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September 27, 2010

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September 27, 2010

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Easy-to-play table games

Easy-to-play table games
Grochowski says casino games are not designed to be difficult or intimidating. So he gives examples of table games that will give you a chance to relax with no muss, no fuss and no complex strategies.  read more

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Despite tough times, casinos bullish on expansion in New England

While the gambling industry is still recovering from the economic downturn, speakers at the New England Gaming Summit at Mohegan Sun (right) think Massachusetts and New Hampshire are ripe for expansion. However, analysts said huge resort casinos won't be the right move for the area.  read more
Despite tough times, casinos bullish on expansion in New England



The Gang discusses Lisandro, PokerStars

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo talk about Jeffrey Lisandro's place among the poker elite, PokerStars reaching a milestone, casino side bets and make their NFL picks.  read more

Hellmuth shows "Poker Face" at WSOPE Main Event

Phil Hellmuth was accompanied by 11 Lady Gaga lookalikes and a British marching brass band when entering the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event in London.  read more

PKR staff member wins WSOPE gold bracelet

A member of the PKR customer support team outlasted a field of 582 players to win the £1,000 No-Limit Hold'em WSOPE event in London.  read more

PPA disappointed in Washington ruling

The Poker Players Alliance expressed disappointment with the Washington State Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state law that makes online poker a felony.  read more

PokerStars returning to the Philippines

PokerStars announced a return to the South Pacific island of Cebu in the Philippines during Season 4 of the Asian Pacific Poker Tour.  read more

Mohegan Sun's Fall Showdown to rise in November

The fall tournament series at the Connecticut casino will include the Northeast's first multi-play event and a $1,650 buy-in Main Event.  read more



Hard Rock says Vegas casino hurts image

The owners of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant chain have sued owners of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, saying the casino's party image has damaged its name.  read more

Landry's might make move into Atlantic City

Landry's Restaurants is reportedly trying to acquire the Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort, which may be taken over by a bank that holds its mortgage.  read more

Penn National buys 50 percent stake in Texas racetrack

Penn National Gaming is forming a joint venture partnership with Texas racetrack operator Sam Houston Park.  read more

MGM Resorts moves toward Hong Kong IPO

MGM Resorts International took its first steps toward an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by filing a proposed listing application on Monday.  read more



California casino sees record-breaking jackpot

A man won over $2 million on the $5 "Reel 'em In" slot machine at the Bear River Casino in Northern California last Saturday.  read more

IGT chosen to replace Quebec video lottery terminals

Slot machine giant International Game Technology will replace at least half of the government-run video lottery terminals in Quebec.  read more

The Reel Life

There has been a bevy of news in the online slots world, so The Reel Life is skipping the news of the weird to offer you just the latest updates on new games and exciting tournaments.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods in Connecticut have had approximately $118 million of free slot play redeemed in the last year, while in Pennsylvania gamers redeemed approximately $487 million.
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