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September 5, 2011

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September 5, 2011

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arrowAl Krigman: Would bettors bust if the house had no edge?

Would bettors bust if the house had no edge?
House edge is why gamblers lose in the long run. If there was no house edge, both gamblers and the casino would break even. Particular bettors might win or lose but the net of wins and losses would even out.  read more

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Las Vegas could see payoff from Mass. legalization

The potential for casino expansion in Massachusetts could prove to be a winning gamble for Las Vegas-based gambling companies. Gov. Deval Patrick and leaders of the state's House and Senate reached an agreement to expand gaming in the state last week. Under the deal, Massachusetts would have three stand-alone Las Vegas-style casinos and a fourth slot machine-only casino.  read more
Las Vegas could see payoff from Mass. legalization



Irene hits Atlantic City's balance sheets

Atlantic City's 11 hotel-casinos escaped major physical damage from Hurricane Irene, but one executive said the lost weekend cost the gaming industry $40 million to $45 million.  read more

Macau casino revenues top $3 billion in August

Macau's 34 casinos shattered single-month gaming revenue figures in August, collecting $3.09 billion from gamblers.  read more

Singapore casinos tame gaming beast

Singapore approved the country's first casinos in 2006 and five years later Marina Bay Sands and Resort World Sentosa are major attractions.  read more

Vegas casino reopens with new look

The Plaza Hotel and Casino formally reopened for business after its owners spent nearly a year and $35 million on renovations.  read more

Nevada casino opens sportsbook in time for football season

Casino MonteLago at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson opened its new sportsbook Thursday on the casino's upper level.  read more

Minnesota casino wins 27 awards

Treasure Island Resort & Casino won 27 awards in Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine's reader's choice awards.  read more

California casino unveils plans for hotel

The Viejas Casino in Alpine wants to break ground next year on a new 150-room hotel adjacent to the existing casino.  read more



California casinos introduce 'Hangover' slot

A slot machine based on the hit move 'The Hangover' can now be found at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage and Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life doesn't own an iPad, but if we did, we sure would get plenty of use out of it playing the online slots. Of course, we'd be sure to buy it at a reputable dealer, and not in a McDonald's parking lot.  read more

Reno casino paying out major slot jackpots

The Eldorado Hotel Casino paid out thousands of dollars to lucky slot jackpot winners in August.  read more



Casino City Gang -- Refugees edition

The Gang delves deeper into 'The Micros,' discuss a recent Erik Seidel tweet about live streaming and offer up their thoughts on the "poker refugee" movement that has American players moving to other countries to play online poker.  read more

Getty Images partners with Epic Poker League

Getty Images has been named the official photography partner for the inaugural season of the Epic Poker League.  read more

PokerStars ready for EPT Greece event

The inaugural Greek event will be the fifth stop of the European Poker Tour Season 8 and will kick off Nov. 15.  read more

European Masters Of Poker heading to Barcelona

The European Masters of Poker will make its fifth stop on its season three tour in Barcelona on Sept. 29.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Neil Channing, Sam Trickett, Roland De Wolfe and JP Kelly were all scheduled to speak at the London's Poker in the Park, which was held over the weekend.
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X-Factor Steps to Stardom
The smash British reality competition "The X-Factor" will make its American debut this month. If you can't wait to see Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul team up again, head to bet365 Games and try the X-Factor Steps to Stardom slot machine.

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