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October 8, 2007

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October 8, 2007

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arrowMark Pilarski: Sorry, Charlie, no CSM for you

Sorry, Charlie, no CSM for you
Pilarski looks at how the continuous shuffle machine affects the house's edge in blackjack, the strategy of playing two slots at once and basic money management at the poker table.  read more

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MGM Grand Detroit debuts

Eight years after opening its initial Detroit venture, MGM Mirage pulled the wraps off its $800 million MGM Grand Detroit last week, marking the first Las Vegas-style destination to open in a major metropolitan area.  read more
MGM Grand Detroit debuts


CASINO hosts charity day will hold its first charity day on Oct. 10 and will contribute $100,000 to two charities. is hoping that its players will join in by contributing a percentage of their playing money.  read more

Patti LaBelle at Mohegan Sun

Patti LaBelle is taking her one-of-a-kind performance on the road this winter and will be making a stop at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on Nov. 24.  read more

Moulin Rouge gets another go

The President and CEO of Moulin Rouge Development said he expects to submit plans for a new Moulin Rouge resort to the Las Vegas Planning Commission by year's end.  read more

Harrah's: Rio tower open and safe

Harrah's Entertainment said Wednesday that the Rio's Ipanema Tower is open and doing business without any imminent danger to customers.  read more

Massachusetts governor to file casino legislation

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said last week that he plans to file legislation to establish casino resorts in Western Massachusetts and two other parts of the state.  read more

Frank questions value of study

Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. questioned the value of Nevada-backed legislation that studies Internet gambling last week. "What's to study?" asked the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. "Whether or not I should be able to make my own bet with my own money?"  read more

MGM Mirage looks to build multibillion dollar resort

The gaming giant plans to develop a mini-city of gambling, hotel towers and luxury condominiums that would dramatically redefine the Atlantic City skyline.  read more



Slotland launches new game

FourCast, a card prediction game, is the newest game offered at Four cards are dealt face down and the player predicts the suit and/or value of the next card dealt.  read more

WMS Gaming launches online promotion

WMS Gaming has launched an online promotion aimed at educating casino players and building awareness of its MONOPOLY Super Money Grab slot machine. The game combines the real-time animation of video slots with mechanical reel machines.  read more

Mega Moolah jackpot at £3.3 million

The Mega Moolah progressive jackpot is worth more than £3.3 million. The progressive for the new online slot works by depositing a small proportion of players' winnings back into a running total.  read more

The Reel Life

It was 'raining cash' on Tony M. this weekend at Bodog to the tune of $19,271 while Sarah J. was all smiles, taking home $27,175 playing Joker Poker.  read more



San Antonio poker star charged in illegal gambling probe

World Series of Poker Main Event finalist Richard Henry Lee has been accused of operating an illegal sportsbook by San Antonio authorities.  read more

Everest Poker wins two eGaming awards

Everest Poker was the toast of this year's eGaming Review Awards held last week in London, winning both Hot Shot Operator of the Year and Poker Operator of the Year.  read more

Extreme Poker Sydney a real cliffhanger

Hugo Asenjo was crowned champion of the fourth International Tournament of Extreme Poker in Sydney last week after surviving blustery conditions to knock five other contestants out of the game and off of their 90-meter perch above the ocean.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The idea of the four suits used in a deck of cards originated in France, with spades representing royalty, diamonds representing the merchants, clubs representing the peasants and hearts representing the clergy.
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The Cooler
William H. Macy plays Bernie Lootz, the unluckiest man in Las Vegas. In fact, he's so unlucky that a casino pays him to spread his bad luck across the gambling floor. But when he falls in love with a cocktail waitress (Maria Bello), everything changes.

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