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Finding a lucky machine
Stickman explains there isn't much you can do when your machine goes ice cold, except play the best game you can the best way you know how and make sure you have the bankroll to handle losing streaks.  read more

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Excitement – and change – is in the air at the 2016 WSOP

As the 2016 World Series of Poker kicks off this week at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas a number of tweaks and adjustments have been announced with the goal of improving the overall experience and attracting new players.  read more
Excitement – and change – is in the air at the 2016 WSOP



Iowa Tribe introduces new online poker room

A small social gaming site launched earlier this month by the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma sits at the heart of an ambitious set of expansion plans with a litigious history.  read more

TWiG video: Interstate online poker

Nevada wants to pool its online poker liquidity with New Jersey. Plus, J. Todd takes a look at an apology from Full Tilt Poker founder Howard Lederer, who would like everyone to put Black Friday behind them.  read more

Talking Stick to host Arizona State Poker Championship

A prize pool of more than $1 million will be up for grabs at the 2016 event, Aug. 12-16, as four-time World Series of Poker champion Tom Schneider emcees the final table.  read more



Illinois DFS bill shelved

Legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports in Illinois was shelved Sunday after the proposal became mired in vote-buying allegations. (Associated Press)  read more



'Bizarre' online gaming vote leads to confusion

Frustrated Rep. John Payne describes to Casino City the chaotic setting on the Pennsylvania House floor last week that saw two online gaming amendments get rejected, and then quickly reintroduced.  read more

Resorts Casino Hotel now offering Progressive Blackjack

The Atlantic City casino is offering Blackjack Match Progressive games with a starting progressive meter of $50,000.  read more

Despite money woes, Atlantic City's attractions still open

As the summer travel season kicks off, city officials are frantically emphasizing that visitors won't notice anything different this summer in pursuit of good times in the home of Miss America, salt water taffy and oceanfront casinos. (Associated Press)  read more

MGM National Harbor unveils sophisticated suite selection

Complementing the modern elegance of the $1.3 billion resort, the suite designs at the new gaming venue, set to open later this year, draw inspiration from the forest and water elements native to the Maryland area.  read more



The Reel Life: L337 h4xx0rs edition

A Texas man has been arrested for tampering with an electric road sign, in a fleeting attempt at being "humorous."  read more



Las Vegas Sands bringing new venue to Vegas

The corporation, along with Madison Square Garden Company, Azoff MSG Entertainment, Live Nation Entertainment and Oak View Group, announced plans for a 400,000 square-foot, 17,500-seat venue.  read more

Steve Wynn envisions water paradise in dry Nevada

The Paradise Park development proposal unveiled by Wynn Resorts in April would be anchored by a 38-acre, synthetic lake with a white sand beach, water skiers and fireworks. (Associated Press)  read more



Pink Floyd tribute coming to Topgolf Las Vegas

The Machine will perform at The Yard inside the largest Topgolf franchise on June 10 at 9 p.m. General admission tickets start at $27 and are on sale now.  read more

OUTCRY: Summer 2016 Tour at The Orleans

Hillsong Worship, Kari Jobe and more artists will perform at the Las Vegas casino on Friday, Aug. 26.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Las Vegas was expected to welcome 318,000 visitors over Memorial Day Weekend with a city-wide hotel occupancy of just over 98%, according to projections from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority Research Center.
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