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September 27, 2021

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September 27, 2021

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arrowJohn Robison: Lights out at the casino

Lights out at the casino
Robison explains that if a machine loses power, it will resume at the last restore point, which may not be exactly where it was when the power went off or the machine rebooted.  read more

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MGM Resorts taking over The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas

MGM Resorts International is expanding its Las Vegas Strip footprint once again, announcing today that it has agreed to purchase operations of The Cosmo for $1.6 billion.  read more
MGM Resorts taking over The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas



Bally's AC announces a high limits room

The High Limits Room at the Atlantic City casino has been designed exclusively for elite guests featuring mini-baccarat, blackjack, roulette and craps tables.  read more

Full House Resorts proposes new casino in Indiana

The property would be a $250 million gaming and entertainment destination named American Place and would be located in Vigo County.  read more

Churchill Downs wants to develop new Indiana casino

The Queen of Terre Haute will feature up to 1,000 slot machines, 50 table games, a 125-room luxury hotel, a TwinSpires sportsbook and several food and beverage offerings.  read more

Beau Rivage Resort and Casino wins nine awards

This summer Casino Player magazine readers selected the Mississippi Gulf Coast property as “Best Overall Dining,” and now the publication has deemed Beau Rivage the “Best Overall Gaming Resort” in its annual “Best of Gaming” survey.  read more



TWiG: Deals with NBC, CBS and FOX

This week's gambling news takes us to a new deal between NBC Sports and PointsBet, one of many agreements between operators and broadcast networks.  read more

Tennessee sports betting remains slow in August

Bettors placed $144.5 million in wagers during August, which was even with July. The pace of betting remained $4.7 million per day in August from $4.7 million per day in July.  read more

Caesars unveils first jersey patch deal with Washington Capitals

The two announced a multi-year partnership agreement that places the Caesars Sportsbook logo on the NHL team's home jerseys, beginning with the 2022-23 NHL season.  read more



Wheel of Fortune win at Resorts Casino Hotel

Donna of Hazlet, New Jersey became one of the biggest jackpot winners in Atlantic City of the last 10 years, hauling in $1,644,349 on 19 September.  read more



World Poker Tour hits Oklahoma casino

This marks the first time a WPTDeepStacks event will be held at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant. The $1,100 buy-in Choctaw Main Event begins 5 November  read more

Million-dollar progressive win at The Venetian Las Vegas

The guest was playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em and was dealt a spade royal flush after placing the $5 side bet, making him eligible to win the mega tier of the resort's Millionaire Progressive for $1,042,938.  read more



WSOP adds online bracelet events to 2021

Each Sunday throughout the tournament, will host a gold bracelet tournament online for Nevada and New Jersey players.  read more



New Las Vegas engagement by Derek Hough

On 22 September, Derek Hough launched his new show, Derek Hough: No Limit at The Summit Showroom inside The Venetian Las Vegas.  read more

Chuck Nice brings comedy show to Rivers Philadelphia

Rivers Casino Philadelphia’s Comedy Series continues when Philly native Chuck Nice brings his hilarious stand-up performance to The Event Center on Thursday, 18 November.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last week, Gun Lake Casino in Michigan debuted its $100 million expansion to the public, which includes more gaming space, outdoor entertainment and dining space.
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