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March 18, 2019

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March 18, 2019

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Hard Rock Atlantic City improvement
Robison compares the information he knows about Hard Rock Atlantic City to his previous experiences at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City back in 2010.  read more

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Las Vegas plans to "revolutionize" transportation system

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has selected Elon Musk's company to design, construct and operate a loop of underground express-route tunnels that could potentially connect Downtown, the Las Vegas Convention Center and more.  read more
Las Vegas plans to "revolutionize" transportation system



SugarHouse Casino hosts March Mania

For the first time in Philadelphia, March Madness will be available for live sports betting at SugarHouse Sportsbook beginning tomorrow.  read more

AGA: Americans will wager $8.5 billion on March Madness

The survey released by the American Gaming Association also showed that $4.6 billion will be wagered on a collective 149 million brackets by more than 40 million people.  read more

FanDuel Sportsbook debuts in Pennsylvania

The first FanDuel Sportsbook in Pennsylvania at Valley Forge Casino officially opened to the public last week, just in time for March Madness.  read more

Westgate Hoops Central is back

The Las Vegas resort will host its annual free college basketball viewing party, 21-24 March, in a number of areas throughout the property, including the massive SuperBook.  read more

New Jersey sportsbooks bounce back after Super Bowl

Garden State sportsbooks took in more than $320 million in February, generating strong monthly revenue despite a short month and a predictable post-Super Bowl lull.  read more



First slots arrive at Harrah's Northern California

Aristocrat Technologies loaded 246 new slot machines into the California development last week including Lightning Link, Buffalo Gold and Dragon Link.  read more

Foxwoods reports February 2019 slot revenue

The Connecticut casino reported slot revenue of $34.2 million for the month of February 2019, down 8% compared to $37.1 million in February 2018.  read more

Two jackpots awarded by IGT slots in February

A Wheel of Fortune slots player won $1,147,453 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and a Powerbucks slots player won $1,000,000 playing Powerbucks PowerHits at Casino du Lac-Leamy in Québec.  read more

$1 million payday at Plaza Hotel and Casino

One lucky player took home the massive $1 million win while playing Monopoly Millionaire on St. Patrick's Day at the Las Vegas casino.  read more

The Reel Life: Closing time edition

Two people in Tempe, Arizona were arrested last week for doing a couple of shots at a bar.  read more

$579,000 win at Delta Downs Casino

A Texas resident parlayed a $6 spin on Aristocrat's Buffalo Diamond slot at the Louisiana casino in order to win the $579,735.15 payday on 11 March.  read more



All-new Trago Lounge at Tropicana Las Vegas

The contemporary bar is now open at the Las Vegas resort and is offering an array of scotch, tequila and whiskey, as well as signature cocktails, 24 hours a day.  read more

Pennsylvania table games revenue increased in February

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that table games revenue for February 2019 was $73,999,311, an increase of 0.3% over February of last year when revenue was $73,757,805.  read more

Atlantic City sees strong gains in February

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement report indicates that February gaming revenue for Atlantic City was over $232 million. This reflects a 21% increase over the same period last year.  read more



Vegas announces entertainment for pool season

DJs including Calvin Harris, Tiësto, Zedd, Steve Aoki and Martin Garrix will be performing at pool parties at several Las Vegas resorts.  read more



WAR to perform at Dover Downs

The multiplatinum-selling funk group will be at the Rollins Center at the Delaware resort on 6 December.  read more

Keith Sweat makes another stop at Rivers Casino

The R&B singer will be performing at the Schenectady resort's Event Center on 14 June.  read more

Cherokee Casino and Hotel hosts Craig Morgan

The country music legend and Grand Ole Opry member will have a show at the West Siloam Springs resort on 25 April.  read more

Marlon Wayans heading to Beau Rivage

The comedian and star of NBC's "Marlon" will be live at the Biloxi resort's theater on 29 March.  read more

Luis Miguel announces 2019 North American tour

The Mexican singer and icon will perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on 13, 15 and 16 September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
DraftKings Sportsbook in New Jersey is beating company projections by 300% with an average of 53,000 bets per day. The company also released in a report that 90% of gambling activity is done through the mobile app.
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