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September 25, 2023

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arrowJerry Stickman: A different type of poker

A different type of poker
While most video poker games deal five cards and allow players to choose which to hold, Pick'em Poker stands out as a variant. Stickman breaks down the intricacies of the game, and provides some strategies.  read more

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TWiG: MGM and Caesars cyberattack fallout

In our most recent video, we discuss the different tactics being employed by the two resorts in the aftermath of the recent data hackings.  read more
TWiG: MGM and Caesars cyberattack fallout



Fontainebleau Las Vegas gives first look at spa

The luxury resort and casino is set to revolutionize wellness tourism with the opening of its 55,000-square-foot Lapis Spa and 14,000-square-foot fitness center when it opens in December.  read more

PA fines video gaming terminal establishment $45,000

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board found that there was an incident of underage gambling and a failure to have a board-credentialed employee on duty.  read more

Gambling tax might be on the rise in Sweden

The government wants to increase it from 18 to 22%, but the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling is hoping that Regeringen will reconsider its proposal.  read more

Player ID requirements for gambling at Denmark retailers

From 1 October, it will be mandatory for players to identify themselves with a so-called Player ID when placing bets at a physical retailer, such as kiosks or betting shops.  read more



Kentucky's first retail sports betting figures

Gov. Beshear announced that preliminary numbers following the first two weekends of retail wagering indicate over $4.5 million was wagered in the state.  read more

Penn Sports Interactive voids NFL bets due to 'technical error'

Massachusetts and Pennsylvania overturned NFL wagers that were placed on wagers already decided, while New Jersey is petitioning to do the same.  read more

Circling Raven ranks among top 20 casino golf courses

Circling Raven Golf Club at Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Idaho nabbed the No. 18 spot on “Golfweek’s Best 2023: Top 50 Casino Golf Courses in the U.S.” list.  read more

Kambi signs sportsbook partnership with Prairie Band Casino

The multi-year partnership will see the Kansas resort launch the first tribal sportsbook in the state, adding a sportsbook to its 35,000 square foot casino with 10 kiosks and four bar top terminals.  read more



Sphere in Las Vegas unveils Aura the Robot

Aura will interact with guests at the next-generation venue, which opens next week, and serve as an integral part of The Sphere Experience featuring Darren Aronofsky's Postcard from Earth.  read more

Wynn Las Vegas to host two wine events during F1 Race Week

These events will be held in conjunction with the prominent Harlan family wineries Promontory and Harlan Estate on 12 and 16 November.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas' nightclubs announce October lineups

Slander, Tiësto, Louis The Child and Alan Walker will perform at Zouk Nightclub, while Jonas Blue, Zedd, Cheat Codes, and RL Grime will take the stage at Ayu Dayclub.  read more

Fontainebleau Las Vegas announces dining and bar collection

Opening on 13 December, the resort will debut a collection of 36 restaurants and bars, continuing throughout 2024.  read more



Poker player lies about having cancer at WSOP

Rob Mercer admitted that he did not have terminal stage 4 colon cancer when he started a GoFundMe account to play in the World Series of Poker Main Event. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more



Gold Horse Casino pays out seven-figure win

A guest from Saskatchewan hit it big on 17 September for $1.4 million on a progressive jackpot at the Canada casino.  read more

Slot player hits six-figure jackpot in Florida

A Unity Card member took home a $194,500 prize last Wednesday at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood.  read more



TESLA residency returning to Mandalay Bay

The rockers will take the House of Blues stage in Las Vegas for five concerts kicking off this Friday, 29 September and wrapping up Thursday, 7 October.  read more

Chicago coming back to The Venetian Las Vegas in 2024

The rock band, returning for the seventh year in a row, is adding 10 shows to be spread out over the months of February and March.  read more

Carlos Santana extends his Sin City performance schedule

The musician added dates at House of Blues inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for January, February and May.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last week, Underdog Sports, SidePrize and Betr Holdings received cease-and-desist letters from the Florida Gaming Control Commission for offering illegal mobile betting games.
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