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December 27, 2010

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December 27, 2010

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What money management can and can't do
Smart money management won't make the slots looser or guarantee that you'll win money, but it can help you spend less to get what you want.  read more

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The Gang breaks down the Casino City Awards

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the "Casino City Awards," the addition of "hard caps" to the number of levels played in World Series of Poker bracelet events, Fox's new game show "Million Dollar Money Drop," and make their NFL picks.  read more
The Gang breaks down the Casino City Awards



Caesars Entertainment gets mixed reviews

Fitch Ratings said the Las Vegas-based casino operator was "highly leveraged" but also had a "solid liquidity position."  read more

Small casino bill has to wait for other legislation to pass

New Jersey governor Chris Christie won't sign a boutique casinos bill before he receives other Atlantic City gambling legislation.  read more

Hilton foreclosure hearing will happen in January

A foreclosure hearing that will decide the fate of the Atlantic City Hilton was delayed last week and will instead take place in the new year.  read more

Penn National seen as front-runner for Louisiana license

Analysts have pegged Penn National Gaming as the early favorite for Louisiana's 15th and final riverboat casino license in Harvey.  read more

Herbst-less Herbst reorganization approved

Herbst Gaming is expected to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of the year -- without a Herbst at the helm.  read more

Cantor Gaming opens temporary sportsbook at Tropicana

Cantor Gaming opened a temporary sports and race book at the Tropicana Las Vegas last week.  read more

Revenue down in November at Mississippi casinos

After three straight months of revenue increases, revenues dipped by $1.6 million in November when compared to last year at Coast casinos.  read more

Ohio Senate rejects choices for casino board

Outgoing Ohio governor Ted Strickland's seven appointments to the Ohio Casino Control Commission were all rejected by the Ohio Senate.  read more



World Series of Poker sets 2011 schedule dates

The World Series of Poker will begin its 2011 campaign on May 31 and run every day until July 19.  read more

PPA disappointed Congress failed to regulate Internet poker

The Poker Players Alliance expressed disappointment that lawmakers missed an opportunity to regulate online poker before the end of the Congressional session.  read more

L.A. Poker Classic offering new senior championship

The L.A. Poker Classic at Commerce Casino is holding its first ever No Limit Hold'em senior championship on Feb. 23, 2011.  read more

Margets wins Full Tilt Masters in Spain

Leo Margets, an 888 Poker-sponsored player, won first place in the Full Tilt Poker Masters Series in Barcelona.  read more

PokerStars releases details of two tours

The Latin American Poker Tour and the Australia New Zealand Poker Tour will both kick off in February.  read more

Caesars makes move into Italian poker market

Caesars Interactive Entertainment has come to terms with Microgame, which operates the largest online poker network in the newly regulated Italian market.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has always been thankful for gifts, unlike a three-year-old who was none too pleased to find that one of his Christmas gifts wasn't a toy.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
According to the American Gaming Association, Nevada's legal sports wagering represents less than one percent of all sports betting nationwide.
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