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October 30, 2017

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October 30, 2017

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Making the right move
A reader observes a player's move in a game of Mississippi Stud and writes in to ask if that move was, technically, the right one.  read more

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Poker pro Phil Ivey loses $10 million case in UK Supreme Court

The court has spoken, and Ivey, who won $10 million last year while playing Punto Banco by using a technique called edge sorting, will not see any of the money. But many are unhappy with this decision. (Photo courtesy of Melissa Haereiti)  read more
Poker pro Phil Ivey loses $10 million case in UK Supreme Court



Ukrainian pro wins WSOP Europe opening event

Oleksandr Shcherbak secured his first ever WSOP win and became the third Ukrainian bracelet winner after topping the field during the Monster Stack event.  read more

Czech player grabs WSOPE turbo bounty hunter event win

Martin Kabrhel captured his first gold bracelet and €53,557 after a victory at the inaugural No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Bounty Hunter event.  read more

German player tops largest WSOPE PLO event ever

Andreas Klatt beat a 523-player field and took home his first bracelet, along with €56,400.  read more

Realtor takes lead in WSOPE No-Limit Hold'em Six-Handed event

Recreational player Theodore McQuilkin took down a 240-player field and won his first bracelet and the prize of €88,043.  read more



Mohegan Sun earns Casino of the Year award

During the 47th annual International Entertainment Buyers Association ceremony, the Connecticut casino bagged the same award in took home in 2015.  read more

Pennsylvania becomes fourth US state to OK online gambling

House Bill 271 will legalize online slot machines, table games, poker and lottery products as well as authorize daily fantasy sports.  read more

Black Oak Casino gives over $3,000 to local cancer center

Proceeds from the casino's free slot tournament, which was held earlier in the month, were presented to the Diana J. White Cancer Institute in Sonora, California.  read more



Las Vegas Lights FC reveals fan-inspired logo

The football club's team logo draws inspiration from hundreds of fan submissions as well as the famous Welcome to Las Vegas sign.  read more

Caesars Entertainment charges locals for parking

Starting Thursday, Caesars properties along The Strip will require Las Vegas locals to begin paying for self-parking, a fate from which they were previously spared. (Las Vegas Sun)  read more

Excalibur Hotel and Casino to launch 'Ultimate 4-D Experience'

The Las Vegas attraction will feature high-action movies presented in 3-D high definition projection with in-theater and in-seat effects to enhance the experience.  read more



The Reel Life: Rhino hunting edition

In Namibia's Etoshi National Park, the hunter becomes the hunted.  read more

Sugar Creek Casino installs Fort Knox video slots

The multi-level progressive games, housed on the CrystalCurve cabinet, are now available at the Oklahoma casino.  read more



Rivers Casino pays out nearly $500K jackpot

A guest won $497,152 on a single hand during a game of Three Card Poker, the largest jackpot paid since the Schenectady casino's opening.  read more

Dan Colman takes King of the Hill title at SugarHouse Casino

The poker pro grabbed the $200,000 top prize during the match, which was live streamed by "Poker Night in America."  read more



Demi Lovato to bring 2018 tour to MGM Grand

The Grammy-nominated singer will appear with special guest DJ Khaled on 3 March at the Las Vegas casino.  read more

Paul McCartney tribute comes to The Orleans

On 3 and 4 November, tribute artist Tony Kishman will play some of McCartney's iconic hits at the Las Vegas property.  read more

The Cosmopolitan reveals jam-packed New Year's schedule

The Las Vegas property will be hosting big names, such as the Foo Fighters, Duran Duran and Zac Brown Band, to help ring in the New Year.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Pennsylvania's table gaming revenue rose 10% in September when compared to the same time last year, bringing in over $75 million, according to the Gaming Control Board.
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