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October 3, 2011

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October 3, 2011

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arrowJohn Robison: Do slots pay back less today?

Do slots pay back less today?
Robison says that slots might be paying back less now than in the past because more money is wagered on penny and nickel machines today than a decade ago.  read more

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French company to purchase Full Tilt Poker

Full Tilt Poker announced Friday that Groupe Bernard Tapie has agreed to purchase the troubled online poker room and its assets. The development comes one day after its gambling license was revoked. The deal is contingent on a favorable resolution with the U.S. Department of Justice.  read more
French company to purchase Full Tilt Poker



The Gang -- Full Tilt license revoked edition

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the revocation of Full Tilt's gambling license, the case presented by the AGCC, what it means for Full Tilt moving forward and what it means for the online gaming industry.  read more

Full Tilt Poker's gaming license revoked by Alderney

The Alderney Gambling Control Commission revoked the formerly formidable online poker company's license for "serious breaches of AGCC regulations including false reporting, unauthorized provision of credit, and failure to report material events."  read more

EPT London 'Festival of Poker' set for action

The PokerStars European Poker Tour London 'Festival of Poker' has kicked off and takes place at the Hilton London Metropole.  read more

Hellmuth, Grospellier finalize Caesars Cup rosters

Phil Hellmuth and Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier have both selected their respective squads for the Caesars Cup, which kicks off on Oct. 19.  read more



WMS to unveil slot portfolio at G2E

Slot giant WMS will display 168 gaming machines at the Global Gaming Expo this week in Las Vegas.  read more

Bally Technologies provides Foxwoods with new slots

Guests at Foxwoods Casino can now experience games on the new Bally Pro Series cabinets, including Playboy Hot Zone and Ole Jalapenos.  read more

Man hits $1 million jackpot at Washington casino

A Washington man hit a slot jackpot of over $1 million at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton last month.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life's online slots habit sometimes leads us to grow out our hair. When we finally go to the barber, we don't bring vodka and handguns.  read more



California casinos see revenue decline

The ills affecting Las Vegas' locals gaming market, including high unemployment and a horrible housing crisis, are having the same effect on California's Indian gaming community.  read more

Couple accused of dice sliding in Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against two Argentine nationals who they accuse of winning $700,000 while cheating in craps.  read more

Atlantic City casino giving away $25,000 for plastic surgery

The Trump Taj Mahal is giving one lucky winner $25,000 towards the plastic surgery procedure of his or her choice.  read more

Paddy Power seeking Nevada gaming license

The Irish gambling company is seeking a license as a manufacturer and operator of mobile gaming devices.  read more

Caesars Entertainment bidding on Maryland casino

An investment group led by Caesars Entertainment appears to be the frontrunner for a license to operate a slot machine casino in downtown Baltimore.  read more

Idaho casino offering special stay-and-play rates

The Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel is offering stay-and-play packages starting at $170 for its Circling Raven Golf Club.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Flamingo in Las Vegas spent $10 million on the Margaritaville casino expansion, which adds 22 table games, 220 slot machines and the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar.
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