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What is luck?
You constantly hear casino players talk about “good luck” or “bad luck." But Scoblete explains what happens on the tables has nothing to do with actual “luck” and has more to do with randomness.  read more

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Massachusetts rejects DraftKings launch proposal

The state's Gaming Commission received a letter from DraftKings asking to reconsider the vote on retail sports wagering to launch at the end of January and online wagering to start at the beginning of March.  read more
Massachusetts rejects DraftKings launch proposal



Bill introduced to reform D.C. sports betting

Councilmember Elissa Silverman's legislation would allow mobile apps such as DraftKings and FanDuel to compete for business alongside D.C. Lottery's GambetDC.  read more

OLG announces sportsbooks at select casinos

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation's responsible gambling program, PlaySmart, will be incorporated into all casino-based offerings.  read more

Northville Downs receives 52 live race dates

Under an executive order by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, horse racing will run on Fridays and Saturdays from April through September.  read more

SuperBook launches sports betting in Iowa

Bettors in the Hawkeye State can now download the app that's based out of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.  read more

Caesars Sportsbook app is now live in Ohio

Caesars Entertainment announced it will be available on desktop and for download in the Buckeye State in anticipation of the legalized sports betting date of 1 January 2023.  read more



TWiG: California sports betting update

The vote on California sports betting is next week, and in this week's video, J. Todd talks about how fear is growing that both ballot propositions will fail.  read more

Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas undergoes name change

The 60,000-square foot gaming venue that opened its doors to the public in 2021 announced it will operate under the official name “Mohegan Casino Las Vegas."  read more

Caesars Horseshoe Lake Charles to open on 12 December

The new Louisiana property boasts nearly 1,000 slot machines and table games, as well as an official WSOP Poker Room, a new Caesars Sportsbook and 253 hotel rooms.  read more

Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort pays out six-figure win

A Silverton woman took home $149,655 after winning a jackpot at the Idaho casino, which she visits about once a month.  read more

Tilman Fertitta acquires big Wynn Resorts stake

As he aims to build a new resort on the Las Vegas Strip, the owner of The Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos has acquired a 6.1% stake in Wynn Resorts, making him one of the largest stakeholders. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

Report: $5.2 billion generated by Mohegan properties

The entertainment and gaming entity announced its North America properties generated a total of $5.2 billion in local economic activity over a one-year period.  read more



Yaamava Casino installs Resident Evil: Vendetta

The resort and casino in Highland, California, will host the Sega Sammy creation's newest slot for 30 days after three units of the game were installed last week.  read more



10th annual Million Dollar Heater at Beau Rivage

With $1.6 million in guaranteed prize pools and 65 tables, poker players can kick off the 2023 year at the Mississippi tournament, beginning 5 January.  read more



Bruno Mars kick starts 2023 in Las Vegas

The multi-Grammy award-winning superstar Bruno Mars announced 10 new show dates at Dolby Live at Park MGM in Las Vegas beginning in January.  read more

Katy Perry adds new Las Vegas show dates for 2023

Perry is giving music fans 14 more chances to see her in Las Vegas with the announcement of new 2023 show dates to her Resorts World Las Vegas residency.  read more

Jay Leno to perform at Four Winds New Buffalo in March

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi's Four Winds Casinos announced it will host the comedian at Michigan resort's Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, 17 March.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada sportsbooks experienced their second-best month in September when they netted $70.7 million, according to the state Gaming Control Board, with$51.7 million coming from NFL and NCAA football wagers.
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