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November 4, 2013

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November 4, 2013

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arrowAl Krigman: When blackjack dealers miss a hit request

When blackjack dealers miss a hit request
Al Krigman explains what happens when a blackjack dealer doesn't see a player's request to hit and has already dealt the next card.  read more

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McEvoy, Nguyen get emotional during HOF induction speeches

Scotty Nguyen and Tom McEvoy have distinctly different personalities. But when the two were inducted in the Poker Hall of Fame Sunday, they had one major characteristic in common: emotion. (Pictured at right: McEvoy, Nguyen, and all other Hall of Fame members in attendance at the induction ceremony.)  read more
McEvoy, Nguyen get emotional during HOF induction speeches



WSOP Main Event final table primer

On Monday, the "November Nine" will regroup at the Rio and battle for the Main Event title. Here's a look at where they stand entering final table play.  read more

Casino City Gang: WSOP preview edition

The Gang previews the World Series of Poker Main Event final table, discusses the evolution of televised poker and the WSOP Player of the Year format.  read more

Tweets of the Week: Basketball is back

While most poker players are excited about the return of the NBA, high-stakes player and noted NBA handicapper Haralabos Voulgaris doesn't think he can bet on the sport anymore.  read more

Two six-figure Bad Beat jackpots hit at Harrah's Philadelphia

Fifteen different players claimed a portion of $442,860 in prizes.  read more

Rok Rotar wins Irish Winter Festival main event

The Slovenian player topped a field of 341 players to net the €85,000 payday in the Paddy Power-sponsored tournament.  read more



Analysts press Loveman on Boston exit

The Caesars Chairman suggested Massachusetts gaming regulators had fixated "unreasonable interest on speculative issues," which ultimately led to the demise of the company's proposed $1 billion casino development.  read more

Report: Cantor Gaming target of money laundering inquiry

The Wall Street Journal reported federal agencies are looking at whether Cantor Gaming employees allowed money laundering of millions of dollars of illegal gambling through its accounts.  read more

Wynn, Okada legal dispute put on hold for another six months

Kazuo Okada, a Japanese gaming tycoon who was once Wynn Resorts' largest stockholder, and Steve Wynn have clashed as the company forced Okada out.  read more

Galaxy Gaming's High Card Flush wins approval in Mississippi

The Las Vegas-based gaming company said the table game will be distributed to casinos in Biloxi, Vicksburg and Tunica.  read more

Baccarat driving Strip gaming to revenue increases

Nevada monthly gaming revenue was up during September as the Las Vegas Strip recorded its second straight double-digit increase.  read more

MGM Resorts narrows losses, gains revenues in third quarter

Chairman Jim Murren said he expects to see additional improvements in upcoming quarters as the company has seen benefits from its hotel room renovations and amenity enhancements.  read more

L.A. player wins Mercedes-Benz at Pala Casino Resort and Spa

Jeremy F. won October's final Mercedes-Benz C250 in the casino's $2 Million Cars and Cash promotion.  read more

San Diego casino to give away a Cadillac every day in November

Club Barona members will receive one entry for every 250 points earned while playing their favorite slot machines or table games.  read more



The Reel Life: Perfect pizza edition

A U.K. mathematician has developed a scientific formula that she believes creates the perfect pizza pie. She contends it's all about the topping-to-base ratio.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Marianela Pereyra and Phil Hellmuth will join the ESPN broadcast crew to host segments during player breaks at the World Series of Poker Main Event final table.
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