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April 4, 2011

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April 4, 2011

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arrowJohn G. Brokopp: Odds are good you'll like this free bet

Odds are good you'll like this free bet
John Brokopp says one of the only things casinos give away are free odds at the craps tables. Taking free odds in craps is the best bet the casino has to offer because the house takes no edge.  read more

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Full Tilt reaches agreement with Fertitta Interactive

Full Tilt Poker and Fertitta Interactive will jointly operate an online poker room when a federal solution to regulating it is implemented. Fertitta is co-owned by the family that founded Station Casinos, but no tie-ins with Station Casinos are planned.  read more
Full Tilt reaches agreement with Fertitta Interactive



Don't bet on Texas gambling expansion

Lawmakers in Texas are currently considering 17 gaming proposals, ranging from building Vegas-style hotel-casinos to adding slot machines at racetracks. But industry insiders expect gaming expansion to fail in the Lone Star State again.  read more

Casino City Gang: Bet on this edition

Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo discuss a possible ban of in-game betting on soccer, their college basketball brackets and the deal between Wynn and PokerStars.  read more

Caesars dealers reject tip-sharing agreement

Dealers at Caesars Palace overwhelmingly rejected a labor contract that would have included a tip-sharing provision with casino management.  read more

Macau sees historic March with $2.5 billion in revenue

Macau casinos shattered their monthly gaming revenue records during March, collecting the equivalent of $2.5 billion from gamblers.  read more

Idaho casino golf course earns Golf Digest honor

Golf Digest named Circling Raven Golf Club at Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel one of "America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses."  read more

"Pawn Stars" heading to Oklahoma casino in May

Three stars from the hit reality TV show are coming to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on May 21 to purchase items for their shop in Las Vegas.  read more

Casino stocks tumble in March

Gaming stocks fell last month as investors grew concerned that high gasoline costs could keep casino customers from traveling.  read more

Minnesota casino resort appoints new golf pro

The Black Bear Golf Course at Black Bear Casino has hired Hank Haney instructor Dan Walker to be its new PGA Head Golf Pro.  read more



IGT ready for a rebound

Most analysts praised the products the major slot machine manufacturer displayed at last November's Global Gaming Expo trade show in Las Vegas.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life has never been the victim of a cheating loved one. If we ever were, we hope we'd never resort to using a chainsaw.  read more



WSOP Circuit heading to Missouri

Harrah's St. Louis Casino & Hotel will host World Series of Poker Circuit events from March 31 to April 12.  read more

WPT to launch Super High Roller Event at Bellagio

The World Poker Tour has unveiled its $100,000 Super High Roller Event, which will be held at the Bellagio in May.  read more

PKR holding Social in Germany

The "PKR Social: Dusseldorf" will take place in early May and players will only have to pay 45 euros for the weekend's festivities.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Ali Eslami defeated a field of 98 players to win $282,242 and the WSOP Circuit Western Regional Championship at Harrah's Rincon in Southern California.
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