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January 23, 2017

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January 23, 2017

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The worst video poker instruction tape
John Robison discusses the discovery of an ancient VHS tape whose content is rife with misinformation, poorly played hands and . . . "zits"?  read more

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Visit the bizarre side of Las Vegas with 'Getting off on Frank Sinatra'

Casino City's Clare Fitzgerald speaks with Megan Edwards, pictured right, whose mystery novel brings to the fore some of the city's most unexpected aspects through the eyes of a newcomer while keeping it fun.  read more
Visit the bizarre side of Las Vegas with 'Getting off on Frank Sinatra'



Greektown Casino Hotel introduces mobile app

GT Connect and the Greektown Mobile App aim to simplify the guest experience, allowing guests to earn rewards, view promotions, pay for meals and more using a Virtual Players Card and a smartphone.  read more

Mian restaurant opens at SugarHouse Casino

The new quick-service restaurant offers a fresh take on authentic Asian cuisines.  read more

PA court grants lawmakers more time to fix tax law

The state's Supreme Court on Friday granted lawmakers four more months -- until 26 May -- to replace a law requiring casinos to pay more than $140 million to local governments. (Associated Press)  read more

Delta Downs completes $45 million expansion

The racetrack has been outfitted with an all-new, 167-room hotel tower and the Rosewater Grill & Tavern, a sophisticated dining experience.  read more



BestBet Jacksonville kicks off MSPT Season 8

The Florida casino hosted the first festival of the newest season of the Mid-States Poker Tour.  read more

Resorts Casino guest wins Blackjack Match Progressive jackpot

The lucky player won the $225,000 progressive jackpot -- the first Blackjack Progressive jackpot to hit in Atlantic City -- on 7 January.  read more

PokerStars festival lands in London

The event, which runs through 29 January, will take up residence in The Hippodrome Casino London, located in the heart of the West End.  read more



The Reel Life: Fake snake edition

This week's Reel Life brings you a PSA from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.  read more



Golden Nugget launches sports wagering app

Developed with Miomni gaming, the app offers bettors the ability to place a wager at the Downtown Las Vegas sportsbook from anywhere in the state of Nevada.  read more



Train coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena

Ahead of the release of their 10th studio album, the multi-Platinum-selling band will perform at the Las Vegas venue on 12 May. Tickets go on sale Friday.  read more

'That's So Vegas!' moves to Las Vegas Arts District

The TV talk show has moved into an office suite and studio on 4th Street near Charleston Boulevard.  read more

del Lago Resort & Casino announces upcoming acts at The Vine

Following its grand opening on 1 February, the resort and casino in upstate New York will host Boyz II Men, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts and more.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Mississippi's 12 Gulf Coast casinos reported $92.4 million in revenue in December, a 2% incease from the same period a year ago, according to the state's Department of Revenue.
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