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arrowJohn Robison: Can you tell a slot's long-term payback?

Can you tell a slot's long-term payback?
Robison says you can tell the long-term payback from the paytable at video poker. But, you can't tell anything about the payback from a slot machine paytable.  read more

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Karma isn't kind on Day 1A of the WSOP

The first day of the World Series of Poker Main Event began Monday with 1,125 players hoping the poker gods would smile on them, and one serious karmic twist.  read more
Karma isn't kind on Day 1A of the WSOP



The Gang gears up for the Main Event

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss a "crazy" promotion at, the WSOP Tournament of Champions, the Main Event, draft their Main Event fantasy teams and make their World Cup picks.  read more

Casino City's WSOP Main Event fantasy draft

The Casino City team wanted to spice up the Main Event a little bit, so Vin Narayanan, Dan Igo and Aaron Todd held a fantasy draft in preparation for poker's biggest tournament.  read more

WSOP continues to grow

Even Harrah's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Loveman is surprised by the World Series of Poker's explosive growth since 2004. Nearly 65,000 players from 115 countries are expected to participate in this year's 57-event tournament, which runs through July 17.  read more

Everest Poker player wins WSOP bracelet

Sigurd Eskeland, a native of Oslo and member of the Everest Poker Live the Dream Team, won the $2,500 Mixed Event at the World Series of Poker.  read more

WPT returning to Vegas for Bellagio Cup VI

The World Poker Tour's "Bellagio Cup VI" will take place from July 11-15 at the iconic Bellagio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

PokerStars sponsoring New York tournament

The online poker room will sponsor "The Empire State Hold'em Championship" at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona.  read more

Florida casinos debut around-the-clock poker

The state's Seminole casinos are now offering Las Vegas-style high stakes with no-limit and around-the-clock poker play.  read more

Oklahoma casino hosting celebrity tournament in August

The "Shawn Marion Celebrity Poker Tournament" will be held at Choctaw Casino Resort with Annie Duke and Tiffany Michelle expected to attend.  read more

California casino offering comprehensive rewards card

Commerce Casino is expanding its "Player's Reward Card" program that gives participants rewards for every minute they spend at the tables.  read more



Vote on California online gambling bill delayed

State Sen. Roderick Wright elected Tuesday to postpone a committee vote and improve a bill that would create a licensing and regulatory structure for online gambling in California.  read more

Harrah's plans Vegas retail, entertainment center

Harrah's Entertainment is planning to develop a retail and entertainment center that runs from the Strip to Audrie Street.  read more

San Diego casino heating up the summer

Viejas Casino has launched a "Hot Summer Nights" promotion for July that will give away $10,000 every day.  read more

Atlantic City casino offering E-ZPass promotion

Resorts Casino Hotel has partnered with the South Jersey Transportation Authority to award winners $500 in E-ZPass and $500 in gas from July 10-31.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life loves golf. Needless to say, we are feeling Tiger Woods' pain if his divorce settlement is correct. Plus, we share some great bonuses from Prestige Casino.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
World Series of Poker tournament attendance is up 26.2 percent compared to 2009 through 49 events this year. Tournaments have averaged 1,163 players compared to 921 last year.
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Top Trumps World Cup
The World Cup is heating up, with many top teams ready to battle it out for soccer's ultimate prize. If you can't control your World Cup fever, head over to William Hill Games and try out "Top Trumps World Cup."

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