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October 17, 2016
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|October 17, 2016|
|As much as 'generous machines' and 'dice controllers' sound like players in the latest sci-fi series, they're actually just the subject of this week's letters.
By Clare FitzgeraldCasino City's Clare Fitzgerald took a weekend trip to the casino, where the celebration was in full swing and going all-out with celebrities, concerts and food.
|Development on a new gaming and entertainment space, a restaurant from Guy Fieri and a new entrance atrium will begin this fall.
The casino showcased a brand-new 200,000 square foot venue that included more than 300 card tables and 200 new flat screen TVs during a soft opening this month.
A total of 12,500 square feet will be added to its meeting facilities and is set to be completed early 2017.
After the detainment of 18 employees from Crown Resorts Ltd., the company's stocks fell by a whopping 14% in Sydney trading. (Bloomberg)
|Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen have been selected by the public and voted in by a 44-person panel composed of current Poker Hall of Famers. An induction ceremony and dinner will be held 26 October at Binion's Gambling Hall.
Elton Tsang won a total of €11,111,111 at the largest buy-in poker tournament ever held, the One Drop Extravaganza, while €3,000,000 was raised for the charity.
A former employee of the online gambling company admitted to operating an illegal gambling business. A sentencing hearing is to be held on 21 November. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
|Nevada state lawmakers approved a hotel tax increase that will see $750 million put toward an NFL stadium, making the arrival of the Raiders a distinct possibility.
Las Vegas will host a presidential debate for the first time on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. An estimated 100 million viewers will tune in. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
|This week's Reel Life recounts an unpleasant episode that happened on a Ryanair flight.
|On 18-19 November, the writer and actor will bring her comedic "Tupperware Party" show to Suncoast Hotel and Casino. Tickets are available now.
The legendary band, which has been operating since the '60s, will appear on stage from 19-20 November. Tickets are now available for purchase.
On 14 January, the award-winning comedian will delight audiences with his popular stand-up comedy routine. Tickets will be available beginning 22 October.
Did You Know?
A mystery gambler staked a £183,200 bet on Hillary Clinton winning the U.S. presidential election. The 44-year-old woman bet £170,000 on the candidate on Thursday, followed by an additional £13,200 the following day.
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