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December 16, 2019

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December 16, 2019

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arrowFrank Scoblete: Betting $44 inside in craps

Betting $44 inside in craps
Scoblete answers why it is not a good idea to bet $44 inside despite some players believing it is a great bet. He explains that you should never think that the casino has a different edge on each bet.  read more

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Caesars Southern Indiana celebrates grand opening

After 18 months of construction, guests now have the opportunity to live, play and dine like a Caesar in the 110,000-square-foot integrated facility. The grand opening of the $90 million casino took place on 12 December.  read more
Caesars Southern Indiana celebrates grand opening



New Jersey sportsbooks hit $5 billion milestone

Online and retail sportsbooks collected $562 million in bets in November. At the current pace, it won't be long before the state reaches $6 billion.  read more

Michigan is poised to legalize sports gambling

Michigan's Legislature voted on 11 December to legalize sports betting and internet gambling, adding to the three commercial casinos in Detroit and two-dozen tribal casinos. (Associated Press)  read more

Indiana sportsbooks thrive in November

With out-of-state bettors continuing to pour into Indiana, the state’s retail and online sportsbooks generated a combined $147.3 million in bets in November, up 61% from $91.7 million in October.  read more

Sports betting take huge step forward in Montana

After the official sports wagering rules were published two weeks ago, the Montana Lottery began accepting licenses from businesses looking to offer its new sports wagering product.  read more



World Series of Poker announces 2020 dates

Poker's richest tournament series is set for 26 May to 15 July at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with more than $200 million up for grabs. The WSOP Main Event is scheduled for 1 to 14 July.  read more

Mohegan Sun to host $230 buy-in tournament

The $50,000 Texas Hold'em event at the Connecticut casino begins on 2 January with the final table set for 4 January.  read more

Poker Central reveals 2020 US Poker Open dates

The events will take place from 19-31 March in the PokerGO Studio at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more



Circa Resort & Casino to open in December 2020

The 1.25 million-square-foot, 777-room property will stand as the tallest structure north of the Las Vegas Strip. Derek Stevens announced the resort reached the halfway mark last week.  read more

Atlantic City casinos see continued growth in November

The report released on Thursday shows that November gaming revenue for Atlantic City was over $288 million. This reflects a 16.5% increase over the same period last year.  read more

The New Seabrook Park launches holiday initiative

In addition to writing a check for $29,000 to the Seabrook Scholarship Fund, The New Seabrook Park in New Hampshire delivered 50 Thanksgiving meal baskets to area families and will donate holiday gifts to local children.  read more



Four Wheel of Fortune jackpots in November

The massive jackpots totaled more than $5.4 million. These slots have awarded million dollar-plus jackpots to 18 lucky players thus far in 2019.  read more



Dave Matthews band hits Las Vegas

One of the most influential bands in rock music will take stage at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on 28 February.  read more

Shania Twain launches Las Vegas residency

Last week, the top-selling female country artist of all-time debuted her new headlining residency show with three sold-out shows at Planet Hollywood.  read more

Frank Marino returns to the Tropicana Las Vegas

The longest-running headliner in Las Vegas history will close out the year as host of the Legends in Concert Holiday Spectacular show from 26 to 30 December.  read more

Ring in 2020 with Mississippi's Gold Strike Casino Resort

A variety of entertainment will usher in the new decade where Electric Circus will light up the stage performing a mix of Top 40, dance and 80s hits.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas rings in 2020 with party packages

Guests can usher in the new decade in Las Vegas with a night of divine decadence and indulgence at Bella Bistro, CASBAR Lounge and Bazaar Meat by José Andrés.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The California Bureau of Gambling Control has proposed new rules for the state's 72 card rooms, including requiring players to take turns serving as the banker, switching every two rounds, according to the LA Times.
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