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February 28, 2022

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February 28, 2022

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Tipping your craps dealers

Tipping your craps dealers
It's always a good idea to tip your dealer and sometimes it’s even better to place down a bet for them at the craps table. Grochowski explains ways to make sure the crew is able to make the most of your gratuities.  read more
 

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WSOP announces 2022 daily schedule

The World Series of Poker moves to the Las Vegas Strip in 2022 beginning 31 May at Bally's Las Vegas, the future Horseshoe, and Paris Las Vegas, and will feature actor Vince Vaughn as the Master of Ceremonies.  read more
WSOP announces 2022 daily schedule
 

CASINO News

CASINO

Jamul Casino adds suite of high-limit rooms

The new space at the California casino offers a larger high-limit slot room, a high-limit Asian games room, and a private high-limit VIP lounge.  read more

Century Casinos to acquire Nugget Casino Resort

The company announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Nevada property for $195 million.  read more

Osage Casinos releases renderings for Missouri property

The planned property in the Lake of the Ozarks includes a casino, hotel, meeting space and event center, among other amenities.  read more

Addabbo files bill to legalize online casinos in New York

Calling online casinos a “logical next step” for the state, the senator's bill would allow commercial and tribal casinos to offer online apps and websites that would offer slot games and table games. (The Center Square)  read more

LAS VEGAS LIFE News

LAS VEGAS LIFE

Treasure Island to host March Madness parties

From 17-19 March, the resort on the Las Vegas Strip will host live viewing of the Big Dance, offering food and beverage options and betting kiosks.  read more

Acquisition of The Venetian Las Vegas complete

The Venetian Las Vegas and The Venetian Expo announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo have completed their acquisition of the operations of The Venetian Resort from Las Vegas Sands Corp.  read more

POKER News

POKER

Two major jackpot wins at Caesars Palace

On 20 February, two lucky players hit a Mega Progressive Jackpot on Ultimate Texas Hold'em for $779,149 and $117,688 at Caesars Palace.  read more

The LINQ awards Three Card Poker jackpot

A player from Minnesota took home $145,567 from a Three Card Poker jackpot at the Las Vegas Strip casino on 24 February.  read more

Seminole Coconut Creek preparing for poker tour

The RunGood Poker Series Contenders Tour from 21 April to 2 May returns to Seminole Casino Coconut Creek for the second time and will feature a $200,000 guaranteed Main Event as well as a $100,000 guaranteed opening event.  read more

SLOTS News

SLOTS

$766,000 slot jackpot at Atlantic City casino

A Jersey City man won $766,499 on a $1 wide area progressive Wheel of Fortune slot on Thursday, 17 February at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  read more

Big slot win at Idaho casino

Last Monday, a lucky player was playing a Caribbean Gold Dollar Storm slot machine at Coeur d'Alene Casino when the jackpot for $112,000 hit.  read more

Fremont Casino guest hits $275,000 payday

The winner, who requested to remain anonymous, was playing on a Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin Deluxe Triple Stars when a $1.25 bet hit a progressive jackpot for $275,717.  read more

New jackpot at Live! Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

Mega Jackpot Madness is a mystery progressive slots program that guarantees jackpot wins from $10,000 up to $50,000 and launches tomorrow.  read more

SPORTS News

SPORTS

TWiG: U.S. gambling hits $53 billion

In this week's video, we discuss the accelerated growth of sports betting in 2021 after it generated over $57 billion in handle and nearly 170% increase in revenue from previous highs.  read more

Sports betting approved at Potawatomi casinos

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed a historic compact amendment allowing casinos and affiliate locations operated by the Forest County Potawatomi to offer sports betting.  read more

Minnesota Senator co-authors sports betting bill

The proposal would allow for sports betting at tribal casinos and racetracks in the state. If signed into law this year, it could go into effect in the fall of 2023.  read more

ENTERTAINMENT News

ENTERTAINMENT

The Backstreet Boys to hit the Las Vegas Strip

One of the best-selling bands of all time will return to the Las Vegas Strip with four shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on 8, 9, 15 and 16 April.  read more

Aunt Mary Pat sets up residency at Rivers Philadelphia

The Delaware County comedian and viral video star first brings her Philly humor to The Event Center on Wednesday, 23 March.  read more

Gavin DeGraw coming to The Venetian Las Vegas

Multi-platinum recording artist Gavin DeGraw is bringing his Full Circle Tour to The Venetian Theater inside The Venetian Las Vegas 16 April.  read more

Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to host Chris Rock

Rock's first world tour in over five years will stop in Las Vegas for three nights at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on 6 and 7 May and 3 July.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada casinos generated over $1 billion for the 11th straight month with almost $1.1 billion in gaming revenue in January 2022, up 41.6% from January 2021 when many casinos were operating at limited capacity due to the pandemic.
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