Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
May 23, 2016
Latest From Our Strategy Experts
|May 23, 2016|
|Game variations on cruise ships are common, especially in blackjack. Grochowski explains why you should exercise caution when playing on the high seas, particularly when it comes to splitting and doubling down.
By Eric MaupinWith the sale and impending closing of Mermaids Casino, La Bayou and Girls of Glitter Gulch, Downtown Las Vegas will once again lose some nostalgia, making way for a more modern resort casino.
|The massive win at the Las Vegas resort came on the Wheel of Fortune game, the most successful slot title of all time, which has minted more than 1,000 millionaires and delivered over $3 billion in jackpots.
The video gambling machine offers a 45-second, skill-based experience on casino floors, delivering the same return to players as traditional slot machines.
This week's boneheaded criminal had a run-in with his local police chief before he'd even finished committing a crime.
|The $4 billion Chinese-themed venue on the north end of the Strip owned by the Malaysia-based Genting Group is set to open in 2019. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
Workers from Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Biloxi, Tunica, Baltimore and Indiana protested the proposed bonuses that could total up to almost $50 million.
Carl Icahn, the new owner of the Trump Taj Mahal, plans to renovate the property by adding 250 slot machines, reopening the poker room and refurbishing 180 guest rooms. (Associated Press)
Restaurant: Impossible host Robert Irvine takes on Las Vegas with a new signature restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip.
|The Nevada Gaming Control Board has filed a complaint against CG Technology, claiming it underpaid 20,000 wagers while overpaying 11,000 bets totaling $100,000. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
Initially offering eight ways to bet the 2016 summer games, William Hill US added 41 events, including track and field, volleyball and handball.
|Sitting on eight acres just behind MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Topgolf Las Vegas features 108 climate-controlled hitting bays, two pools, cabanas, a concert venue, VIP suites, five bars and special event spaces.
The Norway-based carrier announced Monday that it would begin flying twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays between McCarran International Airport and London's Gatwick International. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
|Victoria Coren Mitchel and Debbie Burkhead will be inducted at a ceremony on July 6 at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
The 2016 event is moving from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana to the luxurious Meliá Caribe Tropical and Casino Palma Real in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
The southern California casino will host multiple events, including the $100,000 River Card Quest for the Cup Mega tournament.
|Drai's Nightclub at The Cromwell in Las Vegas plays host to Carnival Del Sol and Jennifer Lopez on Sunday.
Jimmy Buffet brings his Coral Reefer Band to delight his Parrothead followers on Saturday, Aug. 13, along with special guest G. Love & Special Sauce.
Did You Know?
"Bliss Dance," the 40-foot-tall sculpture of a dancing woman inside The Park, MGM's new entertainment district on the Las Vegas Strip, weighs 7,500 pounds, is illuminated by 3,000 colored LED lights and cost more than $2 million.
Avatar is an immersive game-play experience in which you are treated to scenes from the movie, full surround sound and the chance to travel through the game as if you were a Na'vi warrior. To find out more and to check out the sights and sounds of Avatar, watch our video review.> More Avatar Details
Casino City fans wanted
Follow @casinocity on Twitter to keep up with the latest news from the gambling world.> Follow us
Top 10 prop bets to make on this year's WSOP
- WSOP Player of the Year
- Main Event winner's home country
- Main Event entries
- Number of tag-team bracelets
- Will a Main Event champ win a bracelet?
- Number of WSOP tweets
- Multiple double-bracelet winners?
- Colossus II over/under
- Will Jesus appear?
- Will Howard Lederer play?