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Playing baccarat
Baccarat is perhaps the most accessible of all the table games at casinos. Scoblete explains that this is true because when you play the game correctly, you are betting on the equivalent of a coin flip.  read more

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Live! Casino in Pennsylvania breaks ground

Located about 30 miles from Pittsburgh, the new $150 million Live! Casino will feature 750 slots, approximately 30 live action table games, a sportsbook, nationally-recognized restaurants and live entertainment venues.  read more
Live! Casino in Pennsylvania breaks ground



NJ books nearly hit $500 million in October

New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks continued their string of record months in October, accepting a record $487.9 million in bets, an 87% jump from October 2018.  read more

SBTech to launch sportsbook at Rising Star Casino

The on-property sportsbook at Rising Star Casino in Indiana marks the sixth U.S. state SBTech has entered in less than 18 months.  read more

California Indian tribes propose legalized sports wagering

The amendment for next year's ballot would allow Californians to participate in limited sports wagering at authorized locations, including Indian gaming casinos and licensed racetracks.  read more



Caesars, Eldorado merger gets green light

Stockholders of both casino giants approved the $17.3 billion deal that was announced in June and the transaction is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020, pending regulatory approval.  read more

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino celebrates anniversary

The Reno resort will offer gaming promotions, drawings and dining deals to commemorate the casino's eighth birthday.  read more

Caesars Pai Gow Progressive Jackpot reaches all-time high

Caesars Entertainment's statewide Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive jackpot is at its highest ever at $2,157,455 million and growing.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas seeks vintage items for hotel lobby

As it readies to unveil an all-new hotel lobby later this month, the Las Vegas Strip resort is seeking donations of memorabilia and collectibles from the original Sahara Hotel and Casino.  read more



2020 WSOP Circuit schedule solidified

The WSOP International Circuit has confirmed seven additional stops for the 2020 portion of its schedule, including a new stop at the Casino Barcelona in Barcelona and a return to Paris.  read more



Marilyn Manson to join Ozzy Osbourne in 2020

The two rock legends will make an appearance at the Garden Arena at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on 31 July.  read more

Kevin Farley to hit comedy club in Tulsa

On 26 and 27 December, the comedian will bring his stand-up act to Midnight Joker Comedy Club inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa.  read more

Tiffany Haddish heads to at Park MGM

The comedian will bring her routine to the Park Theater at the Las Vegas resort on 18 January.  read more

Pepe Aguilar to perform at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Events Center will host the singer and songwriter for a show on 2 May.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Only 10% of people in Scotland consider themselves to be gamblers, even though 68% buy lottery tickets, 55% purchase scratch cards and 39% bet on sports, according to a recent poll commissioned by the Industry Group For Responsible Gambling.
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