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In NCAA football Washington Huskies among 3 longshots July 08, 2014 by Chris Andrews

The Sharp Approach | In college football, since there is no real extended playoff, but only a final four that will produce a champion (finally) it might present the opportunity of a team coming from the clouds and qualifying.

Multi-game or multi race results in keno ticket bargains July 08, 2014 by Pesach Kremen

Crazy for Keno |  Any casino will allow you to play at lower levels if you play more than just a few games on a multi-game (often called multi race) ticket.

WSOP honors Chad Brown with a winner's bracelet July 08, 2014 by Phil Hevener

Gaming Insider | This was all about the Westgate hotel and casino once known as the Las Vegas Hilton, Elvis’s home away from home during the glory days of the 1970s.

South Point revs up 'Poker and Ponies' tournaments July 08, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | There will be four “Poker and Ponies” poker tournaments for the chance to win an entry into the property’s Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge Qualifier.

Oregon Ducks set the bar for the national championship July 08, 2014 by J. Fortenbaugh

After a four-year run of appearances in BCS bowl games that included a trip to the National Championship in 2011, the Oregon Ducks went 11-2 in their first season under new head coach Mark Helfrich last year.

Rain doesn't spoil Aric Almirola's 43 ride in the Coke Zero 400 July 08, 2014 by Micah Roberts

Finish Line | Even though I didn’t cash a ticket in last week’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona, I was happy with the historic results that showed Aric Almirola win his first career race.

7 teams set to surge in MLB second half July 08, 2014 by Jim Feist

Feist Facts | With the surprises out of the way, here’s a look at some MLB teams that might be active at the trading deadline and primed to make a second half surge.

45th WSOP Main Event at the Rio began Monday July 08, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Midway through Monday’s play at the 45th World Series of Poker Main Event at the Rio, Billy Chattaway moved into the chip lead with 75,000. His margin was 3,000 over second place Matthias DeMeulder.

The most intriguing fight in the Jr. Middleweight division July 08, 2014 by Robert Bowman

One of the year’s most intriguing fights in the Jr. Middleweight division will happen July 12, at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino when Mexican superstar Canelo Saul Alvarez squares up against Cuban sensation Erislandy Lara.

Daily wager with Weekend Warrior - July 8, 2014 July 08, 2014 by Mark Mayer

V.I.P. Daily Wager with Weekend Warrior | Daily wagering selection from the Weekend Warrior.

Baseball Play of the Day - July 8, 2014 July 08, 2014 by GT Staff

V.I.P. Baseball Play of the Day | Toronto Blue Jays at Los Angeles Angels game is analyzed.

GamingToday's Consensus Picks - July 8, 2014 July 08, 2014 by GT Staff

V.I.P. GamingToday’s Consensus Picks | We put our heads together to find some great plays today.

Guaranteed Tip Sheet Horse Betting Tips - July 8, 2014 July 08, 2014 by Chris ORorke

V.I.P. Guaranteed Tip Sheet is providing today’s horse racing betting tips from Parx Racing. Check out Guaranteed Tip Sheet for other tracks.

Westgate Resorts CEO has big plans for former LVH July 08, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | The former LVH had basically been in limbo the past three years. That all changed last Tuesday. Siegel said big changes will be seen in the first year with no stone unturned except for the Elvis penthouse suite.

Hard to believe it's been an entire month of World Cup action July 08, 2014 by Micah Roberts

Vegas Sports Books | For bettors who have been wagering on the World Cup daily, they’re not even remotely tired because they’ve had a nice gravy train riding with the favorites. Every favorite during the knockout stages has advanced.

Lobster tail at Austin's Steakhouse was incredible July 08, 2014 by Marco D'Angelo

Best Bites | The monster lobster tail was removed from its shell and sitting on top like a king on his throne. It was incredible! Can’t wait to go back for the ribeye.

Play poker to win money, not just hands July 08, 2014 by George Epstein

Poker by George | Playing poker, your main objective should not be to win hands. Of course, winning hands is highly desirable. “The more, the merrier.” But, you are playing to win money! 

Focus on every poker hand at all times is key to winning July 08, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | Most important is to focus on your starting-hand selection. This is where you make your initial “investment” in that hand. Make it a wise investment  – with hole cards that have at least a chance of winning.

Hard Rock extends gas card promotion July 08, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Real Deals | The Hard Rock Casino has extended the $10 Speedee Mart Gas Card promotion every Monday through Thursday through the end of July.

Baccarat has good odds with little strategy July 08, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | My column a few weeks ago about commission-free Baccarat and commission-free Pai Gow Poker prompted a reader to send me an e-mail asking for advice on how to improve his play at baccarat.

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SugarHouse Casino has broken ground on a long-delayed $164 million expansion of its property in lower north Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood. The expansion is focused on enhancing the casino’s non-gambling offerings.

Biloxi’s Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant will waste away by mid-September, with the casino saying it can’t raise more money because the landlord won’t renegotiate the lease. The casino announced that it will close on or before Sept. 19.

In the NFL the NFC East figures to be the wildest crapshoot of all the divisions. This division used to be one of the sturdy kingpins of the NFL, with Philly, Washington, Dallas and the N.Y. Giants.

Vegas Sports Books | The second half of the baseball season is under way and with almost four months of data, we should have a pretty good idea of the teams to beat.

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