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What is flat betting?
Scoblete explains the strategy behind the conservative “flat betting” strategy, which is when players don't increase their bets whether they are winning or losing. They simply go with the flow without changing their approach.  read more

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Caesars will invest $400 million into Atlantic City resorts

Renovations will take place at Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Tropicana Atlantic City. The first phase of $170 million in guestroom and suite upgrades at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Caesars Atlantic City will debut this summer.  read more
Caesars will invest $400 million into Atlantic City resorts



Harrah's AC to debut five new venues

Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, will debut five new offerings this spring, including a new spa and four new dining, nightlife and entertainment concepts.  read more

More additions coming to Ocean Resort Casino

On the heels of the debut of The Cove high-limit slot experience and The Loft private luxury gaming suite, the Atlantic City property continues to up the ante this summer with several additions to the casino floor.  read more

Casino Arizona and Talking Stick Resort reopen restaurants

The new phase marks the return of some of each property's most popular restaurants and comes nearly a year after they were temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  read more

Florida reaches new gambling agreement with Seminole Tribe

The tribe will offer sports gambling at its casinos in South Florida and Tampa and will be allowed to license horse tracks, jai-alai frontons and former dog tracks to accept wagers on its behalf.  read more

Chicago issues RFP for city's first casino resort

The selected partner will be able to propose its optimal site for the casino-resort project, pending the approval by the city, which aims to welcome the new venue by 2025.  read more

Caesars Entertainment acquires William Hill

The transaction gives Caesars ownership of the betting and gambling company and gives it the ability to maximize the opportunity within sports betting and online gaming in the U.S.  read more

MGM National Harbor debuts Casino Al Fresco

On 21 April, the integrated resort across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. unveiled an outdoor gaming terrace where guests can enjoy their favorite slot games.  read more

The Cordish Companies still in running for Richmond casino

The Cordish Companies' Live! Casino & Hotel Richmond was selected last week by the City of Richmond to advance as one of two finalists in a bid to bring a resort casino to the city.  read more

Bally's casino proposal in Virginia gets rejected

Bally's Corporation issued a statement regarding the City of Richmond's decision to remove Bally's Richmond Casino Resort from its casino selection process.  read more



2021 online international schedule announced

The schedule of online WSOP events will start off with the WSOP Super Circuit Online Series on Saturday, 1 May and WSOP Online 2021 International tournament starting Sunday, 1 August.  read more

WSOP moving from ESPN to CBS Sports

Beginning this year, CBS Sports Network will be the exclusive domestic television home of the World Series of Poker, including 15 hours of Main Event coverage.  read more



Tennessee sportsbooks have big March

Bettors placed $205.9 million in wagers in March. That is up 16.8% from February, and just short of the record $211.3 million, set during NFL playoffs-boosted January.  read more

Michigan online gambling sets records in March

Michigan online sportsbooks reached nearly $400 million in online and retail bets in March and surpassed $30 million in online revenue, while online casino revenue approached $100 million.  read more

Canadian conservatives pass single-event sports betting bill

Kevin Waugh, Conservative Member of Parliament for Saskatoon—Grasswood, released a statement on the passage of a bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada.  read more



Will Vegas see a 100% comeback this summer?

In our newest video, we discuss Nevada's plans to have casinos operating at 100% by summer, including an end to social distancing starting on 1 May.  read more

Elia Beach Club to officially open

The new day-life venue at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will officially open its doors on 10 June.  read more

CityCenter to sell two-acre parcel of land in Las Vegas

Under the terms of the agreement, a multi-level retail complex comprising specialty retail and casual and fine dining will be built on the Las Vegas Strip property.  read more

Phil's Italian Steakhouse in Las Vegas reopens

Treasure Island, located on the Las Vegas Strip, officially reopened Phil’s Italian Steakhouse on 22 April.  read more



Styx adds another night in Las Vegas

Due to popular demand, Styx has added a third date to its engagement at The Venetian Las Vegas on Friday, 24 September.  read more

Usher adds more dates to Las Vegas residency

As he prepares to launch his headlining residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Friday, 16 July, Usher announced six additional dates from 4 to 14 August.  read more

Dave Chappelle and Friends to perform in Las Vegas

Dave Chappelle and Friends is coming to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Garden Arena Friday, 2 July at 8 p.m.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Anthony Hopkins, +550 on DraftKings Sportsbook, won Best Actor at last night's Oscars, upsetting the late Chadwick Boseman, who was the heavy favorite at -1250.
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