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Ask about slot machines
Slots are extremely popular in casinos, but how much do we really know about the machines we play? Scoblete gives an insider look at some areas that may be new information to gamblers.  read more

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2024 WSOP begins tomorrow in Las Vegas

Jonathan Marchessault of the Vegas Golden Knights will deliver the opening “Shuffle Up and Deal” to begin the 55th edition of the series on Tuesday.  read more
2024 WSOP begins tomorrow in Las Vegas



WSOP launches new real-money poker platform

WSOP Online is the first to pool liquidity across three U.S. jurisdictions (Michigan, Nevada, and New Jersey), offering enhanced features and large prize pools ahead of next week's start of the 55th World Series of Poker.  read more

$220,000 Pai Gow jackpot at Plaza Hotel Casino

The guest's original buy-in was $200, and he hit a seven-card straight flush for a progressive hit of more than $206,000 plus a Fortune Bonus bet for another $12,500 at the Downtown Las Vegas casino.  read more

Team Captain named for Commerce Casino poker team

Jamie Gold will captain the California casino's poker team for the upcoming WSOP 2023/2024 circuit in Los Angeles, as well as the $100 million WSOP Main Event in Las Vegas this July.  read more



TWiG: Mirage Las Vegas closing

When is the Mirage Las Vegas closing date? When will the Hard Rock open? And what will happen to the Mirage Volcano? We discuss in our most recent video.  read more

Ortikia to open at Green Valley Ranch Casino

On 3 June, Ortikia will be the latest new concept as part of the Nevada casino's ongoing property-wide transformation, joining the recently opened Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill.  read more

Governor vetoes Virginia 'skill game' legislation

AGA President and CEO Bill Miller issued a statement in support of Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin vetoing legislation to legalize and lightly regulate “skill games” across the state.  read more

Paris Las Vegas to welcome Dominique Ansel Marché

The James Beard Award-winning pastry chef has found his second home on the Strip and will introduce the new dining destination in fall 2024.  read more

The Bingo Room at Edgewater Casino celebrates anniversary

The Nevada bingo room will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a full day of bingo partying on Saturday, 1 June and exclusive offers and specials available throughout the month.  read more



Four Winds New Buffalo awards $1 million win

On 17 May, a guest from Illinois placed a $15 bet on UFL Explosion at the Michigan casino when the progressive jackpot hit for $1,008,222.  read more

$130,000 jackpot win at Seminole Classic Casino

The Unity Card member wagered $25 and won a total of $130,277 while playing Royal Reels on 20 May at the Florida casino.  read more



Michigan operators report April revenue

Michigan commercial and tribal operators reported a combined $234.8 million total internet gaming gross receipts and gross sports betting receipts in April, a decrease of 8.7% compared to last month.  read more

Circa Sports NFL contests returning with record prizes

The Nevada-based sports betting brand has brought back the popular professional football contests Circa Million VI and Circa Survivor with its biggest payout yet – $16 million.  read more

Caesars opens retail sportsbooks in New Mexico

In-person sports wagers are now being accepted at newly opened Caesars Sportsbook locations at Route 66 Casino Hotel and Casino Xpress west of Albuquerque, and Dancing Eagle Casino east of Grants.  read more



DraftKings finalizes Jackpocket deal

This acquisition empowers DraftKings to tap into the expansive U.S. lottery vertical, while expanding its position in sportsbook and iGaming.  read more



Ray Romano to hit The Venetian Las Vegas

The comedian and actor returns to The Summit Showroom for two nights of his signature stand-up comedy on 11-12 October.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas to host Colin Jost

The writer, performer and author announced that he will bring Colin Jost & Friends to the Resorts World Theatre stage for one night only on Saturday, 20 July.  read more

Cabaret Éclats Tremblant circus at Casino de Mont-Tremblant

Loto-Québec is presenting the Cabaret Éclats Tremblant circus show at the Canadian property, with performances beginning on 24 July.  read more

Joss Stone to light up Kansas Star Arena

The GRAMMY-award-winning artist will take the stage at the Kansas resort on 9 August as part of her "Ellipsis" tour.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority was projecting 343,000 visitors to the city over Memorial Day Weekend with an expected $432.5 million in direct visitor spending, an 11% jump from last year.
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