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Casino City's Friday Five: A Few Firsts Edition

19 January 2018
In terms of gambling, it's been a good January. We've got one early casino opening, a couple of online gambling firsts and a triumphant million-dollar poker win. What more could you ask for, other than winning your own million dollars? 5. Resorts World Catskills plans early opening Resorts World Catskills ... (read more)

Top 10 casino openings, expansions and renovations

15 January 2018
For as long as the gambling industry continues to construct, rearrange, improve and occasionally demolish buildings, we'll continue bring you the latest news. This edition features a swath of land changing owners, another swath finding its designated purpose in life, and of course, many openings. (And, we regret to say, one unfortunate closing.) 10. ... (read more)

Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino shuts down gaming operations

5 January 2018
The casino's eye-catching sculpture. On Thursday morning, Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino announced it would be temporarily suspending its gaming and casino restaurant operations. The one-year-old casino – and the only prominently Asian-themed casino in Las Vegas, located just a block away from the Strip – ... (read more)

Casino City's Friday Five: Changes in Vegas edition

5 January 2018
The Lucky Dragon. It's a mixed bag of news this week, featuring the gloomy reality of Lucky Dragon's (partial) closure as well as a couple of million-dollar stories. Oh, and one of the biggest providers of online poker is finally available in Italy. That's pretty big. Read on for details. 5. New Jersey ... (read more)

Casino City's Top 10 most-read Top 10s of 2017

1 January 2018
Around this time last year, we took a look at some of our most-read stories from the previous 12 months. Today, we're doing the same for 2017, looking fondly on our most popular pieces and bringing them back to the fore. As with the previous year, betting tips remained popular, as did lists of top 10 casinos. ... (read more)

Casino City's Friday Five: 2017's last edition

29 December 2017
This is it: The last Friday Five before 2018 hits. It's been a long, difficult year, filled with trials and tribulations of all kinds, both within the gaming world and without. But we're leaving on a light note here by celebrating Las Vegas accomplishments, the first WSOP China champ and a fabulous new book from a poker pro. ... (read more)

Casino City's Friday Five: Luxury and jackpots edition

22 December 2017
We're deep in the heart of the holidays, with Christmas coming up for many and New Year's approaching for all. Before you log off and enjoy a blissful few days of family, food and gifts, here are the five hottest stories from the last week. 5. Viejas Casino & Resort to open luxury tower in 2018 The word ... (read more)

Top 10 New Year's Eve parties

18 December 2017
As Andy Williams says, it's the most wonderful time of the year. And what better way to usher in the New Year than by partying your butt off? Thankfully, casinos across the country will be rolling out the red carpet for guests, providing nonstop, all-night entertainment, free champagne and fantastic fireworks displays. ... (read more)

Casino City's Friday Five: Lots of legislation edition

8 December 2017
Rules, regulations and lawsuits were the order of the week. We've got stories on certifications in Massachusetts, two opposing views on the New Jersey sports betting Supreme Court case, and a reminder about net neutrality. Plus, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes are taking Connecticut to task for failing to follow through on an agreement. ... (read more)

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Abby Messick
Abby served as an associate editor for the Casino City editorial team for three years, between 2015 and 2018.
Abby Messick
Abby served as an associate editor for the Casino City editorial team for three years, between 2015 and 2018.