

Plans to reopen Nevada casino delayed by lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by competitor Sunset Station has delayed plans to renovate and reopen the Roadhouse casino in Henderson.  read more

MGM Resorts wants more time to sell Borgata stake

MGM Resorts wants to have 48 months to sell its 50 percent stake in the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City.  read more

Gaming Hall of Fame inductees include Adelson, Blue Man Group

Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson, the Blue Man Group and celebrity chef Charlie Palmer are the 2011 inductees to the Gaming Hall of Fame.  read more

Wynn Resorts sees major jump in profits

Wynn Resorts reported double-digit increases in revenues across the board that helped the company more than double its second-quarter profit.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nearly 75 percent of Illinois politicians who voted on major gambling expansion in the state received campaign contributions from gaming interests in the last 18 months, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune.
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