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December 27, 2021

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December 27, 2021

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The art of card counting
Scoblete explains that while card counters do exist, there are not an overwhelmingly number of successful ones since it takes a ton of practice inside a casino, not at home where it's easier to learn.  read more

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Ohio bets could generate $12 billion in wagers

After Gov. Mike DeWine (right) signed a bill into law last Wednesday with the hopes of launching sports betting by 2023, PlayOhio estimated the new market could generate as much as $900 million a year in revenue and $12 billion in bets.  read more
Ohio bets could generate $12 billion in wagers



SAHARA Las Vegas' new nightlife destination

The New Year will bring a new nightlife destination to the Las Vegas Strip, when AZILO Ultra Lounge opens at SAHARA Las Vegas on Saturday, 1 January.  read more

Las Vegas rings in 2022 with fireworks and events

From exclusive performances by chart-topping headliners to DJ sets in the world's most dynamic nightclubs, Las Vegas shines as the Entertainment Capital of the World on 31 December.  read more

Green Valley Ranch welcomes the return of Drop Bar

The iconic center bar is back at Green Valley Ranch Resort, Spa and Casino, after opening on 18 December, the day the Henderson resort celebrated its 20th anniversary.  read more



Rush Street to bring sports betting to Ohio

A retail sportsbook at the Hall of Fame Village features a multi-use sports, entertainment and media destination surrounding the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  read more

BetMGM launches sportsbook at Emerald Queen Casino

The BetMGM Sportsbook at the casino features a 500-square-foot video wall, more than a dozen l86-inch high-definition TVs, 70 DreamSeat leather armchairs, six ticket windows and 30 betting kiosks.  read more

TwinSpires brings sports betting to Ocean Downs Casino

The new retail sportsbook at the Maryland casino boasts 26 wide-screen televisions and features 20 TwinSpires self-service betting kiosks.  read more

BetMGM Horse Racing mobile app launches in two states

With Florida and Louisiana, BetMGM Horse Racing is now live in three states and allows users to watch-and-wager on premier Thoroughbred, Harness and Quarter Horse races at more than 200 tracks around the world.  read more



Seminole Hard Rock guest hits $1.2 million jackpot

In celebration of the jackpot, all 642 slot players at the Tampa, Florida casino who had their Seminole Wild Card inserted into a machine within 15 minutes of the jackpot each won $100 Bonus Free Play.  read more

Opening of Hollywood Casino Morgantown

Hollywood Casino Morgantown opened to the public last Thursday and welcomed thousands of guests to experience 750 slot machines, 30 table games, a retail Barstool Sportsbook and more.  read more

Europe’s gambling revenues will increase in 2021

Europe's total gambling market revenue will increase by 7.5% in 2021, driven by 19% growth in the online market, according to new end-of-year data published by the European Gaming and Betting Association.  read more

North Carolina casino unveils expansion

An expanded pre-launch facility with an additional 500 gaming machines – including electronic table games offering blackjack, roulette, craps and baccarat – opened last week at the Catawba Two Kings Casino.  read more

Quebec orders casinos to close

Due to a record number of COVID-19 cases, the province in Canada has made the decision to shut down casinos last Monday. (Reuters)  read more

UKGC revokes IMME's operating license

The U.K. Gambling Commission announced that International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited's operating license has been surrendered after an investigation for money laundering failures.  read more

US Integrity teams up with Snoqualmie Casino

USI provides integrity monitoring services via its dashboard to Snoqualmie Casino, deploying algorithms and proprietary analysis to proactively highlight irregular wagering trends.  read more



New Year's Eve parties at Turning Stone

To ring in 2022, New Year's Eve festivities return to the New York casino’s Exit 33 nightlife venues - Tin Rooster, The Gig and the Atrium Bar.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
After being approved to operate The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas last week, the San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority hopes to hire 600 of the resort's former employees.
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