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August 26, 2013

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August 26, 2013

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Royals and sports betting

Royals and sports betting
John Grochowski explains why video poker games can have different odds for hitting a Royal Flush.  read more

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Wynn Resorts files for online license in New Jersey

In order to obtain a license, Wynn would have to partner with an existing casino in the state. Atlantic City has 12 properties, but only Revel and Atlantic Club don't have online partners.  read more
Wynn Resorts files for online license in New Jersey



Rebates divide race and sportsbook industry

Cantor Gaming supports regulations that will allow race and sportsbooks to offer rebates on pari-mutuel racing wagers, but nearly every other large and small operator in Nevada opposes the idea.  read more

Casino City Gang: The strong correlation edition

The gang discusses the AGA's decision to use the online poker movie "Runner Runner" as a lobbying tool, whether smoking bans in casinos have significant health benefits and NFL prop bets for the upcoming season.  read more

Nevada gaming regulators back to debating tavern rules

Tavern owners and the Nevada Resort Association are still at odds over slot machines in pubs and taverns.  read more

Penn National's planned split gains more regulatory approvals

Gaming boards in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Ohio and Kansas approved the deal, in which Penn National would separate a portion of its 28 casinos and racetrack operations into a real estate investment trust.  read more

Casino founder's memory lives through foundation

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is dedicated to funding programs supporting spinal cord injury research and rehabilitation.  read more

Brazil debating sports integrity and regulation of gaming

With the World Cup and 2016 Olympics approaching, Brazilian and European officials will meet to discuss issues in November.  read more

Dick Rizzo to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at G2E

The Perini Building Company's vice chairman will be recognized for overseeing the development of dozens of casino resorts across the U.S.  read more

Saratoga drivers donate full day's fees toward Project Lift

The drivers chose Franklin Community Center as the recipient of their generosity for the fifth year in a row.  read more



Bally Technologies is far from boring

Wall Street analysts consider Bally the top-rated gaming equipment provider in the industry.  read more

The Reel Life: When burgers break faces edition

A British woman dislocated her jaw while trying to eat a triple-patty hamburger. The face-breaking burger reportedly contained pretzels and bacon.  read more

California's Black Oak Casino gets another lucky millionaire

A player won $2,381,796.04 on a Wheel of Fortune slot.  read more



Poker Player Tweets of the Week: Mario Kart and baseball card walls

Casino City's Dan Podheiser analyzes some tweets from the past week. Viktor Blom wants to turn pro in Mario Kart, while Jeremy Ausmus uncovers a hidden bathroom gem.  read more

EPT on the brink of a milestone

As it enters its 10th season, the European Poker Tour is approaching 500 million euros in total tournament prizes.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Italian fashion house Versace, which plans to build a hotel on the Cotai Strip in Macau, already has a hotel in Australia and another currently under construction in Dubai.
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