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October 25, 2010

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October 25, 2010

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Experiences with betting progressions

Experiences with betting progressions
Grochowski follows up a previous column on progression bets by publishing some reader responses. He still says that when the results are choppy, progressive bettors leave with smaller wins or larger losses than flat bettors.  read more

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Harrah's Entertainment files for IPO

Harrah's Entertainment filed documents for a return to the public markets last Monday. It was unclear how many shares of Harrah's stock would be sold and on which market the company would be listed. One observer thought the initial public offering could raise between $500 million and $1 billion.  read more
Harrah's Entertainment files for IPO



Cosmopolitan gets final licensing approval

Nevada gaming regulators granted operators of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas final licensing approval, setting the stage for the hotel-casino's opening in December.  read more

Penn National still pursuing Strip resort

Penn National Gaming executives said the company isn't done shopping for a casino on the Las Vegas Strip even after the purchase of the M Resort.  read more

Wynn Resorts to make more shares public

Wynn Resorts filed documentation with federal regulators to sell an unspecified number of shares in the casino operator to the public.  read more

Boyd Gaming won't purchase all of Borgata

Boyd Gaming said it wouldn't match the offer MGM Resorts International received for its 50 percent stake in Atlantic City's Borgata hotel-casino.  read more

Washington casino's golf course to open in late spring

The Salish Cliffs Golf Club at Little Creek Casino Resort is on schedule to open in late spring next year.  read more

Latin star heading to Atlantic City

Latin pop star Chayanne will perform in the Mark G. Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal on Friday, Nov. 26.  read more



WMS lawsuit could affect Bally at G2E

A patent infringement lawsuit filed by WMS Industries against Bally Technologies comes just a few weeks before the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life admits we've fallen asleep on the job, but when we get caught we usually blame it on fatigue from working so hard. We've never blamed our snoozing on terrorists.  read more



The Gang talks Hall of Fame, NFL

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Aaron's lower-limit marathon on, Poker Hall of Fame inductees, Anthony Kim's expensive night in Vegas with Phil Ivey and make their NFL picks.  read more

Harrington, Seidel are newest Poker Hall of Fame inductees

Dan Harrington and Erik Seidel will be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame right before heads-up play at the WSOP Main Event next month.  read more

South Carolina Supreme Court hears poker case

Lawyers for the Poker Players Alliance argued Texas Hold'em is a game based predominantly on skill before the South Carolina Supreme Court.  read more

California casino releases November poker schedule

The Pala Casino Spa and Resort will have a bevy of poker tournaments during the month, including one benefiting the charity "Toys for Tots."  read more

Mississippi casino to host WSOP Circuit event

Biloxi's IP Casino Resort and Spa has been selected to host an event in the World Series of Poker's new and improved circuit schedule.  read more

PokerPAC announces 2010 U.S. Congress endorsements

The political action committee of the Poker Players Alliance has released the list of Congressional candidates it has endorsed for the November elections.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nearly 2,000 people filled out online applications for an estimated 700 jobs at Michigan's Gun Lake Casino, according to the Grand Rapids Press.
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