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August 12, 2019

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Betting more on slots
Robison enlightens players about how the amount you bet on slot machines should have no influence on where the symbols land.  read more

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Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils Rainmaker Casino

The new gaming space, open 24 hours a day and seven days a week, includes slot machines — many of which are exclusive to the Connecticut resort — table games, a racebook and new poker room.  read more
Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils Rainmaker Casino



NFL's first gambling-focused telecast

The pilot telecasts during the Washington Redskins' preseason, called "Predict the Game," features free-to-play contests where viewers can win $1,000 cash each quarter as well as other prizes.  read more

William Hill to open four Iowa sportsbooks Thursday

The four new venues are at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Lakeside Hotel Casino, Isle Casino Hotel in Waterloo and Isle Casino Hotel in Bettendorf.  read more

Parx Casino in Pennsylvania opens new sportsbook

The 7,400-square-foot space can show up to 36 games at a time and includes six live tellers, 18 kiosks and 196 seats.  read more

Mid-South's first Topgolf Swing Suite opens

MGM Resorts International's Gold Strike Casino Resort in Mississippi has opened the Mid-South's first Topgolf Swing Suite at its new venue, Moneyline Book, Bar & Grill.  read more

Circa Sports Million Pro Football Contest to award $1.5 million

The new Circa Sports contest in Downtown Las Vegas has no rake, 100% payback to players and nine additional season-end prizes, with the overall winner receiving $1 million.  read more

Presque Isle Downs celebrates sportsbook grand opening

Churchill Downs Incorporated had the grand opening of the Pennsylvania resort's BetAmerica Sportsbook on 8 August, coinciding with the start of this year's NFL preseason.  read more

Sports betting at Ameristar Council Bluffs launches this week

The new sportsbook with ticket writer stations and kiosks opens Thursday at the Iowa casino and will be located in the renovated Amerisports Bar & Grill.  read more



New poker room at Resorts World Catskills

The 7,000-square-foot room at the upstate New York casino includes 20 tables and 180 seats, along with an in-room cashier, complimentary beverage service and USB charging ports.  read more

Angel of the Winds Casino to open first phase of expansion

The Washington resort will introduce several new venues this month, including Strikerz Bowling, All Things Sports and Rivers Run Event Center.  read more

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino submits application for new casino

The application is to develop a commercial casino in an area of Wisconsin that is rich with tribal history and in the heart of Potawatomi treaty lands.  read more

Proposal to build Legends Resort and Casino Arkansas

Cherokee Nation Businesses and Legends announced the details to build the first-of-its-kind resort in Pope County.  read more

MGM files lawsuit for casino monopoly going to tribes

The company has filed the federal lawsuit saying that a monopoly on gambling in Connecticut was given to two Native American tribes from an agreement with the government. (Courthouse News)  read more



Gulf Coast Poker Championship at Beau Rivage

The Biloxi casino will host the 12th annual tournament next month, including a $1,350 buy-in Main Event on 14 and 15 September.  read more

Friedman wins MSPT Jack Cleveland

Adam Friedman topped a 596-entry field to win the Mid-States Poker Tour event at the Ohio casino for $121,405.  read more



IGT's slots award four major jackpots in July

One of the jackpots saw a player win $2,152,860.83 playing the Powerbucks Powerhits game at Treasure Cove Casino and Bingo in British Columbia, Canada.  read more

Florida casino debuts I Like Big Bucks slots

Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is the first casino property in Florida to have the slot machine, which allows players to win up to 100 free spins.  read more



Jeff Dunham to bring tour to Las Vegas

The comedian will head to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for five dates: 3 November and 1 December 2019; and 16 February, 15 March and 24 May 2020.  read more

Treasure Island hosts Felipe Esparza

The comedian and actor will perform at the Las Vegas Strip resort on 13 September at the Treasure Island Theater.  read more

Track 5. announces free August shows

The open-to-the-public shows at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa run throughout August.  read more

North Star Mohican Casino Resort to host Criss Angel

The illusionist will headline Orion Event Center in Wisconsin on 7 September for a one-time show.  read more

Taste of Downtown-Epicurean Event returns to Las Vegas

On 10 October, the Plaza Hotel and Casino will be home to guests enjoying cuisine and cocktails from several dozen popular downtown establishments.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In the last six months of 2018, about $430 million was wagered at William Hill sportsbooks in the new states that legalized sports betting since May 2018. According to analyst estimates, the bookmaker has now exceeded $1 billion in wagers at its U.S. sportsbooks.
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