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June 12, 2017

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June 12, 2017

arrowJohn Grochowski: Basic strategy for Let It Ride

Basic strategy for Let It Ride
John Grochowski answers a question about Let It Ride and casinos withholding money from jackpot winners.  read more
 

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IGT slot awards $1.3 million jackpot at Red Hawk Casino

On 26 May, a player at the California casino won a total of $1,354,398 while playing IGT's popular Wheel of Fortune 3-D Double Diamond slot machine.  read more
IGT slot awards $1.3 million jackpot at Red Hawk Casino
 

WORLD SERIES OF POKER News

WORLD SERIES OF POKER

'The Dragon' triumphs in $1.5K No-Limit Hold'em

David Pham, a tourney veteran and two-time gold bracelet winner, grabbed his third win after beating online poker star Jordan Young.  read more

Former WSOP POY wins No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw

Frank Kassela, player of the year in 2010, earned close to $90K and his third gold bracelet.  read more

WSOP Main Event runner-up wins Dealer's Choice Championship

John Racener, who was in the running for a bracelet in 2010, defeated a field of 102 players to win $273,962, bringing his total WSOP earnings to over $8 million.  read more

World Series of Poker launches e-commerce platform

Using shop.wsop.com, players and fans alike can view and buy exclusive licensed merchandise and apparel for WSOP.  read more

CASINO News

CASINO

River Bend Casino opens doors after renovation

Previously known as Wyandotte Nation Casino, the River Bend Casino Hotel now features a 92-room hotel, a renovated conference space, meeting rooms and luxury amenities.  read more

Maryland Live! Casino & Hotel celebrates 5th anniversary

Since opening in 2012, the gaming and entertainment destination in Maryland has generated almost $3 billion in gaming revenue and has paid over $1.4 billion in taxes.  read more

Beau Rivage to take part in Blended Burger Project

The James Beard Foundation's project aims to create a healthier and more sustainable burger by combining ground meat with chopped mushrooms.  read more

LAS VEGAS LIFE News

LAS VEGAS LIFE

Nevada investigates Rio sickness

Two cases of Legionnaires' disease, an illness similar to pneumonia, were reported in guests who stayed at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas during March and April. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more

The Venetian Las Vegas presents new art installation

In association with Culture Corps, the casino debuted Another Sky, an immersive art installation by Anne Patterson.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

The Reel Life: Slow walking edition

In this week's Reel Life, we visit a road race in Seattle for some doughnuts.  read more

SPORTSBOOK AND FANTASY SPORTS News

SPORTSBOOK AND FANTASY SPORTS

Michigan introduces horse racing, DFS bill

On 8 June, two bills were introduced that seek to permit and regulate fantasy sports betting in the state, and a bill allowing residents to place electronic wagers on horse races is under consideration. (Michigan Gaming)  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

IP, Scarlet Pearl announce fireworks show

On 1 July, the casinos will jointly present a fireworks display over Biloxi's Back Bay.  read more

The Vine at del Lago to host Martina McBride

The multiple Grammy Award nominee will perform on 19 August at the New York casino.  read more

Donny and Marie Osmond extend residency at Flamingo

After recently celebrating their eight-year anniversary at Flamingo Las Vegas Donny & Marie Osmond have extended their popular residency through the end of 2017.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Ohio's casino revenue grew 5.5% in May compared to the same period last year, with all four state casinos bringing in a total of $348 million.
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