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January 11, 2016

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January 11, 2016

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arrowJerry Stickman: Playing video poker percentages

Playing video poker percentages
Stickman points out that while the best playing strategy varies as the pay table changes, you need a video poker program to get the most accurate return percentages for any game.  read more

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Cuban partnership with Fantasy Labs 'recharges' DFS industry

Fantasy Labs President Dan Fabrizio explains to Casino City how his company secured a partnership with entrepreneur Mark Cuban (right) and why the announcement has the daily fantasy sports industry buzzing. (photo courtesy of Kris Krug/Creative Commons)  read more
Cuban partnership with Fantasy Labs 'recharges' DFS industry



Progressive jackpots hit at Red Hawk Casino

The new Triple Blazin' 7s Quick Hit slot paid out $210,059 and another jackpot worth $91,503 cashed in on a Pai Gow Poker progressive side bet over the weekend.  read more

Golden Nugget Lake Charles to add 300 rooms to hotel

Construction is underway on the new hotel tower, which will feature rooms over 500 square feet each and elaborate bathrooms.  read more

Two Pala players start new year with big wins

Last week, the California casino awarded one player a GMC Canyon SLE, while another hit a $25,920 slot jackpot.  read more

Downtown Grand Las Vegas promoting perks for seniors

The hotel and casino is inviting seniors age 60 and up to take part in a new promotion that includes monthly drawings, meals and valet parking.  read more

EZ Baccarat tables coming to WinStar World Casino

The Oklahoma venue is now one of 130 casinos worldwide to offer the popular baccarat table game.  read more

'Sinatra Sunday' dinner specials at Foxwoods

The tribute menu will be available every Sunday through March at Al Dente, the casino's signature Italian restaurant, featuring many of Sinatra's favorite dishes.  read more

Choctaw Casinos provide relief to North Texas tornado victims

The $100,000 contribution to the American Red Cross from the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will fund essential services in impacted areas.  read more



DFS regulation bill passes in California

The Golden State became the first jurisdiction to pass a DFS regulation bill out of a committee hearing when the Fantasy Sports Game Protection Act received a resounding approval last week.  read more

Kentucky Downs sets new single-month handle record

The $34,873,506 wagered in December set a new one-month HHR handle record, besting the mark set in July by almost $500,000. Overall handle was up $7.84 million compared to last December.  read more

Super Bowl Sunday Viewing Party at Plaza Hotel and Casino

Downtown Las Vegas' largest sportsbook will offer a stadium food buffet, open bar and raffles for $100 per person.  read more



Rush Street Gaming teams with Matt Glantz

Rush Street Gaming has joined forces with professional poker player Matt Glantz to further develop Rush Street's poker portfolio.  read more



Iliza Shlesinger coming to Mohegan Sun

The only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC's Last Comic Standing will bring her national FREEZING HOT tour to the Connecticut casino for one show on Feb. 5.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
With 104 events, this year's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, which began last week at Atlantis Resort & Casino in the Bahamas, is the biggest festival in European Poker Tour history.
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