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Explaining positive progressive betting
Increasing your wager when things are going well is called “positive progressive betting.” However, gamblers must realize that good streaks are not actually occurring now. They occurred in the past.  read more

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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas celebrates grand opening

The new off-Strip resort officially opened to the public on Thursday, featuring a 60,000 square-foot Mohegan Sun Casino, a five-acre desert pool oasis, and 12 food and beverage venues.  read more
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas celebrates grand opening



TWiG: DOJ abandons the fight

In what could be the most important story for online gambling news in the U.S., the Department of Justice has given up its fight to criminalize the activity.  read more

Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot won at Gold Coast Casino

A California visitor won Boyd Gaming's regional-linked Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot of more than $182,000 at Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on 24 March.  read more

California card room hit with record $5.3 million penalty

Artichoke Joe's Casino in San Bruno agreed to pay a penalty of $5.3 million for misleading gambling regulators and violating the Bank Secrecy Act, a federal law intended to combat money laundering.  read more

Bally's is a finalist for operating casino resort in Virginia

The proposed $650 million world-class destination resort, hotel and casino, was selected today as one of three finalists by the City of Richmond's Evaluation Panel to host a casino gaming establishment.  read more

Full House Resorts names new Colorado resort casino

Chamonix Casino Hotel will feature approximately 300 four-star guest rooms and VIP suites, as well as a spacious and new casino gaming area.  read more

Cashless gaming hits casino floor at Jamul Casino

Jamul Casino becomes one of the first California properties to introduce cashless casino slot markers to its casino floor in partnership with Marker Trax.  read more



DraftKings teams up with WWE

The deal centers on DraftKing's free-to-play pools and launches with an inaugural contest at WWE's pop culture extravaganza, WrestleMania, on 10-11 April.  read more

"Mattress Mack" makes million-dollar March Madness wager

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale placed $1 million with DraftKings on Houston at 9-to-1 to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, marking one of the largest March Madness wagers on record.  read more

Tennessee sees $176.3 million in sports wagers in February

The Tennessee Education Lottery announced on Friday that bettors placed $176.3 million in wagers, the smallest handle since the market's first month in November and down 16.6% from January.  read more

Single-event sports betting would benefit "all Canadians"

Score Media and Gaming Inc. Chairman and CEO John Levy appeared last week before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights as part of its study of Bill C-218 and the legalization of single event sports betting in Canada.  read more

Bally's Corporation acquires Monkey Knife Fight

The acquisition makes Bally's only the third sports betting company in the U.S. to have a fantasy sports segment.  read more



IP Casino Resort awards several jackpots

The Biloxi casino awarded several jackpots to kick off the spring season, including one worth nearly $19,000 on Dragon Link Happy & Prosperous.  read more



Styx to hit the Las Vegas Strip

The American rock band will return to Las Vegas for a two-night engagement at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas on 25 and 26 September.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh host The Bill Henry Band

The Bill Henry Band will bring its R&B show to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Saturday, 24 April.  read more

Foxwoods reintroduces live indoor entertainment

Dave Chappelle announced two performances of Dave Chappelle and Friends at The Grand Theater at the Connecticut resort on 25-26 June.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
An online sports betting bill in Wyoming that would allow for up to five mobile sports betting licenses passed its final vote in the Senate today and could be headed to the governor soon.
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