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October 16, 2017

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October 16, 2017

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arrowJerry Stickman: How video poker machines work

How video poker machines work
Decades ago, video poker machines worked a little differently than they do now. How so? Stickman elaborates.  read more

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SugarHouse player hits royal flush worth six figures

A player won a $320,000 jackpot, the biggest ever in Pennsylvania, after nailing a royal flush while playing Ultimate X Video Poker. (Photo courtesy of SugarHouse Casino)  read more
SugarHouse player hits royal flush worth six figures



Las Vegas tourism sees changes after shooting

Analysts anticipate a short-term decrease in visitors in the aftermath of a massacre that killed 58 people during an outdoor music festival. (Associated Press)  read more

National Hockey League Fan Arena coming to Fremont Street

On 13 and 14 October, hockey fans can celebrate the inaugural season of the Vegas Golden Knights by meeting team members and viewing hockey memorabilia.  read more

Caesars, Planet Hollywood donate to Vegas Strong Fund

Planet Hollywood headliner Ringo Starr and Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora each donated $100,000 to the fund that will help the victims of the shooting and their families.  read more



Parx announces Xcite Center grand opening

In January 2018, the Pennsylvania casino will commemorate the opening of its entertainment venue with performances by award-winning group Chicago.  read more

Sycuan Casino celebrates 34 years with $550K giveaway

From now until mid-November, the casino will hold prize drawings every hour, with a $10,000 guaranteed cash winner each day.  read more



The Reel Life: Ninja training edition

A man arrested for breaking into a Target store offers an unusual justification for his crime.  read more



Talking Stick to host esports tournament

The all-day fighting game competition on 21 October will feature "Super Smash Bros. 4" and "Super Smash Bros. Melee" matches, with a prize pool of $5,000.  read more



Pala Casino crowns Quantum Reload champ

David Fernandez of San Diego, California, took home $2,000 over the weekend after agreeing to a four-way chop and finishing first.  read more

Seminole Hollywood confirms Rock 'n' Roll Poker Open dates

From 15-29 November, the Rock 'n' Roll Poker Open will feature 17 tournaments over 15 days and a $2 million guaranteed championship.  read more

Dover Downs Thanksgiving Weekend Getaway guarantees $65K

The Delaware casino will host three no-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments from 24-26 November as well as a series of satellite tournaments.  read more



Grand Funk Railroad to visit Dover Downs

The top-selling American rock 'n' roll group will perform at Dover Downs Rollins Center in Delaware on 19 January.  read more

Comedians, musicians and movie stars to visit Mystic Lake Casino

New Year's Eve festivities at the Minnesota casino will include appearances by Buddy Guy, Morris Day and Dane Cook.  read more

Whoopi Goldberg returns to Treasure Island Casino

The famed actress and comedian will perform at the Las Vegas casino on 10 November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Atlantic City casino revenue saw an increase of 8% in September when compared to the same month last year, according to figures released last week.
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