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September 2, 2019

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House edge in sic bo
Scoblete isn't the biggest fan of sic bo, which means "dice faces," and discusses why he tends to avoid that game, with an emphasis on the hefty house edge.  read more

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SAHARA Las Vegas makes official return to Strip

The iconic name is back as the new owners of the property on the north end of the Strip are pouring $150 million into an all-encompassing renovation and refresh, removing the SLS Las Vegas brand. (Photo by SAHARA Las Vegas)  read more
SAHARA Las Vegas makes official return to Strip



$330,000 Pai Gow Poker jackpot in Las Vegas

A Hawaiian resident turned his Las Vegas vacation at the California Hotel & Casino into a nearly $330,000 payday when he hit a seven-card royal flush playing Pai Gow Poker.  read more

September promotions at Harrah's Northern California

This September, the resort is rewarding guests with exciting promotions, giveaways and specials, including a $15,000 NFL Pick'em contest.  read more

Hard Rock Florida expansions to offer new culinary concepts

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will include 20 new culinary offerings as part of the $2.2 billion expansion plans to be completed in October.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino unveils District Bars & Restaurants

The Atlantic City resort introduced five new experiences, including BoardWOK, District Grille and Seaside Deli.  read more



Oregon sports betting kicks off

Chinook Winds Casino Resort's Sports Wagering Lounge opened Tuesday with former Dallas Cowboy Ed "Too Tall" Jones placing the first bet on his former team to win the Super Bowl.  read more

Arizona Charlie's Boulder unveils remodeled sportsbook

The William Hill Sports Book at the Las Vegas resort opened in January and was recently renovated just in time for football season.  read more

French Lick Resort to offer retail and mobile sportsbook

Partnering with Rush Street Interactive, the Indiana resort will launch the sportsbook operations on 6 September, in time for Week 1 of the NFL season.  read more

DraftKings Sportsbook arrives in West Virginia

Fans in West Virginia will have the opportunity to transition between the DraftKings Sportsbook app and the DraftKings Fantasy app to engage with their favorite sports worldwide.  read more

Blue Chip Casino's FanDuel Sportsbook to debut

Next Thursday, the Indiana casino will have former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher placing the ceremonial first wager just in time for the NFL season.  read more



First time slot player bonus at Barona Casino

The California casino is offering a 20x points promotion for all new slot players who join Club Barona starting Sunday.  read more



WSOP Europe announces enhanced schedule

A total of 15 gold bracelets will be up for grabs when World Series of Poker Europe returns to King's Resort in Czech Republic from 13 October to 4 November.  read more



Sinbad to perform at del Lago Resort & Casino

The actor and comedian will bring his standup routine to The Vine at the New York resort on 25 October.  read more

Big Blues Bender heads to Hard Rock Las Vegas

On 8 September, the group will host One Night on Yasgur's Farm, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary music festival that took place on Max Yasgur's dairy farm.  read more

Uncle Kracker returns to Oklahoma in September

The musician, rapper and songwriter is making a stop at Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs on 19 September for a free show.  read more

The Joint in Tulsa to host Diamond Rio

The country band will add its harmonies to the 2019 Country Gold Series at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa on 15 December.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Mr. Chow at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas now offers The Gold Encrusted Filet Mignon, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. The $1,000 menu item is coated with real 24-karat gold and must be requested 48 hours in advance.
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