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April 5, 2010

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April 5, 2010

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High-denomination slot machines
Robison says that regardless of the denomination of a machine, you'll find the chances of hitting any particular winning combination are pretty much the same.  read more

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New owners bring optimism to downtown Vegas

Gaming revenue in downtown Las Vegas reached its lowest levels in nearly two decades last year. But there is hope that the opening of projects such as the Golden Nugget's $150 million hotel-tower (right) and new ownership of old casinos will revitalize the downtown area.  read more
New owners bring optimism to downtown Vegas



The Gang practices the two-man weave

Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Dan Igo talk about the American Gaming Association's new stance on online gambling, the upcoming NAPT Mohegan Sun event, the NCAA Tournament and make their best bets.  read more

Nevada gaming stocks improve in March

Just two out of 10 businesses followed in the Applied Analysis Gaming Index showed declines in average daily stock prices in the month.  read more

Hooters Hotel owner says it may not survive

The owner of Hooters Casino Hotel says the off-Strip property may go bust because of recurring operating losses and an accumulated deficit.  read more

Illinois investigating MGM Mirage's Macau partner

The Illinois Gaming Board is investigating the business partnership between MGM Mirage and Hong Kong businesswoman Pansy Ho.  read more

Wynn Macau opens Encore hotel

The Encore hotel is adjacent to the Wynn Macau and reservations are now being accepted for dates starting on April 22.  read more

Morgan Stanley to sell stake in Atlantic City project

The investment firm will sell its $1.2 billion stake in the $2 billion Revel Casino project in Atlantic City.  read more

Circling Raven receives another honor

The Idaho golf course, an amenity of the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel, was named PGA Northwest Section “Merchandiser of the Year.”  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life has luckily never fallen in love with a married woman. A man in England wasn't so lucky, and made an interesting decision on how to profess his love.  read more

Quebec could be next emerging slot market

The Canadian province will begin replacing its 12,000 video lottery terminals in an effort that may span two years.  read more



California casino hosting America's Poker Classic

The Bicycle Casino is hosting the popular America's Poker Classic, which consists of 20 events and boasts over $800,000 in guaranteed prizes.  read more

Harrah's St. Louis hosting WSOP Circuit events

The Missouri casino is currently hosting a series of World Series of Poker Circuit events that began on April 2.  read more

PokerStars LAPT to head to Peru

The PokerStars Latin American Poker Tour will hold an event in Lima at the Atlantic City Casino from June 1-5.  read more

Timothy Timotheau wins European Masters of Poker Lisbon

Timotheau outlasted 393 opponents to lift the European Masters of Poker Lisbon title and a first prize of €86,680.  read more

Last chance to play poker against Sasquatch

The Jack Link’s "Bluffin’ With Sasquatch Poker" sweepstakes and promotion ends April 8 with a seat to the WSOP still up for grabs.  read more

Swedish woman joins Team PKR Pro

Sofia 'welllbet' Lövgren is the first female player to join the 10-strong team and has been a regular at the site since March 2008.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort in Atlantic City celebrated its 20th anniversary on April 2. Over 1,000 employees have been at the casino since day one.
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The temperature is climbing and the air is getting a little more humid. That means more thunderstorms, and in some parts of the country, more tornadoes. Those living in Tornado Alley or living away from it should head to Golden Tiger Casino and try out the “Twister” slot game.

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