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Explaining RNG
Scoblete discusses how unpredictable the random number generator is at the casino and explains that after a period of time, the RNG will always eventually beat the players.  read more

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Dream Las Vegas breaks ground on south end of Strip

Set to open in late 2024, Dream Las Vegas features 531 guestrooms and suites, and seven dining and nightlife options, including a third-level resort pool and day club.  read more
Dream Las Vegas breaks ground on south end of Strip



Flack named into 2022 Poker Hall of Fame

Layne Flack's legacy is highlighted by six World Series of Poker gold bracelets – earning his sixth and last bracelet in 2008 at the 39th annual WSOP.  read more

World Series of Poker Week 6 in review

The Main Event began last week at its new home on the Las Vegas Strip following “Shuffle Up and Deal” moments with last year's champion Koray Aldemir and Celebrity Master of Ceremonies Vince Vaughn.  read more

2022 Main Event bracelet unveiled

On Wednesday, World Series of Poker Celebrity Master of Ceremonies, Vince Vaughn, arrived at the 53rd annual WSOP Main Event flanked by a full Roman Royal Court with the Main Event bracelet.  read more

Phil Hellmuth denied 17th bracelet

David Jackson beat Phil Hellmuth in heads-up play to secure the $598,173 first-place prize in the $3,000 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Sik wins Mini Main Event

After only five players returned for Day 3, Young Sik came out on top for his first WSOP bracelet and $594,189.  read more



TWiG: Six Las Vegas casinos are coming

The new Sin City casinos include two from Station Casinos, one with an NBA arena, another themed after video games, and one that's been sitting empty on The Strip for years.  read more

Hard Rock opens temporary casino in Bristol

Bristol Casino – Future Home of Hard Rock, a temporary full-service casino, boasts 30,000 square feet of casino space, featuring 870 slots, 21 tables and a sportsbook.  read more

Sycuan Casino opens expanded non-smoking gaming

In this newly renovated space, 100 slot machines have been added to allow for a greater product mix and better variety of games for guests to play at the California casino.  read more

Two new restaurants to hit Downtown Grand Las Vegas

Downtown Grand Las Vegas will welcome two new fan-favorite restaurants this year, Hot N Juicy Crawfish in September and Yama Sushi early next year.  read more

Tachi Palace Casino Resort opens Yokut Hall

Yokut Hall's main use at the California casino will be for hosting bingo every Thursday, which began last Thursday.  read more



Circa Sports pro football contests return

As the countdown to Circa Sports’ NFL contests Circa Million IV and Circa Survivor continues, the Las Vegas-based sports betting brand is upping the ante for its 2022-2023 season with a $12 million prize pool.  read more

Sportsbook and WSOP room coming to Harrah's New Orleans

Opening this fall, the 5,700-square-foot sportsbook features four betting windows, 12 self-service betting kiosks, and a video and audio system. The sportsbook will be located next to the largest poker room in Louisiana.  read more

Half a billion wagered in Arizona in April

April was another strong month of event wagering for Arizona with over half a billion dollars in total money wagered, according to a new report by the Arizona Department of Gaming.  read more



Bad Beat Jackpot at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Poker Room has a record-breaking $1.1 million Bad Beat Jackpot, which has continued to increase since it was last won in April 2021.  read more

WPT Five Diamond returns to Bellagio this October

The entire festival runs from 7-23 October, with the Main Event taking place 19-23 October. The Main Event will be a $10,400 buy-in with a $5,000,000 guaranteed prize pool.  read more

Massive Let it Ride jackpot at Flamingo Las Vegas

Robert Mensinger hit a five-card straight flush while playing Let it Ride Poker at the Flamingo Las Vegas on Saturday to win $107,975.  read more

Ladies World Championship added to Wynn Las Vegas

The WPT Ladies World Championship will take place 16-18 December and carry a $1,100 buy-in for women, and offer a $200,000 guaranteed prize pool.  read more



Emmanuel bringing tour to Caesars Palace

Emmanuel continues his "Toda La Vida" tour of the U.S. with a Las Vegas performance at Caesars Palace on 17 September, as part of Mexican Independence Day celebrations.  read more

Blake Shelton headlines at Table Mountain Casino

The California resort announced that the country superstar and coach from The Voice will headline the casino's grand opening entertainment on 21 July.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
This year's World Series of Poker Main Event is the second-largest in the tournament's history with 8,663 players in the field, falling just 110 players shy of the record set in 2006.
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