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‘Whale hunter’ Steve Cyr: Still in search of Las Vegas’ biggest bettors

Robin Leach explores the current lifestyle of “whale hunter” Steve Cyr and Whale Hunt in the Desert written by Huntington Press author Deke Castleman. Writer Deke Castleman, who wrote seven editions of Compass Las Vegas from 1991 to 2003 and … Continue reading

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New UNLV podcast: Steve Cyr

David Schwartz discusses the high roller lifestyle with Steve Cyr, the “whale hunter” in Huntington Press’ Whale Hunt in the Desert by Deke Castleman. Listen to the podcast here.

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GAMBLING AND TAXES

Criminal defense and gambling attorney Robert Loeb discusses taxes and reviews Tax Help for Gamblers  Huntington Press author Jean Scott. For those who want to explore the tax law of every state, as well a more detailed consideration of all … Continue reading

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Gambling With an Edge – guest Anthony Curtis

Bob Dancer & Richard Munchkin discuss the new Flop, Turn, River and the 2015 Las Vegas Advisor Member Rewards Book with Huntington Press Publisher Anthony Curtis. Listen here.

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Legal Or Not, Card Counting Is Not Appreciated at Las Vegas Casinos

Game-protection expert and Huntington Press author Bill Zender is featured as one of the guests on KNPR’s “State of Nevada” show. Former casino manager at the Aladdin Hotel-Casino Bill Zender told KNPR’s State of Nevada that in the 70s and 80s casino security would … Continue reading

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In Praise of Anthony Curtis

Casino Journal pays tribute to Huntington Press/Las Vegas Advisor founder Anthony Curtis and his significant and ongoing contribution to the gaming industry.   Anthony Curtis is a prolific card counter and advantage player. Yes, more than anyone, he knows who … Continue reading

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Two Poker Books That Even Non-Card Minded People Would Love

Steve Ruddock with NJ Poker Online reviews Huntington Press’ The Moneymaker Effect by Eric Raskin. In 2015 the world relies on two minute YouTube clips and clickbait articles to get their information. Movies are streamed to mobile devices, and books … Continue reading

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After stormy start, do better days lie ahead for SLS Las Vegas?

VEGAS INC. looks to Las Vegas Advisor publisher Anthony Curtis for updates on SLS, formerly Sahara. “He [Kreeger] knows how to deal with locals, how to deal with the middle market and he comes from very, very severe distress,” said … Continue reading

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Tipping the Odds: #141

Mitch and Dr. Kev of Tipping the Odds have over 20 years of “Vegas Experience” and on this episode of their podcast they share with us an interview with Huntington Press author, Rick Lax who wrote I Get Paid for … Continue reading

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The 12 Biggest Poker Stories of 2014: Honorable Mention

Well-known poker writer Steve Ruddock recounts the most memorable poker stories he’s come across throughout the year, with Huntington Press’ The Moneymaker Effect by Eric Raskin making the list. 2014 could very well go down as the Year of the … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift Guide for Poker Fans

Renowned poker player and writer James McManus recommends Huntington Press’ The Moneymaker Effect: The Inside Story of the Tournament that Forever Changed Poker. While the poker player on your list might not be pushy enough to mention it, the gift … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber, Frank Cullotta, What Went Down?

As promised, here’s the scoop on the question to which even gossip mavens TMZ could find no answer, namely: “What the heck was Justin Bieber doing chatting with Frank Cullotta?” (or vice versa, for that matter). It turns out that … Continue reading

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