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July 15, 2019

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July 15, 2019

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The lucky slot player
Just because someone hit a jackpot in the first few minutes of play, it doesn't mean anything would make the jackpot more likely to go to a player in the first five minutes of a session than any other five-minute segment.  read more

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Su and Marchington show class in defeat at WSOP Main Event

For a pair of 20-something-year-olds who just won over a million dollars each in their first World Series of Poker, Timothy Su and Nick Marchington (pictured) left zero doubt that they are wise beyond their years and good for the future of poker.  read more
Su and Marchington show class in defeat at WSOP Main Event



Final five left at WSOP Main Event

The 2019 World Series of Poker Main Event final table began on Sunday evening with nine players remaining from the second-largest Main Event field ever of 8,569 players and Hossein Ensan remains the chip leader.  read more

Moneymaker falls short in Main Event

On the heels of being honored as one of the most important players in World Series of Poker history, 2003 champ Chris Moneymaker bowed out on Day 4 of the Main Event, but remains optimistic about the arc of his playing career.  read more

Main Event eliminations come fast and furious on Day 4

After seeing the dramatic money bubble burst in the wee hours of the morning, on Tuesday, 1,286 players returned for Day 4 action of the World Series of Poker Main Event, which quickly turned into an elimination parade.  read more

World Series of Poker update through 81 events

Through the first 81 events of 90 at this year's World Series of Poker, the tournament has set an all-time record with 177,750 entries, which is 43.5% above last year.  read more

Tilston defeats Negreanu to win first WSOP bracelet

Keith Tilston is the winner of the $100,000 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller. He wins his first World Series of Poker bracelet and $2,792,406.  read more

Second gold bracelet goes to Koral

Tom Koral has claimed the second World Series of Poker gold bracelet of his career after winning Event #82 of the 2019 WSOP, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Double Stack.  read more

Deyra wins WSOP $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em event

Ivan Deyra beat out a field of 671 players for his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet and $380,090.  read more

Klostermeier gets first WSOP bracelet

Maximilian Klostermeier finished in first place in the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha Bounty event, earning $177,823.  read more



Jackpot win at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood

A local resident won a $400,000 payday at the Florida casino, which is set to debut its $1.5 billion expansion on 24 October.  read more



Legal sports betting hits New Hampshire

On Friday, Governor Chris Sununu signed HB 480 to legalize sports betting in the state. Sununu also stated he wants to place the first legal bet. (Union Leader)  read more

Wynn Golf Club returns to Wynn Las Vegas

The 18-hole championship course in Las Vegas debuts on Friday, 11 October with a reimagined topography, from the opening drive to the final putt.  read more



Pennsylvania online casinos go live

Today, online casinos for Parx Casino and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in the Keystone State are going live and will soon be followed by others. (The Philadelphia Inquirer)  read more

The POOL at The LINQ is ready for Shark Week

This summer, Influence, the Las Vegas resort pool, will celebrate the event with complimentary admission for guests 21 and older along with shark-themed drinks.  read more

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace celebrates grand reopening

In honor of the grand reopening of The Colosseum at Caesars, four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will bring his tour to Las Vegas for the first time with back-to-back evenings on 6 and 7 September.  read more

Downtown Grand launches first showroom featuring two shows

The Las Vegas resort is welcoming The Spare Room to Downtown Las Vegas, featuring live comedy weekly with Don Barnhart’s Hypnomania and Delirious Stand-up Comedy.  read more

Twin River acquires two casinos from Eldorado Resorts

The company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino in Kansas City, Missouri and Lady Luck Casino in Vicksburg, Mississippi.  read more

Palms Casino resort opens The Spa and The Salon

Nearing the completion of a $690 million renovation, the Las Vegas resort unveiled the next phase of the property.  read more



Slayer announces upcoming Las Vegas stop

The Final Campaign tour will make a Las Vegas stop at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Garden Arena on 27 November.  read more

Ultimate Queen Celebration to be at SugarHouse Casino

The Queen tribute band, starring Marc Martel, will bring Queen's hits to The Event Center at the Philadelphia resort on 11 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Led by Northfield Park, the annual gambling revenue from slots at the seven racinos in Ohio reached $1 billion for the first time in 2019.
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