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November 5, 2007

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November 5, 2007

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The Secrets of Buy and Lay Bets
There are numerous betting options when it comes to the game of craps, but Larry Edell explains why professional players find it well worth their while to pay a small commission in order to maximize their Buy and Lay Bets.  read more

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Planet Hollywood braces for star-studded casino opening

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will host a wide range of celebrities from all walks of the entertainment industry next week as part of its Grand Opening Celebration. Co-Chairman Robert Earl says that the company will be "throwing the biggest party Las Vegas has ever seen" and guests will "be treated to an entertainment experience they will never forget."  read more
Planet Hollywood braces for star-studded casino opening



Lawmaker supports Michigan casino bill

A bill that would pave the way for a casino in Port Huron picked up a third sponsor last week when a Rhode Island congressman endorsed it.  read more

Poll says N.J. supports smoke-free casinos

A new poll finds that voters from across New Jersey express strong support for smoke-free casinos.  read more

Chumash Casino wins AAA award

The Chumash Casino Resort and its upscale restaurant, The Willows, have earned the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award.  read more

Resorts Atlantic City to host Boogie Nights events

A.C. will get its groove on later this month when a series of Boogie Nights events will bring back the music, styles and pop culture of the '70s.  read more

Trump Taj Mahal launches November promos

A new Lincoln MKX and cold, hard cash are just a few of the prizes the Taj is giving away during a November customer appreciation promotion.  read more

Las Vegas hotels awash in pickets

Culinary union workers took their fight for a new contract straight to the company's customers last week.  read more

Illinois House Speaker wants strings attached to expansion

Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, signalled he would support an expansion of gambling in Illinois as long as there were reforms attached.  read more


SLOTS awards $2.7 million jackpot

The first progressive network to combine online, mobile and landbased jackpots has brought the total amount paid out by Gold Rally to more than $30 million.  read more

The Reel Life

In this week's edition, James M sails to victory while Jayne C finds out just how valuable diamonds can be.  read more



Poker After Dark brings on newcomers

NBC's Poker After Dark is adding Paul Wasicka and Alan "Boston" Dvorkis to its star-studded cast this week as top poker pros compete for a $120,000 prize.  read more

Simpson: Last two WSOP winners not a dynamic duo

Jeff Simpson says that 2006 Main Event champion Jamie Gold and 2007 champion Jerry Yang haven't been great for the game.  read more

Poker group responds to Kentucky governor

Governor Ernie Fletcher's election-year decision to oppose a statewide referendum on casino gaming has drawn the ire of poker players.  read more

Bodog Poker on its way to billionth hand

The popular online poker site is celebrating the upcoming milestone by awarding its players prize money on numerically-significant hands.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In the movie "Casino" the "F-word" is said 422 times, which works out to an average of 2.4 times per minute.
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21 & Fun
21 & Fun is a skill game presented by King Solomons that is based on the rules of blackjack. There's a bit of a twist involved, however, as the player tries to create as many combinations of 21 as possible while the clock ticks against him.

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Clive Owen stars as a struggling novelist who takes a gig as a croupier in order to pay the bills. Plunging into the London casino scene, he sees the entire world in dark metaphors of gambling and chance.

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