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February 27, 2023

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February 27, 2023

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arrowJerry Stickman: Go big or go home with a sure thing

Go big or go home with a sure thing
It's one of the most-asked questions in video poker: Should I dump a wild card to go for a natural royal flush? Stickman discusses what he thinks players should do in this situation when on a deuces wild game machine.  read more

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Scarlet Pearl Casino CEO's big gamble is paying off

LuAnn Pappas rolled the dice back in 2014 when she left Atlantic City to take over a new casino resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Nearly nine years later, Scarlet Pearl is flourishing under her direction, thanks to a dedicated, family ownership.  read more
Scarlet Pearl Casino CEO’s big gamble is paying off



Las Vegas set for sports-filled spring

From the hardwood to the ice and racetrack, there’s a place for every fan in Sin City to enjoy, including March Madness watch parties.  read more

Nine mobile sports wagering licenses approved in Massachusetts

Commissioners approved temporary licenses for nine Category 3 operators. Those operators are BallyBet, Barstool Sportsbook, BetMGM, Betr, Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, Fanatics, FanDuel and WynnBET.  read more

DraftKings and Barstool to pay $750,000

The sportsbooks came to a settlement last week with the Ohio Casino Control Commission following their violations of the state's gambling promotions rules.  read more

SAHARA Las Vegas announces March Madness viewing parties

SAHARA Las Vegas announced its roster of events and promotions for March, which includes Hoop Madness viewing parties, spring specials at Amina Spa, and featured dishes at Chickie’s & Pete’s.  read more

betr’s license could now be at risk

The latest fine from the Racing Commission was given after the Australian-based operator got caught sending repeated spam messages to recipients that did not provide permission to do so.  read more

Maverick loses Washington tribal sports wagering lawsuit

The operator was challenging the state law that allows sports betting, but limits bets to those placed at casinos owned by tribal nations.  read more

KemperSports to manage Foxwoods Casino golf course

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation selected the golf, sports, and entertainment company to run its amenity golf course in Connecticut.  read more



License renewed for Mount Airy Casino Resort

It was determined the Pennsylvania property fulfilled the obligations under its previously approved operator's license and qualified to have its license renewed last week for an additional five-year period.  read more

Michigan authorities break up illegal gambling operation

Investigators seized computers, slot-style gaming machines, a coin pusher machine and more than $23,000 in related cash last week.  read more

Two big winners at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee in Florida

Guests took home big paydays over the last couple of weeks, playing blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold'em.  read more

Caesars Atlantic City properties offering Best Comp Earning

With the new initiative, Caesars Rewards members will earn credits five times faster while playing their favorite slot and table games.  read more

Hard Rock Atlantic City team members receive over $10 million

This news came last week at Town Hall gatherings where several team members also won a share of $100,000 in cash and prizes.  read more

Washington State authorities discover illegal gambling crimes

VFW gambling manager Sara Lee Moon was arrested earlier this month after it was discovered that she stole over $300,000.  read more

New hotel breaks ground next to The Pass Casino

The 57,000-square-foot property in Nevada will consist of 90 suites with a breakfast bar, cocktail area, refreshment stand, and market and dining areas.  read more



Hard Rock AC pays out six-figure jackpot

Anthony L. of New Jersey won $766,499.85 recently on a $1-dollar wide area progressive Wheel of Fortune slot.  read more

Legends Bay Casino celebrates $250,000 Mega Wheel winner

On 18 February, a Sparks native landed on the Legends Bay Casino Logo spot on three consecutive spins resulting in a $250,000 award, the casino's biggest prize payout to date.  read more



Four poker jackpots paid out in Las Vegas

Four Caesars Rewards members received big paydays recently playing poker at Caesars Palace and Harrah's Las Vegas Casino & Hotel.  read more

Flamingo Las Vegas awards $117,000 win

Early Thursday morning, a guest at the Las Vegas Strip casino won the major progressive jackpot by landing a six-card straight flush playing I Luv Suits.  read more



Gorillaz set to perform at Planet Hollywood

The band will have a rare, one-off show at Zappos Theater at the Las Vegas Strip resort on 12 April to promote its new album Cracker Island, including a collaboration with Bad Bunny.  read more

Skid Row and Warrant bringing tour to Rivers Pittsburgh

The rock-n-roll show "The Gang’s All Here" with hits like '18 and Life' and 'Cherry Pie' will roll into the Northeast for a show on 14 April.  read more

Big music acts set for Ontario's Fallsview Casino in 2023

Pitbull, the Steve Miller Band, and Kane Brown will all take the OLG Stage between April and August of this year.  read more

Broadway's Rock of Ages Band coming to Las Vegas

The five-time Tony Award-nominated 80's rock band show will take place at the M Resort Spa Casino in May.  read more

Lou Gramm heading to Four Winds South Bend

The rock icon and the original lead singer of Foreigner will perform at the Ribbon Town Conference and Event Center in June.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Venetian Macao has implemented special gambling zones for foreigners only with the hope they will attract more tourists to the property, as opposed to visitors from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
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