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August 9, 2010

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August 9, 2010

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arrowMark Pilarski: Can anything honestly be that elusive?

Can anything honestly be that elusive?
Pilarski explains to a reader that just because you get dealt four cards to a royal flush four separate times doesn't mean you will hit the fifth card.  read more

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Massachusetts gambling bill in limbo

The Massachusetts Legislature approved a compromise gambling bill last week that would allow for three casinos and two slot machine parlors in the state. However, Gov. Deval Patrick is opposed to the legislation because he said the slot machine parlors generate fewer jobs than the numbers promised by the casinos.  read more
Massachusetts gambling bill in limbo



The Gang talks poker ethics and WSOP

Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss ESPN's coverage of the WSOP, introduce you to more of the November Nine, talk about and make best bets.  read more

PokerStars returning to Vienna in October

The PokerStars European Poker Tour will visit Vienna for the first time in six years on October 26.  read more

Unleashed Poker sending players to Canada and England

The poker room is offering players the chance to take part in both the Canadian Open Poker Championships and the English Poker Open.  read more

London Poker Festival to host strip poker tournament

The "Baller Strip Poker Championships" will be held at the Stringfellows gentlemen's club to raise money for cancer awareness charities.  read more



Macau is booming and Vegas is glooming

Macau gaming revenues surged more than 70 percent in July while gaming revenues in Las Vegas are "showing no signs of turning around."  read more

Miami group envisions $2 billion Vegas product

A Miami company has acquired a majority stake in a small hotel-casino on Paradise Road that gives the company 20 acres for future development.  read more

MGM reports $883 million net loss

The casino giant said its second quarter net loss was $883 million this year compared to a loss of $212 million in the same quarter last year.  read more

Boyd Gaming sees second quarter profits plunge

The casino operator announced its second-quarter profits fell 73 percent only days after dropping out of bidding for Station Casinos properties.  read more

Harrah's loses $274 million in second quarter

Harrah's Entertainment is blaming weak customer spending for a $274 million loss in the second quarter.  read more

Station Casinos gets sale approval

A judge approved the sale of 11 casinos, land holdings and gaming contracts to a group backed by Fertitta Gaming for $772 million.  read more

DJ Victor Calderone heading to Atlantic City

The world-renowned DJ will perform at Resorts Atlantic City on September 4, with tickets starting at $40.  read more



California casino adding more slot machines

Spotlight 29 Casino has just installed 10 penny slot machines on its gaming floor, including slots based on the Lord of the Rings and the Wizard of Oz.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life likes to party sometimes, especially when we need a break from the slots. That being said, when we go out, we usually leave our shotguns at home.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas is launching its own Facebook game this week in partnership with Last Legion Games.
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