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arrowJerry Stickman: Ace-high hands in Jacks or Better

Ace-high hands in Jacks or Better
Stickman once again examines video poker hands that are commonly misplayed and explains which pay tables give the player a better chance to win, or at least play a little longer.  read more

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SAHARA Las Vegas opening new poker room

The Poker Room at the newly re-branded Strip casino will be unveiled on Friday, featuring seven tables, a 16-foot by nine-foot LED video wall, 24/7 food options and an extensive choice of games including No Limit Texas Hold'em, Limit Hold'em, Pot Limit Omaha, 7-card Stud and various mixed games.  read more
SAHARA Las Vegas opening new poker room



Foxwoods celebrating 28th anniversary

The Connecticut resort casino will mark its 28th anniversary this month with a one-day $28 Bonus Slot Play, 28 Foxwoods Rewards Points, and 28 prize giveaways.  read more

JACK Entertainment enjoys record revenue

Jack Cleveland Casino and JACK Thistledown Racino had a record-breaking year with a combined $398 million in gross gaming revenue in 2019.  read more

Buffalo Bar opening at Rampart Casino

The Las Vegas space will feature a wide variety of Buffalo slot games including the all-new Winner's World Multi-Game bar top.  read more



Near-record Super Bowl for Nevada sportsbooks

The state's sportsbooks combined to take $154,679,241 million in wagers on Super Bowl Sunday, resulting in a $18,774,148 win when the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers.  read more

Circa Sports mobile betting app to debut in Colorado

The Las Vegas-based operator has partnered with Century Casinos and will be available for download in Colorado when sports betting is expected to begin in May.  read more

FanDuel Group and XFL combine forces

Just as the inaugural season of the XFL kicked off this past weekend, daily fantasy contests were available on FanDuel.  read more

NASCAR and Penn National Gaming expand partnership

Penn National Gaming will become NASCAR's first authorized gaming operator in a deal that runs through 2026.  read more

Daily Racing Form enters deal with Station Casinos

Under the agreement, the media offerings of DRF will be the official racing content provided to race players at Station Casinos properties.  read more



The D Las Vegas to debut BarCanada

With an anticipated opening in March, the hockey-inspired tavern will merge modern design, specialty cocktails and an intimate game-day viewing space.  read more

MGM Las Vegas properties named Top 100 Hotels

The Aria Resort & Casino, Four Seasons Hotel and SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas were the only Las Vegas hotels to earn a spot on U.S. News & World Report's new list.  read more

March Mania parties at the Plaza Hotel and Casino

The downtown Las Vegas casino will host March Mania Viewing Parties inside the Plaza Event Center from 19-22 March with food from Pop Up Pizza and drink specials from multiple bars.  read more



WPT announces Tournament of Champions

Season XVIII of the World Poker Tour Tournament of Champions takes place 31 May to 2 June inside HyperX Esports Arena at The Luxor in Las Vegas.  read more

Whalen wins MSPT Poker Bowl IV

Bob Whalen took home $140,152 as a part of a five-way deal after taking down a Heartland Poker Tour Main Event at The Venetian in Las Vegas.  read more

WSOP $1,500 buy-in events finalized

There will be 25 $1,500 Events in all major variants of poker at this year's World Series of Poker, which begins in Las Vegas in May.  read more



John Legend coming to Foxwoods

The Connecticut resort is excited to host Legend, who will perform at the Grand Theater on 29 August as part of his Bigger Love tour.  read more

Shania Twain announces 14 Las Vegas dates

The female country artist will add 14 dates to her residency show "Let's Go!" at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  read more

Gwen Stefani returns to Zappos Theater

The multi-platinum artist returns to the Las Vegas for her headlining residency in February and May.  read more

Adam Lambert to perform at The Venetian

The singer and songwriter will be at the Las Vegas Strip resort in April for a three-show limited engagement.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A New York appellate court ruled last week that a 2016 law legalizing daily fantasy contests like those operated by FanDuel and DraftKings violates a constitutional prohibition on gambling.
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