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arrowJerry Stickman: Blackjack blunders

Blackjack blunders
Transitioning a favorite game from home to the casino can be a surprising experience, especially when it comes to blackjack. Stickman explains why some decisions can upset other players, and how to avoid the drama.  read more

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March Madness tips of a busy spring in Las Vegas

The start of the NCAA men's basketball tournament is only the start to a season filled with sports action, as Las Vegas plays host to games, matches, races and more throughout the spring.  read more
March Madness tips of a busy spring in Las Vegas



North Carolina mobile sports betting debuts

North Carolina joins the growing list of legal sports betting states, launching online options today with major sportsbooks like Caesars, DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM.  read more



TWiG: Several final days in Las Vegas

The Tropicana will be demolished to make room for the new baseball stadium. Plus, the Mirage Volcano will soon be just a memory, but the timing is a bit murky.  read more

Fontainebleau Las Vegas introduces Oasis Pool Deck

Now open to hotel guests, Oasis boasts seven distinct pool experiences, four bars, two restaurants, daylife destination LIV Beach, and a 2,300 square-foot gaming area opening in the spring.  read more



MGM Collection with Marriott Bonvoy debuts

Now accepting reservations for 16 hotel and resort destinations on and the Marriott Bonvoy app, some of the names included at Bellagio, MGM Grand and Aria in Las Vegas.  read more

Mohegan INSPIRE in Korea celebrates grand opening

Since its soft opening on 30 November, INSPIRE has opened a five-star hotel with a total of 1,275 rooms; INSPIRE Arena, an inaugural multi-purpose indoor venue with a capacity of up to 15,000 people, and more.  read more

Caesars partners with Chef Rick Bayless

The chef's restaurant, Tortazo, will open at Harrah's Joliet Hotel & Casino in Illinois and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas later this year.  read more

Resorts World New York City unveils expansion plan

The casino is making a strong push to secure one of the three full-fledged gaming licenses being offered by the state, announcing a $5 billion project that will broaden offerings from machine activities to include table games, like blackjack and poker.  read more

Exacta Systems now live at The Brook in New Hampshire

The new terminals, powered by the Exacta Connect system, feature top gaming titles from leading manufacturers like Everi, AGS, Light & Wonder, IGT and IT.  read more

Online casino gaming launches in Rhode Island

At noon on 5 March, Bally's launched its online casino in Rhode Island, allowing customers to play slots and table games anywhere in the state on desktop or on an iOS stand-alone mobile app.  read more



Major jackpot win at El Cortez Hotel & Casino

On Monday, 4 March, a local couple won $829,606 on Buffalo Diamond Extreme with a $3.75 bet at the Las Vegas casino.  read more

Aquarius and Edgewater pay out $5.8 million in February

The amount went to winners across a variety of casino games with the month’s biggest jackpot going to a visitor from Wisconsin who struck a $216,040 jackpot while playing a 1 cent Lighting Buffalo Link machine.  read more

February jackpot winners at Treasure Island Las Vegas

Over $100,000 was won last month at the Las Vegas Strip casino, including a guest from Canada taking home $25,851 from a Rich Little Piggies Grand Jackpot slot.  read more



Borgata to host Spring Poker Open

The Atlantic City casino announced the return of the Borgata Spring Poker Open, taking place from 29 April to 14 May, consisting of three anchor events with over $4 million in guarantees.  read more

Player wins more than $128,000 at The STRAT Casino

A California bettor hit the $128,901 jackpot with a royal flush during Ultimate Texas Hold'em at the Las Vegas casino.  read more



Rob Schneider coming to Palms Casino Resort

The actor, comedian, screenwriter and director will perform at Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas on 12 October.  read more

Chris Brown bringing The 11:11 Tour to Las Vegas

The extensive 26-city tour will make a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena Saturday, 3 August.  read more

Carrie Underwood is back at Resorts World Las Vegas

The resort's first-ever headliner celebrated a return to the stage on Wednesday with her production, REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency.  read more

Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage set to host Rod Stewart

The two-time inductee into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will grace the stage at The Show at the California resort on 17 August.  read more

Did You Know
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Senator Wayne Fontana plans to introduce a bill in Pennsylvania that would ban using credit cards for sports betting, iGaming, fantasy games, and the Pennsylvania iLottery.
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