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Annoying video poker players
Robison talks about how players can disrupt your good time at the slot machines while explaining how you can avoid those problems.  read more

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The Plaza to offer Nevada's only million-dollar bingo game

The Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas will introduce Bingo Millions on 1 August, when players will have the opportunity to win the entire jackpot by completing a coverall pattern in 47 ball calls or less.  read more
The Plaza to offer Nevada's only million-dollar bingo game



Dallas resident wins $3.2 million at Choctaw

The man's three-dollar bet turned into $3.2 million when he hit the jackpot on the Megabucks Double Diamond slot machine at the Oklahoma casino.  read more

IGT Slots award eight Jumbo Jackpots in June

The list of winners includes seven Wheel of Fortune slots players who won big on the iconic game theme, and a Powerbucks player who won a giant jackpot in Canada.  read more

Jackpot win at Pala Casino

Jay R., a slot player from Laguna Hills, CA, won $36,091.30 on Saturday, 21 July at the California casino.  read more



49th World Series of Poker recap

This year's WSOP at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas was another record-breaking year. The 78-event, 50-day poker series broke many records including attendance and prizepool records.  read more

Justin Bonomo wins WSOP Big One for One Drop

The 32-year-old American outlasted a star-studded field and cashed for $10 million, surpassing $43 million in lifetime poker tournament winnings and becoming the highest earner of all time.  read more

Ben Yu wins third WSOP bracelet

The 32-year-old pro from Las Vegas takes advice from Justin Bonomo to earn a third bracelet and $1,650,773 after winning the $50,000 High Roller No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more



FanDuel Sportsbook opens at Meadowlands

The new 5,310-square-foot sports betting retail location opened last Saturday at the New Jersey track and is in close proximity to New York City.  read more

NCAA basketball back at The Orleans Arena

Returning for its 13th year to The Orleans Arena, the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational announced the match-ups and game times for this year’s tournament on 22-23 November.  read more



Golden Entertainment acquires two casinos

The company entered into a definitive agreement with Marnell Gaming to take over Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort and the Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada.  read more

MGM National Harbor debuts $48 million second-level casino

The newly completed gaming space at the Maryland property features an expanded poker room, off-track horse betting, approximately 285 slot machines, a new bar and a fast-casual dining venue.  read more

Caesars Entertainment acquires Centaur Holdings for $1.7 billion

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino and three off-track betting facilities expand Caesars' portfolio of properties.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino announces

The new site allows players to earn premier points for use at the new resort casino on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  read more



Terrificon coming to Mohegan Sun

Connecticut's largest comic book convention entails three days of comic con excitement with numerous special guests, events, activities and a Guinness World Record attempt.  read more

SugarHouse's fifth annual Night Out Restaurant Week

From Friday, 10 August, to Sunday, 19 August, Night Out Restaurant Week in Pennsylvania will include favorite eateries throughout Fishtown, Northern Liberties and Penn’s Landing.  read more

del Lago Resort & Casino hosts Dane Cook and Jamey Johnson

Comedian Dane Cook will perform 5 October at 8 p.m., and country singer Jamey Johnson will perform 11 October at 8 p.m. at the New York casino.  read more

Pala Casino releases free event schedule for August

Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its Free Events series in August featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and the underground wine CAVE; the new, expanded Luis Rey’s; and Bar Meets Grill on weekends.  read more

San Manuel Casino adds new acts to concert series

The second half of the California casino’s 2018 concert series comes out swinging with popular contemporary swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday, 27 July 2018.  read more

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Las Vegas

Throughout Las Vegas this September, revelers can enjoy performances by headliners, championship boxing and comedians during the 2018 El Grito festivities.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Japanese Parliament passed a casino legalization bill Friday allowing three casino resorts to be built. Foreign visitors will have no limitations, but residents will have to pay an entry fee of $53 and cannot visit casinos more than 10 times in a 28-day period.
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