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July 5, 2016

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July 5, 2016

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Forecasting streaks on the roulette wheel
Who can truly predict roulette's hot and cold cycles? Mark Pilarski says: Nostradamus. Plus, he discusses Michigan's PokerLotto game and the odds of winning it.  read more

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Jason Mercier in hot pursuit of one more WSOP bracelet

Jason Mercier has been the talk of the World Series of Poker this summer - both on and off the felt. He speaks with Casino City about his astounding run at the Rio, why it would be "raining money" if he captures a fifth career bracelet, and how his life away from the table has helped stabilize his career.  read more
Jason Mercier in hot pursuit of one more WSOP bracelet



Canadian woman wins second bracelet

Kristen Bicknell secured victory in the $1,500 Bounty No-Limit Hold'em event, becoming both the first woman to win a gold bracelet at the 2016 WSOP and the first Canadian champion of the year.  read more

Poker pro and Chinese Poker expert grabs quick WSOP win

In one of the fastest matches in tournament history, Shaun Deeb won five straight hands during heads-up play, solidifying his victory and earning him $111,101 in the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud event.  read more

Georgia poker pro pockets $548,000 in Turbo No-Limit event

Ankush Mandavia's debut victory was secured after after a short 10-minute duel with Daniel Strelitz in the $5,000 buy-in event.  read more

Fast-talking poker veteran collects fourth WSOP bracelet

John "Johnny World" Hennigan provided an interesting interview after winning $320,103 in the $10,000 Deuce-to-Seven Triple-Draw Lowball Limit event.  read more



Two Golden Nugget players hit huge jackpots

On June 17, Douglas Kurrle scored $10,000 on IGT's 5 Times Pay slot, and on June 19, Renee Jungbloom took home $12,000 on the Double Gold slot.  read more

Easy Money Jackpot crowns 12 new millionaires

In the past year the progressive jackpot has doled out more than $4.6 million to lucky players across the country.  read more

The Reel Life: Hamburger turf fight edition

A shooting in North Carolina hints at a dark power struggle in the world of fast-food hamburger restaurants.  read more

Two players win big with Aristocrat's Buffalo Grand

Over $1 million was won by a customer at Sunset Station Hotel and Casino, followed two weeks later by a $700,000 win by Russell J. at the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.  read more



Pennsylvania House OKs gambling bill

The bill approved last week now heads to the Senate and would regulate daily fantasy sports, permit slot machines at off-track betting parlors and airports, and authorize online casino games and poker.  read more

Gamblers cross Taj Mahal picket lines

A steady stream of people filed in to the Atlantic City casino lobby on Sunday, braving amplified taunts from picketers and a warning to visitors that "dead mice have been found in this building." (Associated Press)  read more

British gamblers lost a record £12.6 billion in 2015

The latest annual increase was partly fuelled by the inclusion for the first time of a full year of statistics for online gamblers, who lost a combined £3.6 billion. (United Kingdom Guardian)  read more

Downtown Grand in Las Vegas adds local craft beer to menu

Hop Box Imperial IPA and I'm Out Imperial Stout from the Joseph James Brewery are now available on the casino floor.  read more



Talking Stick hosting state poker championship

The 12th annual event begins Aug. 12 at the Arizona casino and will offer a prize pool of more than $1 million.  read more



Two Vegas casinos offering virtual horse racing

Powered by Inspired, the William Hill sportsbooks at the Plaza Hotel and Casino and Silver Sevens allow players to place bets in real time both over the counter and at self-service terminals.  read more

DraftKings adds new contests

The free to play contests cover all major sports and offer cash prizes, trips to the 2016 MLB World Series, tickets to NASCAR events and more.  read more



Cheap Trick to play at Four Winds New Buffalo

The power-pop collective will appear at the Silver Creek Event Center in Michigan on Aug. 5.  read more

Casino Arizona brings rock to the Showroom

Enjoy tribute bands such as the all-female troupe Iron Maidens throughout the month of July.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
More than 4.1 million passengers traveled through McCarran International in Las Vegas last month, marking the airport's best May performance since 2007, according to the Clark County Department of Aviation.
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