Gaming Strategy
Featured Stories
Legal News Financial News Casino Opening and Remodeling News Gaming Industry Executives Newsletter Archive Subscribe
Newsletter Signup
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
Newsletter Archives
March 28, 2011

Casino City Times Weekly Newsletter
March 28, 2011

Latest From Our Strategy Experts

arrowMark Pilarski: Slow down, buddy

Slow down, buddy
Pilarski explains the more hands or spins a gambler plays per hour, the more his or her gambling funds are subjected to the razor-sharp edge of the house knife.  read more

Featured Story

PokerStars, Wynn Resorts reach partnership

PokerStars reached an agreement with Steve Wynn's (right) Wynn Resorts to work to secure legalized online poker in the U.S. Should legislation be passed, the two companies would seek a gaming license to jointly operate a regulated, U.S. online poker site called  read more
PokerStars, Wynn Resorts reach partnership



Online poker debate heats up

Supporters of a bill that would regulate online poker in Nevada claim licensing would have a $1.8 billion economic impact. However, the state's largest casino operators want Nevada to wait for the federal government to act on Internet poker.  read more

Nevada executive in favor of online poker

South Point owner Michael Gaughan said the Nevada Legislature should pass a bill that would adopt regulations for online poker.  read more

Major bad beat jackpot hits at Wisconsin casino

A player at the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino won $23,744 when his Aces full of Jacks was bested by four eights.  read more

Everest Poker announces details for ONE tournament

The Everest Poker ONE tournament will take place in Monaco from April 21-24, and online qualifiers are now open.  read more

Isildur1 takes down Negreanu in SuperStar Showdown

Viktor “Isildur1” Blom won $150,000 off Daniel Negreanu in just over four hours of play in the latest SuperStar Showdown.  read more

Finnish player wins EMOP title in Lisbon

Jukka Koskela topped a field of 309 and took home €72,615 after winning the second European Masters of Poker season III title.  read more



Texan wins over $1 million at Okla. casino

Michael Washam won $1,185,286 while playing the Indiana Jones 3-D MegaJackpot penny slot machine at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant.  read more

Trump casinos unveil more than 700 new slots

The Trump Taj Mahal and Trump Plaza in Atlantic City announced the arrival of over 700 games, including Water Dragons, Majestic Wings and Jewels of India.  read more

California casino pays major slot jackpots

Four players at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa won a combined $100,000 on March 19 on various slot machines.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life returns to Florida this week with the heartwarming story of a mother, her son and a convenience store robbery gone wrong.  read more



Casino City Gang -- Brackets R Us part II

Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo discuss Chris Moneymaker's return to prominence, witnessing the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament in Las Vegas and continue to discuss their respective brackets.  read more

Nevada Gaming Commission approves Caesars, 888 relationship

The decision to approve the business relationship of a state-licensed gaming company and a foreign-based Internet gaming operator is the first in the state.  read more

Less people going to Vegas to strictly gamble

The number of people who went to Las Vegas primarily to gamble dropped to 9 percent last year compared to 13 percent in 2009.  read more

Analyst skeptical of Texas casino legislation

A gaming analyst says he doesn't believe a handful of bills that support different forms of casino gambling legalization in Texas will survive.  read more

Mohegan Sun celebrating Massachusetts in April

The Connecticut casino is running its second annual "Mass Appeal" promotion that includes celebrity appearances, gifts, food and shopping discounts.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Eugene Katchalov is the latest member of Team PokerStars Pro. The 29-year-old Ukrainian-born pro, who is now based in New York, began wearing the PokerStars patch at the Russian Poker Series Kiev event on March 26.
Featured Game
Make the Finals
Qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2012 continued this weekend, with teams around the continent looking to vault to the top of their groups. If you still have Euro fever, head to 888 Games and try out the "Make the Finals" simulation.

> More Make the Finals Details
Casino City fans wanted
Casino City fans wanted
Please join us on Facebook by becoming a Casino City fan! It's a great way to meet fellow gamblers and learn more about what’s going on in gambling and at Casino City. In addition, we'll be developing and rolling out some neat Facebook applications in the coming months.

> Become a fan