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October 17, 2016

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October 17, 2016

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arrowFrank Scoblete: Here they come!

Here they come!
As much as 'generous machines' and 'dice controllers' sound like players in the latest sci-fi series, they're actually just the subject of this week's letters.  read more

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Mohegan Sun pulls out all the stops for 20th Anniversary

Casino City's Clare Fitzgerald took a weekend trip to the casino, where the celebration was in full swing and going all-out with celebrities, concerts and food.  read more
Mohegan Sun pulls out all the stops for 20th Anniversary



Harrah's Philadelphia announces renovations

Development on a new gaming and entertainment space, a restaurant from Guy Fieri and a new entrance atrium will begin this fall.  read more

The Gardens Casino nears completion of $90 million renovation

The casino showcased a brand-new 200,000 square foot venue that included more than 300 card tables and 200 new flat screen TVs during a soft opening this month.  read more

Treasure Island plans $6.5 million convention space expansion

A total of 12,500 square feet will be added to its meeting facilities and is set to be completed early 2017.  read more

Crown takes a dive after high-profile crackdown

After the detainment of 18 employees from Crown Resorts Ltd., the company's stocks fell by a whopping 14% in Sydney trading. (Bloomberg)  read more



Poker Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees

Todd Brunson and Carlos Mortensen have been selected by the public and voted in by a 44-person panel composed of current Poker Hall of Famers. An induction ceremony and dinner will be held 26 October at Binion's Gambling Hall.  read more

One Drop awards third-largest poker prize ever

Elton Tsang won a total of €11,111,111 at the largest buy-in poker tournament ever held, the One Drop Extravaganza, while €3,000,000 was raised for the charity.  read more

PokerStars employee pleads guilty to illegal business

A former employee of the online gambling company admitted to operating an illegal gambling business. A sentencing hearing is to be held on 21 November. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



Las Vegas stadium deal passes

Nevada state lawmakers approved a hotel tax increase that will see $750 million put toward an NFL stadium, making the arrival of the Raiders a distinct possibility.  read more

Trump-Clinton debate could be biggest spectacle in Vegas

Las Vegas will host a presidential debate for the first time on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. An estimated 100 million viewers will tune in. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



The Reel Life: Airplane etiquette edition

This week's Reel Life recounts an unpleasant episode that happened on a Ryanair flight.  read more



Dixie Longate comes to Suncoast Showroom

On 18-19 November, the writer and actor will bring her comedic "Tupperware Party" show to Suncoast Hotel and Casino. Tickets are available now.  read more

REO Speedwagon to bring classic hits to The Orleans

The legendary band, which has been operating since the '60s, will appear on stage from 19-20 November. Tickets are now available for purchase.  read more

Bill Engvall to perform at Kansas Star Arena

On 14 January, the award-winning comedian will delight audiences with his popular stand-up comedy routine. Tickets will be available beginning 22 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A mystery gambler staked a £183,200 bet on Hillary Clinton winning the U.S. presidential election. The 44-year-old woman bet £170,000 on the candidate on Thursday, followed by an additional £13,200 the following day.
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