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April 17, 2023

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April 17, 2023

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Deep end of the pool
Every gambler has been there, where nothing seems to work and the losses keep on coming. What do you do? Do you hope you get lucky and hit it big, or do you cut out early and stop yourself from making it worse?  read more

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Las Vegas tourist spending sets new record

A Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority report revealed total economic output related to visitor spending reached $79.3 billion in 2022, a 24.7% increase from the previous record set in 2019.  read more
Las Vegas tourist spending sets new record



WSOP Circuit returns to Harrah's Cherokee

The next WSOP Circuit Event at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina is scheduled for 4-15 May.  read more

Three Card Poker jackpot win at The LINQ in Las Vegas

On Thursday, 13 April, Daniel Shepherd of Arkansas won $154,916 after landing a Mega Jackpot on Three Card Poker at the Las Vegas casino.  read more



MGM moves closer to developing Japan casino

The certification is one of the final steps to pave the way for MGM Resorts Japan and ORIX to finalize agreements with Osaka Prefecture/City on the construction of a new $10 billion property.  read more

Virginia totaled over $37 million in casino revenue for March

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Temporary Bristol and Rivers Casino Portsmouth brought in over $27 million from slots and $9 million from table games.  read more

Coeur d'Alene Casino in Idaho named Top Culinary Experience

The annual list includes dozens of clubs and resorts from across the U.S. as judged independently by a panel of chefs from several of the industry’s most well-respected properties.  read more

Choctaw breaks ground on casino plaza in Mississippi

The 18,000-square-foot facility will have 150 slot machines, a sportsbook lounge, 3,000 square feet of retail space, a family-friendly restaurant and a gas station.  read more

Supreme Court filing against Steve Wynn in RICO case

The lead counsel in the RICO case against Steve Wynn, filed a petition for writ of certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States in the civil RICO matter, Angelica Limcaco v Steve Wynn.  read more

Detroit casinos report $119.2 million in March

Table games and slots at the three Detroit casinos generated $117.8 million in revenue, and retail sports betting produced $1.4 million in revenue.  read more



Plainridge Park welcomes back horse racing

The 2023 season, which includes 108 days of events, kicked off on 10 April and will run through 30 November at the Massachusetts property.  read more



Four Winds Casinos' guests getting lucky

Since the start of the new year, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi establishments have paid out nine big paydays, including a $143,134 progressive jackpot at the New Buffalo casino.  read more

Jackpot del Encanto Rapid debuts in Puerto Rico

The Lightning Dollar Link games recently made a simultaneous debut in 16 participating locations across the Caribbean island.  read more

Potawatomi is first in Wisconsin with 'Rock Paper Scissors' slot

This instant win machine is based off the popular school-yard pastime in which rock beats scissors, scissors beat paper, and paper beats rock.  read more

Thunder Valley Casino Resort awards $130,000 jackpot

The winning guest was playing Dragon Link Genghis Khan on 9 April when she claimed a six-figure win of $130,064 at the California casino.  read more

Live! Casino Pittsburgh launches new slots program

Giant Jackpots is a mystery progressive slots program for Live! Rewards Card members that guarantees jackpot wins from $50,000 up to $100,000.  read more



Billy Idol is returning to Las Vegas

The rock legend will play five nights in The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in October.  read more

Las Vegas boasts top music festivals throughout the year

Since Las Vegas is known as the Entertainment Capital of the World, it should come as no surprise that the destination is home to some of the most unique music festival experiences.  read more

Melissa Etheridge's tour making its way to Las Vegas

The GRAMMY Award-winning rockstar will perform at the Pearl Concert Theater inside the Palms Casino Resort in July.  read more

Los Ángeles Azules announces six unique concerts

The Mejía-Avante siblings will bring their Mexican Independence Day celebration tour to Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip in September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Ohio Casino Control Commission announced this week that it may offer gift cards to deposit money into a sports gambling account, pending approval from the OCCC.
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