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June 10, 2024

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June 10, 2024

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Split Card calculations
Robison dives into Deuces Wild with the Split Card gimmick. Split Card sometimes gives you two cards in one position of your hand. Although it's possible to get six-of-a-kind and other six-card hands.  read more

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Schutten wins WSOP $25,000 High Roller event

Brek Schutten, the ICU nurse and accomplished poker player, won his first World Series of Poker bracelet by taking down Event #21: $25,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em (6-Handed) for $1,405,641.  read more
Schutten wins WSOP $25,000 High Roller event



Trayner wins $1,000 Mystery Millions

Australian Malcolm Trayner captured his first WSOP bracelet and scooped $1 million after outlasting a monstrous field of 18,409.  read more

$1,500 Limit 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw title goes to Cummings

After a 90-minute heads-up duel with Yuichi Kanai, Aaron "AJ" Cummings won his first bracelet along with $146,516.  read more

WSOP awards the gift of gold to Perissat

With a prize pool of $2,322,320 and 2,639 entrants, the $1,000 Super Bounty Turbo saw France's Thibault Perissat prevail and take home $197,308.  read more

$1,500 Badugi gold bracelet goes to Prociak

David Prociak came into the finale as a one-time WSOP bracelet winner and left the day adding another bracelet and $129,676 to his already decorated resume.  read more

2024 Poker Hall of Fame nominations now open

Nominations will remain open through Sunday, 16 June when all submissions will be tabulated, and the top 10 nominations reviewed by the Poker Hall of Fame Governing Council.  read more



Gold Strike opens Next Level Lounge

The Next Level Lounge offers Mississippi guests an elevated experience, featuring the latest in modern electronic gaming options along with a renovated aesthetic.  read more

Bally's Chicago Casino maintains strong revenue

May marked the most successful month yet for Bally's Chicago Casino with the highest revenue ($13.8 million) and admissions (118,650) since opening on 9 September 2023.  read more

COTE Vegas to open in 2025 at The Venetian Las Vegas

The Korean steakhouse, recently named North America's Best Steakhouse by World's 101 Best Steak Restaurants, will debut early next year as a part of the resort’s $1.5 billion reinvestment project.  read more



TWiG: Big changes for Las Vegas slots

In our most recent video, we discuss how these changes will impact your jackpots, your taxes, and how the casinos pay you. Plus, are there any coin slot machines left in Sin City?  read more

May winners take over $6.5 million at two Nevada casinos

Since the beginning of the year, Aquarius and Edgewater have paid out a total of $31,854,573 in jackpot winnings to date in 2024.  read more

Three guests win big at Seminole Casino Immokalee

Three jackpots were hit at the Florida casino last month, including one more than $217,000 on a Dancing Drums slot on 29 May.  read more



North Carolina releases May wagering report

Between 1 May and 31 May, account holders in North Carolina wagered $525,548,571on sports events, including paid wagering revenue and promotional wagering revenue.  read more



Illinois winner claims Mega Millions jackpot

The winner, nicknamed “MEGA Millionaire,” snagged the $55 million jackpot after playing the game online – making this the largest jackpot won through iLottery in U.S. history.  read more



Plaza Hotel and Casino to celebrate July 4th

The Plaza Hotel and Casino will celebrate the Fourth of July with its annual fireworks show – the only one in Downtown Las Vegas and the largest the property has done yet – lighting up the sky at 9 p.m.  read more



Fontainebleau Las Vegas June entertainment

The newest Las Vegas Strip resort is the epicenter of sports and live entertainment this June, as it plays host to some of the year’s most anticipated events and headliners.  read more

Sammy Hagar’s Birthday Bash hits Las Vegas

The famous Cabo celebration adds a new destination at the Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort on Friday, 4 October and Saturday, 5 October to ring in Sammy’s 77th birthday.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
May's sports betting handle in New York was $1.97 billion, the highest monthly total since the record of $2.11 billion was set in November 2023.
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