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June 8, 2009

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June 8, 2009

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arrowMark Pilarski: Spread your action around to boost comps

Spread your action around to boost comps
When a reader asks what he can do when his casino of choice cuts back on player perks, Pilarski advises not to put all of your gambling eggs in one basket and to make yourself a rated player at multiple venues.  read more

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Cards go dead for Negreanu in bid for WSOP bracelet No. 5

Daniel Negreanu had the chip lead going into heads-up play of the World Series of Poker's $2,500 Six-Handed Limit Hold'em event Sunday night. But things went cold for Kid Poker in a hurry as online phenom Brock "TSoprano" Parker turned the tables on him to come from behind and earn his first-career bracelet.  read more
Cards go dead for Negreanu in bid for WSOP bracelet No. 5



Tom McEvoy is thinking Poker Hall of Fame

After capturing the prestigious Champions Invitational at the World Series of Poker last week, the 1983 Main Event champ is hoping the victory clears a path for him to the Hall of Fame.  read more

Ivey adds sixth bracelet to collection

Phil Ivey outlasted a strong field of 147 to win the $2,500 Deuce-to-Seven No-Limit Lowball event at the World Series of Poker.  read more

Sung a success in WSOP stimulus special

Professional Steven Sung was crowned the champion of the World Series of Poker “Stimulus Special” $1,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em event.  read more

Casino City WSOP fantasy draft

The World Series of Poker is a huge event, but a very long event. So how do you remain engaged? By holding a fantasy draft.  read more

Experience trumps youth at WSOP stud event

Freddie Ellis, a 74-year-old real estate broker, took out a star-studded field to win the $10,000 Seven-Card Stud championship at the WSOP last week.  read more



Ground broken on first Miami-Dade casino

Churchill Downs and Calder Race Course broke ground last week on a 104,000-square-foot slots and gaming facility.  read more

LV Sands reaches settlement in Macau suit

Las Vegas Sands has reached a confidential settlement with three men over the acquisition of a Macau gaming license.  read more

Hard Rock Hotel to hire 1,200 workers

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will hire 1,200 employees by the end of 2009 to accommodate the property's $750 million expansion project.  read more

Venetian restaurant up for top honors — for bathroom

The Venetian's upscale Italian restaurant, Zeffirino Ristorante, may be adding one of the most bizarre accolades to the luxury resort's lengthy list.  read more

Mats Wilander joins

Former world No. 1 and seven-time Grand Slam winner Mats Wilander has signed on as tennis ambassador for online gaming company  read more

Pennsylvania politician pushing for table games

After the success of the state's slots-only casinos, the push is on to start allowing table games.  read more

Lawsuit accuses strip clubs, taxis of scam

A Southern California man is suing dozens of Las Vegas strip clubs, taxi companies and limo providers, accusing them of running illegal kickback schemes.  read more



Illinois pol strongly opposes slot expansion

Des Plains 3rd Ward Alderman Matt Bogusz said that expansion of video gambling machines would hurt the city's planned casino.  read more

The Reel Life

We love Craigslist. It's a great source to find ways to earn extra income to support our online slots habit. And this recent job posting is a classic  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
All 50 U.S. states and all 10 Canadian provinces have had at least one entrant into this year’s World Series of Poker.
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