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June 17, 2019

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June 17, 2019

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Changing blackjack basic strategy
Grochowski explains that your chances of winning change with each dealer card, even if basic blackjack strategy calls for the same play.  read more

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Greyhound Casino & Tavern introduces Stadium Gaming

The newly renovated casino in New Hampshire became the first gaming venue in the state to offer the interactive table game experience that features live dealers and the ability to switch between multiple games.  read more
Greyhound Casino & Tavern introduces Stadium Gaming



$1.8 million jackpot at The STRAT

The Las Vegas casino awarded a $1,896,000 payday to an anonymous Washington native who was playing Aristocrat's Buffalo Grand slot.  read more



NH sports betting bill sent to governor

Last week, New Hampshire's House voted to accept a bill that would legalize betting on professional sports and most Division I college sports, besides games involving state schools. (Associated Press)  read more

New Jersey nears $3 billion in sports bets

Retail and online sportsbooks in New Jersey have generated nearly $3 billion in bets and nearly $200 million in revenue in the 12 months since legal sports betting officially launched in June 2018.  read more



The Grinder claims fifth WSOP bracelet

In his 65th lifetime WSOP cash, Michael Mizrachi took home $142,801in this year's $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi/Lo 8 or Better, boosting his career WSOP winnings to over $9.3 million.  read more

Mueller lands third WSOP bracelet

Greg “FBT” Mueller took home a victory in the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E event, which came with a $425,347 payday.  read more

Cazayous calls bluff to win gold bracelet

In the $3,000 6-Max event, Thomas Cazayous called Nicholas Howard on the final hand to win $414,766.  read more

Mash wins Seniors No-Limit Hold'em at WSOP

A first-career WSOP bracelet was awarded to Howard Mash along with $662,594 from the $1,000 Seniors Championship.  read more

Song adds first WSOP bracelet to resume

Stephen Song claimed the title in the $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em event for $341,854, the largest payday of his career.  read more

Donabedian wins first-ever $600 PLO Deepstack bracelet

Andrew Donabedian won the first $600 Pot-Limit Omaha Deepstack event while earning a $205,605 payday.  read more

Korenev wins $2,650 No-Limit Hold'em Marathon

Russia's Roman Korenev won his first gold bracelet and $477,401 in his victory at the WSOP.  read more



Ocean Resort Casino's one-year anniversary

The Atlantic City resort will have fireworks, a commemorative gaming chip, live entertainment and new amenities debut starting 27 June.  read more

Dining reservations now open at Encore Boston Harbor

The new $2.6 billion resort that celebrates its grand opening on Sunday is accepting dining reservations for select restaurants, including Sinatra, Rare Steakhouse and Mystique.  read more

Lucky guest becomes millionaire at The Venetian

Playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em at The Palazzo casino inside The Venetian Las Vegas, the diamond royal flush progressive was hit for $1,080,485.  read more

Hard Rock Atlantic City to celebrate one year

On 28 June, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City will kick off its one-year anniversary weekend with a parade, shows and gaming promotions.  read more

SugarHouse Casino to become Rivers Casino Philadelphia

Philadelphia's first casino, which opened in 2010, will introduce a series of property upgrades later this year and rebrand as Rivers Casino Philadelphia.  read more

Penn National gets approval for Hollywood Casino Morgantown

The approximately 80,000-square-foot facility will feature 750 slot machines and 30 table games, with the ability to accommodate an additional 10 table games.  read more

25th anniversary at Pearl River Resort

The resort in Philadelphia, Mississippi will host a month-long celebration that includes fireworks on 4 July, anniversary-themed promotions and more.  read more



Guns N' Roses to perform at Caesars Palace

The band revealed eight new dates across the U.S., including performances at The Colosseum at the Las Vegas Strip resort on 1 and 2 November.  read more

The Venetian to host Willie Nelson

Nelson will headline a limited Las Vegas engagement at The Venetian on 18, 19, 22, 23, 25 and 26 October inside The Venetian Theater.  read more

Dane Cook heads to Rivers Casino

The actor and comedian will bring his stand-up routine to The Event Center at the Pittsburgh resort on 17 October.  read more

Café Tacvba celebrates 30th anniversary at Mandalay Bay

The band will bring its 30th anniversary tour to the Las Vegas resort at the Concerts on the Beach series on 13 September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The total statewide commercial casino gaming revenue in 2018 was $11.92 billion, up 3.0%, according to the American Gaming Association's State of the States 2019 report.
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