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April 18, 2022

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April 18, 2022

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Basic casino game do’s and don’ts
Scoblete breaks down some of the basics every player should know before sitting at a table game and explains that entering a casino without any prior knowledge of the games you want to play can lead to big trouble.  read more
 

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New MGM President and COO feels right at home

Brandon Dardeau's rise up the MGM Resorts International ranks has spanned over two decades and now the self-proclaimed “Southern boy” is working a dream job in Mississippi, overseeing Beau Rivage Resort & Casino and Gold Strike Casino Resort.  read more
New MGM President and COO feels right at home
 

CASINO News

CASINO

Mohegan Sun investing $15 million for upgrades

By the end of this year, a new 6,500 square-foot VIP Lounge & Bar in Casino of the Earth will open and major renovations to the Connecticut resort’s two most luxurious suites will be completed.  read more

Saratoga Casino Holdings acquiring Magnolia Bluffs

Located in Mississippi along the Mississippi River in Natchez, Magnolia Bluffs Casino opened in 2012 and features over 450 slot machines, 14 table games, restaurant and bar, sportsbook and a 141-room hotel.  read more

Tropicana Atlantic City to debut new offerings

The casino hotel announced that it will unveil eight new dining and entertainment concepts starting this summer and undergo gaming enhancements.  read more

Pennsylvania's gaming revenue reaches all-time high

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming along with fantasy contests during March was the highest revenue achieved in a month, totaling $462,740,098.  read more

Ontario's online market kicks off with a bang

Following the highly anticipated launch of iGaming, Ontario is expected to generate about $800 million in gross revenue this year on casino games, sporting events and other gaming activities.  read more

Michigan online casinos set revenue record

Michigan’s online casinos and poker rooms continue to surge, reaching $131.7 million in March revenue, shattering the record of $122.8 million set in February.  read more

SPORTS News

SPORTS

Caesars releases player props for NFL Draft

With less than two weeks to go until the draft takes place in Las Vegas, Caesars Sportsbook released 24 player draft position props ranging from Aidan Hutchinson to Boye Mafe.  read more

New Jersey sportsbooks see big increase in March

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks accepted $1.1 billion in bets in March, up 30.7% from $859.6 billion in March 2021 and up 13.7% from $985.6 billion in February.  read more

LAS VEGAS LIFE News

LAS VEGAS LIFE

Las Vegas shows pride with LGBTQ+ events

From annual events to big name entertainment, Las Vegas celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and empowers travelers to embrace who they are year-round.  read more

POKER News

POKER

2022 World Poker Tour Gold Coast events

The Star Gold Coast festival dates run from 15-27 September, with Australia’s inaugural $5,400 AUD buy-in WPT Main Tour stop taking place 23-27 September.  read more

Final table for 2022 WPT Poker Showdown Championship

The last 252 spots were paid $5,650 for a min-cash. The field is down to its final six players who will reconvene on 25 May in Las Vegas for a televised final table.  read more

Ultimate Texas Hold'em Jackpot at The Venetian Las Vegas

On 9 April, a guest from Scotland was dealt a diamond royal flush while playing Ultimate Texas Hold’em at The Palazzo casino at The Venetian Las Vegas. For his $5 bet, Peter won $280,007.  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

Red Hot Chili Peppers perform in California

The Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel christened its new theater on 14 April by playing host to an exclusive private performance by Grammy-award winning artists, Red Hot Chili Peppers, in the all new state-of-the-art venue.  read more

Heavy metal tour to stop in Las Vegas

Anthrax and Black Label Society will bring some of the finest thrash and heavy metal to 24 North American cities with their five-week tour, which will make a Las Vegas stop at Brooklyn Bowl on 28 July.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
As of today, Live! Casino Philadelphia and Rivers Casino Philadelphia are again beginning to require guests and employees to wear masks when on the property due to a rise in cases in the area.
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