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October 5, 2009

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October 5, 2009

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arrowJerry Stickman: Is there a system that can beat craps?

Is there a system that can beat craps?
When asked to recommend a strategy to use at the craps table, Stickman breaks the news that when throwing the bones, there is no system that will give you an edge, unless you develop a controlled throw.  read more

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Barry Shulman wins epic WSOPE final table

The CEO of Card Player Magazine topped Daniel Negreanu after three hours of memorable heads-up play early Friday morning in London. The final table included six former WSOP gold bracelet winners and two members of this year's "November Nine." Shulman took home £801,603 for first place and the gold bracelet.  read more
Barry Shulman wins epic WSOPE final table



Strip gaming stocks soar in September

MGM Mirage and Las Vegas Sands share prices rose at least 33 percent while Wynn Resorts saw its stock climb 16 percent.  read more

Atlantic City casinos cut more than 1,000 jobs in September

New figures released by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission show that 1,067 jobs were cut last month.  read more

Casino push in Massachusetts stalls

House Speaker Robert DeLeo says a bill to allow casinos or slot machines probably will not reach the governor's desk until next year.  read more

Washington casino set to close

The Lucky Dog, open since 2001, is the only Indian casino in Washington that has shut down during the current recession.  read more

Analysts see more challenges on Vegas' horizon

Several Wall Street researchers spent time in Las Vegas examining Sin City's tanking economy and they all walked away with different concerns for the future.  read more

Pennsylvania House panel approves table games

The amendment would allow racinos and stand-alone casinos in Pennsylvania to add up to 200 table games, such as blackjack, roulette and poker.  read more

Casino titans see net worth plummet

Luminaries Kirk Kerkorian and Sheldon Adelson saw their personal wealth take multibillion-dollar beatings during the past year.  read more

Several arrested in Philadelphia casino protest

About a dozen anti-gambling activists were arrested at the SugarHouse Casino construction site on the Delaware River waterfront.  read more

Cavs owner says casinos won't hurt Ohio businesses

Dan Gilbert, who supports a plan to build four casinos across the state, says a casino in Cleveland won't hurt other downtown businesses.  read more



The Reel Life

Customer service is important for The Reel Life. A New York man not satisfied with his bank's customer service didn't take it lying down. Not by a long shot.  read more

Slot revenue increases at Pennsylvania casinos

Slot machine revenue in September increased 4 percent at the state's seven casinos, generating $172 million compared to $133 million in September 2008.  read more



SC judge says poker a skill game

The Poker Players Alliance has praised a South Carolina court that ruled poker is a game of skill, and thus should not be considered gambling.  read more

Boylepoker sells out live tournament seats

The online site says it has sold out all seats for the International Poker Open, Europe's largest live poker tournament.  read more

PokerStars Caribbean Adventure releases schedule

The 10-day festival will feature more than 50 events at the Atlantis Hotel and Casino in the Bahamas, beginning Jan. 4, 2010.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The World Series of Poker Europe drew 1,254 total entrants this year, a 19.7% increase over last year. The WSOPE has now grown 134% since its inception in 2007.
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