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November 23, 2020

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November 23, 2020

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Taking it easy
Scoblete explains the importance of not rushing decisions when sitting at a table game, even though your natural instinct may be to play fast in order to play more hands and get in more action.  read more

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Las Vegas

While things may look a little different this year due to COVID-19, Las Vegas is ready to share numerous special deals and room rates for guests booking 2021 travel plans, including Strip properties like Caesars Palace and The Venetian.  read more
Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Las Vegas



Nevada casinos hit with new COVID restrictions

According to Governor Steve Sisolak, as of tomorrow, Nevada casinos, restaurants and bars will go from 50% to 25% capacity. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

SAHARA begins restaurant row expansion

The expansion is part of SAHARA's ongoing $150 million resort transformation and will include significant updates to its Strip-facing exterior.  read more



Two Rhode Island casinos will close temporarily

Due to a two-week pause ordered by Governor Gina Raimondo, Tiverton Casino Hotel and Twin River Casino Hotel will temporarily close beginning 29 November at 10 p.m.  read more

Illinois casinos close their doors again

The Illinois Gaming Board ordered the state's casinos to suspend gambling operations at the conclusion of gaming on Thursday, 19 November.  read more

Five Kewadin Casinos temporarily close

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe voluntarily closed all five Kewadin Casinos in Michigan for three weeks and plans to reopen them on Wednesday, 9 December.  read more

UK casinos offer more COVID restrictions to reopen

The number of people allowed inside the venues would be limited to 25% capacity, while they would also stop selling alcohol if allowed to stay open after the 10 p.m. curfew.  read more

Live! Casino Pittsburgh celebrates ribbon cutting ceremony

Live! Casino Pittsburgh, opening tomorrow, will be the first of two gaming properties that The Cordish Companies will open in Pennsylvania over the next several months.  read more

Harrah's Atlantic City celebrates 40th anniversary

This past weekend, the Caesars Entertainment property celebrated its 40th anniversary, commemorating four decades of achievements and milestones.  read more

Bally's acquires Bally's Atlantic City

The company officially announced the finalized deal for the Atlantic City casino resort from Caesars Entertainment and VICI Properties for $25 million.  read more

MGM Resorts deploys new Customer Data Platform

MGM is reaching their customers with messages and promotions at key moments before, during, or after guest visits in order to drive more engagement.  read more



Play Maverick Sports to launch in Colorado

IGT will provide its PlaySports platform, including user-friendly self-service kiosks, to Grand Z Casino Hotel and Johnny Z's Casino in Central City, and Z Casino in Black Hawk.  read more

Wind Creek Bethlehem opens new sportsbook

The Pennsylvania sportsbook features two state-of-the-art video walls, 31 individual TVs, three betting windows and eight self-service betting kiosks.  read more

Bally's Corporation to acquire Bet.Works

Bally’s will become a premier, full-service, vertically integrated sports betting and iGaming company in the U.S. with physical casinos and online gaming solutions united under a single brand.  read more

PA sportsbooks celebrate two years with record month

Pennsylvania's online and retail sportsbooks celebrated the second anniversary of the launch of legal sports betting in the state with its first $500 million month.  read more

Laurel Park shuts its doors to fans temporarily

The Maryland racetrack is still allowing owners and other licensed horsemen who wish to attend races to enter the property.  read more



TWiG: The WSOP Main Event is set for December

They have scheduled the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event, and this year's tourney will be different than any in history.  read more



Donny Osmond returning to Las Vegas stage

The music icon announced his return to Las Vegas with his first-ever solo multi-year residency inside Harrah's Showroom at Harrah's Las Vegas Casino & Hotel, beginning 31 August.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
On 1 November, the first day of online sports gambling in Tennessee, over $5 million in bets were placed, according to state officials.
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