TITLE

Break out the bands: Series gets bracelet ceremony

AUTHOR(S)
Stutz, Howard
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/25/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 21, pP4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs related to the U.S. gaming industry. For 2009, individual winners of the annual World Series of Poker will receive their gold bracelets in a ceremony the following day. Union Gaming Group, the new company of former gaming analyst Bill Lerner, played an important role in the corporate restructuring plan of MGM Mirage. There is uncertainty whether Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird and Preakness winner Rachel Alexandra will meet at the Belmont Stakes on June 6, 2009.
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