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July 28, 2008

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July 28, 2008

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arrowJerry Stickman: The best bets in craps

The best bets in craps
In this week's column, Stickman explains why the most optimal bets on the table are the pass line/come bets with the shooter and the don't pass/don't come bets against the shooter.  read more

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Macau resort lifts Wynn Resorts' profits

The slumping Las Vegas economy saw revenues from the company's Wynn Las Vegas drop $38.7 million from a year ago. But a $177.4 million increase in revenue from Wynn Macau more than offset the losses.  read more
Macau resort lifts Wynn Resorts' profits



Lucky's stresses customer service

Lucky's Race and Sports Book is emphasizing custom bets and friendly customer service. And if you want to bet on something a bit obscure, they might even make a line while you wait.  read more

Las Vegas Sands scraps Kansas plan

Scuttles plans for a $500 million casino complex near Kansas City, Kan., blaming the worsening credit markets and the potential that neighboring Missouri might soften its in-state gambling restrictions.  read more

Professor urges legalizing Web betting

Associate Professor Kathryn LaTour says regulating online gambling in the U.S. and Canada could help reduce some of the activity's harm.  read more

New approach may allow Buffalo casino

The federal government says it has come up with a new interpretation of Indian gaming laws that could allow the Seneca to continue operating its downtown Buffalo casino.  read more

Phoenix airport casino plans abandoned

Facing stiff opposition from Native American interests, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon said last week he would abandon the idea of bringing gaming to Sky Harbor International Airport.  read more

Local downturn a hiccup or augur of a bleak future?

In the past week, several signs, read together, show that long-held assumptions about growth in Southern Nevada could be fundamentally changing.  read more

Woodlands to close

Kansas Racing announced it will be closing the Woodlands Race Park on Aug. 24.  read more



The Reel Life

Playing the slots online has some important real world applications -- really. You can also win some money, enjoy a few movie experiences and visit a lost city while you're at it.  read more

Foxwoods & MGM Grand slot win sends $15.9 million to Conn.

Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods reported to the Division of Special Revenue a net slot win of $63.6 million, which represents a $6.1 million decrease from June 2007.  read more

Microgaming launches Cashapilla Slots

The well-known Australian pokie slots variant is a 100-payline 'Stacked Wilds' game with the wilds coming in strips, which can cover every symbol on a reel, leading to some potentially large wins.  read more



PartyPoker celebrating its seventh birthday with a $1 million guaranteed tournament

The popular poker room will put $1 million up for grabs on Sunday, Aug. 10. Players can buy in directly for $640 or earn a seat through one of the ongoing daily qualifiers.  read more

Kahnawake Gaming Commission shifts to damage control

KGC admits in press release that its actions regarding its UltimateBet probe were not "well communicated to the poker industry or public at large" and attempts to dispel an "incorrect perception" that it was doing nothing in the wake of Tokwiro's second cheating scandal within the last year.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Macau, which took in $10.3 billion in gaming revenue last year, will host two tune-up games for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team this week.
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