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July 25, 2022

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July 25, 2022

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arrowJerry Stickman: Low rent video poker

Low rent video poker
Video poker provides players all the information needed to determine house edge, but some wrongly assume that having this knowledge means they can play all day with a minimal buy-in.  read more
 

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Ghostbar returning to Palms Casino Resort

This widely popular bar and lounge perched high atop the 55th floor of the recently re-opened casino resort will unveil a reimagined experience on 3 August, featuring staggering views of the Las Vegas Strip.  read more
Ghostbar returning to Palms Casino Resort
 

WORLD SERIES OF POKER News

WORLD SERIES OF POKER

Final bracelet handed out for 2022 WSOP

The 2022 World Series of Poker ended with Pennsylvania's Benjamin Kaupp winning the final bracelet after taking down the Tournament of Champions for a career-best $250,000.  read more

WSOP shatters records in Las Vegas Strip debut

The recently concluded WSOP live and online bracelet events saw a total of 197,626 entries from over 100 countries with a record-breaking $347,941,800 total prize pool, eclipsing the previous record from 2019.  read more

First WSOP gold bracelet victory for Brar

In the $1,000 Super Turbo No-Limit Hold'em event, Canada's Jaspal Brar was the last one standing, besting Jesse Lonis in a short-lived heads-up match to win his first gold bracelet and $190,731.  read more

CASINO News

CASINO

TWiG: Three Las Vegas casinos closing

This week's video covers the news of three Station Casinos in Las Vegas being shut down and demolished after never re-opening due to the pandemic.  read more

Red Rock Casino Resort announces transformation

New concepts, currently underway, include restaurants Lotus of Siam and Naxos Taverna, an adult-only pool and a high-limit slots room at the Las Vegas casino resort.  read more

COVID devastates Macau casinos

Macau casinos have so few gamblers, in fact, so little revenue of any kind, that the government finally ordering them completely closed is a small blessing.  read more

Clearwater River Casino pays out major jackpot

On 21 July, a $1,541,533 jackpot was hit while a guest was playing the Wheel of Fortune Cash Link game, marking the largest jackpot won in the Idaho casino's history.  read more

Boyd Gaming announce new promotions for August

Multiple gift giveaways, movie matinees and more will be offered to guests at the operator's Nevada casinos next month.  read more

SPORTS News

SPORTS

Arizona sports wagering strong once again

The state saw a record $4.1 million in privilege fees during the month, according to a new report by the Arizona Department of Gaming.  read more

Genius Sports teams up with ScoreBreak for NCAA data

By combining Genius Sports' data with video in real-time, ScoreBreak’s patented synchronization engine will allow coaches and players to access stat-driven video immediately.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Venetian Las Vegas deals million-dollar hand

The guest was playing Three Card Poker and hit a spade royal flush on Thursday. His $5 side bet triggered the mega tier of the resort’s Millionaire Progressive for $1,040,235.  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

New dates for Adele's Las Vegas residency

All previously postponed Weekends with Adele performances have now been rescheduled and new dates kick off 18 November at Caesars Palace.  read more

Wynn Las Vegas hosting Swedish House Mafia residency

Beginning 20 August, the trio of Swedish DJs comprised of Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello and Axel "Axwell" Hedfors will bring their award-winning music to the Las Vegas nightlife scene for two years.  read more

Mississippi resort hosting Elvis tribute show

To mark the 45th anniversary of Elvis’ passing and the profound impact he had on music, Gold Strike Casino Resort will host Elvis Elvis Elvis, a tribute show honoring the late King of Rock & Roll at the Gold Strike Theater on 13 August.  read more

Jeremy Piven to perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

Actor, comedian and podcast host Jeremy Piven brings his stand-up act to Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Saturday, 8 October.  read more

Jeff Dunham bringing his show to Las Vegas

Jeff Dunham announced three new Las Vegas dates for his tour, beginning 5 November at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
In first week of operation earlier this month, the temporary Hard Rock Bristol Casino in Virginia reported a handle of over $37 million, according to the Virginia Lottery Board.
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