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Getting dealt the same hand
Grochowski explains to a Three Card Poker player how rare it was for him to receive the same exact hand two times in a row at a casino, which led the player to asking the dealer if it was a new shuffled deck.  read more

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Massachusetts sports betting bill crosses the finish line

After years of haggling, the Bay State's Senate and House came to an early morning agreement on Monday, paving the road for both online and retail sports betting, including at Encore Boston Harbor's WynnBET Sports Bar, pictured here.  read more
Massachusetts sports betting bill crosses the finish line



Jamul Casino awards $1.2 million jackpot

Phuc Nguyen from San Diego won $1.2 million when he was dealt a royal flush in Super 4 Blackjack Progressive at the California casino.  read more

WarHorse breaks ground on Omaha casino

The groundbreaking kicks off an anticipated 18 months of construction, leading to a casino with more than 1,200 slots machines, 20 table games, sportsbook and both live and simulcast horse racing.  read more

TWiG: Vegas losing millions to Macau lockdown

In this week's video, our Macau lockdown update finds that a new surge of COVID-19 could cost casinos billions, as it already has for Las Vegas gaming companies like MGM Resorts, Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands.  read more

Ossu Japanese Tavern opens at Tropicana Atlantic City

The restaurant welcomed guests for the first time on Thursday and introduces a modern twist on Japanese street food, focusing on small plates, sushi and yakatori.  read more

Resorts Casino Hotel opens remodeled pool and pool deck

The more than $4 million renovation at the Atlantic City property includes a new 45,000-gallon pool with a state-of-the-art retractable roof that allows the area to be used year-round.  read more

Opening date announced for Legends Bay Casino

Legends Bay Casino Resort announced 30 August as the official public opening date for northern Nevada’s first new casino in over 20 years.  read more



2022 WSOP Europe schedule released

The 2022 World Series of Poker Europe takes place at King's Casino in Rozvadov, Czech Republic, from 26 October to 16 November, with the highly anticipated Main Event starting on 11 November.  read more



Bingo World opens BetRivers Sportsbook

The new sportsbook in Maryland offers 12 self-service kiosks as well as three over-the-counter machines to place bets.  read more

Dutch tennis coach banned for 12 years for match fixing

The International Tennis Integrity Agency confirmed that Dutch tennis coach Max Wenders has been banned from the sport for 12 years after admitting multiple match fixing charges.  read more

Del Mar horse track opens 2022 with record handle

The anticipated return of word-class thoroughbred horse racing at Del Mar did not disappoint, as record wagering and capacity crowds highlighted opening week, which kicked off on 22 July.  read more



The Orleans Casino pays out Pai Gow jackpot

A Las Vegas local resident made a trip to The Orleans Hotel and Casino he’ll never forget after hitting a Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot for a payday of nearly $340,000 on Friday, 29 July.  read more

$878,682 jackpot win at The Cromwell in Las Vegas

A Caesars Rewards member hit a mega jackpot while playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em at The Cromwell on 28 July. He plans to save his winnings to pay for his university tuition.  read more



Gold Strike to host Bonkerz Comedy Series

The Mississippi resort presents the Bonkerz Comedy Series every Thursday night in the Gold Strike Theater. The weekly stand-up comedy series kicks off 1 September with Mo Alexander.  read more

St. Vincent to bring talent to Palms Casino Resort

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter St. Vincent will perform at the Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Saturday, 1 October.  read more

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Did You Know?
According to Old Mutual Savings and Investments, 44% of South Africans regularly gamble online and 28% of Gen Z players borrow money in order to gamble.
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