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December 31, 2018

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December 31, 2018

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Doubling 11 versus a 10

Doubling 11 versus a 10
Grochowski explains what blackjack players need to consider before doubling down on 11 when the dealer has a 10 or face card showing up.  read more

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Governor Rick Snyder vetoes Michigan online gaming bill

On Friday, the Michigan governor vetoed nearly 40 bills including House Bill 4926, which would have legalized intrastate gaming from Michigan's state commercial and tribal casino operators. (photo from Flickr)  read more
Governor Rick Snyder vetoes Michigan online gaming bill



Caesars Entertainment sells Harrah's Philadelphia

Caesars received $82.5 million in cash in return for Harrah's Philadelphia's real estate assets. The property remains a part of the Caesars Entertainment network and continues to use the Total Rewards loyalty network.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas accused of copying design

The corporate owner of the Wynn and Encore on the Las Vegas Strip is accusing the $4 billion casino across the street of copying its building design. (Las Vegas Sun)  read more

Nevada gaming revenue rises

Revenue rose 6.4% in November, propelled by a surge in baccarat winnings, lifting the state’s total win so far this year above $10 billion. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more



Jackpot win at The Cosmopolitan

A guest from the U.K. won $1,023,743 on her 960th spin on the same game at the Las Vegas casino.  read more



Two casinos accept illegal sports bets

Harrah's and Bally's in Atlantic City violated state gaming regulations by taking action on football games involving college teams from New Jersey. (Press of Atlantic City)  read more

Delaware North opens two West Virginia sportsbooks

The retail sportsbooks at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center in Wheeling and Mardi Gras Casino & Resort near Charleston opened Thursday.  read more

Las Vegas Life News

Las Vegas Life

Mott 32 opens US location in Vegas

Hong Kong’s award-winning restaurant and culinary icon in contemporary Chinese cuisine officially opened its first U.S. location on Friday at The Palazzo at The Venetian Las Vegas.  read more



Live music at The Orleans in January

Rock bands Arch Allies, April Wine and Steelheart and renowned pianist Ryan Ahern perform at The Orleans in January.  read more

Rampart Casino's January promotions

The Summerlin casino will welcome 2019 with giveaways, slot tournaments, dining promotions and half-price bingo.  read more

Sharon Cuneta bringing "My 40 Years US Tour" to Pala Casino

The artist, known to her fans as the "Megastar," will perform at the California casino on 10 March.  read more

SLS Las Vegas January promotions

The Las Vegas casino is celebrating the new year with an assortment of gaming promotions, tournaments and giveaways throughout the month of January.  read more

Kansas Star begins 2019 with promotions

The Kansas casino is inviting guests to enjoy multipliers, food specials and a celebration of the '70s with Flashback Fridays in January.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
An estimated 318,000 visitors will be in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve to welcome 2019, spending a projected $240 million, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
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