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July 10, 2023

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July 10, 2023

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arrowJerry Stickman: Betting progression for blackjack

Betting progression for blackjack
If a player raises their bet each time by the amount they lost, eventually they'll win and recover everything, right? This is the question thrown at Stickman, so he dives into the theory as well as an alternative strategy.  read more

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WSOP Main Event attracts record-breaking field and prize pool

The World Series of Poker Main Event shattered its all-time attendance record with 10,043 entrants, making it the richest tournament in live poker history. The eventual champion will cash in for $12.1 million.  read more
WSOP Main Event attracts record-breaking field and prize pool



Soverel takes home second bracelet

Sam 'ApesSonIMHO' Soverel won $393,516 as he defeated Gergely 'wildace_hun' Kulcsar in the $5,300 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller Championship online event.  read more

Kamel goes wire-to-wire en route to victory

Hassan defeated Ryan Hoenig and picked up a $598,613 payday in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better Championship event.  read more

Gafford makes big comeback to lock up a victory

Bradley Gafford outlasted 5,257 players to claim a $549,555 payday and victory over Josh Reichard in the $1,000 MINI Main Event No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Belluscio picks up first victory

Julio Belluscio more than doubled his WSOP earnings as he won $190,240 by defeating Federico Quevedo heads up in the $2,500 Mixed Big Bet Event.  read more

Refaelowitz joins the coveted bracelet club

Moshe Refaelowitz bested Dae Woong Song to win $501,120 in the $400 COLOSSUS No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Hall wins first bracelet

Tom 'lultaxpayers' Hall took down Daniel 'DurdyDan512' Marin in the $500 No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack online event for a payday of $176,920.  read more



Mohegan hosting Race Players Appreciation Day

On 16 July, guests are invited to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut for a free FanDuel Sportsbook event that includes food specials, complimentary drinks and wagering voucher giveaways.  read more

FanDuel teams up with the Canadian Football League

With the deal, Flutter's US business becomes CFL's first authorized gaming operator and official sportsbook partner.  read more



Three Card Poker win at Paris Las Vegas

On 6 July, Patricia Hendricks of Michigan won $416,040 after hitting a Mega Jackpot playing Three Card Poker at the Las Vegas Strip casino.  read more

This Week in Gambling: Surviving Las Vegas’ rising prices

It now costs you more money to get to Vegas, more money to stay in Vegas, and you’re not winning as much money as you used to in Vegas.  read more

Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas to undergo renovation

Dreamscape’s multi-year redevelopment of the resort includes a full refresh of the 2,500 all-suite guest rooms; 150,000 square-foot casino floor; 220,000 square-foot meeting and conventions space, and more.  read more

Cashless credit comes to Graton Casino & Resort

Marker Trax' cashless credit technology will revamp the Northern California resort's player loyalty program and hopes to help to build and solidify its customer base.  read more

Sortis Casino installs IGT first Floor Manager technology

The system at the Panama resort will give guests near-immediate access to dozens of downloadable International Game Technology slots games from its USwitch multi-game packs.  read more

Maryland generates $163.7 million in gaming revenue in June

The total is a slight increase from June 2022 and comes from slot machines and table games at the state's six casinos.  read more

Australian self-exclusion program to launch in August

BetStop provides Australians, particularly those who may be vulnerable to harm, the opportunity to self-exclude themselves from betting.  read more

July events at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

This month, guests will be treated to live entertainment and gaming promotions at Philly's first casino.  read more

Maverick Gaming acquires All Star Lanes & Casino in Washington

The local entertainment center features table games, poker, 40 bowling lanes, an arcade, diner, drive-thru espresso, and full-service dining experiences.  read more

Coeur d'Alene Resort receives 'Best Incentive Hotel' award

The Idaho casino and hotel received this recognition at the 2023 Smart Stars Awards.  read more

Foxwoods announces debut of Gordon Ramsay HELL'S KITCHEN

Inspired by the hit television series, the global-dining options restaurant will hold its grand opening on 15 July.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh rolls out its summer events

There will be summer concerts, comedy performances, menu additions, gaming promotions, and an all-new Starbucks location on the way.  read more



MSG Sphere illuminates exterior for first time

As part of a special show to celebrate the Fourth of July, the Sphere’s 580,000 square foot fully-programmable LED exterior – the largest LED screen on earth – was completely illuminated.  read more



Treasure Island Las Vegas' June jackpots

The Sin City casino awarded five guests over $60,000 total following their wins on the slot machines, including $17,428 on Rakin’ Bacon Grand Progressive.  read more



Penn & Teller's Las Vegas show extended

Dreamscape announced the extension of the magic and comedy duo Penn & Teller at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The extension runs through the end of 2026.  read more

RuPaul's Drag Race Live! commemorates 500th show

The occasion at Flamingo Las Vegas was marked by a special appearance by RuPaul, who greeted the crowd during the show's slap game this past Saturday.  read more

Trace Adkins performing at Wind Creek Atmore

The Grammy-nominated country singer will take to the Amphitheater stage on 9 September at the Alabama casino.  read more

Jeff Dunham returns to Las Vegas

The comedian and his proteges will perform at Planet Hollywood for five shows the rest of 2023 starting this Sunday.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Saratoga Race Course in New York begins its season on Thursday and will have 71 stakes races for nearly $21 million in purses this season, which concludes on Labor Day.
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