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arrowJerry Stickman: How odds affect your bankroll

How odds affect your bankroll
The amount of odds you bet is a key factor. Betting a small amount in any combination reduces the dollar amount of the swing. Betting more money will turn those rises and dips into hills and valleys.  read more

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First legal sports bet in Atlantic City placed at Borgata

Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa became the first Atlantic City casino to accept a legal sports wager on Thursday when Hall-of-Fame basketball legend Julius Erving bet on the Philadelphia Eagles to repeat as Super Bowl champions.  read more
First legal sports bet in Atlantic City placed at Borgata

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William Hill opens New Jersey's first sportsbook

The sportsbook operator officially opened its sportsbook at Monmouth Park Racetrack on Thursday. The historic moment was marked by the placing of the ceremonial first bets by Governor Phil Murphy.  read more

Three Mississippi casinos expect to offer sports betting

Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino, which are owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, will soon offer sports betting.  read more

Tropicana Atlantic City launches Tropicana Sports

Tropicana Sports is a unique free-to-play experience where sports enthusiasts can test their knowledge anywhere, anytime for a chance to win real prizes, including overnight hotel stays.  read more



Evolution Dual Play at Resorts Casino Hotel

The Dual Play installation will be Evolution's first outside of Europe, and will be unveiled when the new resort casino opens in Atlantic City on 28 June.  read more

Stratosphere to celebrate Independence Day

The 1,149-foot-tower will light up the Las Vegas Strip this Independence Day with fireworks to celebrate America’s birthday while offering Fourth of July perks.  read more

Mohegan Sun opening GAME ON!

The all-new 23,000 square-foot interactive arcade, bar and restaurant is planned to open at the Connecticut casino this winter.  read more



Hennigan captures fifth WSOP gold bracelet

John Hennigan won the fifth gold bracelet of his World Series of Poker career after taking down Event #27, the $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship.  read more

Yifrach adds WSOP bracelet to Circuit ring

Gal Yifrach defeated 868 entries and James Mackey heads-up in the $3,000 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Max event, earning $461,798.  read more

New Jersey native scores first WSOP gold bracelet

Ryan Bambrick earned his fourth cash of the summer on Saturday night, and it was a big one. Bambrick bested 799 entries and earned $217,123 for taking down the $1,500 Pot-Limit Omaha event.  read more

Albini earns first WSOP bracelet

Chicago's Steve Albini has took home his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet in the 2018 WSOP's Event #31, $1,500 Seven Card Stud. Albini's victory over a 310-entrant field was worth $105,629.  read more

Dobson wins WSOP event on unscheduled fourth day

Liverpool's Ben Dobson showed he is no slouch in other games by taking down the $1,500 Seven-Card Stud Hi-Lo event on Thursday afternoon.  read more

Stavrakis more than doubles career WSOP earnings

Baltimore, Maryland's Filippos Stavrakis claimed his first WSOP gold bracelet in Event #26 of the 2018 WSOP, $1,000 Pot-Limit Omaha.  read more



Hard Rock Atlantic City unveils 365 Live

365 Live will feature performers from American Idol, The Voice and America’s Got Talent, Grammy Award winners and comedians when the new casino opens on 28 June.  read more

Sam's Town Las Vegas July entertainment

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will bring top entertainment to Sam’s Town Live! in July, including performances by The Original Lakeside.  read more

Flamingo Beach Club's upcoming headliners

Electric Safari, which kicked off in May, has announced a lineup of DJs who will bring beats to hot summer nights every Thursday at the Las Vegas beach club.  read more

Plaza Hotel and Casino hosts World Cup viewing parties

With the World Cup in Russia this year, soccer fans can watch their favorite teams over breakfast at free viewing parties inside Brightside Breakfast & Burgers at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in downtown Las Vegas.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement reported that Atlantic City’s seven casinos generated a total gambling revenue of $217.7 million in May, 5.1% less than they earned in May 2017.
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