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March 21, 2022

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arrowFrank Scoblete: The KISS attack

The KISS attack
The "Keep it super simple" method is a way to structure your betting at the casino. Scoblete gives a few examples of how to put this strategy to work when at the tables.  read more

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El Cortez transitions to 21 and over property

Beginning 1 April, the historic El Cortez Hotel & Casino in Downtown Las Vegas will begin its transition to a 21 years of age and over-only property, starting with hotel guests. This two-phase rollout comes in the final stages of the hotel and casino's $25 million property remodel.  read more
El Cortez transitions to 21 and over property



Tennessee sports betting dips in February

Tennessee's sportsbooks attracted $313.3 million in wagers in February, which was down 18.8% from the record $386.1 million in January and the lowest since September 2021.  read more

Sports betting in Pennsylvania slows in February

Spurred by $68 million in Super Bowl bets, Pennsylvania's sportsbooks attracted $597.1 million in wagers in February, which was the lowest since $578.8 million in September.  read more

TWiG: March Madness betting in the US

Tens of millions of sports gamblers are betting on March Madness games and brackets. This number is driven by the fact that 30 million additional adults are allowed to legally bet on March Madness this year compared to 2021.  read more

New Jersey sportsbooks continue to post massive numbers

New Jersey's online and retail sportsbooks attracted $985.6 million in bets in February, down 26.9% from the record $1.35 billion in January.  read more



Alabama House committee advances lottery bill

Last Thursday, a lottery proposal was approved by the House Tourism and Economic Development committee and now moves to the House of Representatives. (AP News)  read more

The Cromwell Las Vegas pays out six-figure win

An Illinois resident tried his luck on Face Up Pai Gow at the Las Vegas casino when he ended up hitting for $1,082,701.  read more

MGM Rewards unveils new credit card offer

Now through 7 April, newly approved MGM Rewards Mastercard holders can earn $250, awarded as 25,000 bonus points, to use toward accommodations, dining and entertainment.  read more



LVCVA bringing in new trade shows

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is securing new business for Las Vegas with the announcement of deals that will bring major trade shows to the Las Vegas Convention Center over the next decade.  read more

Plaza Hotel & Casino donates historic sign

Having celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, the Downtown Las Vegas property is marking another historic milestone as it donates one of its iconic logo signs to The Neon Museum.  read more



Tamon Nakamura wins $10,000 Big Bet Mix

With the $169,600 payday at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open in Las Vegas, Nakamura has more than $560,000 in live tournament winnings, moving him to 15th on Japan's all-time money list.  read more

$10,000 No-Limit victory for Adam Hendrix

Hendrix was nowhere near the chip lead entering the final table of the $10,000 No-Limit event at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open, but he turned the tables and came out on top for a $211,200 pay day.  read more

$10,000 PLO event goes to Young

On Friday, Justin Young emerged victorious in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha event at the 2022 U.S. Poker Open. Young topped the field of 77 entries to win $200,200.  read more

First three WSOP winners at Turning Stone Resort Casino

With more than 3,000 entries over the first four days of the World Series of Poker tournament in New York, Turning Stone has already crowned three WSOP Circuit winners, all first-time WSOP Circuit winners.  read more



Morrissey announces five new Las Vegas dates

“Morrissey: Viva Moz Vegas” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip will return this summer for five shows in July.  read more

Machine Gun Kelly bringing tour to Las Vegas

The North American leg of the tour will make a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena Friday, 15 July 2022 and will feature special guests Avril Lavigne and WILLOW.  read more

Anita Baker adds shows at The Venetian Las Vegas

The three new shows on 20, 21 and 25 May are in addition to the five previously announced dates (28 May – 4 June), which are sold out.  read more

Tyler Henry to make a stop at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Henry's tour, "An Evening of Hope and Healing," comes to Rivers Casino Pittsburgh's Event Center stage on Thursday, 16 June.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
On Friday, 11 March, the Singapore Parliament passed a bill to legalize social gambling as well as criminalize underage and proxy gambling, while prohibiting more vulnerable people from gambling as part of tighter safeguards.
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