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November 26, 2012

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November 26, 2012

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arrowAl Krigman: Should you avoid keno?

Should you avoid keno?
Gaming expert Al Krigman explains the math behind keno, and leaves it up to you as to whether you should play or avoid the game.  read more

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Cantor Gaming to take bets at Boulevard, Giuseppe's restaurants

Customers at the two restaurants will be able to visit a "sign-up" station where they can get a Cantor Gaming sports wagering account and make deposits to and withdrawals from their account. Once customers have an account, they can place sports bets using Cantor's mobile app or website.  read more
Cantor Gaming to take bets at Boulevard, Giuseppe's restaurants



Luxor light serves as beacon for Strip visitors

Even at half of its original power, which has been the case since 2008, the Luxor Sky Beam is an iconic part of the Las Vegas skyline. But don't believe the rumors. You can't see the Sky Beam from space.  read more

Casino City Gang: Talking turkey edition

Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss fun prop bets you can make while celebrating Thanksgiving, the outdoor ice rink The Cosmopolitan is putting up in Las Vegas for the holiday season and how that impacts travel decisions to Las Vegas, and one of the craziest poker hands you'll ever see.  read more

Work begins on Downtown Grand

The new Downtown Grand, which sits on the site of the famous Lady Luck Casino, will feature 650 newly renovated rooms, 50,000 square feet for gambling and 20,000 square feet for retail stores.  read more

Analysts see East Coast gaming at tipping point

In separate reports, two gaming analysts said the populous Northeast and Atlantic Coast regions are close to reaching a casino saturation point.  read more

Wynn Resorts, others paying special dividends before '13

Wynn Resorts paid an $8-a-share dividend last week, including the regular 50-cent quarterly amount. The special dividend is expected to cost Wynn Resorts $750 million, according to the company.  read more

Old Sahara to have L.A. feel

The first Fred Segal stores outside of Southern California are headed to the old Sahara -- or the new SLS Las Vegas as it is now called.  read more

Fantasy Springs makes it a $100K day for Helen W.

Helen participated in Fantasy Springs Resort Casino's $200k Lucky Ticket Giveaway promotion, which started in August and ran through November 18th when the grand prize was handed out.  read more

Law firm drops Kazuo Okada in Wynn Resorts legal battle

Paul Spagnoletti, an attorney with the New York offices of Davis, Polk, Wardwell, was unavailable for comment last week. The court papers filed in Clark County District Court did not cite a reason for the sudden withdrawal.  read more

Full House Resorts reorganizes senior management

Full House Resorts announced several changes to its upper management structure last week in a move designed to help the Las Vegas-based company better support its recent acquisitions and plans for growth.  read more

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons return to Fantasy Springs

On February 24th, the group will take over the Special Events Center stage and try to show why they are just as hot now as they were in the 1960s.  read more



Wyland games headed for casino floor

Games based on the paintings of the marine-life artist Wyland will be arriving on the casino floor shortly thanks to IGT. And the artist couldn't be happier about the way they turned out.  read more

The Reel Life: Take your medicine edition

When the Reel Life was in high school, one of our social studies teachers imparted some important wisdom. "You may be able to outrun one policeman," he said, "but you'll never outrun the radio."  read more



Former WSOP champion Greg Raymer dominates Heartland Poker Tour in 2012

Raymer captured three events on the tour in July, September and October. He followed up that run by capturing the Heartland Poker Tour's Championship Open last week, taking home the year-end title and $106,030.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nearly a third of U.K. lottery millionaires looking to get away after a jackpot win are likely to book a holiday to the United States, according to a recent study by lottery operator Camelot and Oxford Economics.
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