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June 28, 2010

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June 28, 2010

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arrowAl Krigman: House edge and the chances of winning

House edge and the chances of winning
Krigman takes a closer look at how the house edge is calculated in roulette and explains the math behind the different bets.  read more

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Ivey wins eighth WSOP gold bracelet

Poker superstar Phil Ivey won the $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. event, topping a field of 478 entries to win $329,840 and his eighth World Series of Poker title. He is now tied with Erik Seidel for fifth place on the all-time WSOP wins list, trailing only Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Johnny Chan and the late Johnny Moss.  read more
Ivey wins eighth WSOP gold bracelet



Atlantic City struggles to continue

Atlantic City is in danger of being surpassed by other jurisdictions, if not this year then in 2011, unless a recovery plan is found.  read more

Pinnacle closes St. Louis casino

The President Casino, which had been scheduled to close on Tuesday, was shuttered five days early due to prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River.  read more

California tribe rejects online gaming legislation

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, which had been pushing for regulated online poker, rejected a proposal from state Sen. Roderick Wright that would regulate the game in California.  read more

Moody's upgrades gaming industry outlook

Moody's Investors Service said the overall credit conditions for the casino market will neither erode nor improve materially during the year.  read more

Oil spill will hurt Gulf casinos

A gaming analyst said he's concerned about casino operations in Louisiana and Mississippi in the wake of the nearly two-month-old BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  read more

Plenty of stay and play packages at Mississippi casinos

The Mississippi coastal region features numerous golf and gaming options as well as summer activities for all ages.  read more



The Gang talks WSOP, World Cup

The Gang covers the World Series of Poker, makes predictions on how many bracelets Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth will win in their careers and picks World Cup winners.  read more

Matt Matros wins bracelets, writes books, loves wife

Last year, eight days after his own wedding, Matt Matros was in Las Vegas trying to win a World Series of Poker bracelet, and his wife was back home in New York. This year, the author won $189,870 and his first gold bracelet.  read more

"Maniac" moniker appropriate for UB competition winner

Two poker players earned a WSOP trip by combining tattoos and promises to marry a stranger into one crazy last longer bet.  read more

Kassela first double-bracelet winner of WSOP

Frank Kassela captured the $2,500 Seven-Card Razz event just two weeks after winning the Seven-Card Stud High-Low Split championship.  read more

Montgomery wins first WSOP bracelet

Scott Montgomery, a member of the 2008 November Nine, won a $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em event on Wednesday, earning $481,760.  read more



The Reel Life

Last week The Reel Life said it was doubtful we'd find a story as bizarre as one involving mooning, puppies, bulldozers and the Hell's Angels. Well, we might have found one.  read more

California casino adds new slot machines

Spotlight 29 Casino has installed 12 new penny slot machines to its gaming floor and now offers the most penny slots in the Coachella Valley.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In 2009, 115 countries participated in the World Series of Poker. By comparison, 82 countries participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
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Sevens and Stripes
The United States men's soccer team advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup in dramatic fashion. What better way to celebrate the red, white and blue than by going to Bodog Casino and playing the "Sevens and Stripes" slot game?

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