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September 19, 2016

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September 19, 2016

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arrowFrank Scoblete: Check your inner child at the door

Check your inner child at the door
One of the curses of growing up is leaving your blissful childhood behind in favor of adulthood responsibility. But Frank Scoblete is here to suggest a healthy balance.  read more

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A millennial view of the gaming industry

Gaming attorney and unabashed millennial Dustin Ford provides an insider's perspective on a hot topic: the gaming industry's struggles to attract a younger generation to casino properties. (Photo by Jakob Wells)  read more
A millennial view of the gaming industry



The Wynn Fall Classic set to begin

The poker event runs at Wynn Las Vegas from 28 September to 8 October with a chance for players to win a share of over $800,000.  read more

Dover Downs Casino Weekend Getaway boasts top prizes

The Delaware casino will feature three No-Limit Hold'em tournaments with a $30,000 guaranteed prize pool from 28 to 30 October.  read more



Wynn Las Vegas expands Wynn Mobile Sports

Wynn Las Vegas has added horse racing to its recently released mobile betting app, which is now available for complimentary download.  read more

Las Vegas stadium passes vote

The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee approved an agreement last week requiring a $750 million contribution to the project from the public. The recommendation will be sent to Gov. Brian Sandoval for further approval. (Las Vegas Sun)  read more

FanDuel cools down advertising

The CEO of the daily fantasy sports giant explains that previous ads focused too much on money and were too narrow in their scope. (Business Insider)  read more



Live racing resumes at Saratoga Casino Hotel

After a one-week break, racing resumed at the track last week and continues until the end of the 2016 racing season on 18 December.  read more



The Reel Life: Geography pop quiz edition

A list of the funniest town names in America reveals that Americans are not always great at naming things. Or else they're really great at it, depending on your perspective.  read more



Beau Rivage to host annual VGA Championship

The Veteran Golfers Association National Championship will take place 16-19 October in Biloxi, Mississippi, at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, following a successful inaugural event last year.  read more

Blue Chip Casino restaurant receives accolades

William B's Steakhouse has been presented with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence to recognize its list of quality menu items.  read more

WinStar World opens convention center

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held last week commemorated the opening of the upscale WinStar Convention Center at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Oklahoma.  read more

Suspected money-launderer gambles $850 million

Hongjie Ma allegedly launched a large-scale money laundering operation between 2012 and 2015 at the Crown Casino in Australia, using numerous identity documents and six Australian passports. (The Age)  read more



Chinese culture visits The Orleans Showroom

"March of Volunteers" takes place 20 September at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.  read more

Art Garfunkel to perform at IP Casino

One half of the legendary duo Simon & Garfunkel will perform at 8 p.m. on 1 October. Tickets are on sale now.  read more

Vets Rock benefit concert returns to Mohegan Sun

Celebration on 11 November will feature performances by The Dropkick Murphys, Godsmack, Tony Orlando, Madison Rising, and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – who will accept the Yellow Ribbon of Freedom Award.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The North Carolina Education Lottery reported overall lottery revenues of $2.39 billion and earnings of $634 million for the 2016 fiscal year. Revenue grew 21% compared to the previous year, while earnings grew 22%.
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