Category Archives: Print/Online

The Offshore Game of Online Sports Betting

The story of Pinnacle Sports is a case study in how bookmaking sites, illegal in the United States, manage to operate on American soil. By JAMES GLANZ, AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZ and WALT BOGDANICHOCT. 25, 2015 In an in-depth profile of offshore book Pinnacle … Continue reading

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Books you must read to understand Vegas

The RJ recently compiled a list of must-read books to understand Vegas and two Huntington Press titles made the list: Cult Vegas by Mike Weatherford and The First 100 by A.D. Hopkins and K.J. Evans. Las Vegas doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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‘It’s going to be crazy’ in Vegas for Mayweather-Pacquiao

Ed Graney with the Las Vegas Review-Journal gets casino super host Steve Cyr’s thoughts prior to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight. He’s not a whale. More of a high roller. More of a guy who will gamble $100,000 at the tables over … Continue reading

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Infamous Mafia Hit Man Tells How He Rebuilt Identity In Witness Protection Program

Mafia Today interviews ex-Mafia hit man Frank Cullota on live after the Mafia. How difficult would it be to assume a different name, create a new Social Security number and rebuild a new identity from scratch? How would banks, landlords, … Continue reading

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Read It: Book Review (Whale Hunt in the Desert)

Roger Gros with Casino Connection AC reviews Huntington Press’ Whale Hunt in the Desert based on casino superhost Steve Cyr. In Whale Hunt in the Desert—The Secret Las Vegas of Superhost Steve Cyr, author Deke Castleman writes: “The casino host … Continue reading

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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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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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Reefer Gladness: Stories, Essays and Riffs on Marijuana

420 Magazine reviews Huntington Press’ Reefer Gladness, written by Michael Konik.   August 13, 2014 Judging the book by it’s black and white cover and spartan artwork, I braced myself for a tedious read…….I was hooked on page 4 …Whether … Continue reading

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The Moneymaker Effect…effect?

Chris Moneymaker, the man and legend himself, reviews Huntington Press’ The Moneymaker Effect, written by Eric Raskin, and the effect it had on poker as a whole. August 12, 2014 It’s pretty interesting to read what others have to say … Continue reading

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Vegas PBS’ ‘artScene’ Premieres October 30, 2013

  October 28, 2013 Vegas PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series artScene is back with its second season, premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 with another 13-week run. artScene will offer a mix of local art stories as well as … Continue reading

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Below Rock Bottom

  September 23, 2013 Huntington Press author Matt O’Brien’s Beneath the Neon was the focus of a 2-part Dr Phil special investigating the lives of those who live Below Rock Bottom in the storm drains of Las Vegas, and their … Continue reading

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