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October 4, 2010

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October 4, 2010

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Come one, come all
Pilarski explains "Come" bets to a reader who is new to the game of craps. A "Come" bet allows you to make a wager while a round is in progress and after the Pass line point has been established.  read more

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The Gang talks WSOPE, angle shooting

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss a controversial hand at the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event, angle shooting in poker tournaments, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's "image" problem in Las Vegas, the draw of free slot play at casinos and make their NFL bets.  read more
The Gang talks WSOPE, angle shooting



Gaming stocks see gains in September

Eight of 10 publicly traded casino operators and slot machine manufacturers experienced increases in their average daily stock prices during the month.  read more

MGM Resorts aims to pay off debt

MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren said paying down debt has become the primary mission of the company.  read more

Vdara visitor says "death ray" scorched hair

A Chicago lawyer said his hair was scorched at the Vdara Hotel in CityCenter by a sun ray while lying on a recliner at the pool.  read more

MGM Resorts moves toward Hong Kong IPO

MGM Resorts International took its first steps toward an IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by filing a proposed listing application on Monday.  read more

Former Pinnacle CEO sees potential in Louisiana

Dan Lee's newly formed Creative Casinos is one of four companies that submitted a bid for Louisiana's 15th and final riverboat casino license.  read more

Budget raised for Louisiana casino

Pinnacle Entertainment has increased the construction budget of a riverboat gaming development in Baton Rouge by more than $100 million.  read more

Pinnacle to learn Missouri fate by end of year

Pinnacle Entertainment will know whether its decision to abandon a third gaming license in Missouri was a good move by the end of the year.  read more

New Hard Rock Cafe to open at Tampa casino

A Hard Rock Cafe will open at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa before the end of the year.  read more

California casino planning busy October

Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella has a number of promotions and featured acts all throughout the month.  read more



James Bord wins WSOP Europe championship

Englishman James Bord won the World Series of Poker Europe Main Event title Tuesday night at the Empire Casino in London.  read more

Swede takes down Irish Poker Festival

Lars Torngren was crowned the Irish Poker Festival Champion 2010 and took home the €75,000 top prize.  read more

California casino to open new poker room

The Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage will open a new poker room on Saturday, Oct. 30.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has sometimes used the "it wasn't me" defense. We’ve never used it when being pulled over in our car, especially if we were the only ones in it.  read more

Analysts see tough times for slot makers

Analysts from three investment firms offered research reports to investors that contained less than glowing recommendations for the gaming equipment sector.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Victory Poker CEO Dan Fleyshman was the only amateur player at the WSOP Europe Main Event final table in London.
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