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Scoblete explains why players shouldn't increase their risk in order to play multiple coins at slot machines. He also emphasizes that your goal should be to have a reasonable amount of fun for a limited amount of distress.  read more

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Decreasing restrictions and goodbye Full Tilt Poker

It was a busy week for gambling news with Nevada casino restrictions being eased, the demise of an iconic online poker brand, two big progressive jackpot wins, a race to build a casino in Virginia, and Tennessee sportsbooks bringing in massive numbers.  read more
Decreasing restrictions and goodbye Full Tilt Poker



Ute Mountain Casino to reopen on Wednesday

The Colorado casino will operate from 8 a.m. to midnight daily, but bingo will remain unavailable. A mask must be worn at all times for table game players.  read more

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas to open with no resort fees

Upon the casino's grand opening on 25 March, guests will receive complimentary self-parking and Wi-Fi, which will be available throughout the resort and in the over 1,500 chambers.  read more

Expansion at Cache Creek Casino Resort

The $180 million expansion that opened at the Sacramento, California property late last year included a new 450,000-square-foot, 459-room hotel.  read more

UK announces roadmap out of lockdown

Last week, the Prime Minister announced that betting shops in England will reopen on 12 April and casinos will resume operations on 17 May.  read more

Baha Mar introduces Travel with Confidence program

The casino resort in the Bahamas is providing private jet service back to the U.S. or a complimentary 14-day stay for guests who test positive for COVID-19 prior to departure from the property  read more

Wedding open house at Rivers Casino Schenectady

On 6 March, attendees will receive a tour of a decorated Event Center and its multi-functional space and view hotel rooms and event space at The Landing Hotel.  read more



Saratoga Harness begins 80th year of racing

Beginning today, races at the New York track will run three days a week, every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday with a first post at noon 12 p.m. through for the next first four months of the season.  read more

$325 million handle for Colorado sportsbooks in January

Colorado's online and retail sportsbooks generated a record $326.9 million in bets in January, up 14.9% from $284.6 million in December.  read more

New monthly record for Tennessee sportsbooks

Tennessee's online sportsbooks hit a new high in January, becoming just the seventh state to generate more than $200 million in sports bets in a single month.  read more

Carousel Group and Caesars enter multi-state agreement

Carousel Group entered a multi-state, 10-year partnership with Caesars Entertainment that will see its online sportsbook available in New Jersey, Indiana and Iowa, as well as its online casino in New Jersey.  read more

BetMGM announces agreement with Borussia Dortmund

The partnership with the German soccer club features cross-marketing opportunities as well as fan-focused assets such as social media promotions, and BetMGM customer sweepstakes awarding special Dortmund prizes.  read more



Casa Calavera now accepting reservations

The Mexican culinary and cantina concept inside Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is now accepting reservations and will open to the public on 25 March.  read more

March Madness back at The Cosmopolitan

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas announces the return of its college basketball tournament viewing experience, Hoops & Hops.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas ready for March Madness

Basketball fans can reserve their March Mania experience from 19-30 March at venues throughout the resort-casino, including the SAHARA Theatre Lounge, CASBAR Lounge, The Tangier and Paradise Lounge.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last Tuesday, North Dakota House Representatives advanced legislation to the Senate that legalizes sports betting and online gambling. If the Senate approves, it will move to the ballot for voters in November.
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