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October 12, 2020

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October 12, 2020

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arrowJerry Stickman: Face-Up Pai Gow Poker

Face-Up Pai Gow Poker
Stickman explains that there is a low player-loss rate in Pai Gow Poker due to slow play and a lot of pushes. He also discusses the basics of the game while highlighting some specific hands.  read more

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Spectrum Gaming Group unveils top trends to watch for in 2021

Spectrum Gaming Group released its annual list of the top trends in gaming – the most significant issues that regulators, operators and suppliers need to consider as they make plans for the coming year, including revised business models during the COVID-19.  read more
Spectrum Gaming Group unveils top trends to watch for in 2021



UK casinos propose alcohol ban

Casinos have offered to stop selling alcohol in order to avoid catastrophic closures which could lead to thousands of job losses.  read more

TWiG: Major buyout and justice department payoff

The Caesars/William Hill buyout for $3.7 billion leads the headlines, while the popular 5Dimes sportsbook based in Costa Rica was busy paying off the U.S. Department of Justice.  read more

Mohegan announces expansion of northwest US property

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, manager of ilani in Washington, announced major updates to its premier northwestern U.S. property as the brand continues its momentum in developing integrated entertainment resorts worldwide.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino and Konami Gaming team up

Konami Gaming will be hosting a WINovation traveling road show this week at Ocean Resort Casino, featuring their latest and greatest gaming products.  read more



Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino reopens

In accordance with directives from Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Caesars Entertainment resumed gaming operations daily and hospitality operations for weekend stays at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  read more

Wynn Las Vegas launches new security screening program

Guests entering Wynn and Encore will be scanned for metal and their hand-carried bags will be screened.  read more

Finger Licking Foodie Tours partners with Aria

The two-hour, self-guided tour begins at 5 p.m. and leads guests through three critically acclaimed restaurants in one evening.  read more



Illinois sportsbooks have big August

Illinois online and retail sportsbooks attracted $140.1 million in bets in August, making the state the fifth-largest legal market in the U.S.  read more

Indiana sportsbooks reach $200 million in bets in September

Indiana sportsbooks surpassed $200 million in bets in a single month for the first time, producing record operator revenue, and passing $100 million in combined revenue since launching in September 2019.  read more



Two massive jackpots won on Wheel of Fortune

A player won $1,235,671 jackpot playing Wheel of Fortune Ultimate Sevens game at Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, followed by a $3,779,913 jackpot at Grand Lodge Casino.  read more

Boyd Las Vegas jackpots paid out $19 million in September

Boyd Gaming players across southern Nevada scored multiple jackpots of $10,000 or more in September at Aliante, The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Sam's Town, Cannery, California and Fremont.  read more



Piff The Magic Dragon returning to the Strip

After seven months of sold-out virtual shows, Piff the Magic Dragon will be back for the real thing at Flamingo Las Vegas beginning Thursday, 29 October.  read more

Morrissey announces residency at Caesars Palace

Morrissey announces his rescheduled residency "Morrissey: Viva Moz Vegas" at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip for five nights only in summer 2021.  read more

Lake of Dreams hits the Strip at Wynn Las Vegas

Entertainment returns to Wynn Las Vegas with the new Lake of Dreams, the only show to debut this fall anywhere on The Strip.  read more

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Did You Know?
Ohio casinos had its third-straight record month after posting $164.5 million in revenue in September, up 6.1% from September 2019, according to
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