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June 20, 2022

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June 20, 2022

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Avoid these blackjack mistakes

Avoid these blackjack mistakes
Some blackjack players never learn basic strategy. Some memorize the chart but can't quite convince themselves that all the plays are in their best interest. Grochowski explains which errors are most common.  read more
 

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Massive Pai Gow win at California Hotel and Casino

The winner was playing Face Up Pai Gow Poker at the Downtown Las Vegas casino when she hit a seven-card straight flush in hearts, capturing a Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot of $543,619.  read more
Massive Pai Gow win at California Hotel and Casino
 

WORLD SERIES OF POKER News

WORLD SERIES OF POKER

World Series of Poker Week 3 in review

Week 3 was highlighted by a veteran player winning his sixth gold bracelet, a Michigan-only online event and the appearance of an international soccer star.  read more

Coleman wins $1,500 No-Limit 2-7 Lowball Draw

Maxx Coleman came into the event with 44 career WSOP cashes and three final table appearances dating back to 2013, but no bracelet to show for it.  read more

$1,500 Freezeout No-Limit Hold'em bracelet for Pechie

A total of 1,774 players started the tournament, creating a prize pool of $2,368,290, with Justin Pechie taking home his second gold bracelet and $364,899.  read more

Ullmann wins 6-Handed No-Limit Hold'em event

Germany's, Nino Ullmann defeated Timothy Flank heads-up to claim his first World Series of Poker bracelet and the biggest score of his career at $594,079.  read more

Neymar Jr. plays at 2022 World Series of Poker

After trying his hand in the $10,000 Limit Hold'em Championship over the weekend, the soccer star was joined by his friends for a special “Neymar & Friends” tournament held at Bally's Las Vegas last Monday.  read more

CASINO News

CASINO

TWiG: US gambling continues to roll

This week's U.S. gambling video discusses how casinos, online gambling, and sports betting generated nearly $5 billion in the month of April, the second highest revenue totals of all time.  read more

New Coral Lounge at Resorts Casino Hotel

Bar One, located on the Atlantic City property's gaming floor, has been transformed into an under-the-sea themed pop-up bar for the summer season.  read more

License renewed for Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

The board determined that Washington Trotting Association fulfilled the obligations under its previously approved casino operator’s license and therefore qualified to have its license renewed for an additional five-year period.  read more

Choctaw Nation breaks ground on Choctaw Landing

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma broke ground last Tuesday on Choctaw Landing, the Nation’s newest entertainment and resort development in Hochatown, Oklahoma, scheduled to open in late 2023.  read more

POKER News

POKER

2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

At Seminole Hard Rock Casino Hollywood in Florida, the tournament will kick off 27 July with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em series opener featuring a $1 million guarantee.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

$350,000 win at Seminole Classic Casino

On Wednesday, 15 June, the guest was playing the Dancing Drums slot machine at the Florida casino and hit the progressive jackpot for $357,837.  read more

$1 million Storm Progressive Jackpot launched

The Dollar Storm $1 million progressive jackpot can be found exclusively at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa in Florida.  read more

IGT announces May 2022 jackpot winners

Last week, International Game Technology announced that its Wheel of Fortune and Powerbucks slots awarded three momentous jackpots in May, including a $1.6 million win at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.  read more

SPORTS News

SPORTS

BetMGM brings sports and iGaming to cruises

The sports betting operator announced a new partnership with Carnival Corporation to deliver retail and mobile sports betting and iGaming experiences to cruise ship guests.  read more

LAS VEGAS LIFE News

LAS VEGAS LIFE

Houston billionaire closes purchase on The Strip

Last Wednesday, Tilman Fertitta completed an acquisition for over six acres on the southeast corner of Las Vegas Boulevard for $270 million. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

New approval for Las Vegas underground loop

The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Loop was approved last week to extend from The Strip into downtown Las Vegas. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

Las Vegas show its pride year-round

From annual events to entertainment, Las Vegas celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and empowers travelers to embrace who they are year-round.  read more

Snoop Dogg heading to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Élia Beach Club at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will welcome back the West Coast legend on Saturday, 18 June and Saturday, 2 July.  read more

Luke Bryan adds shows for Resorts World Las Vegas

The country music superstar has added six more show dates in November and December, including performances coinciding with National Finals Rodeo.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
According to a study conducted by the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association, 69.5 million U.S. adults either bet on sports or play fantasy sports, and 59% of the 69.5 million do both.
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