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arrowJerry Stickman: Craps on a $100 bankroll

Craps on a $100 bankroll
Stickman gives advice to players on how to organize their bets when playing craps with a $100 bankroll at a $10 minimum table.  read more

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Encore Boston Harbor opening a "dream come true" for locals

After years of conjecture, speculation and controversy, Encore Boston Harbor opened its doors on Sunday, much to the delight of locals who fully admit they never would have dreamed that a $2.6 billion world-class mega-casino resort could emerge in the gritty city of Everett.  read more
Encore Boston Harbor opening a "dream come true" for locals



Eldorado to combine with Caesars

The two have announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create the largest U.S. gaming company.  read more

Rivers Casino to break ground on new hotel

The Pittsburgh resort announced today that it will break ground on the $60 million Landing Hotel Pittsburgh later this summer, which will include 219 guest rooms.  read more

Caesars Atlantic City celebrates 40th anniversary

All three of Caesars' Atlantic City resorts will offer guests entertainment, culinary events and nightlife throughout the summer.  read more

Century Casinos to acquire three casinos from Eldorado Resorts

The company has entered into a definitive agreement with Eldorado Resorts to take over the operations of Isle Casino - Cape Girardeau, Lady Luck - Caruthersville and Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort.  read more



New York sports betting bill passes Senate

Senator Joseph Addabo's sports betting legislation passed the Senate on Monday after a 57-5 vote as part of an ongoing effort to legalize sports wagering in the state.  read more

First-ever NBA virtual sports betting game

NBA Last 90, the virtual sports betting game that will use NBA highlights and footage, is set to debut in the U.S. and European gaming and lottery markets during the upcoming season.  read more

Mohegan Entertainment presents heavyweight rematch

On 24 August, Matt Mitrione will square off against Sergei Kharitonov at Webster Bank Arena in Connecticut for the venue's first-ever MMA event.  read more



Table Mountain Casino awards several jackpots

Playing the Sakura Lady slot, Rose took home $126,733 while Mai was playing keno and won the massive cash jackpot for $82,369 at the California casino.  read more

$233,000 jackpot at CasaBlanca Resort Casino

The Mesquite, Nevada, resort awarded $233,302.44 to one lucky winner who was playing the 25-cent Wheel of Fortune machine on 20 June.  read more



2019 Poker Hall of Fame finalists announced

Finalists, including Antonio Esfandiari, Chris Ferguson and Mike Matusow, will await the decision from the current 30-member Hall of Fame and 21-person panel of poker industry media members.  read more

Dates announced for Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open

On 1 August, the $600 Deepstack No-Limit Hold'em opener will kick off the tournament at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida.  read more



WSOP update through 55 events

The 50 edition of the World Series of Poker has already awarded $124,228,298 in prize money and seen 11,713 entries, compared to last year's 86,997 entries and $110,481,222 at the same point in time.  read more

Sixth WSOP bracelet win for Johnny World

John Hennigan won the $10,000 Seven Card Stud at this year's World Series of Poker for a $245,451 payday after defeating Daniel Negreanu.  read more

First WSOP bracelet for Chidwick

Stephen Chidwick adds a WSOP gold bracelet and $1,618,417 from the $25,000 PLO High Roller event to his more than $24 million in tournament winnings.  read more

Moshe earns third WSOP gold bracelet

Asi Moshe won the $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Bounty for $253,933, marking the third-largest cash of his WSOP career.  read more

Kim wins WSOP's annual Ladies Event

Jiyoung Kim took home $167,308 and her first WSOP bracelet in the traditional $1,000/$10,000 Ladies No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more



Bill Burr to take the stage in Las Vegas

The comedian, actor, writer and podcast host will be at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on 21 December.  read more

Ariana Grande adds North American dates

The multiplatinum superstar will add 19 dates to The Sweetener World Tour, including a 15 December performance at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  read more

DJ Pauly D heading to Rivers Casino

On 21 September, the DJ and reality TV star will bring his performance to The Event Center at the Pittsburgh resort.  read more

Meek Mill and Future head to Las Vegas

The two hip-hop artists announced a 24-city outing that will wrap up in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay's Event Center on 5 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Las Vegas resident James Holzhauer of Jeopardy fame made his World Series of Poker debut today and will participate in two events with a plan to donate 50% of winnings to charity.
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