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February 9, 2015

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February 9, 2015

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The Captain's Supersystem
Gaming guru Frank Scoblete explains why his "Captain's doey-don't 5-Count Supersystem" isn't as effective as he once thought. He now suggests players stick with the 5-count, but merely place a Come bet instead.  read more

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Casino City Gang: Legalize it edition

Casino City's Dan Podheiser and Aaron Todd discuss NBA commissioner Adam Silver's stance on sports betting in the wake of the recent ESPN The Magazine story about his "pragmatic" approach to the issue. They also dissect the 2015 WSOP schedule and talk about Dan's recent experience playing a tournament on PokerStars Home Games.  read more
Casino City Gang: Legalize it edition



Bill to outlaw online gaming resurfaces

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) reintroduced a bill that would impose a federal ban on wagering over the Internet, reigniting a debate that has split the industry.  read more

Caesars CEO Loveman stepping down

Gary Loveman, who has been with Caesars since 1988 and is one of the gaming industry's longest-tenured CEOs, is stepping down in wake of Caesars' recent bankruptcy filing.  read more

Nevada reports $116 million wagered on Super Bowl

That total is just shy of last year's record of $119.4 million wagered, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board..  read more

Macau, already reeling, faces possible total smoking ban

After implementing a partial casino smoking ban in October, Macau is contemplating a total prohibition on smoking in all areas of the region's gaming market, which likely won't help the region's revenue downslide.  read more

Lionel Sawyer law firm files for bankruptcy

The firm was at the forefront of many major gaming changes in Nevada and represented a who's who of the casino industry.  read more

Station Casinos to operate sportsbook at Sparks casino

The Baldini's Casino sportsbook is the company's second sportsbook operation outside its large and small casinos in the Las Vegas area.  read more

MGM Resorts to launch mobile wagering application in Nevada

The initial use of the technology will be to provide mobile sports betting this summer. In addition to offering in-play wagering, MGM customers will be allowed to place bets on their mobile devices from anywhere in Nevada.  read more

Plunge in Macau revenue leads to lower profits for Wynn

Wynn Resorts said revenue from its two Macau casinos dipped 32 percent in the quarter that ended Dec. 31 from the same period a year ago.  read more

Redevelopment planned for casino on Paradise Road

A local real estate developer has acquired majority ownership of the Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino on Paradise Road and plans to redevelop the property.  read more



HPO Championship Weekend dates announced

The Hollywood Poker Open Season 3 Championship Weekend will take place June 25-28 at the M Resort Spa Casino in Las Vegas.  read more



The Reel Life: Pizza payback edition

Thirteen years ago, a desperate customer intentionally bounced a check at a pizza place in order to salvage a pie to feed his children. The man was broke and had no other choice. But recently, he decided to make amends.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The 2015 World Series of Poker schedule will feature an online bracelet event through in Nevada. The $1,000 buy-in event will be played online, with the final two players competing at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
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