The last Roulette spin at Sands Casino took place at exactly 5:40 A.M. November 11, 2006.
After twenty six long years, this is the last curtain call for the oldest casino in Atlantic City.
Pinnacle Entertainment bought the Sands Casino for a whooping amount of two hundred fifty million dollars from billionaire financier Carl Icahn.
The buy out last September will now make way for a bigger hotel tower and rebuild a larger and more luxurious casino.
The operation of The Sands started way back from its opening on August 13th, 1980. It was named then the Brighton Hotel and Casino.
But within a year, it was sold and renamed as The Sands Casino Hotel after a change in ownership.
The Sands became very famous among the high rollers during the 80’s and early 90’s.
It was also popular as it brought famous singers such as Frank Sinatra that led to the naming of the legendary Copa Room.
But The Sands Casino Hotel and other older casinos in Atlantic City had suffered from stiffer competition when Borgata Hotel and Casino opened in 2003.
The Sands was not able to keep pace with the luxurious and upscale amenities of the Borgata.
On the final night loyal gaming players marched down to the Sands Casino for one last roll of the dice.
State gaming regulators were present to oversee the closing of The Sands Casino. All the cards, dice and gaming materials will be destroyed.
Meanwhile, Pinnacle announced that the construction of the new casino will start in 2008 and is expected to open in 2011.…
Samuel Blankson, a famous game writer, wrote a new roulette book that also offers a free roulette CD for the novice players to practice. Roulette aficionados now have a new book to use as a guide for their roulette spining.
Blankson has written more than thirty casino game books and has founded two roulette systems so far.
For those roulette players who do not believe that roulette systems can help them beat the casinos will still find the book very interesting, perceptive and amusing.
Blankson wrote the book with a entertaining and humorous approach that will allow the roulette players to understand the gambling concepts that he presents. For roulette players this is a welcome approach, as understanding the roulette system is dreary at times.
The writer was previously categorized as a by the numbers type of guy because he always infused in his books the concise info in a minimalist style. In his new book the players will appreciate his new method of presenting the roulette system.
The book promises that Blankson’s system is simple to understand and simple to apply.
The books comes with a free CD that gives readers the chance to practice the Online Roulette system.…
The European Roulette launch by LittleWoods and Electracade is considered the best European roulette on the web. The game was built by Electracade Ltd., a game specialist and integrated into the gaming system of Orbis Technology.
The European roulette is an online instant game that offers a real casino game experience. The new game feature 3D realistic roulette rotation plus the movements of a real ball sample that has more than fifteen thousand different animations of the ball.
Features of repeat, undo, double, redo and even European Race track are also available and are a major step forward for the online casino market.
Neil Harmer of Littlewoods was pleased to announce that they are the first one to release in the market the European roulette that offers 3D, interactive and high gaming experience.
Electracade had worked closely with Orbis and Littlewoods BetDirect, together they were able to deliver the European roulette to the casino market in less than seven working days which includes the enhancements of Littlewoods BetDirect, game assimilation and probability analysis.
On the other hand, Matthew Owens, the Littlewoods BetDirect, games product manager had expressed satisfaction working with Electracade as it enables them to offer roulette players the industry top quality game products that includes a live environment in record breaking time.…
Rotarians and guests were treated with fun filled evening of roulette during the Fantasy Casino Night last Saturday, August 26th.
The Porterville Breakfast Rotary Club sponsored the seventh annual casino night dubbed as Fantasy Casino Night.
Aside from the Roulette Games, the Rotarians and guests also enjoyed the craps, blackjack abd Texas Hold’ em.
Eagle Mountain Casino provided the tables at the Nuckols Ranch setting.
The guests were given three thousand dollars of funny money which they could use to exchange into chips for their waging purposes.
Before the evening ended, the chips were exchanged for tickets for a chance of winning the prizes.
The prizes that were at stake included a thirty two inch color television and four day cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines.
Different community and youth groups were the beneficiaries of the proceeds of the Fantasy Casino Night.
Kent Duysen, the event organizer, said that the Fantasy Casino Night results were remarkable.
Duysen estimated that the casino night were able to raise fifteen thousand dollars.
Aside from the Community and youth sectors, Duysen said that they also have projects for community parks, for the homeless and the women’s shelter at Porterville.
Approximately four hundred fifty people attended the casino night with new attendees noted.…