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Rhode Island officially becomes eighth US state to offer sports betting

26 November 2018
LINCOLN, R.I. – Moments after making one of three ceremonial first wagers at the newly opened sportsbook at Twin River Casino, Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio was asked if his $20 ticket on the Houston Texans minus the points over Tennessee in tonight's Monday Night Football game was a good bet. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 ways to visit Las Vegas on the cheap

29 October 2018
A staggering 42 million people visit Las Vegas each year, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. While the LVCVA doesn't have official numbers on this, my best guess is that a large majority of those that come to Sin City for business or pleasure (or both!) aren't "whales" or "high ... (read more)
 

Top 10 new games and innovations at the 2018 Global Gaming Expo

15 October 2018
Casino-goers — particularly those who frequent sportsbooks — want advanced technology; convenience; and unique, immersive experiences. That was the main takeaway from this year's Global Gaming Expo (G2E), where key players in the industry were flaunting all kinds of new games and innovations to the tens of thousands of folks who flooded the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas last week. ... (read more)
 

New futuristic sportsbook debuts at The LINQ in Las Vegas

12 October 2018
LAS VEGAS -- Stroll into the newest sportsbook in Las Vegas, and you may very well be entering the future of land-based sports betting. The Book at The LINQ Hotel & Casino — former home of the Imperial Palace, now one of nine Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas — celebrated its official grand ... (read more)
 

Top 10 reasons to visit the newly renovated Palace Station Hotel and Casino

1 October 2018
When Frank Fertitta Jr. realized his dream of opening a Las Vegas casino back in 1976, he did so with the intention of making it a place where locals felt like it was a home away from home. The Casino certainly served that purpose well, attracting a steady crowd of Las Vegas residents and hospitality ... (read more)
 

Tiverton Casino Hotel ready for Labor Day Weekend grand opening

31 August 2018
In many ways, Tiverton, Rhode Island, is a classic New England town, with a history dating back to the late 1600s, ocean views, an assortment of ponds, lots of wooded areas and a population of just over 15,000 residents. Adding a casino to the mix isn't going to suddenly change the dynamic of this sleepy town sitting on Narragansett Bay, and that's by design. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 first impressions of the new MGM Springfield casino

24 August 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Take it from someone who has lived here his entire life: The sun-splashed casino grand opening of MGM Springfield today was a B-I-G deal for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It’s been seven long — and oftentimes painful — years since the Expanded Gaming Act was signed into law in Massachusetts by then-Gov. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 biggest mistakes made by amateur poker players

20 August 2018
Jennifer Tilly at the 2005 World Series of Poker where she won her only WSOP bracelet. (photo by Wikimedia Commons)LAS VEGAS – One of the great benefits of attending the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is the access to professional players. As you roam the halls of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, it’s ... (read more)
 

Top 10 new experiences I tried in Las Vegas

23 July 2018
LAS VEGAS – The primary reason for our eight-day jaunt to Las Vegas earlier this month was the World Series of Poker. And, trust me, we spent our fair share amount of time inside the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino taking in the action, watching John Cynn outlast the second-biggest field in Main Event history, culminating with a record-breaking — and painfully long — heads-up duel with Tony Miles. ... (read more)

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor. He also manages new business ventures for Casino City.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee and a current member of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame voting panel, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor. He also manages new business ventures for Casino City.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee and a current member of the Women in Poker Hall of Fame voting panel, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

Gary Trask Websites:

twitter.com/#!/casinocityGT