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Random strategies
John Grochowski explains that no matter what your betting strategy is at baccarat, roulette or any other casino game, the odds will always fall in the house's favor.  read more

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NCSL opposes bill that would ban online gambling

In a letter to the congressional leadership and copied to all members of Congress, the National Conference of State Legislatures wrote that "states have proven that they are effective regulators of the gambling industry, and the proponents of this legislation fail to make a case that we have been negligent in our responsibilities to the industry and consumers."  read more
NCSL opposes bill that would ban online gambling



Macau casino revenues again top $4 billion

Macau's gaming market grew revenue 13.1 percent during March to $4.4 billion, the third highest on record.  read more

More Caesars lenders want to dismantle affiliate deals

Caesars Entertainment said if the spin-offs of several Caesars Entertainment's casinos and businesses into Caesars Growth Partners were undone, it "could trigger a default" of the affiliate's debt raised to finance the transfers.  read more

Las Vegas Sands unveils multimillion-dollar philanthropic effort

Sands Cares will contribute $7 million to UNLV's William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and $1 million to Clean the World, a nonprofit that turns discarded soap into personal hygiene items for use in impoverished countries.  read more

Sands moving past 'million-dollar' tarp

An unfinished Strip condominium tower between The Venetian and Palazzo may soon see a new life, but Las Vegas Sands President Michael Levin said it is still unclear what the company plans to do with the building.  read more

Companies beginning to focus on luxury in 'small' settings

By the end of the year, Las Vegas will have about a half-dozen hotel-casinos that operators classify as "boutique," "luxury" or "lifestyle" in their marketing efforts.  read more



Online poker players must confront paying taxes

Nearly a year after the launch of real money online poker in Nevada, there's a new wave of players who must pay taxes on Web poker winnings from 2013.  read more

WSOP Circuit details finalized in both Nevada and New Jersey will host freerolls and satellites to get into the WSOP National Championship, which takes place May 22-24 at Bally's Atlantic City.  read more

APPT Macau and Macau Poker Cup schedules announced

The 12-day poker festival from May 14-25 features a $3,200 buy-in Main Event.  read more



March 2014 Featured Game report

Casino City's Dan Podheiser tracked his results for his Featured Game reviews during March. He explains how he fared for each game in this report.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Las Vegas Sands Corp., Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts are all expected to open multibillion-dollar hotel-casino resorts in Macau by 2016.
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