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June 25, 2018

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What is a penalty card in video poker?
Robison explains what a penalty card is and the benefits of different strategies that players can learn when dealing with penalty cards in video poker.  read more

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Island View Casino Resort opens Beach Casino

The $75 million casino expansion is the fourth phase of growth for the Island View Casino Resort, which now boasts the largest casino floor in Mississippi, totaling 126,000 square feet of gaming space.  read more
Island View Casino Resort opens Beach Casino



Birthday jackpot win at Table Mountain Casino

Jose of Gilroy discovered he won a life-changing Table Mountain Massive Cash Jackpot of $84,313.71 on a Blue Ribbon dollar machine.  read more

Jackpot winner at Choctaw Casino

An Oklahoma woman hit VGT's $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ for $907,228.87 while playing Lucky Ducky $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ game at the Oklahoma casino.  read more

$3.3 million jackpot at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek

From West Palm Beach, the guest played the $5 Wheel of Fortune machine and had wagered a $25 bet before the jackpot was won over Father's Day weekend.  read more

$1 million jackpot winner at Vee Quiva

While in Arizona, Ashley Oswald hit the jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine and won $1,090,948.51.  read more

The Reel Life: Platform party edition

A group of Japanese travelers turned a five-hour train delay into an enjoyable picnic.  read more



Fort McDowell to break ground on new casino

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is breaking ground on Friday. The new 166,341 square foot Arizona casino will offer guests a garden court, specialty dining, sports bar with entertainment stage and other amenities.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino receives licensing approval

The Atlantic City casino opens Thursday and will have 1,399 rooms and an expansive 138,000 square foot casino that will include a sportsbook and bar.  read more

Penn National Gaming acquires Margaritaville Resort Casino

The Louisiana property features 26,500 square feet of casino space, 395 hotel rooms, an island-style escape theme, six restaurants and much more.  read more



The Grinder wins fourth WSOP bracelet

Michael Mizrachi made World Series of Poker history after winning the $50,000 Poker Players Championship for the third time in his career.  read more

California's Lee wins third-ever WSOP cash

Preston Lee, a 32-year-old poker pro from Millbrae, emerged as the winner of Event #39 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em Shootout.  read more

Former top online pro wins second WSOP bracelet

Nearly a decade after winning his first bracelet a $1,500 No-Limit Hold'em event, Eric Baldwin captured the same event last week, good for his second-career bracelet.  read more

Vegas pro earns largest payday of WSOP career

Shaun Deeb, a native of Troy, NY, and a professional poker player now living in Las Vegas, claimed the title in Event #42 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $25,000 Pot-Limit Omaha 8-Handed High Roller.  read more

Spanish pro takes home first WSOP bracelet

Mario Prats Garcia scored the final five knockouts of the event in just 13 hands on his way to winning the $1,000 Big Blind Ante No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Israel's Margolin wins WSOP bracelet

Timur Margolin, a native of the Ukraine now living in Israel, won $507,274 for winning Event #43 of the 2018 World Series of Poker, $2,500 No-Limit Hold'em.  read more



Mohegan Sun summer entertainment lineup

In June, the Barenaked Ladies kick off the summer at the Connecticut casino. A record of more than 290 shows and sporting events will follow this performance until 3 September.  read more

Miss Rodeo America Pageant at Tropicana Las Vegas

The seven-day contest will return to Las Vegas and will feature over 30 contestants competing for the coveted title of 64th Miss Rodeo America from 2-9 December.  read more

Rivers Casino & Resort celebrates America's birthday

Two days of concerts will finish off with a fireworks display the entire Capital Region can come out and enjoy from 3-4 June at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady.  read more

Atlantic City's DAER Nightclub announces opening lineup

DAER Nightclub opens Thursday in tandem with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City's opening weekend celebration, which includes Pitbull and Carrie Underwood live in concert.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Oakbrook Terrace in Illinois has one video gambling machine for every 46 residents, the highest density among 58 suburban locations that allow video gambling, a Chicago Daily Herald analysis shows.
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