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arrowJerry Stickman: Advice on playing craps

Advice on playing craps
Stickman explains that when it comes to craps, placing money on odds will lower the aggregate house advantage for the total amount bet, but it will not change your overall results in dollars won or lost.  read more

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Resorts World Las Vegas announces opening date

After more than a decade of development, the Las Vegas Strip's first ground-up resort development in more than a decade, featuring 3,500 guest rooms, 117,000 square feet of gaming space and over 40 food and beverage options, will officially open its doors on 24 June.  read more
Resorts World Las Vegas announces opening date



"Bad Beat" poker progressive at Red Rock

The winning hand won $40,694 and the losing hand won $71,214. All players at the table scooped $1,272, while all poker guests across Station Casinos poker rooms at the time won $522.  read more

The Buffet at Beau Rivage is now open

After more than a year hiatus, The Buffet at Beau Rivage on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi is now open with many of the original favorites on the menu, along with several new additions.  read more

Two Laughlin, Nevada casinos pay out big jackpots

Aquarius Casino Resort awarded $4,265,078 to lucky winners, while Edgewater Casino Resort gave out $1,026,067, its largest payout to date.  read more

Maverick Gaming and Marker Trax partner for cashless gaming

Wendover Nugget Hotel & Casino in Nevada will be the first in the Maverick portfolio to offer this technology to its slot and video poker customers.  read more

Two Colorado casinos welcome unlimited single-bet wagers

Isle Casino Hotel Black Hawk and Lady Luck Casino approved unlimited single-bet wagers beginning 1 May. The properties will also offer baccarat tables for the first time, starting 1 May.  read more



Poker’s Black Friday: A decade later

For the 10th anniversary of poker’s darkest day, Casino City takes a look back at how it all went down and how the events that took place still resonate throughout the poker community.  read more



Online bracelet schedule for US play

The domestic schedule of events for WSOP Online 2021 kicks off 1 July and will offer at least one bracelet event each day through 1 August, available online in Nevada and New Jersey.  read more

PokerGo reaches television agreement with CBS Sports

Beginning this year, CBS Sports Network will be the exclusive domestic television home of the WSOP, featuring 15 hours of Main Event coverage and 36 hours of 18 additional Gold Bracelet events.  read more



Pennsylvania sportsbooks surge in March

For the month, Pennsylvania's online and retail sportsbooks collected $560.3 million in bets, according to official data, up 326.6% from shutdown-marred March 2020.  read more

New Jersey sportsbooks benefit from March Madness

New Jersey's sportsbooks accepted $859.6 million in wagers in March, according to official data released Friday. That is the state's highest monthly handle in a month without football.  read more

Mohegan Sun Golf Club opens

Thursday morning, Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Connecticut officially opened for the season to all resort and public play.  read more

TWiG: Trouble for NY online sports betting?

Mobile sports betting has been approved in New York and could go live before the next Super Bowl. However, a challenge to the activity could derail everything.  read more

Two more US states move forward with sports betting

Sports betting is expected to go live at two more states this fall as Arizona and Maryland both made advancements with sports wagering legislation last week.  read more

Caesars Entertainment expands partnership with NFL

As an official sports betting partner, Caesars will integrate relevant sports betting content directly into NFL Media properties, including and the NFL App.  read more



Bally's to acquire Tropicana Las Vegas

The purchase price for the Tropicana Las Vegas property's non-land assets is $150 million. The transaction is expected to close in early 2022.  read more



Foxwoods Resort Casino's March slot revenue

The Connecticut casino reported slot revenue of $29.7 million for the month of March. This figure has increased from $22.5 million reported for the month of February.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada will lift all statewide social distancing mandates beginning 1 May, with the goal of reopening the entire state to 100% capacity by 1 June, Governor Steve Sisolak announced last week.
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