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June 26, 2023

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June 26, 2023

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Slot payouts on crowded nights

Slot payouts on crowded nights
Do slot machines pay less when the casinos are crowded? This is the question thrown at Grochowski and he explains why the size of the crowd does not change the randomness of slots.  read more

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Las Vegas announces Fourth of July events

Independence Day Weekend is always a huge celebration in Sin City with a variety of special events to choose from, including fireworks, day club parties, entertainment and sporting events at Strip casinos and beyond.  read more
Las Vegas announces Fourth of July events



WSOP names 2023 Hall of Fame finalists

With one new member inducted annually, this year's 10 nominees will be carefully considered by the 32 living WSOP Poker Hall of Fame members.  read more

Celebrating the legacy of poker legend Doyle Brunson

To honor the life and enduring legacy of Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, the WSOP will host a special event on 2 July at the Jubilee Theater at Horseshoe Las Vegas.  read more

Garza wins the battle of Texas players at the WSOP

Following a short-lived heads-up duel, Ap Louis “Lou” Garza defeated Arthur Morris in the $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha Championship to win $1,309,232.  read more

Savakinas and Tanaka win team WSOP title

Team Savakinas (Michael Savakinas and Satoshi Tanaka) defeated Team Moscati (Vincent Moscati and Tanner Bibat) in the $1,000 TAG TEAM No-Limit Hold'em event for a payday of $190,662.  read more

Dzivielevski picks up third WSOP bracelet

Yuri Dzivielevski beat 835 entrants including runner-up Randy Ohel in the $1,500 H.O.R.S.E. event for a $207,678 prize.  read more

Wang surprises field in the WSOP

Pengfei Wang bested the field of 2,226 players including runner-up Will Linden in the $1,500 Super Turbo Bounty No-Limit Hold'em event to win $270,700.  read more

Zhang enters the WSOP bracelet club

Yang Zhang battled with Aram Oganyan for a while and in the end took home $717,879 in the $3,000 No-Limit Hold'em event.  read more

Dunaway pockets over $1 million and first WSOP bracelet

The 40-year-old Braxton Dunaway defeated Colin Robinson in the $1,500 Monster Stack No-Limit Hold'em event as he picked up $1,162,681.  read more

Ausmus claims sixth WSOP bracelet

Jeremy “ChipChecka” Ausmus defeated Christopher “Ccast93” Castiglia in the $3,200 No-Limit Hold'em High Roller eighth online event to win $360,036.  read more



Circa Sports' Ultimate Content Weekend

Entrants of the 2023/2024 Circa Million V or Circa Survivor contests can party it up 24-26 August at Circa Resort & Casino and The D Las Vegas.  read more

DraftKings Sportsbook to open at Wrigley Field this week

Home of the Chicago Cubs, Wrigley will welcome the sports bar and restaurant tomorrow, with retail sports betting to be added later.  read more



Green Valley Ranch to undergo transformation

The Station Casinos property in Henderson, Nevada, will feature a casino bar, two new restaurants, updated pool area, and high-limit table and slot areas.  read more

Rhode Island passes law to allow iGaming

The law enables Rhode Islanders over the age of 21 to access existing Bally's Twin River table games remotely, via a computer or a mobile app.  read more

Gila River celebrates fourth casino opening

Opening 30 June, the new Arizona property features 33,000 square feet of gaming floor, 813 slot machines, 25 table games, the largest casino sportsbook in the state, outdoor gardens, event space and new food.  read more

Michigan operators report $185.8 million in May revenue

May internet gaming gross receipts totaled $150.6 million and gross sports betting receipts totaled $35.2 million. Gross receipts decreased 5.1% compared to April results.  read more

Beau Rivage ready to celebrate the Fourth of July

There will be festive fare and live entertainment throughout the course of the holiday weekend at the Mississippi Coast casino.  read more

Pennsylvania reports over $400 million in revenue for May

The combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming along with fantasy contests totaled $479,377,660, according to Gaming Control Board.  read more

Light up the Fourth of July in Atlantic City

Caesars, Harrah's and Tropicana in Atlantic City will all have Fourth of July offerings for guests who will be there for the holiday.  read more



Four Card Poker win at Harrah's Atlantic City

A Connecticut resident won $593,990 on Saturday, 17 June while playing at the New Jersey casino after landing a royal flush.  read more



Doja Cat to bring tour to Las Vegas

The 24-date tour will make a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena Friday, 3 November with special guest Doechii.  read more

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to hit Resorts World Las Vegas

The comedy, TV and movie duo's Restless Leg Tour will roll into Sin City for two nights in November.  read more

Randy Rainbow is bringing his talents to The Mirage Las Vegas

The musical satirist will bring his “Randy Rainbow for President Tour” to Sin City in January 2024.  read more

Fuel to perform at Rivers Casino Schenectady

The band will treat their fans to hits Shimmer ,Hemorrhage and Bad Day at the upstate New York casino in August.  read more

Country singer Aaron Lewis to perform at Kansas Star Casino

The platinum-recording artist will bring his acoustic tour to The Sunflower State in November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
If an updated contract isn't signed, Encore Boston Harbor workers could go on strike beginning Friday with hopes of higher wages and increased benefits.
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