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April 26, 2010

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April 26, 2010

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Point chasing not permitted
Passing on a players card to a family member is frowned upon by casinos. Members are usually only permitted to hold one single person account.  read more

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Wynn considers moving company to Macau

Casino mogul Steve Wynn announced Wednesday he was considering moving his company's corporate headquarters from Las Vegas to Macau. Wynn said in a subsequent interview that much of his desire to leave Las Vegas was due to economic policies set by President Obama.  read more
Wynn considers moving company to Macau



Report: Harrah's attempting to sell Rio

Bloomberg is reporting Harrah's Entertainment is seeking potential bids for the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, which could be valued at $500 million.  read more

MGM Mirage asks shareholders for name change

MGM Mirage wants to change its name to MGM Resorts International. The company says the name change is not part of a plan to sell The Mirage.  read more

Encore at Wynn Macau makes debut

Encore, which debuted Wednesday, is adjacent to its sister resort Wynn Macau and includes 414 suites and villas.  read more

Vegas makes room for stranded visitors

The canceled flights due to the volcanic eruption in Iceland left some casino operators with an overflow of European guests.  read more

Vegas attraction takes thrill seekers to new heights

The Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel & Casino has launched America's first SkyJump, which is located 855 feet above the Strip.  read more

Privé, Living Room close at Planet Hollywood

The nightclubs had been operating under 30-day temporary licenses from Clark County and quietly ceased operations last Monday night.  read more

Penn National profits down 11 percent

The casino and racetrack operator said its first-quarter profit declined 11 percent from a year ago because of reduced consumer spending on gambling.  read more

Newcastle casino gets £1.5 million makeover

The Grosvenor Casino on St. James Boulevard will complete its £1.5 million refurbishment next month to become the G Casino Newcastle.  read more

G Casino invests £1.2 million in Brighton venture

The existing Grosvenor Casino on the seafront will re-launch as the G Casino Brighton next month following a £1.2 million refurbishment.  read more



The Gang doubles down on poker

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss an Australian payment processor's arrest in Las Vegas, Rush Poker tournaments, Vin's non Hold-em tournaments he wants to try and make their best bets.  read more

Canadian poker tournament draws big field

The Poker Pro Canada Classic tournament in Montreal drew about 250 players from all over Canada and the U.S.  read more

Matusow to host poker class at California casino

Mike "The Mouth" Matusow will teach a special three-hour poker training class on April 30 at the Pala Casino Spa & Resort.  read more

Boylepoker International Poker Open ready for return

Europe's largest live no-limit Texas hold'em poker tournament will be held in October at Dublin's Regency Hotel.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has never appeared in drug court. Three Florida women weren't so virtuous, and their decision making didn't improve once they showed up in court.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Greg DeBora, Patrick Pezzin, Marcello Del Grosso and Anh Van Nguyen are the four new members of the Pro Canada Team.
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