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How often should I complete certain hands?
Video poker players have noticed certain points where they don't complete certain hands, giving the impression that the machine is rigged. Jerry Stickman takes a look at these so-called "crooked" machines.  read more

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Performance psychology and your mental game

Dr. Tricia Cardner's latest book -- "Peak Poker Performance" -- offers bite-size, no-nonsense science and an honest, encouraging roadmap to improving your performance at the poker table.  read more
Performance psychology and your mental game



Hawaiian guest wins $10.7 million at Wynn

A $3 bet on penny slot machine IGT Megabucks Wynn Wheel at Wynn Las Vegas last weekend snagged the Oahu, Hawaii native the massive $10,777,270 jackpot.  read more

Mohegan Sun Pocono reaches highest PA jackpot

Blazing 777 Blackjack Progressive's jackpot has grown to $748,000, making it the highest jackpot in the state of Pennsylvania.  read more

JACK casino to give out football tickets

All JACK Entertainment guests have a chance to win through the Cleveland Football Priceless Seats promotion at JACK Cleveland Casino and Jack Thistledown Racino throughout September.  read more

Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino announces culinary offerings

The Las Vegas Strip casino, expected to open later this year, announced its restaurant lineup with Executive Chef Phuoc Luu and Executive Chef de Cuisine Jacky Leung overseeing the launch and opening of the venues.  read more

Will Rogers Downs upgrades facilities

Renovations to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs' gaming floor, simulcast viewing area and the Dog Iron Saloon are slated for completion by April 2017.  read more

Boyd Gaming announces September promotions

Boyd casinos across Nevada will feature football viewing parties, weekly drawings and tournaments throughout the month of September.  read more

Cornerstone restaurant opens at Gold Coast Hotel

The steakhouse, now open at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, features a traditional steakhouse menu and a comprehensive liquor library featuring more than 60 varieties of whiskey from around the world.  read more



ESPN coverage of 2016 WSOP begins Sept. 6

The weekly telecasts will feature the Global Casino Championship and the $10,000 Main Event, including three days of live final table coverage.  read more

Cherokee Casino Roland names DeepStack winners

The casino's monthly $5,000 DeepStack poker tournament took place Aug. 13, with a total of 122 players competing.  read more



The Reel Life: Cat burglary edition

An aptly named cat burglar in Melbourne, Australia, will stand trial, plus information on a 25% deposit bonus at Jackpot Capital Casino.  read more



Pala Casino to become football headquarters

Starting Sept. 12, the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa and Resort will showcase upcoming Monday Night Football matches on its 17 big screens and will offer prizes for fans 21 and over.  read more

NHL hires gambling watchdog

Preparing for the impending inaguration of a team in Las Vegas, the National Hockey League has hired a monitor to watch for suspicious gambling activity in an attempt to stop cheating. (Bloomberg)  read more



Will Rogers Downs presents quarter-horse racing

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs will host some of the top American quarter horse competitors this fall, starting Sept. 10.  read more



Bucky Covington concert to benefit nonprofit

On Sept. 30, Pala Casino Spa and Resort in California will host a performance by Bucky Covington and guest Lindsey Carrier for the Children of Oak Grove Center for Education Treatment & The Arts.  read more

Pat Boone to visit Suncoast Showroom

The singer and entertainer will make an appearance at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Sept. 9 and 10.  read more

Willie Nelson to bring iconic hits to Hard Rock Tulsa

The performer will take to the stage at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on Oct. 8, bringing with him six decades of songs.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Gamblers have lost $9.7 billion in Ohio over the last four years at the state's four casinos, seven racinos and the Ohio Lottery, according to an analysis by The Columbus Dispatch.
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