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September 30, 2013

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September 30, 2013

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Slots don't "go cold" after jackpots

Slots don't "go cold" after jackpots
John Grochowski explains why slot machines don't make up for jackpots with subsequent cold streaks, and why a woman was wrong for berating her husband for supposedly costing her $20,000.  read more

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Lobbyist expects U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting

Even though the National Football League quickly went to court and blocked New Jersey from implementing its sports betting law, lobbyist Bill Pascrell says the U.S. Supreme Court is uniquely positioned to take the case and rule in New Jersey's favor.  read more
Lobbyist expects U.S. Supreme Court to legalize sports betting



Casino City Gang: You can't win edition

This week, the Gang discusses problems with Revel's "You Can't Lose" promotion, G2E in Las Vegas and the 2013 Poker Hall of Fame finalists.  read more

Pinnacle CEO plans to focus on the future

Anthony Sanfilippo believes he can generate $40 million in cost savings now that the buyout of rival Ameristar Casinos is complete.  read more

Wynn Resorts urges changes in how board operates

The changes include new disclosure requirements for investors seeking to make nominations or bring business before shareholders.  read more

Suen gets $1.03 million for Las Vegas Sands trial expenses

The total will cover 90 percent of Hong Kong businessman Richard Suen's expenses for the six-week trial that ended in May.  read more

Loan allows Jerry's Nugget to continue local ownership

Documents filed shortly before a U.S. Bankruptcy Court hearing averted a court fight between Jerry's Nugget and U.S. Bank., its largest creditor.  read more

Pala to give away Mercedes-Benz C250 each Friday in October

Anyone with a players' card at the San Diego casino is eligible to win.  read more

Twin Arrows named top Native American casino facility at G2E

Friedmutter Group architects and JBA Consulting engineers were honored for culturally-infused design and innovative active systems engineering.  read more



2013 Poker Hall of Fame finalists announced

Matusow, Seed, and Mortensen are among the new finalists for one of poker's highest honors.  read more

Freeman has little hope for federal legislation

American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman said his organization will increase its efforts to get online gaming legislation passed at the federal level, but he does not think the issue will gain traction in Congress.  read more

Poker Player Tweets of the Week: A penny for your thoughts

Poker players sound off about football, convenience store etiquette and hilarious Indian casinos in middle-of-nowhere Michigan.  read more

PokerStars announces $10 million Main Event

The 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure will feature 39 events in nine days, including the $100,000 Super High Roller.  read more



The Reel Life: Playing outside edition

A Texas mom was arrested for child endangerment for allowing her children to ride their scooters around in the neighborhood cul de sac. The mother is suing the police and the neighbor who called them.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The National Indian Gaming Commission reported $27.9 billion in gaming revenues in 2012, up 2.6 percent from $27.2 billion in 2011.
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