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June 9, 2008

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June 9, 2008

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arrowMark Pilarski: That sweet edge and how to find it

That sweet edge and how to find it
Pilarski has some sound advice this week on the keys to gaining an actual edge over the house when playing video poker and how manage your losses at the craps table.  read more

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WSOP Weekend Wrap-up: The amateurs strike back

After watching the professionals win nine of the first 10 bracelets that were up for grabs at the 2008 World Series of Poker, the amateurs fought back over the weekend with Phillip Tom (right) and Jimmy Shultz capturing their first bracelets.  read more
WSOP Weekend Wrap-up: The amateurs strike back



Iowa to take debts owed from winnings

Under a new state law, Iowa's gambling businesses will be required to run government database checks on the names of all players who win $10,000 or more on a slot machine or on a wager at a horse or dog race.  read more

Colorado casino finds smoking ban loophole

Colorado casinos have been smoke-free since Jan. 1, but Bronco Billy's is claiming the law has a loophole that allows smoking at cigar bars.  read more

Macau ferry service adds more sailings

Cotai Waterjets announced that beginning this week the Cotai Strip CotaiJet high-speed ferry service will begin evening sailings and operate with more frequent service during peak hours.  read more

New Mississippi casino proposed

Arizona company says it has plans to develop 220 acres in Tunica County as a gaming site, according to a legal notice of intent that ran in The Tunica Times.  read more

Mohegan Sun begins road expansion

The Connecticut casino has started work on Route 2A to accommodate Project Horizon, the casino's $925 million expansion project. The road expansion is expected to be completed by mid-July.  read more

Greektown to lose nearly $16 million

The Detroit casino is expected to lose $15.9 million this year as its bottom line absorbs $13.5 million in bankruptcy restructuring costs and $51 million in loan interest payments.  read more



The Reel Life

Instead of focusing on winners this week, the Reel Life is looking at places you could win big. After all, the big jackpot is something every slot player dreams about.  read more



Commerce Casino provides gas price relief

Six times a week in July (Monday-Thursday), casino floor managers will drop a $50 gas card into the pot at random poker tables.  read more

Hinkle proves he's no fish at WSOP

Grant Hinkle may look like a fish, but he proved he doesn't play like one after pulling off what might have been one of the biggest bluffs in World Series of Poker history last week.  read more

PokerTek adds to its presence in Quebec

The automated poker table company announced that it has installed an additional four PokerPro devices at Loto-Quebec's Ludoplex Trois-Rivieres, bringing the total number of PokerPro tables in the province to 55.  read more

World Poker Tour looking for new TV partner

Popular poker series open to offers after Game Show Network declines option to pick up seventh season.  read more

Century Casinos to host charity poker tournament

The Century Casino & Hotel in Edmonton will host the Celebrity Poker Tournament in support of the MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society of Alberta on June 14.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Event #11 at the 2008 World Series of Poker was the first this year to feature a final table of all North American players.
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