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The truth about casino comps
Casinos often provide players free meals, shows or even hotel rooms. Scoblete uncovers the math used behind these comps and why you need to view them as a "salary" paid to you by the casino.  read more

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Live! Casino fined for illegal proxy sports bets

The $100,000 fine was levied after several team members of the Live! Casino Sportsbook in Philadelphia accepted and placed 15 wagers totaling $287,421 over an eight-day period for a patron who was not present in the casino.  read more
Live! Casino fined for illegal proxy sports bets



Negreanu prevails for seventh WSOP bracelet

Daniel Negreanu finally captured lucky bracelet No. 7 in Event #58: $50,000 Poker Players Championship, outlasting 89 of the best players in the world to win $1,178,703 and the title.  read more

Third 2024 bracelet win for Seiver

Scott Seiver, the now seven-time bracelet winner, took down Event #72: $10,000 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw Championship for $411,041, defeating Canada's Jonathan Krela heads up, with the latter taking home $274,217.  read more

Moulder wins WSOP's $2,500 Mixed Triple Draw

Patrick Moulder already made two final tables earlier in the series before this event, finishing ninth in the $10,000 Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship and eighth in $10,000 limit H.O.R.S.E. Championship.  read more

Collins grabs WSOP $500 Salute to Warriors bracelet

In the end, everyone in this event was a warrior of sorts, but only one could be left standing. That man was Ben Collins from the U.K. and he had $207,486 to celebrate with.  read more

Initial dates for 2024-2025 WSOP Circuit schedule

The regional poker tour returns for its 20th season beginning Wednesday, 19 July at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, immediately following the conclusion of the 2024 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.  read more



Bally's AC celebrates 45th anniversary

On 28 June, the celebration at the Atlantic City casino included renovations opening in the new High Limit Slot Lounge, the high-end steakhouse Park Place Prime, and VIP Player's Club Experience  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas announces July promotions

Players will want to ensure they enroll in SAHARA's Infinity Rewards membership program to make the most of these opportunities, including a Birthday Kiosk Game and a Double Slot Multiplier.  read more

Ksa tightens policy for gambling kiosks

The Dutch policy rules for illegally offering gambling terminals have been tightened, with the basic fine amount increasing from €7,500 to €20,000 per device to €25,000 to €100,000.  read more

Station Casinos welcome guests to enjoy summer

As temperatures rise, Station Casinos is set to deliver an array of offerings that blend poolside pleasure, culinary delights, non-stop entertainment and more, across its Las Vegas properties.  read more

NIGC announces record $41.9 billion in 2023 revenue

The National Indian Gaming Commission released fiscal year 2023 gross gaming revenue numbers totaling $41.9 billion, an increase of $1 billion, or 2.4%, from the historic FY 2022 GGR of $40.9 billion.  read more

Bally's Chicago Casino celebrates one millionth visitor

Bally's Chicago has consistently had the second most admissions of any casino in the state since its opening in September 2023.  read more

Historic transaction of Casino Nanaimo

The Canadian gaming and hospitality company signed a definitive agreement to sell its landmark Vancouver Island property, Casino Nanaimo, to Petroglyph Development Group.  read more



$1.5 million slot win at Hard Rock AC

The first-time visitor to the Atlantic City casino was on a Wheel of Fortune machine betting $10 when the $1,593,457 win paid out.  read more

Seminole Classic Casino awards $100,000 hit

The slot player was on the Cash Express Luxury Line machine at the Florida casino when the jackpot hit for $106,732 on 22 June.  read more



Chicago Blackhawks partner with Circa Sports

The home jersey patch will be worn beginning next season, marking the first time a partner will be added to Blackhawks game jerseys.  read more

Virginia releases May sports betting figures

In May, bettors in Virginia wagered $505,594,450, 25.2% higher than last May. Virginia bettors won a total of $445,627,451 for a combined 11.86% operators win percentage.  read more



Potomac Poker Open at MGM National Harbor

Featured events from 14-26 August include No Limit Hold’em Multiflights with $1,000,000 guarantees, $200,000 Monumental Stacks, and a $1 million guarantee Main Event.  read more



Eagles add shows to Sphere residency

The group announced four additional shows for its residency at Sphere in Las Vegas, now featuring a total of 16 shows, over eight weekends, from 20 September through 14 December.  read more

Andrew Schulz to make Fontainebleau Las Vegas return

The internationally touring stand-up comic and podcaster will return to Las Vegas on leg two of The Life Tour at BleauLive Theater inside Fontainebleau on 13 September.  read more

Jerry Seinfeld returns to Agua Caliente Casino in March

The performance on 8 March 2025 will mark Seinfeld's fifth appearance at The Show inside the California resort, continuing his acclaimed residency at the premier entertainment venue.  read more

Trevor Noah to host August Mohegan Sun Arena show

On 25 August, the award-winning host and comedian of "The Daily Show" will take the stage at the Connecticut resort.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Casinos in Nevada set reached their 39th consecutive month with over $1 billion in gaming revenue after setting a May record of $1.32 billion, a 2.5% increase from May 2023.
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