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November 8, 2010

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November 8, 2010

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arrowMark Pilarski: The sound of silence

The sound of silence
Pilarski said the reason players are seeing and hearing fewer jackpots compared to yesteryear is because most casinos today operate with ticket system machines. It has nothing to do with fewer jackpots hitting.  read more

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Duhamel beats Racener to win World Series of Poker Main Event

Jonathan Duhamel (right) became the first Canadian to win the World Series of Poker Main Event when he wore out John Racener in heads-up play Monday night to win $8,944,310. The 23-year-old French Canadian used his big chip stack to wear Racener down and defeat him in 43 hands.  read more
Duhamel beats Racener to win World Series of Poker Main Event



It's not the Stanley Cup, but the WSOP bracelet will have to do

Jonathan Duhamel knows he'll never raise the Stanley Cup, but he got his hands on a piece of hardware that ranks second on his fantasy hierarchy.  read more

Duhamel, Racener last two at WSOP Main Event final table

Florida native John Racener will play French-Canadian Jonathan Duhamel heads-up for the WSOP Main Event bracelet and nearly $9 million on Monday.  read more

Raymer offers advice to next WSOP champ

Jonathan Duhamel and John Racener may be wise to listen to the advice of 2005 Main Event champion Greg Raymer.  read more

Cheong's aggression giveth and taketh away

The aggression that gave Joseph Cheong the chip lead at the World Series of Poker's final table ultimately led to his undoing, as he finished third.  read more

Italian Candio finishes fourth in Main Event

Filippo Candio was the first Italian player in World Series of Poker history to make it to the final table of the Main Event and he became the leading Italian player on poker's all-time money list.  read more

Mizrachi finishes fifth in WSOP Main Event

Michael Mizrachi lost the biggest coin flip of his life against Jonathan Duhamel on Saturday night in the World Series of Poker Main Event.  read more

Senti, Dolan exit WSOP final table in entirely different fashions

Jason Senti and John Dolan had very different days at the WSOP Main Event. Senti exceeded expectations with a seventh-place finish, while Dolan finished sixth after starting with the second-largest chip stack.  read more

Jarvis exits WSOP Main Event after gut-wrenching final hand

In one of the most gut-wrenching eliminations in WSOP history, Matthew Jarvis saw his tournament life see-saw back and forth four times.  read more

Soi Nguyen, WSOP's last amateur player, finishes ninth

The World Series of Poker's lone remaining amateur player became its first casualty as Cuong “Soi” Nguyen finished in ninth place.  read more

The lead up to the November Nine -- the WSOP is all grown up

The final table of the Main Event of the World Series of Poker has drastically changed how poker’s most important tournament is viewed by fans.  read more

The Gang is ready for the November Nine

Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Igo discuss the World Poker Finals at Foxwoods, break down the WSOP Final Table and make their NFL bets.  read more

Jeff Forrest wins WPT event at Foxwoods

Orlando resident Jeff Forrest won $548,752 and his first major poker title after surviving and delivering some brutal beats at the World Poker Finals Main Event.  read more



Gaming leaders pleased with Reid re-election

Gaming leaders said Tuesday night's re-election of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will benefit the casino industry in Washington, D.C.  read more



The Reel Life

Fans of The Reel Life will remember a story about a teenager who was arrested for DUI while wearing a Breathalyzer costume. Well, it's happened again.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Slot machine play at Pennsylvania's 10 casinos produced gross revenue of $197,459,415 in October, an increase of more than 11 percent compared to last year.
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