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September 19, 2022

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arrowJerry Stickman: Jacks or Better vs. Bonus Poker

Jacks or Better vs. Bonus Poker
Stickman offers a quiz about the differences, or lack thereof, between the strategy for various hands played on full-pay Jacks or Better and full-pay Bonus Poker.  read more

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TWiG: Is US sports betting heading for trouble?

This week's gambling video finds that the expansion of U.S. sports betting has led to relentless competition between sports betting operators, which could lead to push back.  read more
TWiG: Is US sports betting heading for trouble?



Gold Strike unveils $4 million high limit room

The new 6,600-square-foot elevated gaming area at the Mississippi resort offers 111 high limit slot machines and nine table games, including two baccarat tables.  read more

Silverton announces perks for Las Vegas hospitality employees

The workers will receive discounts at Silverton restaurants, special happy hour rates at casino lounges, and even free “Swipe and Win” promotions in the casino.  read more

Four individuals sentenced for illegal gambling operations

A Michigan court sentenced the individuals for their roles in running an illegal gambling operation at Jackpotts in Sterling Heights, Michigan.  read more

Ute Mountain Casino Hotel celebrates 30th anniversary

As the first Indian-owned casino in Colorado, Ute Mountain has provided jackpots, a sportsbook and the largest bingo room in the area for more than three decades.  read more

Hard Rock and Seminole Gaming announce wage increases

The $100 million in pay raises applies to U.S. team members and new hires at company-managed hotel, casino and cafe locations nationwide.  read more

Chamonix Casino Hotel holding topping-off ceremony

Opening in mid-2023, the Colorado property will be home to a new casino, 300 guest rooms and suites, a full-service spa and more.  read more



Oklahoma Derby Week kicks off today

A charity golf tournament, the annual Oklahoma Derby Day Hat and Bowtie Contest, and the Derby Day Wine Festival all lead up to the big race, the 34th running of the Grade 3, $400,000 Oklahoma Derby, on Sunday, 25 September.  read more

Cage Wars 54 returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Following a series of prior sold-out competitions including last Friday, 9 September, Cage Wars 54 will take place at the upstate New York resort's Event Center on Friday, 4 November.  read more



Six-figure jackpot payout at Planet Hollywood

On Saturday, a lucky Caesars Rewards member hit a $132,563 mega jackpot while playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em Poker at the Las Vegas Strip casino.  read more

All-In Progressive Poker Jackpot reaches above $1,096,000

Guests can try their luck on a series of six linked progressive poker games at Caesars Harrah's Resort, and Tropicana in Atlantic City, offering guests more chances to hit the mega jackpot.  read more

Guest wins nearly $80,000 at Pahrump Nugget Casino

The winner and regular player at the Nevada casino tried her luck at High Card Flush and won a total of $78,587.  read more



Sports, drinks and food equals fall in Las Vegas

With several professional sports teams calling Las Vegas home, special events at venues, and game-day parties and offerings, there's no better place to be to catch all the action.  read more

Neon Museum reilluminates Plaza's iconic sign

Hartlauer Signs refurbished the nearly 40-year-old sign of the Downtown Las Vegas resort that weighs 1,500 pounds and measures nine feet wide by 18 feet high.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas opens new tequila bar

Opened last Thursday, the opulent cocktail experience features a collection of agave-based cocktails and bar bites inspired by Mexican flavors.  read more



Aerosmith residency returns to Park MGM

The four-time GRAMMY-winning and Diamond-certified rock legends are performing in Las Vegas for Deuces are Wild shows that will close out 2022.  read more

Jefferson Starship landing at Live! Casino Philadelphia

The iconic ‘70s rock band will take the stage Friday, 9 December in the Event Center at the Pennsylvania property.  read more

Usher sells out all 2022 dates at Park MGM

Limited tickets remain for the eight-time Grammy Award-winner's new Las Vegas show dates in 2023.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Wynn Resorts is reportedly part of a group that wants to build a New York City casino in Midtown Manhattan, according to the New York Times.
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