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September 12, 2016

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September 12, 2016

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Slot machine RNG skepticism
John answers questions from readers whose inquiries include an unknown Abandon Card symbol and the veracity of slot machines' random number generators.  read more

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Westgate Las Vegas Football SuperContest continues to flourish

For the seventh straight year, the renowned Football SuperContest in Las Vegas has hit an all-time high for participants, earning comparisons to the World Series of Poker's Main Event for its popularity, prestige and increasing challenge to win.  read more
Westgate Las Vegas Football SuperContest continues to flourish



Player wins $50K at Pala Casino Spa and Resort

Josephine N. of Long Beach, California, won $50,000 on 31 August, snagging the top prize during the casino's Operation Safe Cracker promotion.  read more

Caesars Entertainment to bring skill-based gaming to casinos

Partnering with Gamblit Gaming, the company announced a multi-year agreement that will see skill games installed in Caesars' Nevada and California properties.  read more

Bellagio Resort installs IGT machines

The Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas has added IGT's live Electronic Table Game Dynasty cabinets to its selection of games.  read more

Owner files petition to close Trump Taj Mahal

Carl Icahn's management team is looking for permission from New Jersey regulators to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal Casino next month after a 4 August announcement of the property's closing. (Associated Press)  read more

Fresno player snags Table Mountain random jackpot

Table Mountain Casino's Massive Cash Jackpot was won by a player named Gary, who took home a total of $124,322.18 while playing his favorite penny machine.  read more

$2.7 billion Parisian to open in Macau

The Las Vegas Sands-operated hotel and casino will open on 13 September with 410 table games and 1,600 slot machines. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



Kentucky Downs enjoys record-breaking August

Pari-mutuel wagering on historic horse racing totaled over $40.7 million in August, the second consecutive month that wagering at the racetrack passed the $40 million mark.  read more



Fantasy Springs Casino unveils Cher Live slot

The casino became the first resort and casino in California to offer Cher Live, the world's first Cher-themed slot machine.  read more

Everi to show off seven new slot games

The company will present its new slot machines based on licensed brands at the 16th annual Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas on 27-29 September.  read more

The Reel Life: Just desserts edition

A woman in Michigan has gotten in trouble for not one, but two, incidents when buying dessert items at neighborhood shops.  read more



Red Rock Casino to host PGA Tour event

Partnering with Shriners Hospital for Children Open, the casino will serve as the official host for Las Vegas' PGA Tour event that takes place 31 October through 6 November.  read more

Sheldon Adelson talks DFS

The CEO of Las Vegas Sands discusses his dislike for daily fantasy sports and plans for building a $1.9 billion football stadium in Las Vegas. (Yahoo Finance)  read more



The Orleans announces throwback show

Quartet Under The Streetlamp will perform hits from the '50s to the '70s at The Orleans Showroom on 15 and 16 October.  read more

Hairball celebration comes to Blue Chip

The rock 'n' roll show includes tributes to Van Halen, KISS, Motley Crue and more, with performances taking place at the Stardust Event Center in Indiana on 21 and 22 October.  read more

Saratoga Casino hosts Food Truck Festival

The casino's first Food Truck and Classic Car Festival will take place on 17 September, with special guests comedian Adam Ferrera and Food Network star Sara Moulton.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Lottery revenue in Maine hit a high of $272.3 million in the 2015 fiscal year, up about 7% from the previous year's $253.1 million, according to state officials, making it the second year in a row that proceeds broke records and the most succesful year in the lottery's history.
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