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August 22, 2022

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arrowJerry Stickman: Best time to play video poker

Best time to play video poker
Gamblers tend to hit a casino and immediately begin playing, but there can be pitfalls doing this. Stickman explains why you should put more thought into when to start playing instead of going right to the tables or machines.  read more

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Labor Day Weekend festivities in Las Vegas

Las Vegas will be buzzing on Labor Day Weekend with a full slate of concerts, nightlife, and pool parties packing the event calendar up and down the Strip and beyond.  read more
Labor Day Weekend festivities in Las Vegas



Kansas sports betting set to launch next week

Governor Laura Kelly announced on Thursday that sportsbooks at the four state-owned casinos can begin accepting wagers in person and on mobile platforms starting 1 September.  read more

Kambi signs agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Kambi Group signed an agreement with Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort to provide its on-property and online sportsbook solutions direct to the Arkansas thoroughbred racetrack and casino.  read more

Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa's NFL Sweepstakes promotion

To enter, guests must place entries at select sports betting kiosks located at BetMGM Sportsbook & Bar and at other locations around the Atlantic City property beginning 30 August.  read more

Nevada Control Board recommends approval for FanDuel

Two weeks ago, the Nevada Gaming Control Board gave tentative approval to FanDuel, bringing the sportsbook a step closer to operating in the state. (The Nevada Independent)  read more



Four Winds South Bend expanded gaming floor

The new gaming floor at Four Winds South Bend in Indiana spans more than 98,000 square feet and includes 1,900 slot machines, 27 table games and a new high limit area.  read more

$361,706 win on $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ at Border Casino

A lucky player at Border Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, hit a $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ progressive jackpot for $361,706 on the Star Spangled 7s Super Hits slot game.  read more

Solaire Resort Casino formally topped off second property

The Philippines resort will offer a hotel, gaming, restaurants and bars, meeting facilities, and retail spaces like its pioneer development, Solaire Resort & Casino, in Entertainment City in Paranaque.  read more

Sky River Casino in Elk Grove opens ahead of schedule

On 16 August, the $500 million complex in California announced it was officially open, becoming Sacramento County's first Indian casino. (Elk Grove Citizen)  read more



TWiG: Will Las Vegas end if Lake Mead dries up?

In this week's video we discuss the worst drought in centuries in Nevada and how there is a real possibility of the Lake Mead water level falling to dead pool status.  read more

Fontainebleau Las Vegas reveals retail experience

Targeting a Q4 2023 opening, Fontainebleau will feature a shopping district that will span 90,000 square feet and include approximately 35 luxury retail concepts across two levels.  read more



Brad Owen hosts ClubWPT Qualifier

The World Poker Tour ambassador will headline the first WPT World Championship Bounty on ClubWPT on 28 August, with the winner receiving a $12,000 package to play the WPT World Championship in Las Vegas.  read more

Jamul Casino hosting $150,000 San Diego Poker Classic

Featuring 14 trophy events, the first San Diego Poker Classic began last week at the California casino and will include a Main Event with a $100,000 guarantee.  read more



Usher adds show dates for Las Vegas residency

As he prepares to return to Las Vegas this Friday at Park MGM, global star and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner Usher announced 25 new dates from March through July 2023 for his Las Vegas residency.  read more

Jon Dorenbos returns to Live! Casino Philadelphia

Fresh off his Las Vegas residency on “America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE,” Dorenbos, a former Philadelphia Eagle, will perform at the Live! Event Center on 1 October.  read more

Air Supply coming to Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City

The famous soft rock duo is set to perform inside the Superstar Theater for one night only on Friday, 11 November. Tickets go on sale 28 August.  read more

Eddie Vedder announces Las Vegas show at Park MGM

Eddie Vedder and bandmates Earthlings announced they will perform a Las Vegas concert date at Dolby Live at Park MGM on Friday, 7 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Entain, the parent company of Ladbrokes and Coral, could lose its license to operate in the U.K. after being fined a record £17 million by the Gambling Commission last week for a series of regulatory failures.
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