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September 26, 2016

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Automatic shufflers and hand pays
How do automatic shufflers affect the house edge on blackjack? Do hand pays require players to make an extra bet? John Grochowski has the answers.  read more

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World Series of Poker Main Event final table profile: Cliff Josephy

Over the last 13 years, Cliff Josephy has gone from being the fish everyone wanted at their home game to having legendary status in the poker world. Now, as chip leader of the WSOP Main Event final table, "JohnnyBax" is on the doorstep of capturing the game's most prestigious prize.  read more
World Series of Poker Main Event final table profile: Cliff Josephy



Harrah's undergoes $30 million in renovations

Having recently completed its addition of a $125 million Waterfront Conference Center, the Atlantic City casino will undergo a guest-room and suite renovation, to be completed by summer 2017.  read more

Q&A with Indian Gaming Industry Report author

Casino City sits down with Dr. Alan Meister, economist with Nathan Associates and author of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report, to discuss his history, the source of his drive to analyze and key findings from the most recent report.  read more

JACK Entertainment casinos install VisuaLimits products

JACK Entertainment has integrated the company's Intelligent VL-Focus Limit Sign systems into 187 live gaming tables at JACK Cleveland Casino and JACK Cincinnati Casino in Ohio.  read more

Pala Casino to give away four Chevy Camaros in October

Players who swipe their Pala Privileges cards once every 24 hours will have a chance in a prize drawing every Friday to win a new car and $10,000.  read more

NJ campaign to expand gambling suspended

Paul Fireman and Jeff Gural stated last week that they felt voters will reject a referendum in November that would allow the construction of two new casinos in the northern part of the state. (Associated Press)  read more

Borgata plans tasting week and food festival

Savor Borgata Restaurant Week will return for its fourth year at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, starting 30 October through 4 November.  read more

Nevada Gaming Commission approves two licenses

Red Rock Resorts plans to obtain the Palms casino, while Boyd Gaming will obtain its second casino in North Las Vegas, the Aliante Hotel. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more

GameCo aims to bring popular games into casinos

The skill-based video game gambling company has raised $8.25 million in order to launch its first games into multiple casinos in the coming months.  read more

Former Revel casino christened TEN

After troubles with paperwork and approval requirements, owner Glen Straub plans to reopen the casino in the first quarter of 2017. (Associated Press)  read more



Costa Rica casino installs IGT cabinets

Club Colonial Casino Bar & Restaurant in San Jose announced the addition of the company's award-winning S3000 cabinet and its Sphinx 3D game.  read more

The Reel Life: Mediterranean diet edition

A local rescue team in Rhode Island proves once again the incredible lifesaving effects of olive oil.  read more



Pala hosts Huneeus Family Wineries tasting

On 10 November, guests can enjoy a five-course Dinner & Wine Tasting event at Pala Casino Spa and Resort's underground wine cave, courtesy of Vintner and Valerie Huneeus.  read more

Neil Diamond tribute artist comes to Suncoast Showroom

Las Vegas local Jay White will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Diamond's first Las Vegas show with a special performance on 8 October at the Suncoast Casino.  read more

Comedian Don Rickles returns to The Orleans Showroom

The entertainer will perform for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner at The Orleans Showroom on 22 and 23 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Gross gaming revenue for the Massachusetts casino Plainridge Park topped $13,108,810 in the month of August, down slightly from the $13,877,522 collected the previous month.
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