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September 26, 2011

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September 26, 2011

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Different paytables require different strategies

Different paytables require different strategies
Grochowski says different video poker games and different paytables within the same game theme have different payback percentages. That's because some games pay more on winning hands.  read more

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DOJ says Full Tilt was a global Ponzi scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion to amend an earlier civil complaint against Full Tilt Poker, saying the company operated as a "global Ponzi scheme" and that its primary owners, including Howard Lederer and Chris "Jesus" Ferguson (right), defrauded the site's players out of hundreds of millions of dollars.  read more
DOJ says Full Tilt was a global Ponzi scheme



Casino City Gang: Full Tilt fallout edition

Dan Igo and Aaron Todd discuss the amended civil complaint against Full Tilt Poker, which alleges the poker room operated as a "global Ponzi scheme."  read more

Analysis: Full Tilt Poker not really a Ponzi scheme

While the situation at Full Tilt Poker is a mess, it isn't accurate to describe the company's mismanagement as a Ponzi scheme.  read more

Lederer, Ferguson suspended by Epic Poker League

Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson were named as defendants in a civil complaint involving alleged money laundering by Full Tilt Poker.  read more

Full Tilt didn't violate Alderney license by commingling funds

Full Tilt Poker may have commingled player funds and operations money in bank accounts, but that didn't violate its license with the AGCC.  read more

Frank, Berkley took money from Full Tilt

Rep. Barney Frank and Rep. Shelley Berkley both took over $18,000 in campaign contributions from Full Tilt Poker.  read more

PokerStars EPT London to have £4 million prize pool

The PokerStars European Poker Tour London kicks off Friday at the Hilton London Metropole Hotel with 31 events on offer.  read more

Amanda Leatherman joins Team Bodog

The ex-cheerleader is well known to the poker community and will soon be hitting the felts in the Bodog brand colors.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life loves watching YouTube videos while playing the online slots. The video we just watched, however, may be the craziest and most dangerous we've ever seen.  read more



Wynn Las Vegas revamps Red Card program

Guests will be able to earn points, free credit and comps faster than before and be able to redeem them for services and amenities with the new card.  read more

Massachusetts bill could lead to more gaming expansion

A gaming analyst predicted that if Massachusetts passes its casino bill, other New England states could explore gaming expansion.  read more

Caesars CEO joins Huntsman campaign council

Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman was named to Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman's campaign's business advisory council.  read more

Golden Gaming gets approval for sports wagering kiosks

Nevada gaming regulators decided to allow taverns owned by Golden Gaming to use high-tech sports wagering kiosks operated by bookmaker Leroy's.  read more

Michigan casino raises over $70,000 for charity

Greektown Casino's charity golf outing has raised more than $70,000 for three local youth charities in the Detroit area.  read more

Oklahoma casino earns national award

Choctaw Casino Resort has been honored by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America with the 2011 Award of Merit.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Matt Giannetti, a member of this year's November Nine, took home $273,200 after winning the World Poker Tour Malta event over the weekend.
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