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December 19, 2016
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|December 19, 2016|
|John Robison answers yet more questions about the random number generator present in all modern slot machines. Are jackpots different based on the number of coins used?
Featured StoryIn an industry first, all 4,748 rooms at the Las Vegas Strip property will be equipped with Echo, Amazon's hands-free voice-controlled speaker, allowing guests greater control of various room features, including lights, room temperature, drapery and the television.
|MGM Resorts International celebrated the milestone grand opening of its newest live entertainment venue on the Las Vegas Strip with performances by Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders.
An MGM official remarked that since the casino's 8 December opening, there have been over 170,000 visitors and the property has been at capacity "almost nonstop." (The Baltimore Sun)
Splash Spa and Van Slyck's entertainment lounge both promise to bring more local flavor to the $330 million casino project.
The restaurant offers fine dining, seafood and steaks, and is situated near the casino's picturesque golf course.
The country's Parliament passed a law last week to legalize casinos, the first of which are estimated to be operational in 2022-2023. (Fortune)
The state is requesting a judge reconsider the decision to allow the Seminole Tribe of Florida to keep blackjack at its casinos. (Chicago Tribune)
|The Mr. Money Bags jackpot cashed at the Oklahoma casino on the slot machine that has paid out more than $7 million since launching last year.
This week's Reel Life brings you a bombshell of a story from Florida, where an 82-year-old made the already unenjoyable process of packing up and moving even more of a trial.
|The Australian company won't continue with a proposed project for a 1,100-room hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, company officials announced last week. (Associated Press)
|The company has partnered with Inspired Gaming in order to bring the virtual sports product to the state.
|The four-time Grammy-nominated singer will bring his iconic rhythm and blues music to The Event Center on 10 February 2017. Tickets are on sale now.
The romantic lineup for 1 February 2017 features The Manhattans, Rose Royce, Freddie Jackson and other big-name stars. Tickets are on sale now.
The casino will throw the ultimate celebration with specially curated New Year's Eve menus, nonstop jams and a dazzling fireworks show.
Did You Know?
Macau's gross gambling revenue is likely to increase by 10% in 2017, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley. This will follow a better-than-expected performance in the second half of 2016.
Scientific Games has unveiled The Simpsons slot machine, and it's everything you would expect. Spin the reels and follow Homer, Marge, Moe, Apu and other notable characters through a variety of scenes from the show. To find out more and to check out the sights and sounds of The Simpsons, watch our video review.> More The Simpsons Details
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