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January 9, 2012

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January 9, 2012

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arrowAlan Krigman: Can you make big bucks starting small?

Can you make big bucks starting small?
It is possible to make big bucks working from small bankrolls. But no matter what strategy a gambler uses, he or she needs a stroke of luck because the more profit you demand, the less you're apt to succeed.  read more

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Las Vegas looking abroad for tourists

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has set a goal of making international travelers 30 percent of the city's tourists. The average international traveler spends about $1,011 per stay and remains in Vegas for more than four days each trip. Domestic tourists spend $645 per visit and stay about three days.  read more
Las Vegas looking abroad for tourists



Casino City Gang: Jersey Shore edition

Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss a flurry of gambling news from New Jersey, including a delay to the online gambling bill, more alcohol in casinos, off-track betting and a battle involving the Trump Taj Mahal.  read more

Downtown Las Vegas ready for transformation

2012 looms as a transition year for downtown Las Vegas as the area awaits remodels, redevelopments and expansions.  read more

Nevada casinos suffer $4 billion net loss in 2011

Nevada's highest-grossing casinos suffered a net loss of almost $4 billion last year, according to a report released by state gaming regulators.  read more

Resorts World New York collects almost $90 million

The racino attached to the Aqueduct Race Track in New York City collected gaming revenues of $89.9 million through Dec. 31.  read more

Gaming stocks slump in 2011

Seven out of the 10 casino operators and slot machine manufacturers followed by Applied Analysis finished 2011 with lower stock prices than 2010.  read more

Macau boasts gaming revenues of $33.5 billion last year

Macau's 2011 gaming revenue total surpassed the combined casino revenues produced by the top 20 U.S. commercial casino markets in 2010.  read more

California casino rewarding players in 2012

Red Hawk Casino is kicking off the New Year by offering Rewards Club members 12 times their points every Thursday in January.  read more

San Diego woman glad she got a Golden Ticket

A woman won $250,000 at the Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego in the finale of the casino's Golden Ticket Giveaway.  read more



California woman hits $136,337 jackpot

A woman from Modesto made the short trip to Red Hawk Casino on New Year's Eve and left with a major jackpot win.  read more

The Reel Life

The Reel Life has never been desperate enough to use counterfeit money. Should we ever have to do so, however, we wouldn't use a $1 million bill.  read more



DOJ statement not a green light

Howard Stutz says that although Internet poker will continue to be at the forefront of gaming news in the coming 12 months, everyone needs to "breathe."  read more

Brunson earns EPL Lifetime Players Card

The Epic Poker League awarded poker legend Doyle Brunson its first Lifetime Players Card for his achievements in the game.  read more

Blom wins PCA Super High Roller event

Swedish poker pro Viktor Blom outlasted a final table that included Jonathan Duhamel and Daniel Negreanu to win the $100k Super High Roller event for $1.25 million at the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.  read more

Aristocrat Technologies applies for Nevada online poker license

Aristocrat Technologies has filed its application with state regulators to be one of the first companies to offer online poker games within Nevada.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Team PokerStars Pros Bertrand 'ElkY' Grospellier and Dario Minieri have earned Lifetime Achievement Awards from PokerStars’ VIP Club after both reached 5 million lifetime VIP Player Points.
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