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October 3, 2022

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Fighting craps
After craps was overtaken by blackjack as the most popular casino game, Scoblete questions why it has not caught on with female players since he feels it is the most exciting game that casinos offer.  read more

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Bally's completes Tropicana Las Vegas acquisition

Last week, Bally's Corporation said its previously announced $148 million acquisition of Tropicana Las Vegas with Gaming & Leisure Properties and PENN Entertainment has been finalized.  read more
Bally's completes Tropicana Las Vegas acquisition



70th anniversary specials at SAHARA Las Vegas

The roster of events will include exclusive hotel, dining, beverage, entertainment and casino promotions throughout October.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announces October promotions

The Pennsylvania property will give guests the opportunity to enjoy gaming promotions throughout October along with food and entertainment offerings.  read more

Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino starts expansion

Planned additions for the North Carolina resort include 25,000 square feet of expanded gaming floor, a 296-room hotel tower, 12,000 square-foot rooftop restaurant and more.  read more

Halloween festivities coming to Mohegan Sun

Events at the Connecticut casino include the Just Wanna Have Fun game show on 15 October that will feature Halloween trivia, nostalgic children's games, “horrifying dares” and a $1,000 grand prize.  read more

Bay Mills Resort & Casino breaks ground on expansion

The renovation of the Michigan property includes adding 134 additional rooms with balconies, a deli, a spa, pool with splash pad, hot tubs, nail salon, fitness center, arcade, conference space, and storefront.  read more

Fall into October at The Venetian Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip hotel and casino will celebrate the month of October with new fall menus and Halloween cocktails.  read more



Churchill Downs acquires Ellis Park in Kentucky

The company completed its previously announced purchase of Ellis Park Racing & Gaming in Henderson, Kentucky for $79 million.  read more

Elys Game and Grand Central expanding partnership

The joint venture will establish a second sportsbook in Washington D.C. at a not yet disclosed location.  read more

TWiG: US sports betting's responsible gaming standards

Two weeks ago, we discussed the dangers of rapid growth for the U.S. sports betting industry. Now, several major operators have come together for a set of responsible gambling standards designed to help with player protections.  read more


POKER officially launches in Ontario

The online poker room fully regulated by iGaming Ontario is now available for use by eligible Ontario-based players.  read more

Paris Las Vegas pays out Mississippi Stud jackpot

A Caesars Rewards member from Florida hit a Mega Progressive Jackpot $154,571 playing Mississippi Stud at the Las Vegas Strip casino on 26 September.  read more



Six-figure jackpot at Four Winds New Buffalo

A guest from Michigan won a $440,187 progressive jackpot on Sunday, 25 September while playing a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Four Winds New Buffalo.  read more



Dominique Ansel Las Vegas to debut

James Beard Award-winning pastry chef Dominique Ansel will open Dominique Ansel Las Vegas inside Caesars Palace on Friday, 21 October.  read more



Mike Epps returning to The Venetian Las Vegas

The actor and comedian will perform at The Venetian Theatre for two nights of stand-up comedy on Friday, 10 February and Saturday, 11 February.  read more

Dave Chappelle performing in Hollywood, Florida

Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, television and film producer and actor Dave Chappelle will return to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood on Thursday, 27 December.  read more

Rod Stewart's Las Vegas residency returns in 2023

Rod Stewart will return to Las Vegas in 2023 for 13 shows of his acclaimed residency "Rod Stewart: The Hits." The show will take place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for select dates from 3-15 May and 10-22 November.  read more

Post Malone heading to Resorts World Las Vegas

The diamond-certified, GRAMMY Award-nominated artist will perform at Zouk Nightclub on Friday, 11 November.  read more

Entertainment lineup for Seasons Showroom at The Brook

On the heels of a sold out show with Emmy Award winning actor and comedian Jeremy Piven earlier this month, the New Hampshire casino added three tribute band acts to its upcoming schedule.  read more

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Did You Know?
Gaming revenue in Nevada is up almost 14% from the 2021 record of $13.4 billion and appears to be on track to break the annual record for a second-straight year, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
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