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March 7, 2011

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March 7, 2011

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Roulette's worst bet

Roulette's worst bet
Grochowski has warned roulette players for years that there's one wager on a double-zero wheel that's more hazardous to the bankroll than the rest. And that wager is the five-number bet on 0, 00, 1, 2 and 3.  read more

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Seidel continues amazing run with NBC Heads-Up title

Erik Seidel defeated Chris Moneymaker in the final round of the NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship to win the event and the $750,000 first-place prize on Sunday. The victory is the latest in a series of wins for the tournament veteran, who is now the leader on poker's all-time money list with almost $14.7 million in tournament earnings.  read more
Seidel continues amazing run with NBC Heads-Up title



Sands shares drop after SEC announcees probe

Las Vegas Sands saw it's stock drop more than six percent after it was revealed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice have opened investigations.  read more

Casino City Press releases Indian Gaming Report

The report provides nationwide and state-by-state statistics from 2009, which was the first time that revenues at Indian gaming facilities declined.  read more

Macau casinos collect $2.5 billion in February

The Chinese New Year holiday helped fuel Macau casinos to collect $2.5 billion in gaming revenue last month.  read more

Caesars Palace turning over Centurion Tower to Nobu

Nobu Hospitality is renovating and transforming one of Caesar's oldest hotel towers into a boutique hotel that will be called Nobu Hotel Las Vegas.  read more

Florida casino launches iPhone and Android apps

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood apps can be used to make restaurant reservations, register for poker tournaments and order room service, among other things.  read more

Wynn Resorts named most admired Vegas company

Fortune magazine named Wynn Resorts the fourth most admired company in the category of hotels, casinos and resorts.  read more

Cosmopolitan opens sportsbook

Cantor Gaming's latest multimillion-dollar race and sportsbook was scheduled to open Friday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.  read more

Drama surrounds veto of New Jersey online gambling bill

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have allowed Atlantic City casinos to offer online gambling to New Jersey residents.  read more

Casino City Gang: Lump sum edition

The Gang discusses a woman's decision to take a lump sum instead of $1 million in bonus slots cash and other gambling news.  read more

Survivor star debuts table game in Vegas

Former "Survivor" contestant Rupert Boneham is testing a new table game at the Golden Nugget that is a simplified version of lowball poker.  read more

Mississippi casinos bring PGA Champions Tour to Fallen Oak

Four casinos have come together to bring the PGA Champions Tour, including golfers Bernard Langer, Hale Irwin and Tom Kite to the Magnolia State.  read more



Pennsylvania slot revenue rebounds in February

February slot machine revenue jumped 23 percent compared to January and 17.6 percent compared to February 2010.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life is not a fan of bullies, but we don't agree with a Florida woman's reaction to one who was picking on her son.  read more



Gregory Brooks wins L.A. Poker Classic

The 23-year-old outlasted a final table that included Carlos Mortensen to win over $1.6 million and his first WPT title.  read more

Hellmuth snubbed by Dancing with the Stars

The cast for "Dancing with the Stars" has been revealed, and for those in the poker community, Phil Hellmuth's absence was notable, but predictable.  read more

Hellmuth to compete in Kentucky tournament

Phil Hellmuth and Robert Williamson III will take part in a celebrity poker tournament in Louisville during the week of the Kentucky Derby.  read more

Iowa committee sends Internet poker bill to full Senate

The Iowa State Government Committee voted 9-6 in favor of a measure that would license and regulate intrastate Internet poker.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
According to The Hendon Mob poker database, Erik Seidel has won $4.3 million and moved from 11th to first on poker's all-time money list in the last six months.
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