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April 25, 2022

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A different kind of speed
In blackjack, if you're a card counter or other advantage player, you like a fast game. If you're a basic strategy player, speed works against you. Your bankroll will be happier if you slow down.  read more

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Las Vegas gearing up for NFL Draft 2022

Day 1 of the NFL Draft begins Thursday in Las Vegas and to kick off the celebrations attending prospects will walk the NFL Draft Red Carpet, constructed within the Fountains of Bellagio.  read more
Las Vegas gearing up for NFL Draft 2022



Baha Mar celebrates five-year anniversary

Welcoming more than one million guests since 2017, the Bahamas resort is now host to three oceanfront hotels, over 45 restaurants and bars, a $200 million luxury waterpark and the largest casino in the Caribbean.  read more

Beau Rivage unveils Gulf Coast's first Buffalo Zone

The new space at the Mississippi resort features 50 player-favorite slot games, such as Buffalo Chief, Buffalo Max, Buffalo Gold and Buffalo Grand while complementing 47 other Buffalo-themed games throughout the casino floor.  read more

TWiG: Gambling news from London

This week's gambling video takes us to the International Casino Expo, where we report from the floor of the event in London. Topics of discussion include online poker news and an update on regulated esports betting.  read more

AGA: CEOs maintain positive outlook for 2022

Four in 10 CEOs expect the gaming industry's business climate to improve over the next two quarters compared to 13% that expect business conditions to worsen, according to the American Gaming Association.  read more

Scarlet Pearl providing early access to wages

The Mississippi casino is implementing UKG Wallet, a financial wellness mobile application from UKG, to provide employees immediate access to a portion of their already earned but unpaid wages.  read more

Event center to open in June at Live! Pittsburgh

Live! Casino Pittsburgh announced that it will open its brand new 7,000-square-foot event and entertainment space, The Venue at Live! Casino, in late June.  read more

The Brook passes $5 million mark for charitable donations

America's largest charity casino announced that it has surpassed the $5 million threshold for total amount of money raised for New Hampshire charities since opening in February 2019.  read more



March Madness boosts Tennessee sportsbooks

Tennessee’s sportsbooks drew $370.2 million in wagers in March, up 79.8% from $205.9 million in March 2021.  read more



Vanderpump à Paris at Paris Las Vegas opens

To commemorate last week's occasion, television icon and philanthropist Lisa Vanderpump stunned guests with a red carpet arrival as they made their way into the picturesque destination.  read more

Dining is back at Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas

After more than a two-year hiatus, the line-up of dining destinations at Palms is preparing to welcome guests back when the hotel opens on 27 April at 9 p.m.  read more

The Sand Dollar Lounge to open Downtown

Official grand opening celebrations of the bar at the Plaza Hotel and Casino will begin Thursday, 26 May and continue throughout Memorial Day Weekend.  read more



WSOP Online expands into Michigan

The gaming company announced that the World Series of Poker Online has launched in Michigan. 888’s products are now available across six states in the U.S.  read more

World Poker Tour returns to The Venetian Las Vegas

The $5,000 buy-in WPT Venetian Las Vegas begins on 12 July, which will have a $4,000,000 guaranteed prize pool, the largest prize pool guarantee ever for a WPT Main Tour stop at The Venetian.  read more



John Legend begins residency in Las Vegas

The GRAMMY award-winner celebrated the launch of his Las Vegas residency, “Love In Las Vegas,” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip.  read more

The Who announces special guests for 2022 tour

The Who invited a wide range of special guest artists to join on the tour, including British rock band The Wild Things, who will join the shows at Dolby Live at Park MGM in Las Vegas on 4 and 5 November.  read more

Rivers Casino Philadelphia to welcome Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown is known to bring a showstopping performance wherever he goes. His next stop will be The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, 20 May.  read more

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In the first three months of New York’s sports betting launch, sports bettors used an average of 3.3 sports betting apps and FanDuel had the highest retention rate (76%) among all operators, according to a Betting Hero study.
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