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Craps for beginners
Stickman shares his expert advice on how to get started with craps, minimize the house edge, play the best odds, and have fun while learning the ropes.  read more

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TWiG: Rio Las Vegas unveils renovations

In our most recent video, we discuss how the Las Vegas resort has undergone major changes to its rooms, casino floor, pool area, marquees, and even overhauled the food court.  read more
TWiG: Rio Las Vegas unveils renovations



Hennigan takes down $1,500 Dealer's Choice

After six hours of play, John Hennigan was the last player standing, defeating Robert Wells after a brief heads-up duel to become only the ninth player to capture a seventh WSOP gold bracelet.  read more

Guagenti wins Event #9 at the WSOP

At the end of the $1,500 Limit Hold'em event, Nick Guagenti raised the gold bracelet, earning himself the lion's shares of the $591,405 total prize pool.  read more

Chen dominates to win first WSOP bracelet

A total of 928 entrants came out to play the $1,500 Omaha 8 or Better, the first mixed-game tournament of the summer, where James Chen beat Lewis Brant heads up to collect $209,350.  read more

Yockey grabs another WSOP bracelet

Bryce Yockey overcame a field of 733 entrants in Event $8: $5,000 Pot-Limit Omaha to take home his second piece of World Series of Poker hardware while notching a new career-best score of $606,654.  read more

Samual claims WSOP $25,000 Heads-Up Championship title

After risking half his bankroll, Darius Samual emerged victorious in the event by besting six opponents in a row to earn his first WSOP gold bracelet along with $500,000.  read more

Willis secures first WSOP bracelet

A British businessman and a two-time WSOP bracelet winner went heads up for the title, and Daniel Willis stood alone in the end of the $500 Kickoff No-Limit Hold'em Freezeout to win $175,578.  read more

Event #1 of WSOP 2024 comes to a close

Asher Conniff battled back from a five-to-one chip disadvantage during heads-up play to claim his first WSOP bracelet in the $5,000 Champions Reunion event and picked up $408,468.  read more



Face Up Pai Gow jackpot at The Venetian

A guest from Canada was playing on 31 May at the Las Vegas casino when he was dealt five aces, winning a $219,578 jackpot by making a $5 side bet.  read more

Caesars Palace to open Buddy V's Pizzeria by Buddy Valastro

As his first venue within the Las Vegas Strip property, the celebrity chef's new concept promises to bring twists as well as classics to the resort's food scene this summer.  read more

Hot summer fun is underway at Resorts Casino Hotel

Guests can get their glitter on at the new Glitter Bar, located at Bar One, partake in daily promotions and giveaways, revel in classic live entertainment and so much more.  read more

Bonus Spin Xtreme Progressive win at Borgata in AC

A table games player at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City hit the Bonus Spin Xtreme progressive jackpot of $1.2 million in early May.  read more

Caesars' AC's $1.5 million Millionaire Maker Sweepstakes

The summer-long promotion, from 24 May to 1 September, offers Caesars Rewards members a chance to win their share of over $500,000 in weekly drawings and the $1 million guaranteed grand prize.  read more



Aquarius pays out two jackpots in two days

The Laughlin casino awarded two massive wins over Memorial Day Weekend worth $168,569 and $76,222 to two lucky locals within 24 hours of each other.  read more



MI regulator issues cease-and-desist to Bovada

The Michigan Gaming Control Board took action on Thursday against the overseas gaming company in Curaçao that is operating “illegal” online gaming sites, and, accessible to Michigan citizens.  read more

Virginia Lottery releases April wagering report

Virginians wagered $563,495,540 during the month, 32.3% higher than last April.  read more



Las Vegas summer entertainment schedule

Las Vegas has long been synonymous with entertainment, and spectacular shows can be found year-round, but the entertainment landscape heats up even more during summer.  read more

Carrie Underwood's 50th Las Vegas residency performance

The eight-time GRAMMY winner gave her 50th performance of her headlining production, REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency, on Saturday, 1 June, at Resorts World Las Vegas.  read more

Nicki Minaj adds Las Vegas stop to The Pink Friday 2 World Tour

The newly added North America leg will see a return to Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, 28 September.  read more

Babyface starts engagement at Palms Casino Resort

This past weekend, the 13-time GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist, songwriter, and producer kicked off his multi-night engagement at the Pearl Concert Theater in Las Vegas.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
An undisclosed Macau casino was defrauded of $580,000 through a scam involving employees and players colluding to pre-sequence cards used in baccarat games. Eight suspects, including a dealer and two table game managers, have been detained, according to GGRAsia.
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