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Craps payouts
Stickman explains how much players should wager on certain place and come bets in craps to have a successful game.  read more

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Hooters Casino in Las Vegas to be rebranded by OYO Hotels

Located just off the Strip, OYO Hotel & Casino will create its first flagship property featuring 657 rooms in Las Vegas, with the rebrand scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.  read more
Hooters Casino in Las Vegas to be rebranded by OYO Hotels



Sports betting heading to Hollywood Casino

The Indiana casino will have Anthony Munoz and Tony Perez participate in the ceremonial ribbon cutting on 7 September after sports betting opens on Sunday.  read more

NFL Pick'em at Horseshoe Casino & Resort Tunica

The Mississippi resort is running a $150,000 NFL Pick'em promotion, and two lucky winners will get $20,000 and to go to Super Bowl LIV, while 170 others share $130,000 in prizes.  read more

DraftKings to offers sports betting at three Iowa casinos

Wild Rose Entertainment and DraftKings received approval to move forward with the partnership agreement to operate mobile and retail sportsbooks in Clinton, Emmetsburg and Jefferson.  read more

Las Vegas Pickleball Open returns to Plaza Hotel and Casino

The annual competition saw registration more than double in its second year and expects to welcome nearly 650 players from 24 to 28 September.  read more



Club 101 now open at SLS Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip resort's new venue will offer weekly pop-up parties on Friday and Saturday nights, featuring bottle service and specials.  read more

Happy Place debuts at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

The pop-up experience is now open at the Las Vegas resort after celebrating its grand opening event on 22 August.  read more

MGM Resorts reaffirms pursuing integrated resort in Japan

On Thursday, Jim Murren, Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, released a statement about the company remaining committed to the project in Osaka.  read more

Encore Boston Harbor launches coach service to Patriot Place

Mondays through Thursdays, the new resort just outside Boston is providing $7, one-way, direct rides to the entertainment and shopping district in Foxborough, with vehicles that hold 46 passengers.  read more

Maverick Gaming purchases five Washington casinos

The company announced it will take over Macau Casino in Lakewood, the Macau Casino in Tukwilla, the Casino Caribbean in Kirkland and the Caribbean Cardroom in Kirkland, and the Caribbean Casino in Yakima.  read more



The Reel Life: Shark eyes edition

A survivor of three great white shark attacks has figured out a clever deterrent. Surprisingly, it does not involve spending less time hanging out where the great white sharks live.  read more

San Manuel Casino debuts Adam Levine Video Slots

San Manuel is the first California casino to offer the new game, which allows players to take the stage alongside the Maroon 5 singer and features 40 playlines with a high definition 3x5 interface.  read more

Harrah's Northern California awards $7.5 million in jackpots

The California casino features 950 slot machines, some of which have paid out for more than $7.5 million in jackpots since its opening.  read more

$486,959 jackpot win at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood

A South Florida resident won $486,959.50 on the Lucky Lions slot on 16 August at the Florida casino.  read more



America taking the stage in Tulsa

The rock band will bring its greatest hits to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa on 7 November.  read more

Tony Bennett heads to Beau Rivage Resort & Casino

The 19-time Grammy Award winner will bring his I Left My Heart tour to the Biloxi resort on 6 October.  read more

Boyz II Mean to perform at Gold Strike Casino Resort

The Grammy-award winning group will be at the Mississippi resort's Millennium Theater on 4 October.  read more

Mandalay Bay to host Dirty Heads

The band will be performing at the Las Vegas resort's 2019 Concerts on the Beach Series on 4 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
44% of U.K. online gamblers reported gambling via a mobile device in the past four weeks, almost double the rate recorded when the Gambling Commission began tracking this data in 2015 (23%).
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