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You never forget your first royal
If you play video poker often enough, even big hands like royal flushes run together, and frequent players don't remember them all. But some hands are special. Grochowski tells some of our readers' stories.  read more

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TWiG: Las Vegas could soon cost you more

In this week's video, we get a breakdown of Caesars Entertainment CEO Tom Reeg's comments about how there's a new clientele being targeted in Sin City.  read more
TWiG: Las Vegas could soon cost you more



Circa's NFL contests are back and bigger

At a guaranteed $14 million payout between Circa Sports Million and Circa Survivor, this year's pro football contests promise to be the largest payout for the 2023-24 NFL season.  read more

Golden Nugget is bringing back Ultimate Football Challenge

For $1,000, participants in the Las Vegas property's challenge can make selections against the spread from all NFL and NCAA Division I FBS college sides.  read more



Cashless gaming coming to Rivers Philadelphia

Las Vegas-based Marker Trax is partnering with Rivers Casino, in a move that brings contactless, cashless play and credit to a Philadelphia casino for the first time.  read more

Pennsylvania Gaming Board levies $100,350 in fines

In addition to the violations that occurred with a casino and gaming manufacturer licensee, the board also placed five adults on exclusion list for leaving children unattended while gambling at casinos.  read more

Emeril Lagasse set to open first restaurant with Caesars

Emeril's Brasserie is expected to open in late 2023 as part of the property’s multimillion-dollar transformation from Harrah’s New Orleans to Caesars New Orleans.  read more

Resorts Casino Atlantic City hosts 45th anniversary celebration

The Memorial Day weekend festivities kicked off last Friday as Kelsey Grammer and Mayor Marty Small Sr. hosted the Annual Opening of the Sea Ceremony.  read more

Red Rock Casino to host pop-up dining event

Guests will be able to preview a number of items from Ai Pono Café featuring iconic owner, Chef Gene Villiatora, in June.  read more

New hotel expansion set to hit Jamul Casino in California

The 16-story boutique hotel will offer 200 rooms, including 52 suites, as well as y a six-story parking structure with 350 parking spaces.  read more

MGC hands MGM Springfield a $45,000 fine

The Massachusetts Investigations and Enforcement Bureau found multiple incidents resulting in persons under the age of 21 having access to the gaming floor and gaming.  read more

UKGC fines Paddy Power and Betfair a combined £490,000

The U.K. Gambling Commission levied the penalty for sending promotional push notifications to devices linked to customers who had self-excluded.  read more



Wynn Las Vegas announces Concours event

November's automotive experience will feature two main events - a Saturday exhibition on the greens of Wynn Golf Club and the Tour d'Elegance, a motorcade down The Las Vegas Strip.  read more

The STRAT unveils elevated pool experience

Swim & Social is a resort-style pool and play experience spanning 68,000 square feet on the eighth story rooftop with views of the Las Vegas Strip.  read more



The Commodores heading to Beau Rivage

The Pop, Motown and R&B legends will return to Biloxi, bringing their Grammy-winning sound to Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Theater in August.  read more

Bryson Tiller to perform at Hard Rock Atlantic City

The rapper will take the stage at Etess Arena in July as part of his 'Back and I'm Better' tour. Tiller initially gained mainstream success in 2015 following his single, “Don't,” which reached the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.  read more

Rivers Casino in Phllly to host Everclear

The alternative rock band, joined by The Ataris and The Pink Spiders, will play at the Event Center in September.  read more

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Did You Know?
iGaming casino revenue in the six states in the U.S. where it's regulated (New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia) totaled $475.7 million in April 2023, a 14.4% year-over-year increase.
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