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November 19, 2018

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November 19, 2018

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Playing it safe is good
Scoblete gives his advice to players choosing between a high-house-edge bet that brings in a large amount of money should it win or a low-house-edge bet that brings in a comparative trickle.  read more

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Harrah's Atlantic City announces plans for Coastal Tower

The new $56 million tower at the Atlantic City resort will feature 507 finely appointed guest rooms and suites and is to be completed in its entirety by summer 2019. (photo by Wikimedia Commons)  read more
Harrah's Atlantic City announces plans for Coastal Tower



IGT slots deliver four massive jackpots

International Game Technology continued its millionaire-making legacy with its Wheel of Fortune slots and Megabucks slots, awarding more than $7.2 million in jackpots in October.  read more



DraftKings to open sportsbook at Resorts

Resorts Casino Hotel announced that construction is near completion on the DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts, slated to open in late November 2018.  read more

Empire Resorts and bet365 form sports betting alliance

The purpose of the deal between the two companies is to develop a physical and online sportsbook in New York State at Resorts World Catskills.  read more

San Manuel partners with two sports teams

The California casino teamed up with LAFC and the Los Angeles Chargers for a pair of sports clinics in November.  read more

Kambi signs sportsbook deal with Greenwood Gaming

The deal will see Kambi provide its sports betting platform, range of managed services and land-based wagering experience to Parx Casino in Pennsylvania.  read more

DraftKings officially opens at Scarlet Pearl Casino

Opening last Friday, the sportsbook at the Mississippi resort transformed Scarlet Pearl's existing PRL Bar into a multi-screen betting and social destination for sports lovers.  read more



New Year's Eve at Fremont Street

On Monday, 31 December, guests can ring in the new year and experience the energy of downtown Las Vegas with non-stop live entertainment from 12 bands.  read more



Jack Entertainment to sell Greektown Casino

Penn National will acquire the operating assets of the Detroit casino for approximately $300 million, and VICI Properties will acquire the land and real estate assets of Greektown for approximately $700 million.  read more

Choctaw Casino in Durant announces expansion project

The expansion, expected to start in spring 2019, will increase the Oklahoma resort's room capacity and the gaming floor and add additional amenities.  read more

Pala to start 2019 with cash giveaway

The California casino will kick off 2019 with a $20,190 cash giveaway that will start at 1 a.m., Tuesday, 1 January. Lucky players will win $2,019 every 15 minutes until 3:15 a.m.  read more



Keith Sweat to perform at Rivers Casino

The R&B singer will bring his hits to the Event Center at the Schenectady resort on 20 January.  read more

David Spade coming to The Joint

The award-winning comedian will be at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa on 19 January.  read more

Dave Chappelle and John Mayer head to Las Vegas

MGM Grand in Las Vegas is pleased to welcome the comedian and musician on 30 December.  read more

Jerry Seinfeld will be at Agua Caliente Casino

The entertainment icon will make his inaugural performance at The Show at the California resort on 2 March.  read more

Jon Bellion announces 2019 headline tour

The 35-city North American tour will stop at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut on 8 August.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The U.K. confirmed last week that the £100 to £2 stake reduction on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) would take place six months earlier than previously announced, going into effect in April 2019.
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