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July 22, 2019

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July 22, 2019

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Some tips on tipping
Scoblete explains that many casino workers, being in the service business, rely on tips to make ends meet. Therefore, a certain amount of tipping is expected in the casinos if players get good service.  read more
 

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Rivers Sportsbook lounge opens at Rivers Casino Schenectady

The casino in upstate New York officially launched legal sports betting in The Empire State with the opening of the new Rivers Sportsbook. Located directly off the casino's main gaming floor, the sportsbook includes 14 betting kiosks and six staffed betting windows to accommodate guests. (photo by Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady)  read more
Rivers Sportsbook lounge opens at Rivers Casino Schenectady
 

WORLD SERIES OF POKER News

WORLD SERIES OF POKER

50th edition of WSOP sets record numbers

Through all 90 events at this year's World Series of Poker, there were 187,298 entries, an all-time record and a 51% increase from last year.  read more

The 2019 WSOP Main Event champion is crowned

Hossein Ensan won the Main Event of the 2019 World Series of Poker late last night, earning $10,000,000 and poker's most prestigious prize: the WSOP Main Event bracelet.  read more

WSOP $3,000 HORSE bracelet goes to Strebkov

Denis Strebkov has earned his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet by triumphing in the 2019 WSOP, $3,000 H.O.R.S.E. for $206,173.  read more

Shaw wins final event of 2019 WSOP

Carl Shaw topped a field of 608 players to claim the $606,562 first prize in the $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em.  read more

Seminole Coconut Creek to host WSOP Circuit event

The event at the Florida casino, which runs from 19 to 30 September, will award 13 gold rings and two $10,000 buy-ins.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Poker Hall of Fame announces Class of 2019

Chris Moneymaker and David Oppenheim become the 57th and 58th individuals to be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.  read more

Gilmore wins MSPT Potawatomi regional event

The Mid-States Poker Tour $350 regional event at Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Hotel & Casino attracted 1,567 entries and saw Joel Gilmore come out on top for $75,430.  read more

Arizona State Poker Championship heads to Talking Stick Resort

From 9 to 13 August, the Valley's largest tournament of the year is expected to draw over 1,000 players and an estimated $1.5 million prize pool.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

The Reel Life: Meth gator edition

The police department in Loretto, Tennessee, has written the year's most original horror story.  read more

BINGO News

BINGO

$55,000 bingo win at Arizona Charlie's Decatur

A local resident was playing Charlie's Double Progressive Bingo at the Las Vegas casino when the $55,461 payday was awarded.  read more

SPORTS News

SPORTS

Beau Rivage opens TAP Book Bar & Bistreaux

The Biloxi resort has introduced the sports betting venue with more than 100 HD screens, including a massive 24-foot wide by 14-foot tall video wall.  read more

FanDuel Group and Tioga Downs open new sportsbook

The sports betting retail location is one of four upstate New York casinos permitted to offer sports betting in the Empire State and celebrated its first bet on Friday.  read more

William Hill announces sportsbook deal with two Iowa casinos

Isle Casino Hotel in Bettendorf and Isle Casino Hotel in Waterloo will partner with William Hill U.S. and Eldorado Resorts to open newly constructed sportsbooks.  read more

BEER PARK to host fantasy football draft parties

Draft packages include food and drinks, WiFi and a variety of indoor and outdoor seating options, starting at $200. All packages include a $50 minimum food and beverage credit per person along with a draft kit.  read more

CASINOS News

CASINOS

The STRAT introduces new observation deck

The newly rebranded property debuted a complete remodel of the iconic tower’s indoor/outdoor Observation Deck on the 108th and 109th floors.  read more

Pai Gow Poker jackpot at Sam's Town Gambling Hall

A Los Angeles resident turned her stay at the Las Vegas resort into a massive $110,000 payday while playing Face Up Pai Gow Poker on 13 June.  read more

Summer drawings at two Las Vegas casinos

Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Arizona Charlie's Decatur will host $20,000 Summer Cash Craze drawings for all True Rewards members until 31 July.  read more

August promotions for SLS Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip resort will be offering guests gaming promotions, tournaments and giveaways throughout August.  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

Air Supply to take the stage in Tulsa

The band will make a tour stop at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on 11 October.  read more

Van Morrison announces shows at Caesars Palace

The Grammy award winner will have a five-night run of shows at The Colosseum at the Las Vegas Strip resort on 31 January and 1, 5, 7 and 8 February.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In its first eight days of being open, Encore Boston Harbor recorded $16.79 million in total revenue, which averages out to just over $2 million per day, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.
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