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The truth about loose slot machines
The theory behind the loose slot is that players will see other players winning and are encouraged to continue to play in order to get their fair share of the casino's bankroll.  read more

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What to expect at the 2018 World Series of Poker

Amid an assortment of rule changes and new events, the 2018 World Series of Poker begins Tuesday at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with the first of 78 official gold bracelet events.  read more
What to expect at the 2018 World Series of Poker



Caesar Entertainment's jackpot over $1 million

The progressive jackpot in Pai Gow Poker at Caesar's nine Las Vegas resorts can be won by a mega jackpot, major jackpot or minor jackpot.  read more

Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize strike

Casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to strike at any time, starting 1 June. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

Twin River Tiverton Casino Hotel opening early

TRMG announced that it has moved up the opening date of the Twin River Tiverton Casino Hotel in Rhode Island to 1 September.  read more

Chris Paul and Aaron Rodgers host golf event at Mohegan Sun

"The State Farm Showdown" on 27-28 June is open to the public and will feature NBA stars past and present facing off against NFL greats to benefit the players' charities of choice.  read more

Stratosphere introduces new gaming pit

A grand opening event on 8 June will celebrate the new additions, commencing with a traditional Chinese Lion Dance that will make its way throughout the casino.  read more



Brazis wins largest tournament in state history

The MSPT FireKeepers Casino Hotel $1,100 Main Event was the largest poker tournament in Michigan history with 1,287 runners. Indiana’s Mark Brazis emerged victorious to capture a $221,323 top prize.  read more

WSOP announces 2018-2019 US Circuit schedule

The 2018-19 season will see more benefits for players, including bigger starting stacks and new price points for the 15th season.  read more



Boxing returns to Rivers Casino

Rivers Rumble VIII will be in Pittsburgh at the casino’s waterfront amphitheater. The venue opens at 5 p.m. and the first bell rings at 7 p.m.  read more

AGA outlines sports betting priorities in letter to Congress

In a letter to federal lawmakers, AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman reiterated the gaming industry’s top priorities on how to create a successful legal sports betting market in the U.S.  read more



Rock icon Billy Idol to perform in Tulsa

The legendary Billy Idol is bringing the sound, style and fury of punk rock to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Tulsa on 22 September.  read more

Mecum Motorcycle Auction returns to South Point Hotel

Mecum hits the Las Vegas resort casino Friday, 1 June and Saturday, 2 June with an estimated 600 vintage and collectible motorcycles on offer.  read more

Atlantic City Hard Rock opens comedy club

In a first for Howie Mandel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open a comedy club in his name, celebrating the comedy legend’s career.  read more

American Idol’s Josh Gracin heads to Oklahoma

On 1 June, Gracin takes the Lee Creek Tavern stage inside Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland for a free show.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced last week that sportsbooks will be allowed to accept wagers on the Golden Tee 2018 World Championship, being held at The Orleans in Las Vegas, 8-10 June.
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