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March 8, 2010

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Blackjack is best long-term
Pilarski explains to a reader why he beleves blackjack is a better game to play long-term than video poker. He says even with equality between games, you will still end up losing more money per hour at video poker.  read more

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Annie Duke wins NBC Heads-Up Championship

Annie Duke made history Sunday night as she became the first woman to win the NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship. Duke won $500,000 after defeating Erik Seidel in the finals. Casino City's Gary Trask was live at Caesars Palace to report on the historic moment.  read more
Annie Duke wins NBC Heads-Up Championship



NBC Heads-Up event held in high regard

The NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship has earned its place among the most coveted titles in the game, according to the poker pros Casino City spoke with on Saturday.  read more

Poker prop-betting with Phil Gordon

Casino City's Gary Trask found out the hard way on Friday at the NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship that making side bets with poker pro Phil Gordon can be a losing, but rewarding, proposition.  read more

Photo gallery of the NBC Heads-Up Draw Party at Caesars Palace

Take a stroll down the red carpet with the Casino City cameras as we catch up with all of the big stars in attendance for the annual Draw Party for the NBC Heads-Up Championship at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  read more

NBC Heads-Up Draw Party provides plenty of juicy storylines

Casino City reports from the NBC Heads-Up Draw Party at Caesars Palace and speaks with a not-so-happy Jennifer Tilly, a delighted Darvin Moon, an obnoxious Mike Matusow and the former neighbor of Minnesota Fats.  read more

The Gang talks Heads-Up, Foxwoods

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Gary Trask and Dan Igo discuss the NBC National Heads-Up Championship, Vin's recent trip to Foxwoods and make their best bets.  read more

Armed robbery interrupts EPT Berlin event

Kevin “ImaLuckSac” MacPhee, a PokerStars qualifier, won €1 million in a tournament that saw its Day 4 interrupted by an armed robbery.  read more

Team PokerStars Pro wins LAPT Punta del Este

Jose "Nacho" Barbero of Argentina bested a field of 306 players to win the Latin American Poker Tour Punta del Este title.  read more

Roland De Wolfe wins London Open

Roland De Wolfe walked away with £77,700 after topping a field of 111 players at the Mansion Poker Les A London Open.  read more



Rave early reviews for St. Louis casino

Pinnacle Entertainment held a sneak preview of its $380 million suburban St. Louis casino last week and the reviews were overwhelmingly positive.  read more

Iowa's governor wants four new casinos

Iowa Gov. Chet Gulver is asking regulators to approve casinos in four counties that already approved casino ballot measures.  read more

Snowstorm wreaks havoc on Borgata earnings

The Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City lost $5 million in the fourth quarter because of a severe snowstorm in December.  read more



The Reel Life

Before The Reel Life dedicated our life to online slots, we went to college. And we made sure we had a great time. But even our wildest nights didn't come close to one a Rhode Island student had last week.  read more

TV producer hits mega jackpot at Hard Rock

A TV producer from Los Angeles won a $877,061 Wheel of Fortune quarter MegaJackpot at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

Sands Bethlehem rakes in $19.7 million in slot revenue

The Pennsylvania casino, which is operated by Las Vegas Sands, had the state's third-highest take in slot machine revenue during February.  read more

Slot player wins big at Pala Casino

A man won $100,000 after hitting a jackpot on the Triple Stars slot machine at the California casino.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Irish bookmaker Paddy Power says that golfer Tiger Woods has rejected a $75 million sponsorship offer from the company.
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