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June 7, 2010

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June 7, 2010

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arrowJohn Robison: What should be in my win/loss diary?

What should be in my win/loss diary?
A reader asks Robison how to prepare win/loss diaries for the IRS. Robison says in his own personal diary he notes the date, the name of the machine, how much he started with and how much he ended with.  read more

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"The Master" wins seventh WSOP bracelet

Men "the Master" Nguyen won the Seven-Card Stud World Championship at the World Series of Poker, topping a star-laden field of 150 to win $394,807. It was Nguyen's first bracelet since 2003 and his seventh overall, tying him with Bill Baxter and Phil Ivey for sixth place for most career WSOP victories.  read more
"The Master" wins seventh WSOP bracelet



The Gang returns to three

Casino City's Vin Narayanan is back and he joins Dan Igo and Aaron Todd as they discuss the World Series of Poker, the UIGEA deadline, the NBA Finals and make their best bets.  read more

Wynn takes swipe at Vegas competitors

Steve Wynn is blaming CityCenter for dragging down room rates that "has by and large blunted the effects" of a possible Vegas recovery.  read more

Casino licensees told to avoid Internet gambling companies

A member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board said casinos should keep their distance from Internet gambling companies that accept wagers from Americans.  read more

MGM Mirage launches five iPhone apps

The five free applications are dedicated to Las Vegas and allow gamers to review casinos, learn rules of the game, and log into the Player's Club to earn rewards.  read more

Kentucky, Delaware put off gaming expansion

Analysts believe gaming won’t be brought up in Kentucky until 2012 while Delaware's governor asked legislators to hold off talk until 2011.  read more

Six companies enter reopened Aqueduct casino process

Six entities, including Penn National Gaming, have entered the restarted bidding process to operate a slot machine-only casino at New York Aqueduct Racetrack.  read more



Mizrachi wins WSOP Poker Players Championship

Michael "the Grinder" Mizrachi defeated a final table that included his brother Robert as well as established pros John Juanda and Daniel Alaei to win more than $1.5 million and claim the World Series of Poker's Poker Players Championship.  read more

Watt beats Dwan to claim first Kiwi bracelet

New Zealand native Simon Watt beat noted professional poker player Tom "durrrr" Dwan heads-up in a $1,500 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em event to win $614,248 and a WSOP gold bracelet early Monday morning.  read more

Foxwoods offering WSOP Main Event satellites

The Connecticut casino is offering players the chance to qualify for the World Series of Poker Main Event during the month of June.  read more

PokerStars announces return to Brazil

The Latin American Poker Tour will return to Brazil in August for an event in Florianopolis.  read more

Ville Wahlbeck joins Team PokerStars Pro

Wahlbeck is the first Finnish member of Team PokerStars Pro and joins a squad of stars such as Daniel Negreanu, Vanessa Rousso and Joe Cada.  read more



The Reel Life

The Reel Life sometimes goes out into the real world to try our hand at other games. Unlike this Missouri man, the last thing we would do is try to get on the casino’s bad side.  read more

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue rises in May

Slot machine revenue in the Keystone State rose nearly 13 percent in May compared to the same month in 2009.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
This year's first $1,000 No Limit Hold'em event at the World Series of Poker attracted 4,345 players.
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