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April 15, 2024

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April 15, 2024

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The thrill of the chase
Why do we gamble? Are we all playing just to win money? Gaming Guru Frank Scoblete discusses the competitive drive that fuels players, beyond just chasing winnings.  read more

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Plaza Hotel & Casino celebrates National Pickleball Month

With the most dedicated pickleball courts of any Las Vegas resort, the downtown casino is hosting a charity event on 18 April benefiting the Inspiring Children Foundation, along with its longstanding free lessons and round robin tournaments.  read more
Plaza Hotel & Casino celebrates National Pickleball Month



The winning streak continues at Caesars Palace

After winning seven jackpots last week, a Caesars Rewards member won an additional slot jackpot of $319,750, bringing the player's total to a whopping $1,482,337.  read more

Two Nevada casinos introduce over 200 new slots

The gaming floors at Aquarius Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino in Laughlin added the new games to already expansive lineup of casino games.  read more

March winners at Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Decatur

The two Las Vegas casinos awarded a combined total of $2,961,834 in jackpots to lucky guests in March, including $2,585,599 from slot jackpots and $376,235 from bingo wins.  read more

The Venetian pays out over $700,000

Last Sunday, a guest, who wished to remain anonymous, was playing Dollar Storm Mega Grand Link on The Palazzo casino floor when the $718,073 prize was hit on a $5 bet.  read more



Hard Rock Beach set to open in Atlantic City

Open to guests of Hard Rock Casino, the new experience will offer a seaside retreat complete with lounge chairs, umbrellas, and beverage service.  read more

Kowloon to open at The Brook in New Hampshire

Slated to open this summer, the new restaurant will showcase food and cocktails that are favorites of the legendary New England venue, but it will also have its own culinary identity.  read more

Swinomish Casino & Lodge temporarily closes

Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Washington temporarily closed last week after it announced it is looking into a cybersecurity incident that affected its operations.  read more

Treasure Chest Casino hires new culinary experts

Chef Aguilar and Chef Willis bring expertise and extensive experience to the Boyd Gaming property in Louisiana.  read more

Spring into warmer weather just outside Las Vegas

Visitors looking to enjoy warmer temperatures in the great outdoors and chart-topping entertainment can find a variety of thrilling activities in Boulder City, Laughlin and Mesquite this spring.  read more

Mohegan Sun Golf Club opens for the season

Guests of the course, an amenity of Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut, can enjoy a spacious and well-appointed clubhouse, a revamped pro shop, fitness room, a training facility, and a complimentary driving range for all players.  read more



Wyonna Judd to perform at Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky native and five-time GRAMMY award-winner will help kick off the historic 150th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs when she sings the National Anthem as part of a star-studded weekend.  read more

Caesars launches mobile wagering at Harrah's Gulf Coast

Fans 21 and older who are interested in wagering on sports via mobile devices can download the Caesars Sportsbook Mississippi app but must be physically present on-property at Harrah’s Gulf Coast to wager.  read more

Michigan releases March sports betting figures

The three Detroit casinos reported $17.25 million in total retail sports betting handle. Retail sports betting qualified adjusted gross receipts in March were up by 13.2% when compared to March 2023.  read more



Golden Nugget to host 16th Grand Poker Series

The Las Vegas casino presents the 16th Annual Grand Poker Series 28 May – 1 July, hosted in the Grand Event Center and featuring 96 tournaments spread across 34 days.  read more



Rio illuminates the Las Vegas skyline

A partnership between lighting designers Chris Kuroda and Andrew Giffin, the expansive installation features over three miles of programmable LEDs that can be seen from all over the Las Vegas Valley.  read more

TWiG: Las Vegas Sphere drone footage

In our most recent video, we have an aerial view of Sphere in Las Vegas, with our compilation of high-resolution drone footage from up above as it goes through incredible displays.  read more

Fontainebleau Las Vegas's new poolside movie series

Sunday nights are movie nights at Fontainebleau Las Vegas this spring and summer, as the Strip’s newest resort and casino announces its inaugural Oasis Cinema Club series.  read more



The Beatles LOVE will have its final show

The production celebrating the music and legacy of The Beatles through the artistry of Cirque du Soleil will conclude its historic Las Vegas run at The Mirage on 7 July.  read more

Mariah Carey adds more Las Vegas residency dates

The additional performances at Dolby Live at Park MGM will kick off on 26 July and go through 10 August.  read more

The B-52s add to The Venetian Las Vegas residency

The World’s Greatest Party Band will return to The World’s Greatest Party City later this year, with performances to be held 13, 15 and 16 November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last week, Louisiana become the 12th state in the U.S. to ban proposition wagering, or prop bets, on college athletes in response to growing concerns over gamblers harassing players, both online and at games.
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