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November 28, 2011

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November 28, 2011

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arrowMark Pilarski: A tiny difference with lots of leverage

A tiny difference with lots of leverage
Pilarski says opportunities in high-count situations in blackjack change a negative expectation game into a positive one. A deck that is flush with high cards favors the player with a positive count.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Giving thanks edition

Casino City's Aaron Todd experiences about 30 seconds worth of technical difficulties as host this week when he is joined by Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo to discuss the gambling industry developments they're thankful for, whether a casino is an acceptable destination on Thanksgiving and what the failure of the debt supercommittee means for the hopes of online poker.  read more
Casino City Gang: Giving thanks edition



Macau gaming market still red hot

In 2010, Macau produced $23.5 billion in gaming revenues, more than five times the total on the Las Vegas Strip. And the Chinese gaming enclave shows no signs of slowing down.  read more

Vegas club owner found dead

Scott DeGraff, the owner of several nightclubs in Las Vegas, died early Thursday morning in an apparent suicide.  read more

Las Vegas Hilton to have new name next year

The Las Vegas Hilton will be known as the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel & Casino starting on Jan. 3, according to its owner.  read more

Vegas casino begins remodeling most of 3,500 hotel rooms

The Flamingo has begun remodeling two-thirds of its 3,500 hotel rooms as a part of an overall renovation of the property.  read more

Arkansas ballot initiative could bring seven casinos

A Texas businessman says building casinos in seven Arkansas cities would generate millions of dollars and provide jobs to help the economy.  read more

Foxwoods celebrates Thanksgiving with turkey donations

Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation donated 200 turkeys to local charities and food banks.  read more

Nevada man wins over $50,000 after hitting all 16 NFL games

A man from Sparks won $51,770 in the Lucky’s Sports Book Progressive Football Contest at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.  read more

California casino launches toy drive

The Viejas Casino in San Diego has launched a Holiday Toy Drive to help support the local Salvation Army.  read more

Aretha Franklin to perform at Foxwoods next month

The Queen of Soul will bring her iconic hits to the MGM Grand at Foxwoods for a performance on Dec. 30.  read more



Slot machine sales slow but developing

International Game Technology, Bally Technologies and WMS Industries didn't halt development of new products despite slower slot machine sales.  read more

Aristocrat Technologies manages small and large slot operators

Australian slot machine maker Aristocrat Technologies has placed their slot machine management system in roughly 265 casinos in North America.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life has a car, so we usually never need a ride anywhere. Should we need a ride to court, however, the last thing we'd do is steal a car.  read more



WSOP Circuit celebrating New Year's in L.A.

The Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles is hosting an official WSOP Circuit event from Jan. 1-12, 2012.  read more

PokerStars gears up for PCA

The ninth annual PokerStars Caribbean Adventure gets under way at the Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas on Jan. 5.  read more

PKR holding live satellites in Ireland

The World Poker Tour Ireland is running a series of over 200 live poker satellites in 26 different cities.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In 2010 about 31 percent of Foxwoods’ customers, and 20 percent of Mohegan Sun’s, came from Massachusetts, according to Bloomberg.
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