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Aristocrat's Lightning Link named industry's top game

posted on July 22, 2016 by

U.S. gaming operators continue to respond positively to Aristocrat’s high-performing products, with the leading gaming technology company delighted to have received outstanding customer feedback in the findings of two recent high-profile surveys.

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WSOP adds Casino Royale in the Caribbean to the fold

posted on July 21, 2016 by

Sint Maarten is one of the new, international stops added to the 13th season of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit. It is the only Caribbean stop and Sonesta Maho Beach Resort’s well known Casino Royale will be the venue.

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Cliff Josephy emerges as chip leader at WSOP final table

posted on July 20, 2016 by

A Long Island poker veteran has emerged as the chip leader at the final table of nine players in the marquee Main Event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

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Women at WSOP had chip lead on Day 4

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Scene | Let’s salute the women at the World Series of Poker. Historically, only one woman, Barbara Enright, has ever made the final table of the Main Event.

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Pinnacle Entertainment slot club in eight states

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Slot Club Spotlight | Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates 15 gaming entertainment properties, located in Nevada, Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio.

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Baccarat tournament hopes to reach mainstream at Venetian, Palazzo

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | You don't have to be a high-roller anymore to play baccarat. That's the message the Las Vegas Sands Corporation tries to send each year with the Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship, which begins this Friday.

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For poker, texture has a key meaning

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | The word “texture” has several meanings according to Wikipedia. The most common is “the visual and especially tactile quality of a surface.

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Lessons in limit Texas hold'em

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker by George | Assuming your goal is to be a winning poker player, there are many lessons to be learned. Here is a good example applied to the game of limit Texas hold’em.

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El Cortez still delivering 75 years later

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Reel Deals | Every Thursday through October, El Cortez Hotel & Casino will give away two million slot points in honor of their 75th anniversary.Drawing entries are earned with every 100 slot base points every day of the week.

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Hard Rock Casino offering variety of poker deals

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Poker Deals | The Hard Rock Casino Hotel Las Vegas hosts a variety of poker promotions throughout the week. All quads and straight flushes receive $75, available daily.

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Excalibur offers best keno on the Las Vegas Strip

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Crazy for Keno | The Excalibur runs away with the title as best keno on the Las Vegas Strip. The pays are better, it is 100% non-smoking and has some very interesting regular and special tickets with low minimums available for way tickets and multi-game play.

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Yahoo offers odd column advice on table games

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | This past week there was a column about table games and why you should play Three Card Poker over Let It Ride and Caribbean Stud Poker.

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Fears of a Brexit effect hurting WSOP prove to be unfounded

posted on July 14, 2016 by

Fears of a "Brexit effect" hurting the World Series of Poker proved to be unfounded. the marquee event in the ongoing 69-event poker tournament tallied 344 players from the U.K., up 23 percent from the 279 who played last year.

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WSOP 2016 now in full flight at the Rio

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker Scene | The World Series of Poker Main Event kicked off last Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. This was the first of three flights in the $10,000 buy-in No-Limit Hold’em championship event.

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$10M reasons to dream Dragon

posted on July 12, 2016 by

The Las Vegas 5th Annual Grand Dragon Master Baccarat Championship kicks off at The Palazzo July 22. The global championship spans Las Vegas Sands properties in Macao and Singapore as well, and features a total global prize pool worth $10,000,000.

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O'Aces offers $10 free slot play to new members after $20

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Slot Club Spotlight | O'Aces Bar & Grill has two locations in Las Vegas catering to locals with friendly service, good food and video poker promotions. One is at 3003 North Rainbow Blvd. near Cheyenne Ave. and the other is at 4955 South Decatur Blvd. at Tropicana Ave.

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Skilled poker players will hit the right hands eventually

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Winning Strategies | Many years ago, in a former career that I had, a colleague remarked to my boss how it was better to be lucky than good. To be clear, she was talking about work. I remember my boss telling me about this conversation and needing to be calmed down.

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Big poker August at South Point

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker Deals | South Point players will have the opportunity to qualify for the $10,000 Texas Hold-Em Player Appreciation Poker Tournament set to take place on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. The top 40 poker players with the most hours earned will qualify for the tournament.

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Essential traits leading to winning poker

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Heavenly Poker | Patience, diligence and perseverance are essential traits you must have – or develop – if you aspire to win money at the poker table. Otherwise you can expect to be one of the estimated 80 to 90 percent of the players who rarely win.

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Israeli poker players find ways to succeed

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Poker by George | Will the State of Israel have legalized poker? Since its founding in 1948 games of chance – including poker – have been outlawed in Israel; although it is estimated over 100,000 Israelis enjoy playing poker. Most participate in underground games.

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