Monthly Archives: April 2012

Plaza Beach Bar
Set to Open May 18

Trump Plaza will open its Beach Bar on Friday, May 18, and new this season will be “Breakfast on the Beach” served on weekends from Memorial Day through the end of June and then seven days a week in July and August. Breakfast will be served beginning at 7 a.m.,...
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Revel Hosting UFC Fights to Air on FX

It seems only fitting that Revel—Atlantic City’s latest entrant in the never-ending casino cage match for customers—would be hosting a night of Ultimate Fighting Championship fights. On Friday, June 22, in Revel’s Ovation Hall, Ultimate Fighting Championship is scheduled to return to AC for the first time since 2001. The...
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Harrah’s Chester
Hosting WSOP Circuit

The World Series of Poker Circuit event at Harrah’s Chester is underway and will continue through May 7. Like other WSOP Circuit series, the Harrah’s Chester tournament features 12 so-called ring events. Those are events where winners earn a WSOP Circuit ring, and players who make it to the money...
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Still Time to Enter
Parx Main Event

The Parx Spring Showdown Main Event started Sunday and continues through Wednesday. The $1,600 buy-in is a re-entry with two starting days, Sunday and Monday. Tuesday is Day 2 and Wednesday is the final table. The tournament is a $200,000 guarantee and is designated as a World Poker Tour Regional....
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Lancaster Player Wins
Harrah’s Chester Opener

At Harrah’s Chester, Lancaster’s Kurt Magalski won the opener at the World Series of Poker Circuit event there earning $15,741 on Thursday. For Magalski, a 38-year-old physical therapist and a recreational player, the win was his first-ever cash in a major poker tournament. Event No. 1 at Harrah’s Chester was...
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Powerball $172M Tix
Bought in Philly

The News Stand at the Gallery, located at 9th and Market streets in Philadelphia, sold the single jackpot-winning ticket for the $172.7 million April 25 Powerball drawing, the Pennsylvania Lottery announced yesterday. No word yet on who bought the winning ticket. Wednesday’s jackpot-winning Powerball ticket correctly matched all five white...
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Borgata Bad Beats
Hit for $617K Total

WHEN BAD BEATS FEEL GOOD: Within a span of less than four hours Thursday, two tables experienced the ‘joy’ of defeat as losing poker hands netted them a combined $617,524 in the Borgata’s poker room. Both the high bad beat and the low bad beat hit. The big one came...
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Nugget Entertainment
Non-stop This Weekend

The weekend entertainment for the Golden Nugget’s celebration of its total makeover is non-stop. Here’s the lineup. FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Third Eye Blind Live Performance Time: 9 p.m.– 10:15 p.m. Location: Grand Ballroom Since 1997, San Francisco’s Third Eye Blind has recorded three best-selling albums and assembled one career retrospective....
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Golden Nugget
Celebrates Makeover

The transformation of the Golden Nugget could serve as a metaphor for what Atlantic City hopes to accomplish in a broader sense. In a previous life as the Trump Marina, the casino-hotel with the yacht basin in the Marina section of Atlantic City had fallen on hard times indeed. Its...
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Half-off Poker Workshop
At Parx on Sat.

DeepStacks Poker is offering PhillyGambles readers an opportunity to take half off the price of Saturday’s all-star instructional workshop at Parx Casino in Bensalem featuring Philadelphia poker pro Matt Glantz. The one-day workshop will be held 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, the day before the main event starts...
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