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FHM – June 2010

What exactly do you do? My customers are gamblers, my clients are casinos and I’m the Jerry Maguire figure in the middle, trying to keep both sides happy. For the casino, it’s easy: I bring in people who will piss away money. For the customer, I negotiate their betting limits and things like, if you […]

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Cigar Aficionado – June 2008

In a town in which great suites, famous eateries and cool nightclubs are de rigueur, casinos in Las Vegas have developed new forms of exclusivity to stand out from the pack The Paiza Club is a club in the truest sense of the word: if you’re not invited, you’re not welcome. Nestled on the 36th […]

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944 Magazine – October 2007

“Firing it Up” with High Roller Super-Host Steve Cyr. So you got drunk once and lost $100 in a minute at a slot machine. Or maybe you even won a few thousand bucks a few times at roulette. But have you ever heard of the “whales”? They belong to an elite group of players willing […]

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Gambling.com – January 2007

As Steve Cyr’s voice first boomed down the phone line, I sensed a wild ride ahead. Although his unmistakably all-American, ‘can-do’ enthusiasm was not totally unexpected, the sheer exuberance of his attitude and the fervour with which he recounted his evolution into a Las Vegas ‘superhost’, left me in little doubt as to his credentials. […]

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Las Vegas Dreams – 2006

Of the over 500 casino hosts in Las Vegas alone, few know how to dangle the casino candy, and bring in the highest of the high rollers, like Steve Cyr, president of H-Six and one of the world’s leading casino superhosts.In 1983, Cyr left small town Salina, Kansas, for the bright lights of Las Vegas […]

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Action! Magazine – Summer 2006

I read all the information possible about Steve Cyr and, quite frankly, I at first felt a little put off. Here’s a guy whose sole purpose or job is bringing high rollers to Las Vegas, as a junket runner or independent rep or host for the casinos. Steve introduces clients or gamblers to the casinos […]

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Inside Edge – February 2006

Want to sing a duet with Tony Bennett? Play tennis with Agassi? Travel in style by private jet? Steve Cyr is the man who can make it happen. You just need to bet $50k a hand on blackjacks first. ‘I had to kick Bill Gates out of his $10,000 hotel suite the other night because […]

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Las Vegas Life – September 2004

Showtime is on in 86 million homes. So even if we suck, six million people will watch us.” This has become Steve Cyr’s mantra. It’s as though he’s trying to convince everyone, perhaps even himself, that his venture into the world of reality television can’t fail. It’s a rare, and unconscious, display of insecurity from

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Las Vegas Life – March 2004

Showtime is on in 86 million homes. So even if we suck, six million people will watch us.” This has become Steve Cyr’s mantra. It’s as though he’s trying to convince everyone, perhaps even himself, that his venture into the world of reality television can’t fail. It’s a rare, and unconscious, display of insecurity from […]

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Cigar Aficionado – June 2003

Steve Cyr has 72 hours in which to make $300,000. If he succeeds, it will require many sessions of high altitude gambling, endless schmoozing, world-class coddling, a bit of lying, a few dozen Super Bowl tickets, and the kind of bad luck that brings even the most resilient high rollers to their knees. Though Cyr’s […]

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