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Robison mentions Triple Wheel Poker, where you bet two extra credits per hand and enable the ability to spin either the bronze, silver, or gold prize wheel when you are dealt certain hands.  read more

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The Mirage in Las Vegas to cease operations in July

Hard Rock International announced last week that it will close the iconic Las Vegas Strip casino on 17 July and begin the transformation into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas, expected to open in 2027.  read more
The Mirage in Las Vegas to cease operations in July



Caesars opens its first Nebraska casino

Harrah's Columbus Nebraska Racing & Casino, Caesars Entertainment's first venture into the Cornhusker State, opened its doors to guests for the first time on Friday.  read more

Q1 2024 US commercial gaming revenue sets new high

U.S. commercial gaming revenue reached a quarterly record of $17.67 billion in Q1 2024, the industry's 13th consecutive quarter of growth, according to the American Gaming Association.  read more

TWiG: Gambling at Dave & Buster's?

The restaurant chain is planning to allow betting on its arcade games for real money. However, as we discuss in this week's video, not everyone is happy about it.  read more

Detroit casinos report April revenue figures

In April, $107.87 million was generated from table games and slots, 11.8% lower when compared to March 2024.  read more

UK's modernization plan for land-based gambling sector

A statement released last week outlines relaxed restrictions for casinos, arcades, and bingo halls, with new protections for young people.  read more



Live! Casino Pittsburgh serves up jackpots

Since 1 May, casino guests have hit 520 jackpots totaling $1,552,874.20. From 8 May, there have been 12 jackpots totaling $172,500.  read more



Seize the Grey wins 149th Preakness Stakes

Going off at 9-to-1 odds and one of the longest shots on the board, Seize the Grey delivered a seventh-career Preakness Stakes for trainer D. Wayne Lukas on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.  read more

Sunset Station in Nevada unveils STN Sportsbook

The 12,000 square-foot STN Sportsbook offers a new look with a panoramic 152-foot LED screen wall, tiered VIP seating, lounge areas and more.  read more

The Brook debuts massive sportsbook video wall

The new video wall at the New Hampshire property, measuring 144 feet wide by 9.5 feet high, is the largest sportsbook screen in New England.  read more

April sports betting activity for North Carolina

Account holders in North Carolina wagered $648,934,226 on sports in April, including paid wagering and promotional wagering revenue.  read more

Circa Sports releases 2024 Week 1 NFL lines

After the pro football schedule was released on Wednesday night, the oddsmakers at Circa Sports got hard to work putting together the lines for Week 1 of the season.  read more

Ownership change for Pimlico Race Course

Last week, the Board of Public Works approved an agreement to transfer ownership of Pimlico Race Course from The Stronach Group to the State of Maryland.  read more



Las Vegas ready for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas will be one to remember as Sin City will feature a massive lineup of concerts, comedy, nightlife and pool parties.  read more

Fontainebleau to host 2024 NHL Awards

The ceremony, held for the first time inside BleauLive Theater at the 67-story luxury resort, will take place on 27 June, and will be broadcast live on ESPN and Sportsnet in the U.S. and Canada, respectively.  read more



Moneymaker Tour hits Hard Rock Cincinnati

The Moneymaker Tour is returning to the Hard Rock Casino in Cincinnati from 17-30 September with a schedule that will guarantee more than $1 million across 15 trophy events.  read more

Massive Three Card Poker win at The Venetian Las Vegas

A guest from Connecticut was playing Three Card Poker when he was dealt a spade royal flush activating the mega tier of the Millionaire Progressive and won $1,904,062.  read more



Maroon 5 makes return to Las Vegas

This past weekend, the three-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum band celebrated its return to the stage at Dolby Live with its Las Vegas residency, M5LV The Residency.  read more

Joey Fatone and AJ McLean to hit the Las Vegas Strip

The multi-platinum artists are bringing their joint headline tour, "A Legendary Night," to The Venetian Las Vegas on Friday, 2 August.  read more

Park MGM set to host Lenny Kravitz

The four-time GRAMMY Award winner announced an exclusive Las Vegas engagement at Dolby Live on 18, 19, 23, 25 and 26 October.  read more

Chelsea Handler announces residency at The Cosmopolitan

The first female comedian residency at The Chelsea in Las Vegas will kick off Labor Day Weekend Sunday, 1 September, with six performances scheduled through April 2025.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Since the U.S. Supreme Court abolished the federal ban on sports betting six years ago this week, sports betting operators have combined to generate close to $30 billion in gross revenue from over $350 billion in total handle with more than 80% of the wagers being placed online or via a mobile device.
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