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September 28, 2015

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September 28, 2015

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arrowAl Krigman: Will winning a major lottery or a giant jackpot ruin your life?

Will winning a major lottery or a giant jackpot ruin your life?
The next Powerball drawing could produce a $300 million winner. A windfall that big seems like it would be great, but some say massive jackpots end up ruining lives. Al Krigman weighs in on the topic in this classic column.  read more

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Openings & Expansions: The Palms opens world's largest Hooters

The expansive two-story, 15,200-square-foot space sits steps away from the resort's pool-deck area and seats more than 400 guests. Find out about this and several other exciting developments in our new regular feature.  read more
Openings & Expansions: The Palms opens world's largest Hooters



UNLV to host final 2016 presidential debate

The Convention and Visitors Authority views Las Vegas' selection as a debate site as validation that the city isn't just about gambling, nightclubs and having fun, but is also a viable location to conduct business.  read more

Ferrari dealership at Wynn Las Vegas to close

The closing ends the unusual marriage between a Strip hotel-casino and the high-end auto dealership, which is the only licensed Ferrari dealer in Nevada.  read more



ESPN WSOP Main Event Recap: Episodes III, IV

Daniel Negreanu and Antonio Esfandiari stole the show as ESPN's coverage of the 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event progressed towards the final table.  read more

November Nine Profile: Federico Butteroni

Italy's Federico Butteroni's improbable run to the World Series of Poker Main Event final table would not have been possible if not for a jaunt to Australia that included a profitable run at the poker table, as well as working as a dishwasher and on a watermelon farm.  read more



Oops, I Spun It Again! Britney Spears slot debuts at Planet Hollywood

The newest addition to casino floors across the country features Britney's most popular chart-topping hits, including “Hit Me Baby One More Time,” “Toxic,” “3,” “Oops I Did It Again” and “Crazy”.  read more

Scientific Games to unveil Cirque du Soleil slots

The first game will be unveiled Tuesday when G2E, the gaming industry's largest conference and trade show, begins its three-day run at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.  read more

The Reel Life: The tuck rule edition

A recent survey of 1,000 men ages 25-60 found that those who tuck their shirts in at work are happier, make more money and get more dates. Surveys, of course, can be misleading.  read more



To smoke or not to smoke?

While the idea of a casinowide smoking ban is not on the list of topics being covered at the Global Gaming Expo this week, it's an issue the gambling industry can't avoid.  read more

Skill-based games coming to casino floors

The new machines combine elements of popular video games with classic casino games, and are designed to bring millennial gamers into casinos.  read more

Interblock to bring electronic blackjack to New York

The luxury gaming manufacturer signed a deal to bring more than 228 Organic Blackjack stations to Resorts World Casino and Empire City at Yonkers Raceway.  read more

Pala Casino players wins big in September

Todor K. of Vista, CA, won September's last Chevrolet Impala 2LT of the Win-A-Car Every Friday promotion.  read more

Caesars giving away VIP prizes through Instagram promotion

Whoever takes the best photos of a party, lucky or romance experience at any of Caesars' Atlantic City properties will win a two-night stay specific to their winning category.  read more



FanDuel acquires AlphaDraft

The partnership will allow FanDuel to develop a daily fantasy sports product specifically for eSports.  read more

Dan's DFS picks for NFL Week 3

After a rough start to the NFL season, Dan Podheiser redeemed himself in Week 3 thanks to big days by Cam Newton and Adrian Peterson.  read more



George Strait to perform at new MGM arena

The country star will play multiple dates at the new venue on April 22-23, 2016 and Sept. 9-10, 2016.  read more

Martin Lawrence adds second show to Caesars Atlantic City stop

The show will be held in the Circus Maximus Theater on Friday, Oct. 23. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Global Gaming Expo, also known as G2E, will feature 448 exhibitors at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas this week.
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