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|What does it mean to go "on tilt"? Stickman examines this state of frustration and offers ways to avoid it. After all, when you're angry, you're not focused, and when you're not focused, you're making mistakes.
By Gary TraskCasino City speaks with two Nevada sportsbook industry veterans to get their take on what kind of action the Summer Olympics will attract, how they went about setting lines, what sports will be most popular, and if we'll ever see a day when wagering on politics will be offered to the betting public.
|A local player from nearby Fresno, California won $141,886 last week after trying her luck on a quarter slot machine.
Randall won almost half a million dollars playing IGT's Wheel of Fortune slot at McCarran International Airport. (Las Vegas Sun)
We had to. There's an important lesson in this one about researching your financial investments, we promise.
A Chinese consortium composed of Shanghai Giant Network Technology and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has reached an agreement to acquire Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc's online games unit.
|The Friedmutter Group has been selected to construct Foxwoods' resort casino at Biloxi Point in Mississippi.
The gaming revenue totaled $11.1 billion, with a strong 6.8% gaming win in June. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited, reported putting higher-yield games in prominent locations to increase revenue in response to the 2014/2015 collapse of the Macau gaming market. (Business Insider)
|The Virtual Sports Football Accumulator has been deployed to 100 U.K. Coral shops and is the first Playtech virtual product to be launched in a retail environment.
On Sunday, Massachusetts' General Court passed a bill that would formally legalize the state's daily fantasy sports industry. (Legal Sports Report)
|Running from Sept. 23-26 at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, the event features a $1 million guaranteed tournament.
The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma is working to finalize international country-by-country gaming licenses and banking partners.
Sponsored by PokerStars and following a successful German debut, the event will be returning to Hamburg for the third stop of Season Six from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3.
|The iconic statue, which has been loaned by the Estate of Michael Jackson to the Mandalay Bay property, was unveiled last week.
Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs in Oklahoma will host the famous actor and stand-up comedian on Aug. 6.
The award-winning comic and television actor appears at the Pennsylvania casino on Sept. 16.
Did You Know?
Macau gross gaming revenue fell 4.5% to $2.2. billion in July, compared to last year, marking the 26th consecutive month of declines.
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