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September 26, 2022

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Hot and cold slot machines
Grochowski explains that if you had two identical games side by side and only one made the "hot" list, that wouldn't make it more likely to pay off.  read more

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Beau Rivage Resort & Casino completes $55 million makeover

The new design of the Mississippi Gulf Coast resort's 1,645 guest rooms feature upgraded amenities and state-of-the-art technology set in Beau Rivage's signature sophisticated Southern style.  read more
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino completes $55 million makeover



Twitch bans unlicensed gambling content

Last Tuesday, the Amazon-owned livestreaming platform announced it will crackdown on certain types of gambling sites, following backlash from some of its most popular streamers.  read more

Pennsylvania's August 2022 gaming revenue report

The combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, including fantasy contests, during August 2022 was $425,390,202, an increase of 4.24% compared to August 2021.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas announces new member benefits

Starting 1 October, Infinity Rewards offers more benefits, including earning points up to 6x Faster on slots every day.  read more

TWiG: How big will US online gambling grow?

This week's video finds record-breaking revenue for the U.S. gambling industry, and more and more of that revenue is coming from online casinos.  read more

Hell’s Kitchen opens at Caesars Atlantic City

Chef Gordon Ramsay's third location in New Jersey will seat 233 guests who can enjoy his signature classics like Beef Wellington and the Hell’s Kitchen Burger.  read more

Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland announces expansion

The Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio doubled in size, features an additional 150 new slot machines, sports betting kiosks, bar-top games, and a stage for live performances.  read more

Ojos Locos Sports Cantina y Casino at Hotel Jefe breaks ground

JefeBet announces the first gaming and hospitality property catering to the Latino market at the former site of the Lucky Brand Casino in North Las Vegas.  read more

Station Casinos clears hurdle for new North Las Vegas resort

Last week, the company had plans for a property with 600 hotel rooms and 75,000 square feet of gaming space approved by the North Las Vegas Planning Commission. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more



Two new DraftKings Sportsbooks in Washington

Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino celebrated the opening of their new sports betting facilities last week.  read more

US betting report highlights strong mobile growth

The BtoBet report indicates that the $7.7 billion in combined gross revenue generated by the U.S. sports betting and online gaming markets in 2021, could more than triple in three years.  read more

Mohegan Sun and FanDuel hosting Sportsbook Combine

Guests who place any $50 parlay bet at the Connecticut sportsbook now through Sunday, 9 October can enter into the football events, including a quarterback challenge and a vertical jump.  read more



Las Vegas visitor wins over $110,000

A California native hit a seven-card straight flush at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, capturing a Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot of $110,363.  read more



MGM Grand remodeling Studio Tower

The 700-room redesign at the Las Vegas Strip casino is scheduled for December with the first collection of rooms available for guest stays in late October.  read more

Aria Resort & Casino welcomes Proper Eats

The 24,000 square-foot, elevated food hall will offer a host of global cuisines when it opens in early winter at the Las Vegas Strip property.  read more

Caesars Palace completes main entrance renovation

A 15-foot Carrara marble statue of Augustus Caesar welcomes Las Vegas Strip visitors under the raised ceiling, which features hand-painted illustrations of Roman gods and a chandelier containing 70,000 crystals.  read more



Styx performing at The Venetian Las Vegas

The multi-platinum rockers will take the stage for a five-night engagement The Venetian Las Vegas on 27-28 January and 1, 3-4 February.  read more

Gilley's at Treasure Island hosts live music in October

The Las Vegas saloon will host in person entertainment for 23 days next month, including a Halloween Contest on select days.  read more

OV7 heading to Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas

The Mexican pop group will perform their Latin music sound on Friday, 17 March, at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh to host Purple Reign

The Prince tribute band will play his biggest hits at The Event Center on Friday, 2 December.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Sportsbook operator William Hill was fined $100,000 last week by the Nevada Gaming Commission for a series of infractions, including a flaw with its cashless wagering system that caused thousands of erroneous duplicate wagers over a seven-year period through December 2021.
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