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March 20, 2023

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Proper craps betting
Scoblete explains that when it comes to the popular table game of craps, there are good bets and bad bets, in addition to a slew of “awful” bets that players should avoid at all costs.  read more

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Borgata announces $55 million tower remodel

The new MGM Tower will feature more than 700 completely reimagined guestrooms and a collection of luxury Vista Suites located at the tower's corners with wraparound views of the Atlantic City skyline.  read more
Borgata announces $55 million tower remodel



MA casinos record $98 million for February

In addition to the gross gaming revenue brought in at Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park Casino, Massachusetts casinos generated $2.01 million in taxable sports wagering revenue.  read more

Virginia Lottery reports gaming revenue for February

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Temporary Bristol and Rivers Casino Portsmouth brought in over $28 million from slots and over $10 million from table games.  read more

Michigan releases February gambling figures

Michigan commercial and tribal operators reported combined total internet gaming gross receipts and internet sports betting gross receipts of $170.83 million during February, 8.8% decrease from January.  read more

Tachi Palace Casino Resort announces construction upgrades

The California resort announced enhancement projects throughout the property, including expansions on the casino floor, the Coyote Entertainment Center, and the exterior front entrance.  read more

Rivers Casino announces partnership with MSC Cruises

Rush Reward Members at all Rivers Casino locations will receive an annual cruise benefit that applies to most of the company's sailings worldwide.  read more

Agua Caliente Cathedral City launching Chefs Table experience

From 29 March through 31 May, guests at the California property will enjoy a chef-curated four-course meal with wine pairings.  read more



Massachusetts online sports betting starts fast

In the opening weekend of mobile wagering, 8.1 million geolocations were recorded in the Bay State through six operators. This ranked Massachusetts as the fifth-busiest state in the U.S. over last weekend.  read more



Caesars Palace pays out $400,000 jackpot

A Caesars Reward member found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow last Friday after hitting a $489,649 payday.  read more

IGT slots award three jackpots in February

Two $3 million slots payouts occurred at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip and Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nevada, respectively, while an online player hit for more than a million.  read more



Hard Rock AC pays out $200,000 jackpot

Last Thursday morning, a video poker player hit a Royal Flush in Clubs on the Five Star Poker slot machine at the Atlantic City casino.  read more

TWiG: NY online casino & poker games proposed

This week's video is all about how online casino and poker games in New York could become a reality. Senator Joseph Addabbo's proposed bill also includes a 30% tax rate for operators, which is double other states.  read more

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek's charity poker tournament

The Hard Rock Heals Foundation tourney, which will benefit Ukraine relief efforts, will take place Saturday, 8 April and feature a $10,000 guaranteed prize pool.  read more



Las Vegas 2022 visitor profile study

Nearly two-thirds of visitors are more likely to attend a meeting or convention in Las Vegas than if it was held elsewhere, according to research published by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.  read more



Matchbox 20 taking its tour to Las Vegas

The platinum-selling pop rock band will play at The Chelsea stage inside the Cosmopolitan on 27 May as part of its Slow Dream Tour.  read more

Keith Urban extending this Las Vegas residency

The country star is adding eight shows in November to his stint on the Strip at Planet Hollywood.  read more

Alan Walker announces residency at Resorts World Las Vegas

Beginning Saturday, 20 May, the Norwegian artist will return to the Strip with his hypnotic records as he takes over famed hotspots Zouk Nightclub and Ayu Dayclub.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Total handle for online sportsbooks in Illinois reached $1.07 billion in January, surpassing the previous state record of $1.03 billion from November 2022, and becoming the fourth state to post four consecutive months of over $1 billion.
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