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arrowJerry Stickman: Two-hand video poker quiz

Two-hand video poker quiz
Stickman dissects two specific hands and how you should play them in a full-pay Jacks or Better game with the maximum bet of five credits.  read more

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TWiG: Interstate poker compacts in the US

This week's gambling news focuses on the expansion of online poker in the U.S., as more states regulate the game and consider interstate poker compacts. There was also a major legal victory in New York for fantasy sports recently.  read more
TWiG: Interstate poker compacts in the US



Ontario's new iGaming market is live

Players in Ontario can now play internet casino games and place sports bets on sites offered by iGaming companies that are fully registered and approved.  read more

Two Las Vegas progressive jackpot wins

Michael Takes hit a jackpot on Let It Ride for $1,041,779 at the LINQ Hotel + Experience and Edward Marx hit a jackpot on Pai Gow Poker for $473,455 at Caesars Palace.  read more

Elk Valley Casino opening new casino property

The festivities will kick off on Friday, 22 April with a ribbon cutting followed by a weekend of events that include cash giveaways, promotions, and live concerts at the California property.  read more

Hard Rock announces opening date for Bristol casino

Opening on 8 July, the temporary full-service casino in Virginia will feature approximately 900 gaming slots, 20 tables and a sportsbook for a variety of gaming options.  read more

Six-figure blackjack win at Mohegan Sun

Wethersfield, Connecticut resident Jason Hunter hit the Super 4 Progressive Blackjack Jackpot for $235,096 on Tuesday, 29 March at Mohegan Sun.  read more



Arizona sportsbooks surge in record January

Arizona's online and retail sportsbooks accepted $563.7 million in wagers in January, shattering the previous record of $499.2 million in wagers tallied in December by 12.9%.  read more



Formula 1 will race in Las Vegas in 2023

The race will take place at night, on a Saturday in November, on the famous Las Vegas Strip with the track sweeping past some of the world’s most legendary landmarks, hotels and casinos.  read more

Oak View to develop new Las Vegas casino hotel

In 2023, groundbreaking and construction will begin on the 25 acres that will feature an 850,000 square-foot arena, casino, hotel, and additional entertainment venue amphitheater.  read more



March jackpot winners at Treasure Island

Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip awarded major jackpots in the month of March, including a $17,461 payday from Cash Falls Progressive.  read more

$1.3 million win at California Hotel Casino

The lucky guest was playing on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine on Monday at the downtown Las Vegas casino. After making a $5 bet, the winner scored a progressive jackpot totaling $1,316,725.  read more

Live! Casino Philadelphia Mega Jackpot winner

A guest took home $41,457, a win that also kicked off a 60-minute frenzy for Free Play jackpots that awarded 10 winners between $500-$1,000 in Free Slot Play.  read more



Rice wins WSOP Main Event at Turning Stone

The 12-day World Series of Poker Tournament series at Turning Stone in New York concluded with an event that crowned Joe Rice from Waterford the WSOP Main Event Champion with $238,870.  read more

Winter victorious in $25,000 No-Limit Hold’em

After failing to cash in the first 10 events of the series, Sean Winter stormed to the top of the mountain by winning the final two events to claim the series championship.  read more



John Legend bringing residency to The Strip

With three weeks until he launches “Love In Las Vegas” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, John Legend has been deep in rehearsals for his new Las Vegas residency, which opens Friday, 22 April.  read more

Miranda Lambert announces new headlining residency

"Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency" opens Friday, 23 September 2022 for a run of 24 shows at Zappos Theater at the Las Vegas Strip resort.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Last week, Kewadin Casinos announced that its five Michigan casinos have lowered the age limit for gambling from 19 to 18.
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