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November 1, 2021

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Dumb moves by smart players
Everyone has made mistakes when at the casino. Scoblete gives an example of some moves he has made during his gambling career.  read more

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TWiG: Scary sports betting news

This week's gambling news follows up on New York mobile sports betting, and the scary tax rate that threatens to destroy the industry.  read more
TWiG: Scary sports betting news



World Series of Poker in review: Week 4

Week four delivered on excitement with millionaires being made and new players solidifying their spot in poker history.  read more

Second bracelet for Anatolii Zyrin

The Russian's first WSOP bracelet came in 2019 when he defeated a field of 717 entries in the $1,500 Omaha Mix event. This one comes in the $400 Colossus along with $314,705.  read more

Le's career earnings top $2 million

In the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship, Tommy Le claimed the biggest slice of the $3,207,800 prize pool and locked up a cash of $746,477.  read more

$446,983 victory for Denove

After eight and a half hours of play on Day 4 of the $1,000 Double Stack No-Limit Hold'em event, it was cash game player Anthony Denove who took down the first-place prize of $446,983 and his first WSOP bracelet.  read more

No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack bracelet win for Norton

Day 2 started with 120 players that returned to action from a 2,053-entry field and it was Chad Norton who came out victorious to win his first WSOP bracelet, along with $214,830 in his first-ever WSOP event.  read more



Live table games back at Potawatomi Casino

The Wisconsin casino brought back live blackjack and roulette tables for the first time since March 2020.  read more

Caesars completes sale of Harrah's Louisiana Downs

Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties announced they have completed the previously disclosed transaction to sell Harrah's Louisiana Downs Casino, Racing & Entertainment to Rubico Acquisition for $22 million.  read more

Chicago receives five casino development proposals

Five proposals were submitted for consideration in developing a world-class casino-resort and entertainment experience in Chicago with the goal of being awarded the city's sole casino owner’s license.  read more

November promotions at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Guests can enjoy new seats across the entire gaming floor, plus gaming promotions, live entertainment, food and beverage specials, and more this month.  read more



Virginia sportsbooks surge in September

Virginia’s online sportsbooks accepted $293.9 million in bets in September, the second-most behind the $304.1 million reached in March.  read more

Football pushes Tennessee sportsbooks to record

Sportsbooks accepted $257.3 million in bets in September. The handle topped the state’s previous high of $211.3 million wagered in January.  read more

Caesars accepts in-person sports bets in Louisiana

Harrah's New Orleans Casino and Horseshoe Casino & Hotel in Bossier City made history on Sunday, 31 October, by accepting their first-ever in-person sports bets through the Caesars Sportsbook.  read more

Colorado sportsbooks shatter record

Online and retail sportsbooks in Colorado combined to take in $408.3 million in wagers in September. September's volume was up 96.6% from $207.7 million in September 2020 and up 92.7% from $211.9 million in August.  read more

Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs unveils new grandstands

Ohio’s first racino unveiled plans for a brand new, $20 million trackside grandstand designed to showcase the races at Scioto Down’s iconic track.  read more



$494,000 jackpot win at Michigan casino

A guest from Lawrence, Michigan won a $494,526.62 progressive jackpot on Monday, 25 October at Four Winds New Buffalo while playing a $2 wager on The Mask slot machine.  read more



Sting launches Las Vegas residency

This weekend, 17-time GRAMMY Award winning musician Sting kicked off his Las Vegas residency, "My Songs," at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.  read more

Ovi ready for shows at SAHARA Las Vegas

Latin rap superstar Ovi will perform at the all-new Azilo Ultra Pool at SAHARA Las Vegas on Saturday, 20 November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A $60 million casino hotel is planned to be built at the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri by the Osage Nation.
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