Gaming Strategy
Featured Stories
Legal News Financial News Casino Opening and Remodeling News Gaming Industry Executives Newsletter Archive Subscribe
Newsletter Signup
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
Newsletter Archives
September 28, 2020

Casino City Times Weekly Newsletter
September 28, 2020

Latest From Our Strategy Experts

arrowJohn Grochowski: Slot decisions

Slot decisions
Does hitting the stop button while playing slots have any impact on results? Grochowski explains that you'll see the same outcome, regardless of whether you stop the reels or let them spin.  read more

Featured Story

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas announces grand opening date

The new resort, located on the site of the former Hard Rock Casino Hotel just off the Strip, will feature over 1,500 renovated guest rooms and suites, upgraded entertainment venues, an eclectic choice of food and beverage options and expanded meeting and convention spaces.  read more
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas announces grand opening date



Planet Hollywood to reopen on 8 October

Following the reopening of other Caesars Entertainment properties, the hotel at the Las Vegas Strip property will resume operations Thursday through Sunday and the gaming floor will be open seven days a week.  read more

TWiG: Las Vegas coronavirus hot spots

J. Todd compares the numbers for Vegas COVID-19 cases recently reported at some of the Strip's most popular casinos and resorts.  read more

Downtown Grand Las Vegas opens new Gallery Tower

Downtown Grand celebrated the grand opening of its new 495-room Gallery Tower with a rooftop ceremony on the Citrus Grand Pool Deck last week.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas unveils new guest rooms and suites

The Strip’s newest integrated resort will offer guests a resort within a resort experience when the property opens its doors in summer 2021.  read more



Colorado sports betting sees major increase

The Colorado Department of Revenue's Division of Gaming reported a 117% increase in total handle in August 2020 compared to July 2020.  read more

IGT to bring PlaySports to casinos in North Dakota

Grand Treasure Casino in Trenton and Sky Dancer Casino & Resort in Belcourt will both introduce IGT's PlaySports platform, self-service kiosks, and trading services.  read more

Grand Traverse opens first Michigan sportsbook

The William Hill sportsbook is located at Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel along with a satellite location at Leelanau Sands Casino & Lodge.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh partners with Penguins

BetRivers will be the official sportsbook of the NHL team and as part of the deal, a branded BetRivers Sportsbook-Style Lounge will be inside PPG Paints Arena.  read more



New slot debuts at M Resort Casino

Aristocrat Technologies' new Star Trek: The Next Generation slot game was introduced last week at the Las Vegas casino.  read more



WPT Online India to take place in November

The series will run from 5-22 November and include 154 events totaling $1.8 million in guarantees, highlighted by the $340,000 WPT Online India Main Event.  read more



Kickapoo Lucky Eagle reopening Thursday

When the casino in Texas reopens, all guests and team members must wear a face mask and it will operate at only 25% capacity.  read more

Caesars will make offer to acquire William Hill

The companies announced on Monday that the casino operator could offer $3.45 per William Hill share, an 81% premium to the stock's average price over the last three months.  read more

October promotions at Harrah's Northern California

Guests at the California property next month can enjoy season specials and more gaming promotions such as credit multipliers.  read more

Talking Stick Resort offering fall rates through October

From Sunday through Thursday rates start at $139 and $169 on Fridays and Saturdays at the Arizona property.  read more

PINKTOBER campaign returns to Hard Rock Lake Tahoe

The property-wide initiative developed in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month will raise funds for the South Lake Tahoe Cancer League.  read more

New restaurants to hit Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia

Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Sang Kee and Termini Brothers Bakery will open new locations at the gaming and entertainment destination set to open in early 2021.  read more

Caesars Windsor to reopen on 8 October for invited guests

The reopening of the Canadian property will be limited to slots only, adhering to provincial guidelines that restrict indoor gatherings to a maximum of 50 guests and does not include table games and other non-gaming amenities.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
SAHARA Las Vegas will pay a $75,000 fine from the Nevada Gaming Commission for hosting an event in July that over 130 people attended when the regulations in Nevada didn't allow more than 50 people at an event.
Featured Game
Diamond Trails Ocean Winnings
Diamond Trails Ocean Winnings allows players to win up to 12 free games and four different jackpots during the Diamond Trails feature. To learn more and to check out the sights and sounds of this game, watch our video review.

> More Diamond Trails Ocean Winnings Details
Casino City fans wanted
Casino City fans wanted
Follow @casinocity on Twitter to keep up with the latest news from the gambling world.

> Follow us