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October 31, 2011

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October 31, 2011

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Blackjack comps 101
Pilarski says you never want to gamble just to receive comps. And you shouldn't treat comps as profit, but as compensation coming your way for your play.  read more

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Genting proposes $3.8 billion Miami casino

The Genting Group is proposing to build a $3.8 billion waterfront resort project in Miami that will have 5,200 hotel rooms. The resort project will rival the largest hotels on the Las Vegas Strip and contain four times as much casino space. Las Vegas Sands also wants to build a hotel-casino complex in Miami’s Park West neighborhood.  read more
Genting proposes $3.8 billion Miami casino



William Hill betting big on Nevada

The British bookmaker has spent more than $53 million on the U.S. market after buying three Nevada sports betting companies in the last year.  read more

Cantor Gaming launches Android app

The application will enable customers in Nevada to place sports wagers on all Android devices, including cell phones and tablets.  read more

Lady Luck casino to be remade in Las Vegas

The shuttered Lady Luck Casino Hotel, which former Mayor Oscar Goodman once called a "carcass," will be reborn as the Downtown Grand.  read more

Competition expected to be fierce for Mass. gaming licenses

Analysts say the state will be a major gaming market with a Boston-area casino alone expected to generate $1.5 billion annually in gaming revenue.  read more

Asian success boosts Las Vegas Sands results

Las Vegas Sands reported that its third-quarter net income increased by 110.5 percent compared to a year ago.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life doesn't plan on going to Zimbabwe any time soon. Should we somehow end up in the African country, we certainly won't be paying $20 for a prostitute.  read more

Player hits big slot jackpot at Washington casino

A lucky player won $1,034,786 on a Rocket Gaming Systems slot machine at the 7 Cedars Casino and Resort.  read more



The Gang: Hearings, walkouts and big jackpots

The Gang discusses the latest hearing on regulated online gaming, a William Hill walkout in Tel Aviv, a $1 million Three Card Poker jackpot in Atlantic City and make their NFL picks.  read more

Fertitta Interactive acquires Cyberarts

Fertitta Interactive has purchased the assets of CyberArts, an online gaming solutions company based in California.  read more

Man wins $1 million at Atlantic City casino

An anonymous gentleman hit a Three Card Poker 6 Card Bonus for $1 million at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City last Sunday.  read more

Online poker hearing focuses on player protections

Congressional lawmakers in Washington, D.C. heard arguments for and against online poker regulation last Tuesday.  read more

Greenstein, Johnson elected to Poker HOF

Barry Greenstein and Linda Johnson will become the 41st and 42nd individuals to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.  read more

L.A. Poker Open begins this week

The L.A. Poker Open returns to Commerce Casino Nov. 2 and the schedule opens with a $225 buy-in tournament with $300,000 guaranteed.  read more

Party Poker to hold London tournament in November

The Party Poker Premier League Poker Mixed Game Championship will take place from Nov. 13-17 at the Playboy Club London in Mayfair.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The World Series of Poker Europe Main Event grew by more than 71 percent this year, with 593 players competing for the title in Cannes, France, compared to 346 who played in London in 2010.
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