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December 20, 2021

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arrowJohn Robison: Slot jackpot mess

Slot jackpot mess
A jackpot was hit when two players were switching off spins. Robison breaks down the situation and learns that the two players were banned from the casino for 30 days because both were playing the same machine.  read more

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Hard Rock buys The Mirage on Las Vegas Strip

Last week, the company announced it has reached an agreement to buy the operations of The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip for $1.075 billion in cash and plans to build a guitar-shaped hotel tower on the Las Vegas Strip.  read more
Hard Rock buys The Mirage on Las Vegas Strip



Las Vegas to host Super Bowl LVIII

Slated for 11 February 2024, the Super Bowl will take place at the recently opened Allegiant Stadium and marks the first time Las Vegas and the state of Nevada will welcome the Super Bowl.  read more

The Palms Casino Resort is coming back to Las Vegas

San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority announced Thursday it received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission as licensees for Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and plans to reopen the resort in the spring.  read more



Three Card Poker jackpot at Flamingo Las Vegas

Scott Bradfield became the lucky winner of the Mega Jackpot on Three Card Poker at the Flamingo in Las Vegas on 16 December, resulting in a $946,945 pay day.  read more



Michigan sportsbooks smash revenue record

Michigan became the fifth state to generate more than $500 million in combined retail and online sports bets over a single month as sportsbooks broke the state revenue record in November.  read more

New Jersey sportsbooks continue to break records

New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks handled $1.26 billion in wagers in November, the third consecutive month with wagering over $1 billion.  read more

TWiG: Sports betting chaos in Florida

This week, we have a coronavirus update from Las Vegas, as well as a sports betting update from Florida and a disturbing report on problem gambling.  read more

Monarch Casino Resort Spa unveils BetMonarch Book

The new Colorado sportsbook features a 16-foot TV monitor, VIP areas and dozens of other TVs to watch sporting events.  read more

SG and WCLC kicks off single game sports betting

Scientific Games and its Canadian partner, Western Canada Lottery Corporation, introduced an array of new offerings for players, including single-game sports lottery betting, real-time odds and futures.  read more



Developers make pitches for a Chicago casino

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is aiming to choose a winner of Rush Street Gaming, Bally's Corporation and Hard Rock International by early 2022. (Chicago Sun Times)  read more

Live! Pittsburgh making big changes after one year

The latest investments to the entertainment facility include a new poker room, event center, the FanDuel FanCave, reconfigured high-limit room and new electronic gaming tables.  read more

Harrah's Philadelphia gets license renewed

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously voted to renew the Category 1 Racetrack Casino operator's license of Harrah’s Chester Downs and Marina, LLC, operator of Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack in Delaware County.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino opening new restaurant

Debuting in the spring of 2022, Serendipity3, home of the famous Frrrozen Hot Chocolate, will offer a dining experience transporting Ocean's guests into a fantasy world filled with great food and dream-sized desserts.  read more

Senate approves casino PILOT bill

In order to prevent closures, the New Jersey Senate approved a bill to give tax relief to Atlantic City casinos. (Press of Atlantic City)  read more



The Midtown Men to hit Rivers Philadelphia

Legendary 60s music will have you reminiscing about The Four Seasons, The Beatles, and The Jackson 5 when The Midtown Men perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Thursday, 24 February.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last Friday, the Governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, signed a bill that eliminates the ban for wagering on in-state college sports.
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