Gretzky’s wife normally plays at the $1,000-a-hand level, a source said. Both usually play blackjack. The couple often plays in the MGM Grand Mansion, where guests must risk $250,000 over two or three days to stay in the high-roller suites.
Peter Forsberg is going to the Olympics, despite a groin injury that forced the Swedish star to miss the Philadelphia Flyers’ last eight games.
“It’s still not 100% and I’m going to rest a few more days and see how it goes,” Forsberg said Monday. “It’s not (certain) I’m playing over there, but they want me to come over and see if it heals up. And if it feels 100% this weekend, we will skate over there and get going and get ready to maybe play a couple of games. If it’s not, then I’m not going to play. I’m just going to go over there and see how it goes.”