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March 25, 2019

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arrowJohn Grochowski: The "third base myth" in blackjack

The "third base myth" in blackjack
Grochowski explains that the final seat at the blackjack table is a team position only if the rest of the players are funding the third baseman's bets. Otherwise, his prime duty is to his own bankroll.  read more

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The STRAT celebrates opening of new sportsbook

The William Hill Sports Book at the Las Vegas casino opened last week just in time for March Madness, and features the latest betting technology, spacious seating and a 110-foot wraparound high-resolution LED screen with 12 additional HDTVs. (photo by Sammy Dean)  read more
The STRAT celebrates opening of new sportsbook



Sports betting makes strides in two U.S. states

New Hampshire saw the House approve a sports wagering proposal last week, and Tennessee could be looking at mobile-only sports betting.  read more

Rivers Casino comments on legalizing sports betting

The Schenectady resort released a statement on the New York State Gaming Commission's public release of regulations to legalize sports betting in New York.  read more

MGM Resorts signs multi-year partnership with MLS

Major League Soccer announced MGM Resorts as its first official gaming partner and Roar Digital, the joint venture between MGM and GVC, as the exclusive Official Sports Betting Partner of MLS.  read more



The Reel Life: Ocean's One edition

Pro tip: If there's a whole movie about how legendarily hard it is to rob a place, maybe don't try to rob that place.  read more



Federspiel wins MSPT Meskwaki

Steve Federspiel won the first of three Mid-States Poker Tour Main Events at the Iowa casino in Season 10, taking home $86,949 with his victory in a field of 409 players.  read more



$1 million Mississippi Stud win at Bally's

In Las Vegas for March Madness action, Kenneth Snoots from Maryland hit a royal flush and won a jackpot of more than $1 million.  read more

Bellagio celebrates Japan with spring display

The Las Vegas resort's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens has unveiled its spring display with a replica of the Osaka Castle. It will be open through 15 June.  read more



Vegas is top trade show destination

For the 25th consecutive year, Las Vegas was named the country’s No. 1 trade show destination, according to the Trade Show News Network's "2018 Top Trade Shows" list.  read more

Flamingo GO Pool to celebrate start of pool season

The Las Vegas Strip daylife destination will begin the 2019 pool season when platinum-selling recording artist Flo Rida performs live on 4 May.  read more

Las Vegas Days Rodeo & Helldorado Parade are coming up

The annual cowboy-themed event, sponsored by the Plaza Hotel and Casino, will offer two nights of rodeo at the all-new Core Arena from 10-11 May, as well as the annual Helldorado Parade on 11 May.  read more

Tropicana Las Vegas to debut 2019 pool season

The season will begin 1 April with new cabanas and menu offerings, along with the expansive deck and private lounge spots.  read more



Lionel Richie returns to Mohegan Sun

The international superstar will bring his Hello Tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut for a show on 20 July.  read more

Boland to play at Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs

Jason Boland & the Stragglers bring their fan-favorite Red Dirt lyrics to SEVEN Bar in Oklahoma on 20 April.  read more

Jennifer Lopez brings her It's My Party Tour to Las Vegas

To celebrate her birthday, JLo will bring her new show to T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip on 15 June.  read more

Mark Wills plays Lee Creek Tavern

The multiplatinum-selling artist will be at Cherokee Casino and Hotel Roland in Oklahoma on 5 April.  read more

Hank Williams Jr. to perform in Tulsa

Williams Jr. is coming back to take the stage at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on 21 June.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Entering the Sweet 16 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, there is only one perfect bracket remaining of the several million that were filled out on sites like ESPN, Yahoo! Sports and more. The lone remaining perfect bracket has Gonzaga winning the championship.
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