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December 28, 2015

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December 28, 2015

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Craps and video poker conundrums
Much to the surprise of his readers, Grochowski breaks down two basic strategy questions from the craps table and video poker machine and explains why the arithmetic always points to the prudent play.  read more

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Illinois attorney general says DFS constitutes gambling

Attorney General Lisa Madigan (right) determined that daily fantasy sports is illegal under state law. In an opinion released last week, Madigan said that it does not matter whether daily fantasy sports is luck or skill, since both are unlawful in Illinois. photo courtesy of Wiki Commons  read more
Illinois attorney general says DFS constitutes gambling



Tragedy on Strip won't affect Las Vegas visitation

Tourism experts say last week's crash that killed one and injured 35 won't have long-term repercussions, but may force leaders to consider making Las Vegas Boulevard safer for pedestrians.  read more



Amaya to appeal ruling by Kentucky trial court

The litigation was filed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 2010 and sought recovery of alleged losses by residents who played on PokerStars between 2006 and 2011.  read more

PokerStars to host blackjack tournament at PCA on Jan. 8

The $500 buy-in event is part of the annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure in the Bahamas and will mark the first time players will compete against each other in a live blackjack tournament supported by PokerStars.  read more



The Reel Life: Miss Universe edition

The Reel Life can imagine few things more embarrassing than crowning the wrong Miss Universe winner on live TV.  read more



New York Gaming Commission awards license for Montreign Resort Casino

Empire Resorts will operate the new casino, which will be located at the site of Adelaar, a four-season destination resort 90 miles from New York City.  read more

Foxwoods among 'most Instagrammed places in America'

The resort casino in Connecticut was honored among iconic landmarks such as the Grand Canyon, Times Square and Walt Disney World as the most "Instagrammed" location in its state.  read more

Eldorado Reno players split $128,000 jackpot

The four players bet $1 on the dealer's hand during a Three Card Poker game when a Royal Flush appeared.  read more

Indian Gaming Commission reaches deal with tribe

The settlement allows the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians tribe in California to reopen under certain conditions.  read more



O.A.R. returns to Atlantic City in February

The rock band's "YOU PICK THE SET TOUR" stops at Tropicana Atlantic City Casino & Resort on Feb. 13. Tickets are available at the box office and online.  read more

Big Blues Bender announces 2016 Las Vegas lineup

The third annual blues festival, held at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas, will feature four days and nights of music in September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Eight new casinos costing about $5 billion to build are due to open in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maryland, according to a recent Moody's Investors Service report.
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