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Big wins or small wins?
Scoblete explains that he is a conservative player and aims to be able to play the games he enjoys for several hours rather than gambling in order to hit big or get rich quick.  read more

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TWiG: MGM and Caesars face investigations

The Federal Trade Commission is looking at MGM's handling of last year's cyber-attacks. Plus, the Department of Justice is looking at the possibility that Caesars colluded with other hotel operators to fix prices.  read more
TWiG: MGM and Caesars face investigations



Record win at Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa

The guest was playing Dragon Link Golden Century last weekend when the $1.7 million, the largest Dragon Link jackpot ever paid by the Florida casino, hit.  read more

Four Winds New Buffalo pays out six-figure win

A guest from Indiana won a $723,625 progressive jackpot on 23 April while playing a Dollar Storm Wild Ninja slot machine at the Michigan casino.  read more



ESPN BET opens first retail sportsbook

Hollywood Casino at Greektown unveiled its new ESPN BET branded sportsbook and restaurant on the upper floor of the 100,000-square-foot Downtown Detroit casino.  read more

Bulgarian tennis official banned for life

The International Tennis Integrity Agency confirmed that Bulgarian tennis official Pavel Atanasov has been banned from the sport for life following 21 breaches of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program.  read more

Celebrate the 150th Kentucky Derby at FanDuel

Any customer can place a single horse win wager on the Kentucky Derby through the FanDuel Sportsbook or the FanDuel Racing app and get up to $20 back as a racing bonus if they don't win.  read more



The Cordish Companies to build Virginia resort

Live! Casino & Hotel Virginia will feature over 400,000 square feet of gaming, hotel, and dining space, along with a 3,000-seat entertainment venue.  read more

Green Valley Ranch opens summer hangout next month

On 3 May, The Pond reopens for the season, ushering in an adults-only pool experience. The Pond will welcome guests Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sunday, 1 September.  read more

President of Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is stepping down

Trevor Scherrer will remain with the company until a successor is named and will continue to assist with the transition of his responsibilities.  read more



Largest pot in High Stakes Poker history

During Season 12 of High Stakes Poker, Santhosh Suvarna tangled with Andrew Robl in a pot that reached $992,000. Suvarna scooped the entire amount with a full house.  read more

The Moneymaker Tour to hit the Caribbean in the fall

The Moneymaker Tour announced a new partnership with The Caribbean Poker Series to host the first international Moneymaker Main Event in Aruba from 4-6 October.  read more

Six-figure Pai Gow Poker win at Treasure Island

The winner, who chose to remain anonymous, hit the $281,000 progressive jackpot last Thursday playing Pai Gow Poker at the Las Vegas Strip casino.  read more



The Venetian Las Vegas to host Brian Regan

The comedian will return to The Summit Showroom for two additional weekends on 2 and 3 August and 13 and 14 December.  read more

Billy Currington to make Las Vegas stop at Palms Casino

The GRAMMY-nominated country artist is set to perform at the Pearl Concert Theater at the Las Vegas resort on 7 September.  read more

Porter Robinson coming to Fontainebleau Las Vegas

The artist announced a five-continent tour, which includes a Las Vegas stop on 10 October at BleauLive Theater.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada casino revenue was $1.29 billion in March, slightly down from February and the state's first decline in the last eight months.
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