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Royal flush on Facebook?
A reader who hits quite a few royal flushes on Facebook Play asks if they're 'using up' their royals by playing at home. Should they be in a casino?  read more

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'Molly's Game' is a much-needed poker movie

Aaron Sorkin's film adaptation of the book of the same name is an engaging crime drama featuring a compelling female lead. (Photo by Michael Gibson, STF Films)  read more
'Molly's Game' is a much-needed poker movie



Four Winds South Bend Casino officially opens

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, along with the National Indian Gaming Association Chairman, celebrated the grand opening of the casino last week.  read more

Resorts World Catskills to open in time for Lunar New Year

Located at 888 Resorts World Drive in New York, the casino will tie its auspicious "888" address with 15 days of Lunar Year celebrations starting 8 February.  read more

Mohegan Sun Pocono announces Molly O'Sheas opening

The Pennsylvania casino will hold a ribbon cutting for the Irish pub on 3 February, featuring live music and a chance to win a trip to Ireland.  read more

UK to limit gambling terminal stakes

British betting shops will set their stakes to 2 GBP, or about $2.77, in an attempt to prevent problem gambling. (Reuters)  read more

JACK Cleveland, JACK Cincinnati add Synergy Table Games

Each JACK Entertainment location will feature 28 electronic play stations that offer arena-style games powered by Interblock technology.  read more

Harrah's Cherokee introduces iDROPe table games

The iDROPe system from APEX increases hands per hour by allowing cash and ticket handling at the table.  read more

Gila River Casinos award nonprofits with unclaimed jackpots

Fifty-four nonprofits in Arizona received funding from unclaimed gaming jackpots in 2017.  read more



Westin Las Vegas removes casino

A recent upgrade replaced the casino floor with a restaurant, lobby bar and increased meeting space. (Las Vegas Sun)  read more

Plaza Casino prepares for Manchu WOK opening

Slated for a February debut, the restaurant will offer fast and fresh Chinese cuisine.  read more

Las Vegas Sands 'World's Most Admired' company

The company has once again been named one of the most admired companies in Fortune's annual roundup.  read more

Wynn plans fourth Las Vegas hotel

The 2,500-room hotel will be built on the site of the former Frontier hotel, across from two other Wynn properties. (Bloomberg)  read more



WSOP Circuit touches down at Horseshoe Tunica

Until 29 January at the Mississippi casino, players can compete in 15 events for a WSOP Circuit gold ring.  read more



Suncoast Casino pays tribute to The Beach Boys

In addition to hosting Good Vibrations on 11 February, the Las Vegas casino will relive some of the greatest decades with throwback parties every weekend.  read more

Rivers Casino announces All-Star Bands Concert

Part of the Schenectady casino's anniversary celebration, the 10 February event will feature seven of the most popular acts from the past year.  read more

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