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House edge and element of risk
Grochowski explains the definitions of the house edge and the element of risk and how they play a role in different games.  read more

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Atlantic City casino grand reopenings ignite new sense of optimism

Both the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Ocean Resort Casino officially opened their doors to great fanfare on Thursday, with the hope that the pair of lavish properties on the famed Boardwalk will revitalize the area.  read more
Atlantic City casino grand reopenings ignite new sense of optimism



$3.2 million jackpot at Silverton Casino

A lucky slot player at the Las Vegas casino won a $3,225,340 jackpot in June 2018 playing the Wheel of Fortune Winning Wedges video slots game.  read more

The Reel Life: Farting unicorn edition

Elon Musk is in the news again, with his weirdest controversy yet.  read more



SBTech partners with Resorts Casino Hotel

The sports betting solutions provider will distribute the casino's sportsbook solution across on-property, online and mobile channels in New Jersey.  read more



Pala Casino continues expansion

One of the new indoor spaces that the California casino believes will be popular is the smoke-free casino space, which offers over 300 slot and video poker machines and live poker.  read more

Foxwoods expands partnership with Authentic Gaming

The Connecticut casino launched a platform that allows casino players in Europe and around the world to play a live table game from the floor of a U.S. casino for the first time in gaming history.  read more

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino introduces The Wall Gaming Lounge

Designed as a multi-phased, 24,000 square-foot project, The Wall is now open and boasts ample gaming and lounge space highlighted by 30 high-performance Alienware gaming PCs.  read more



2018 Poker Hall of Fame finalists unveiled

After a public nomination process, and a vetting of nominations by the PHOF Governing Council, the finalists list eligible for induction into the Poker Hall of Fame in 2018 has been determined.  read more

WSOP 2018 Main Event schedule

The 49th running of poker's ultimate championship returned to the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino starting today, with thousands of players expected to enter the $10,000 buy-in event in hopes of claiming poker’s ultimate prize.  read more

Veiga wins first career WSOP bracelet

Diogo Veiga won the 54th event at the World Series of Poker, Big Blind Antes $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em, for his first career gold bracelet and the top prize of $522,715.  read more

Takayama claims Philippines' first WSOP gold bracelet

Mike Takayama accomplished the feat in winning Event #59 of the 2018 WSOP, $1,000 No-Limit Hold'em Super Turbo Bounty.  read more

German and Indian pro win WSOP Tag Team

This year’s Tag Team No-Limit Hold'em produced Indian winner with Nikita Luther and German Giuseppe Pantaleo taking down this year’s iteration of the event.  read more

Oklahoma native wins second WSOP gold bracelet

Thirty-year-old Calvin Anderson claimed the second gold bracelet of his career in winning Event #56 of the 2018 WSOP, $10,000 Razz Championship. Anderson earned $309,220 for the win.  read more

Vegas poker pro wins second-largest payday of WSOP career

Jean-Robert Bellande claimed his first WSOP gold bracelet by winning Event #58 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $5,000 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed.  read more



Newcastle Casino summer entertainment

At the Oklahoma casino, bands play on the entertainment stage from 8 p.m. to midnight. The concerts are free and open to guests 18 years of age and older.  read more

Kane lands comedy residency at Hard Rock Las Vegas

The new show, The Wolf, will debut in Las Vegas on Friday, 27 July. Colin Kane is best known for his in-your-face, off-the-cuff delivery.  read more

Geno Auriemma at Mohegan Sun

The Connecticut casino welcomes back UConn coach Geno Auriemma on Friday, 20 July for a special Signings & Sightings event.  read more

Golden Boy Boxing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Andrew "El Chango" Cancio (18-4-2, 14 KOs) will return to the ring in a 10-round super featherweight fight against contender Dardan Zenunaj (14-4, 11 KOs) in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN on Friday, 17 August in California.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
With an anticipated 96% city-wide room occupancy, Las Vegas is expecting 316,000 visitors during the Independence Day weekend (6-7 July), according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
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