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arrowJohn Robison: Using the 'Bet Max' button

Using the 'Bet Max' button
Robison provides some sound reasons for why players should use the Bet Max button to start a hand rather than Deal/Draw, including because it slows down your play in a negative-return game.  read more

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City set for June grand opening

Set on 17 acres with the Atlantic City Boardwalk as its backdrop, the music-inspired hotel opens 28 June and will feature 'dynamic' culinary experiences, superstar performances, sporting events, a beach bar and a full casino with more than 2,100 slot machines and 120 table games.  read more
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City set for June grand opening



Las Vegas local hits $621k Buffalo Grand jackpot

The lucky winner made the six-figure score at The Orleans in Las Vegas, but elected to remain anonymous.  read more

Tropicana Entertainment merges with Eldorado Resorts

Carl Icahn's company agrees to a $1.85 billion deal that would merge gaming and hotel operations with Reno-based Eldorado Resorts Inc.  read more

No bids at Pennsylvania casino license auction

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will announce a determination on an additional auction round at a later date.  read more

Trop Advantage Slot Tournament returns to Atlantic City

The 7th tournament happens 8 and 9 June at Tropicana Atlantic City Casino & Resort, featuring a $100,000 first prize and $25,000 second prize.  read more



Esports Arena in Las Vegas partners with HyperX

The Luxor-based venue will feature HyperX headsets, keyboards, mice and other equipment in its tournaments.  read more



WSOP to introduce interstate online poker

In a major step for gaming operators in the U.S., the new online poker platform will launch 1 May in Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey.  read more

Dover Downs poker room guarantees $70K in prizes

Four no limit Texas Hold'em tournaments, including one with a $35,000-guaranteed prize pool, take place during Memorial Day weekend.  read more

Margereson takes down WPT Poker Showdown Championship

The 2018 WPT Poker Showdown at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood ran as part of the WPT's Season 16.  read more



Billy Ocean to perform at Pala Casino in October

Tickets are on sale now for the 6 October performance at the California casino by the British rock star.  read more

ZZ TOP kicks off limited engagement at The Venetian

Tickets for the three remaining shows at the Las Vegas Strip property through this Saturday are on sale now.  read more

'A Mob Story' debuts at Plaza Hotel Casino

The new show at the Downtown Las Vegas casino will take audiences on an authentic journey through the city's Mafia history.  read more

KC and the Sunshine Band coming to SugarHouse Casino

The band will perform at the Philadelphia casino on Saturday, 11 August. Tickets go on sale this Friday.  read more

Comedian Jo Koy returns to Treasure Island

The popular comedian will perform two shows on 8 June at the Las Vegas Strip casino.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
57% of visitors to Las Vegas in 2017 ventured to Downtown Las Vegas during their trip, compared to just 32% in 2015, according to a LVCVA visitor profile study.
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