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January 14, 2019

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January 14, 2019

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The greatest comebacks
Comebacks are wonderful stories, especially when they come from the casino. Frank Scoblete shares a few of the more fascinating gambling comebacks his readers have shared with him over the years.  read more

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Circa Resort and Casino to debut in December 2020

Plans for the new resort in Downtown Las Vegas were unveiled last week by Derek and Greg Stevens, including 777 rooms and suites, the longest outdoor bar on the Fremont Street Experience and the largest screen in sportsbook history.  read more
Circa Resort and Casino to debut in December 2020



The Downtown Grand announces expansion

The Downtown Grand Las Vegas has announced an expansion of the footprint of its hospitality space by over 250,000 square feet in mid-2020 with the addition of a new tower.  read more

Valentine's Day at the Plaza Hotel and Casino

The Downtown Las Vegas resort's hotel package offers guests a free upgrade to a Junior Suite for a one-night stay on Thursday, 14 February.  read more

Sycuan Casino launching new restaurant partnerships

The California casino will host a special presentation and food tasting event on Wednesday to unveil The UnCommons.  read more



The Reel Life: Bear-y Christmas edition

In post-Soviet Russia, Christmas feasts on you. A woman at a Christmas party in Achinsk tried to feed a wild bear in a cage that was for entertaining the guests.  read more



Parx Casino opens new sportsbook

The Pennsylvania casino unveiled its new sportsbook last week, complete with seven teller windows and 45 Kambi-powered betting kiosks throughout the casino floor and in the poker room.  read more

Borgata unveils construction of new sportsbook

Adding more than $11 million in development to the Atlantic City resort, the destination bar with sports wagering will make its debut this summer.  read more

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center to host Super Bowl Bash

The downtown event space will turn into a tailgate party on Super Bowl Sunday, featuring 72 feet of HD LED screen, private man caves, a 12th floor party venue at The D Las Vegas and more.  read more



Colillas wins PokerStars Players Championship

After winning a free entry into the tournament, Spain's Ramon Colillas won $5.1 million and was crowned the winner of the PokerStars Players No-Limit Hold'em Championship at Atlantis Resort and Casino in the Bahamas.  read more

More World Series of Poker events finalized

Thirteen more events have been solidified for the 2019 WSOP, set to run from 28 May to 16 July 2019 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

Choctaw Casino in Pocola hosts poker classic tournament

From 24-27 January, the Oklahoma casino will have 10 games played throughout the weekend, including a $50,000 Guaranteed Multi Cash Re-Entry.  read more

Dover Downs hosts Presidents' Day weekend tournament

Four No-Limit Texas Hold'em tournaments with $67,500 in guaranteed prizes, including one with a $40,000 guaranteed prize pool, are featured at the Delaware casino from 15-18 February.  read more



Ariana Grande to perform in Las Vegas in May

The multiplatinum artist will be at T-Mobile Arena on 11 May as part of The Sweetener World Tour, which kicks off 18 March.  read more

SugarHouse Casino hosts Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti

The vocalist will perform at The Event Center at the Philadelphia casino on 23 March.  read more

Hollywood's Greatest Game Show comes to Kansas Star Casino

During the show on 16 March, audiences will have a chance to win a share of the more than $10 million in cash and prizes.  read more

Phish summer tour heading to Mohegan Sun

The 26-date tour will make a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut on 9 and 10 July.  read more

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Did You Know?
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