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June 27, 2011

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June 27, 2011

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arrowAl Krigman: How do edge and chance of winning differ?

How do edge and chance of winning differ?
Krigman says edge indicates the fraction of every wager the joint should get to keep. Higher or lower edge means that the bosses keep more or less, not that a bet is less or more apt to win.  read more

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Are Adelson and Wynn now BFFs?

Casino giants Sheldon Adelson (right) and Steve Wynn have buried their animosity after years of open antagonism. They've even gone as far as complimenting each other in public. And it isn't outside the scope of reality that Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts could work together on issues that are facing in the industry.  read more
Are Adelson and Wynn now BFFs?



Casino City Gang: Hollywood edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss Tobey Maguire's legal problems due to high-stakes poker, the Boston Bruins racking up a major tab at Foxwoods, more WSOP news and make their best bets.  read more

Caesars pool blackjack a big hit

Caesars Palace has offered swim-up blackjack since the Garden of the Gods pool oasis opened two years ago.  read more

Moody's upgrades Las Vegas Sands rating

Moody's Investors Service revised Las Vegas Sands' rating outlook to positive, which reflects greater confidence the company will be able to reduce its debt.  read more



Video slot sensation unveiled in Las Vegas

Aruze Gaming's Paradise Fishing slot machine made its debut at the Venetian resort in Las Vegas on June 22.  read more

Man strikes it rich at San Diego casino

A Chula Vista man hit a $158,770 jackpot on the two-cent Power Strike slot machine at Barona Resort & Casino.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life is constantly on Facebook, especially when we're playing online slots. Let's just say our status updates are a little less exciting than those that come during a hostage situation.  read more



Juanda riding high at WSOP

John Juanda earned his fifth gold bracelet earlier this month and is currently fifth in the World Series of Poker's Player of the Year standings.  read more

Epic Poker League to kick off Aug. 3

Federated Sports and Gaming announced its new professional poker league will be known as Epic Poker League, which will begin Aug. 3 at the Palms.  read more

Poker action heats up at California casino

The Pala Casino Resort and Spa will hold two special tournaments and offer cash giveaways next month.  read more

Mohegan Sun to kick off major poker tournament

The $250,000 Summer Showdown Poker Tournament is set to begin on July 7 in Mohegan Sun's Convention Center.  read more

Trickett, Rettenmaier to remain with Titan Poker

Sam Trickett and Marvin Rettenmaier will continue representing the Titan Poker brand globally throughout 2011.  read more

Playtech signs deal with COPA

Playtech will provide online poker software and related technology for the California Online Poker Association.  read more

Celebrities caught up in poker lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against a jailed hedge fund manager includes details on high-stakes poker games involving Tobey Maguire, Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrities.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Phil Hellmuth is currently first in the World Series of Poker's "Player of the Year" standings despite not yet winning a gold bracelet this year.
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Tiki Wonders
June 21 marked the beginning of summer for people in the Northern Hemisphere. Those looking to get in the summer spirit should head to Jetbull Casino and try the Tiki Wonders slot machine.

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