Poker: Final countdown at Auckland Main Event

Some of New Zealand’s top poker players will reconvene at Sky City casino in Auckland today. Photo / Thinkstock. Some of New Zealand’s top poker players will reconvene at Sky City casino in Auckland today, aiming to be crowned Auckland Anniversary Deep Stack champion and take home a slice of the $129,000 prize pool generated from the Main Event. After two days of play just 49 players remain from a … Read the rest

Md. Casinos Want To Swap Slots For Table Games

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state’s two biggest casinos say they have a plan to make more money: switch out some slots for table games—but the move could reduce some of the state’s cut in the profits. Gigi Barnett explains. Fewer slots and more table games. Two of the state’s biggest casinos—Maryland Live and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore—say it is a plan in that will flush more cash in to their coffers. … Read the rest

A boxing novelty in Las Vegas

MY CONTACT at the Los Angeles Times, sports columnist Bill Dwyre, wrote about a boxing novelty in Las Vegas recently. No, it was not about a contract signing, finally, between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Not by a long shot, 'cause Dwyre has told me he will stick to his guns and not touch Mayweather vs  Pacquiao until both had signed on the dotted line for the most awaited … Read the rest

Super Bowl 2015: Las Vegas Prop Bets, MVP Betting Odds for Patriots vs. Seahawks

Charles Krupa/Associated Press There are multiple ways to get involved in some extracurricular action in the Super Bowl, which is part of what makes it an unofficial American holiday. From the commercials to the halftime show, prop bets to MVP watch and, of course, the titanic game action itself, there is something for everybody on Super Bowl Sunday. You can bet on having a acceptable time—well, unless your team loses. … Read the rest

Indiana lawmakers facing renewed debate over casinos

(AP Photo/Mike Groll) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new Statehouse push to allow Indiana’s riverboat casinos to move to on-land sites and let the state’s horse track casinos have live dealers run table games comes as supporters are more optimistic of success after several years of time of failure. The proposal aims to assist boost Indiana’s casinos after they’ve seen more huge declines in revenue in the face of growing competition … Read the rest

Wynn redesign of Massachusetts casino has a familiar look

Wynn Resorts unveiled a new tower design for its planned Massachusetts casino today, and it should look familiar to anyone who’s seen the Wynn or Encore in Las Vegas. Massachusetts gaming regulators awarded the Boston-area casino license to Wynn’s $1.6 billion project last year, yet they requested additional designs for the tower at the time. Today’s redesign from Wynn shows a curved building outfitted with the company’s iconic bronze glass. … Read the rest

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas to Host Bowling Tournament, Jerry Party and Bluegrass Brunch

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas to Host Bowling Tournament, Jerry Party and Bluegrass Brunch Over the course of The String Cheese Incident’s “Sin City Incident” at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on February 13-15, the place will host several daytime and late night activities. Beginning on February 13, Garcia’s at the Capitol Theater will throw their Jerry Party with a curated set of Jerry Garcia cuts beginning at 12:30 AM following … Read the rest

Shania Twain Releasing Las Vegas Show On CD and DVD

Shania Twain Releasing Las Vegas Show On CD and DVD (Recap) . On Friday Shania Twain Releasing Las Vegas Show On CD and DVD was a top story. Here is the recap: Country music star Shania Twain is bringing her Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas residency in to fans living rooms with the release of a new live album and DVD. Twain has teamed with Walmart to release “Shania: … Read the rest

Calls to restrict numbers of Preston betting shops

The number of betting shops in Preston could be restricted after a study of fixed odds betting terminals. A task group was set up to examine the issue in the city, and recommended trying to limit the number of bookies.But leaders have warned in that the council is in the hands of central government, and has “run up against a brick wall”.Preston Council’s communities scrutiny panel looked at the impact … Read the rest

If we ever get a pro team, you’ll know where to buy its memorabilia

Describe your business. We are a full-service sports card and memorabilia store. We sell single sports cards, new boxes of sports cards, gaming cards, gaming boxes, memorabilia, all trading card supplies, and we do appraisals. Who are your customers? Mostly men between the ages of 20 and 55 with household annual yearly incomes ranging from $50,000 to $150,000. What makes your business unique? We operate in a very exclusive and … Read the rest