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September 9, 2013

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September 9, 2013

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Banned from blackjack

Banned from blackjack
John Grochowski explains why certain blackjack moves could elicit a ban from a casino.  read more

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Macau casinos boast $3.8 billion in August revenue

The $3.8 billion represents the second highest monthly revenue figure in Macau -- an impressive total considering Typhoon Utor may have slowed visitation for two or three days during the month. The total is topped only by the $3.92 billion collected in March.  read more
Macau casinos boast $3.8 billion in August revenue



Casino City Gang: Kicking off the NFL season

The gang talks about fun ways you can bet on the NFL, John McCain's iPhone poker habit and Party Poker's move to rate players based on skill.  read more

Wynn could purchase Atlantic Club

The resort is one of only two Atlantic City operators available to partner with Wynn, who recently filed for an online gambling license in New Jersey.  read more

Las Vegas Strip gaming revenues down 14 percent in July

Nevada revenues dipped 7.9 percent compared to last year, but the $925.7 million total was the second largest single-month total in 2013.  read more

Analysts' expectations for The Cosmopolitan strong

The resort is still operating in the red, but continues to post quarterly increases across most of its business segments.  read more

High Roller wheel moving into place

The 550-foot observation wheel, set to open in Las Vegas in the first half of 2014, is the centerpiece of the $550 million Linq project.  read more

South Point offers mobile betting app

The app gives sports bettors the ability to wager on games through their phone or tablet and collect winnings at five locations in Nevada.  read more

COO of Las Vegas Sands' Macau subsidiary resigns

David Sisk was with Sands China for three years before leaving.  read more

Union Gaming Group looks to Japan as gambling's next frontier

The group, backed by Bill Lerner and Rich Moriarty, will host a conference in Tokyo later this month focusing on Japan's potential casino gambling market.  read more

Downtown Grand is on schedule for fall opening

Fifth Street Gaming, which will manage the redeveloped casino-resort, is still in the process of hiring 800 people.  read more

Pechanga to undergo multi-million dollar renovation

The resort's hotel lobby, guest check-in, VIP check-in lounge, three restaurants and retail gift store are slated to be renovated by the end of 2013.  read more



The Reel Life: When theft replaces chivalry

A London man allegedly tried to steal his date's phone after she refused to split the bar tab on their first date.  read more



Poker Player Tweets of the Week: NFL season means bankrolls will be lost

Josh Arieh made a bad bet to kick off the football season, while Brett Richey discovered the Pitbull paradox.  read more

PokerStars releases ACOP schedule

The Asia Championship of Poker will feature 18 tournaments and $3.5 million in guaranteed prize money.  read more

London Poker Festival to feature £50,000 event

The European Poker Tour's 38-event series will take place Oct. 2-12 at the Grand Connaught Rooms, a new EPT venue.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The first ever Casino Entertainment Awards will take place in the showroom at The Plaza Hotel & Casino on Wednesday. Sept. 25.
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