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Explaining Three Card Poker
Grochowski explains the house edge and betting strategies for Three Card Poker, which isn't quite as popular as blackjack and craps, but in some states draws more players than baccarat and roulette.  read more

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Boyd Gaming awards $19 million in jackpots from Las Vegas casinos

July was a lucrative month for players at Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa, The Orleans, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Suncoast Hotel and Casino, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Cannery Casino and Hotel and Fremont Hotel & Casino.  read more
Boyd Gaming awards $19 million in jackpots from Las Vegas casinos



TWiG: The good and bad gambling news

Nevada Governor Sisolak extended several COVID-19 related emergency directives last week, including limits on the size of public gatherings and a half-capacity restriction on indoor business occupancy.  read more

Grand Sierra Casino's August promotions

The Nevada resort is offering the new $55,000 Grand Summer Nights giveaway, where Club Grand members can earn a chance to win a classic 1957 Ford Thunderbird or $22,500 cash.  read more

Century Casinos to sell operations of Calgary property

The company entered into an agreement to sell the casino operations of Century Casino Calgary to 2267166 Alberta for CAD 10.0 million, plus a three-year quarterly earn out.  read more

Seminole Gaming updates Safe + Sound program

The company announced a further upgrade of its "Safe + Sound" program with the addition of dozens of program enforcement specialists at all Seminole Hard Rock and Seminole Casinos in Florida.  read more



Las Vegas releases June visitation data

Las Vegas welcomed approximately 1,065,000 leisure visitors in June following the staggered reopening of resorts, ending a shutdown of resort properties that spanned nearly three months.  read more

Four Station Casinos properties may not reopen

During an earnings call last week, it was announced that Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel and The Palms Casino Resort may remain closed.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas approved for underground tunnel

This new tunnel project will transport passengers between the city's newest integrated resort and the Las Vegas Convention Center via underground tunnels in all-electric Tesla vehicles in under just two minutes.  read more

Circa chooses ACS PlayOn for cashless gaming

Already available at The D Las Vegas, Circa's tables will be outfitted with PlayOn to allow its guests to safely and conveniently access funds at the table game when it opens this fall in Downtown Las Vegas.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas says closure rumors are false

Last week, the Las Vegas property filed a defamation lawsuit against a local blogger who said the resort would close next month. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

OYO Hotel and Casino extends temporary closure

The Las Vegas resort is extending its temporary closure and is planning to open on 1 September.  read more



$150 GGMasters WSOP Edition goes to Suvarov

Anatoly "Pohitrusha" Suvarov battled his way for 14 and a half hours through the massive field of 9,835 to take home $183,526.  read more

Second bracelet victory for Stasiak

Alek "astazz" Stasiak took down the $1,000 NLHE for $273,505, his second WSOP bracelet and a WSOP Europe Package.  read more

Camosci claims $2,100 Bounty Championship

Entering the final table as the chip leader, Enrico "GTOExploiter" Camosci earned his maiden WSOP gold bracelet along with $327,319.  read more

O'Dea wins first WSOP bracelet

The $400 Pot Limit Omaha event created a field of 2,005 entries and a prize pool of $753,880, with Eoghan "DrRoche" O'Dea taking home the biggest slice, worth $100,945.  read more



Indiana sportsbooks reach $1 billion mark

Even with just eight days of major sports, sports bettors wagered $70.9 million in July, up 137.9% from the $29.8 million sportsbooks accepted in June and sending the state’s lifetime handle past $1 billion.  read more

DraftKings at Casino Queen introduces sports betting in Illinois

Last week, the company launched the DraftKings at Casino Queen Hotel sportsbook app and retail location in Illinois.  read more

Virginia Lottery releases full draft regulations for sports betting

The Lottery is authorized to issue up to 12 licenses for internet-only sports betting platforms that will allow betting on most major league and college sports, except games involving teams from Virginia colleges and universities.  read more



Nearly $37,000 won from bingo jackpot

Las Vegas resident Matthew scored a nearly $37,000 jackpot playing bingo at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall last week.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Following the merge between Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts, the company is required to invest at least $400 million into its three Atlantic City casinos over the next three years, according to a mandate from the New Jersey Casino Control Commission
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