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June 24, 2024

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June 24, 2024

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arrowJerry Stickman: Time to leave the casino?

Time to leave the casino?
Stickman went around to a few casinos to ask gamblers when they think is the time to get up and leave the casino. When do you call it quits and end the day of gambling?  read more

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15-year quest for WSOP bracelet comes to an end

George Alexander got to celebrate his inaugural WSOP bracelet when he defeated Dzmitry Urbanovich heads up to win the $10,000 Razz Championship and $282,443.  read more
15-year quest for WSOP bracelet comes to an end



Third WSOP bracelet win for Margolin

The final table of the $800 8-Handed No-Limit Hold'em Deepstack came to a close after only four hours of play, with Timur Margolin overcoming Agharazi Babayev to take down home $342,551.  read more

Pisarenko takes down $10,000 H.O.R.S.E. Championship

Maksim Pisarenko overcame an 181-player field that created a prize pool of $1,683,300 and defeated Mike Leah heads up to claim his first WSOP gold bracelet and $399,988.  read more

$10,000 Seven Card Stud Championship for Obst

James Obst, the Australian pro who left poker in 2019 to attempt a career at professional tennis, defeated a field of 107 to win his second-career bracelet and $260,658.  read more

Seiver finds his way to sixth WSOP bracelet

Scott Seiver reigns victorious in Event #40: $1,500 Razz to win his second gold bracelet in as many weeks, along with $141,374.  read more

$3,000 Nine Game Mixed goes to Dzivielevski

Yuri Dzivielevski, a 33-year-old from Brazil, took home $215,982 in prize money after an epic comeback in his heads-up battle against 2021 champion Nicholas Julia.  read more



Caesars acquires Michigan iGaming operations

The company finalized the acquisition that will see it assume operations on the existing platform under the WynnBET brand with no anticipated interruption to the customer experience.  read more

Jackpots galore at Mohegan Sun last weekend

The Connecticut casino was the place to be on Sunday, 16 June as three lucky winners walked away with sizeable jackpots totaling over $1.4 million.  read more

Foxwoods Resort Casino announces SummerFest celebrations

SummerFest at the Connecticut casino offers $2.5 million in cash and prizes including a Winner Take All $250,000 Giveaway, from 1 July to 31 August.  read more

Michigan authorities shut down illegal operation

Red Horse Bar owners had gaming machines and cash confiscated and face felony charges after ignoring a cease-and-desist order.  read more

Tropicana Atlantic City officially opened Odie & Ott's

The store officially soft-opened on 20 June with limited hours throughout the weekend and will officially be open seven days a week starting 28 June.  read more



Illinois visitor wins jackpot at IP Casino Resort

Following a $5 bet on Dollar Storm Caribbean Gold slot at the Biloxi casino, the lucky winner took home $162,868.  read more



MGM to acquire Tipico's US sportsbook

MGM Resorts announced that its subsidiary, LeoVegas Group, entered into an agreement to acquire the product and technology platform constituting the U.S sportsbook and online casino from Tipico Group Ltd.  read more

Michigan reports May betting revenue

May iGaming gross receipts totaled $198.6 million and gross sports betting receipts totaled $40.9 million.  read more



Mississippi Stud win at Horseshoe Las Vegas

On Sunday, 16 June, a guest in town to play in the $1,000 Seniors No-Limit Hold'em Championship at the World Series of Poker hit for $277,550 while playing Mississippi Stud at Horseshoe Las Vegas.  read more



Los Bukis returning to Park MGM in July

After selling out the first run of its exclusive new Las Vegas residency this past May, Los Bukis have announced that performances at Dolby Live this July and September will mark its last U.S. shows.  read more

More Sphere Las Vegas shows added for Eagles

The Eagles have announced four additional shows for the band’s residency at Sphere in Las Vegas featuring a total of 12 shows, over six exclusive weekends, from 20 September through 9 November.  read more

Ha*Ash unveils Las Vegas date for upcoming tour

Following the wrap of its successful Mi Salida Contigo Tour in Spain, the group's U.S. and Canada tour will make a stop at the House of Blues in Las Vegas on 20 April 2025.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging the legality of online sports betting in Florida last Monday, upholding the Seminole Tribe's exclusive control within the state until 2051.
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