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October 22, 2018

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October 22, 2018

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The music of the machines
Scoblete talks about what it was like before slot machines became "paper machines," and explains the difference in the atmosphere because of the sights and sounds of slots.  read more

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Sports betting could bring $1.7 billion to pro leagues

Annual revenues for Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association may increase by $1.1 billion and $585 million, respectively, due to legal and regulated sports betting in the U.S., according to a new Nielsen Sports study.  read more
Sports betting could bring $1.7 billion to pro leagues



$100,000 Triple Lucky 7 jackpot at IP Casino

Donald T., from Mississippi, turned a visit to the Biloxi casino into a $100,000 payday while playing IGT's Triple Lucky 7 on 25 September.  read more

The Reel Life: Cat's pyjamas edition

The U.S. embassy in Canberra invites you to a not-very-stately event.  read more



Tran wins second bracelet this year

Hanh Tran won his second WSOP bracelet of the year in Event #3 of WSOPE: €550 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed after defeating Oleg Pavlyuchuk heads-up to win €59,625.  read more

Ukraine's Gutyi wins WSOPE bracelet

After 13 hours in King's Casino, Mykhailo Gutyi won the gold WSOPE bracelet and the first-place prize of €61,299 for beating 386 other entries in Event #4: €1,100 No-Limit Hold'em Turbo Bounty Hunter.  read more

Moshe wins second WSOPE bracelet for Israel

Asi Moshe conquered a 221-player field in Event #2: €1,650 No-Limit Hold'em 6-Handed Deepstack to win €82,280 just a day after fellow Israeli Tamir Segal won a bracelet.  read more

Segal wins first 2018 WSOPE gold bracelet

After less than four hours of play, the first gold bracelet of the 2018 World Series of Poker Europe and €203,820 was awarded to Tamir Segal from Israel in the €550 Colossus No-Limit Hold'em.  read more



Caesars to reject offer from Golden Nugget

Tilman Fertitta, the owner of the Golden Nugget casinos and Houston Rockets, invited Caesars Entertainment earlier this month to merge with his own gaming empire, but the offer will reportedly be denied.  read more

Mayfair's Palm Beach goes live with roulette

The Evolution Dual Play table is part of the venue's new look, which also includes a brand new à la carte restaurant and a new café bar.  read more

FLIPT opens at Rivers Casino

The contemporary burger-and-shake restaurant unique to Rush Street properties, made its debut at Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh last week.  read more

Pala's New Year's Eve promotion

The California casino will award a 2019 Lexus ES350 automobile and $10,000 in cash on 31 December and all anyone has to do to win is sign up for a Pala Privileges players’ card, which is free, in the casino.  read more

Carve Prime Rib now open at Cannery Casino Hotel

The steakhouse located at the Las Vegas hotel is nearly 3,700 square feet and has a rustic 19th century vibe.  read more



Britney Spears to launch new residency

The Grammy Award-winning superstar plans to introduce her new residency at Park MGM in Las Vegas in February 2019.  read more

SLS Las Vegas November promotions

The Las Vegas casino will serve up a bounty of gaming promotions, tournaments and giveaways throughout the month of November.  read more

Entertainers for National Finals Rodeo

Every December, cowboys and cowgirls are invited to Las Vegas Boulevard to enjoy a lineup of events and entertainment during Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and Professional Bull Riders.  read more



Jim Brickman to perform at Ocean Resort Casino

The Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist will be at the Atlantic City resort on 16 December.  read more

Disturbed heading to Mohegan Sun

The multiplatinum-selling rock band headlines venues across the U.S. with special guest Three Days Grace, performing at Mohegan Sun on 23 February.  read more

Bill Engvall to perform at The Vine

The comedian and recording artist will be at del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo on 26 January.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
No one matched all six numbers for the Mega Millions drawing on Friday. The jackpot is now worth $1.6 billion, which is the biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The cash option payout is $904 million.
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Cher Live from Scientific Games
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