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August 14, 2023

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August 14, 2023

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arrowJohn Robison: My wallet is empty again, but why?

My wallet is empty again, but why?
Casinos aren't successful because they let players win all the time. Robison discusses switching up some strategies while at the casino in the hopes of changing the tides and increasing one's bankroll.  read more

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This Week in Gambling: Casino Royale rumors; Lady Gaga returns

In this week's video, we report on rumblings about the closing of a Las Vegas Strip casino mainstay, while another Sin City rumor is coming true involving Mother Monster.  read more
This Week in Gambling: Casino Royale rumors; Lady Gaga returns



First Match the Dealer table game in Washington

Now at Snoqualmie Casino, players can place a wager on up to five cards dealt by the dealer; if any of the two cards dealt to the player match the wagered dealer cards, the player wins.  read more

Rivers Casino Philadelphia earns 21 'Best of Gaming' awards

For the third straight year, the BetRivers Sportsbook was named "Best Overall Sportsbook" in Pennsylvania, and for the second straight year, was voted "Best Sportsbook Promotions."  read more

Resorts World Casinos hit jackpot for New York's public schools

As of 21 July, the resorts crossed the $4 billion mark in revenue generated for New York’s lottery education fund.  read more

Athleta is now open at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut

The new 4,200-square-foot retail outlet that provides performance apparel for women athletes opened last week in the Shops at Mohegan Sun.  read more



PENN deal is the end for Barstool Sportsbook

PENN Entertainment’s imminent launch of ESPN Bet returns the Barstool Sports brand back to its original owner David Portnoy, but with multiple contingencies.  read more

WynnBET to halt sports betting operations in eight states

WynnBET will close its sports betting app as soon as possible in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, New Jersey, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, saying "there are higher and better uses of capital deployment for Wynn Resorts shareholders."  read more

Gaming Hall of Fame Class of 2023 announced

Last week, the American Gaming Association announced the Gaming Hall of Fame Class of 2023, honoring four leaders for their significant contributions to the industry.  read more

Kentucky receives retail and online sports wagering applications

Plans are on track for retail locations to begin on 7 September, while mobile applications will have to wait until 28 September.  read more

Pechanga Resort Casino teams up with the Los Angeles Rams

The Rams Pick ‘Em contest allows Rams' fans to compete for prizes by testing their ability to correctly predict outcomes in Rams games.  read more

Maryland sports wagering generates $3.3 million in July

The Old Line State's 10 retail and 11 mobile sportsbooks each contributed 15% of its taxable win toward public education programs.  read more



Massive payout at Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort

The Washington resident walked out of the Idaho casino two weekends ago with $262,820, after being at the resort to play a round of golf.  read more

Resident hits six-figure payday at Live! Casino Pittsburgh

Daniel Johnson of Latrobe recently won $140,795 on the “Huff n' More Puff” machine when he hit the Grand Progressive, the bonus feature on the machine.  read more

IGT Wheel of Fortune and Megabucks slots award jackpots

During July, two slot players won paydays of $10,488,726 and $1,286,326, respectively, in Las Vegas.  read more

Blue Chip Casino pays out six-figure slot win

The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, earned the $287,030 bonus after playing a $10 spin on the slot machine at the Indiana casino.  read more



Donny Osmond extends Las Vegas residency

The legendary music icon will continue his show at Harrah's Casino & Hotel through May 2024. His show is a dynamic, energy-filled musical journey of his unparalleled life.  read more

M Resort Spa Casino to host Rod Stewart tribute

THE ROD EXPERIENCE, featuring Carmine Appice and Rick St. James, will take over the stage inside the M Pavilion at the Nevada resort in October.  read more

Deon Cole taking his show to Mohegan Sun

The comedian's My New Normal Tour performance will take place at the Connecticut casino in December.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The International Tennis Integrity Agency handed provisional suspensions to three players -- Timur Khabibulin, Sanjar Fayziev and Igor Smilansky -- last week for match fixing.
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