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21-Year-Old Becomes Youngest to Win WSOP Champion

A 21-year-old Michigan poker professional who chose cards over college has won the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas.

Joe Cada won the $8.55 million top prize early Tuesday morning. He became the youngest player to win the tournament in its 40-year history. He went head-to-head on the final round with 46-year old Darvin Moon, a logger from western Maryland.

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The Haunted Casino Brings People to Binion's

As tourism numbers dip in Las Vegas, nowhere has seen more challenges than Downtown. Casinos on Fremont Street are trying new things to attract customers. During Halloween, that means scaring up a few more guests.

Fremont Street itself has a number of Halloween related events going on, but Binion's did something they have never done before. They dedicated an entire unused floor to Halloween.

An electric chamber sits outside Binion's. Walking inside, there's something frightfully different about the casino. Even the waitresses and dealers took part in the holiday. "Everyone is really excited about the costumes. They love them. People are constantly coming up to us complementing our costumes -- telling us how cute we look," said dealer Cory Ghiotto.

This is just the beginning of the attraction. This week, Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin said the only way to get customers in this recession is to offer a reason to visit.