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More Jacks or Better Bonus Poker
There are an array of strategies used in video poker. Here, Stickman goes through the differences and similarities of the techniques players can employ, depending on the game.  read more

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M Resort Spa Casino announces $206 million expansion

Along with an additional 384 guest rooms and suites, the resort located eight miles south of the Las Vegas Strip will also expand its meeting space, and update numerous amenities.  read more
M Resort Spa Casino announces $206 million expansion



MA calls in help for sports wagering timelines

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced on Thursday it contracted RSM US and Gaming Lab International to support its mission to launch sports betting in early 2023.  read more

Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena unveils expansion

The sportsbook officially opened Guy Fieri's DC Kitchen + Bar and unveiled the first team-announced jersey patch in the history of the NHL.  read more

Virginia Lottery releases September casino numbers

Last month, Hard Rock Casino Bristol generated over $14 million in adjusted gross revenues from slots and table games after having its license approved in April.  read more

Kansas sports betting off to a strong start

The Kansas Lottery released the first revenue report for legal sports betting in the state and saw $1.29 million in total revenue in September.  read more

Boxing returns to Bally's in Atlantic City

On 21 October, Sena Agbeko steps in to face Isaiah Steen in the 10-round main event after light heavyweight prospect Ali Izmailov withdrew from his match with Radivoje “Hot Rod” Kalajdzic for health reasons.  read more



Bally's Chicago construction takes step forward

The $1.7 billion casino and hotel targeted for a 2026 opening will be built by Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council and the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department.  read more

Detroit casinos report $103.4 million in September

Casino table games and slots revenue fell 5.7% compared to September 2021 and revenue also was down 3.5% from August results.  read more

Circa Resort & Casino wins coveted award again

The Downtown Las Vegas adults-only resort won the North American Property of the Year honor at the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2022 for the second consecutive year.  read more

Bermuda Gaming Commission grants first casino license

It's been determined that St. Regis Bermuda Resort has met legislative suitability requirements for a license under the Gaming Act and Regulations.  read more

PENN Entertainment to relocate riverboat casinos

The company announced that it intends to relocate its riverboat casinos in Aurora and Joliet, Illinois to new land-based facilities and to build a new hotel at Hollywood Casino Columbus in Ohio.  read more

Mandalay Bay's $100 million remodel of convention center

The Las Vegas resort casino unveiled details around the $100 million remodel of its 2.1 million-square-foot convention center, set to be completed by the end of 2024.  read more



Lucky Las Vegas player wins nearly $3 million

The winner turned a bet of $5.88 into nearly $3 million last week while playing the Dancing Drums Explosion slot at The Venetian Las Vegas.  read more

Hawaiian visitor hits jackpot in Las Vegas

The woman won $717,000 playing Aristocrat Gaming's Buffalo Inferno slot machine at Boyd Gaming’s Fremont Hotel & Casino.  read more



ARCADE at Horseshoe Las Vegas is now open

The 7,000-square-foot arcade features more than 80 supersized games, including classics like Skee-Ball, air hockey, Rock the Rim and a claw machine, Big One Extreme.  read more

Las Vegas offers tasting opportunities year-round

There’s always a special occasion or exclusive event happening in Las Vegas. Here are some annual events where visitors can soak up the destination’s local flavor.  read more

11th season of Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas announced the return of its Ice Rink for the 11th year, open to the public daily starting 15 November through 2 January.  read more



Adam Sandler bringing tour to Las Vegas

The comedic legend is extending his sold-out tour with an exclusive, two-night engagement at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on 9 and 10 December.  read more

Kevin Hart adds more Las Vegas shows

The comedian will take the stage at Resorts World Las Vegas for two more performances on 31 December and 1 January for a Reality Check: New Year’s Eve Experience.  read more

Chicago returning to The Venetian Las Vegas

Due to popular demand, Chicago announced it will return to The Venetian Las Vegas in 2023 on 24-25 February and 1, 3, 4, 8, 10 and 11 March.  read more

Formula 1 announces Las Vegas Grand Prix launch party

The free festivities on 5 November at Caesars Palace will allow fans to see F1 drivers' cars in action up close, take part in the Pit Stop Challenge, enjoy F1 Esports simulators, and take photos with cars and trophies.  read more

Las Vegas welcoming back Jerry Seinfeld

For the first time since 2019, Jerry Seinfeld will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas starting in April for six shows.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Total handle, not including promotional wagers, in the newly regulated Ontario iGaming market that launched in April, reached $6.04 billion for Q2 2022, an increase from the $4.07 billion in Q1.
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