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First time slot play
The first time Grochowski played slots was in 1989 at Bally's in Las Vegas. He and his wife played a little that first night on quarter three-reel slots, but don’t remember winning much.  read more

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Resorts World Las Vegas celebrates grand opening

The first resort built on the Las Vegas Strip in more than a decade officially swung open its doors to the public at 11 p.m. on Thursday, 24 June following a star-studded, first-look party for invited guests and a ceremonial ribbon cutting.  read more
Resorts World Las Vegas celebrates grand opening



Las Vegas lights up with Fourth of July events

Las Vegas will celebrate Fourth of July weekend by honoring the red, white and blue with live entertainment, fireworks, poolside parties and more.  read more



TWiG: Online betting fuels gambling industry

A week full of gambling news finds that online betting is giving the recovering American gambling industry a big boost.  read more

Horseshoe Hammond remains part of Caesars Entertainment

As a result, Caesars will continue to own and operate Horseshoe Casino Hammond, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino, Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, and its three off-track betting locations.  read more

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort to complete expansion in fall

The $250 million development, which broke ground June 2018, includes a new 725-room hotel tower, 83,000-square-foot convention space, new food and beverage offerings and more.  read more

Scientific Games to debut Facebook Live lottery event

The live event on 11 July will safely bring people together for a unique social experience and the chance to win cash prizes by simply tuning in to the Facebook Live event and commenting with their lucky number.  read more



Colorado sportsbooks do well in May

Colorado's sportsbooks returned to growth as interest in the playoff runs of the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets pushed the state's betting volume to nearly $250 million in May.  read more

New sportsbook opens at Colorado casino

The SuperBook at the Lodge Casino hosted a Grand Opening event Friday, 25 June at The Lodge Casino in Black Hawk, Colorado.  read more

Mattress Mack backing the Houston Astros

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale placed a $2 million bet on the Astros with William Hill sportsbook. If Houston were to win it all in October, the total payout would be $22 million.  read more

Single-event sports betting is coming to Canada

Single-event sports betting could be available across Canada by the end of 2021 after the Senate successfully passed Bill C-218, without amendment, last Tuesday.  read more



Progressive jackpot win at Harrah's Lake Tahoe

The Caesars Rewards member hit a Blazing 7s Progressive jackpot for $317,257. The winner plans to purchase a new electric car and put a down payment on a house.  read more

Large Buffalo Link collection at Ocean Resort Casino

Atlantic City players can enjoy the city's largest collection of Buffalo Link games at Ocean Casino Resort.  read more



Phil Hellmuth sweeps Daniel Negreanu

Hellmuth successfully won the $400,000 heads-up showdown last week, earning the 15-time WSOP bracelet winner his second High Stakes Duel “three-peat.”  read more



Las Vegas Strip to host J. Cole

J. Cole with 21 Savage: The Off-Season Tour, with special guest Morray, is making a Las Vegas stop at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on Saturday, 16 October.  read more

Pitbull bringing upcoming tour to Las Vegas

The 32-city tour will make a Las Vegas stop at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Saturday, 18 September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
After being hit by a cyberattack last week, six Oklahoma tribal casinos were forced to close temporarily. Casino officials did not reveal what the hackers demanded or if they met those demands.
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