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February 4, 2019

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arrowJerry Stickman: Beating the system in craps?

Beating the system in craps?
When a reader asks for advice about a slow, negative progression craps strategy, Stickman explains there is no betting system that can consistently beat the game.  read more

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Sportsbook icon Jimmy Vaccaro heads home to Pittsburgh

After a career in Las Vegas that spanned four decades, the longtime Las Vegas oddsmaker speaks to Casino City about his move back home to work at the new sportsbook at Rivers Casino in Western Pennsylvania.  read more
Sportsbook icon Jimmy Vaccaro heads home to Pittsburgh



IP Casino opens permanent sportsbook

The new sportsbook at the Biloxi resort is a 3,000-square-foot destination equipped with 12 odds boards and a television wall with eight 80-inch TVs and one giant 3x3 TV.  read more

Sports betting approved for four New York casinos

The New York State Gaming Commission approved several sports betting regulations last week that will allow four casinos in upstate New York to build sportsbooks and offer sports wagering, possibly as soon as this spring.  read more

Pearl River Resort introduces mobile sports betting

Silver Star Hotel & Casino, Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, and Bok Homa Casino launched the first-in-state mobile on-premises sports betting last week, just in time for the Super Bowl.  read more

AGA: Americans support legal sports betting

A majority of Americans support the U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down the federal ban on sports betting, according to research released today by the American Gaming Association.  read more

GiG powers Hard Rock's sportsbook launch in New Jersey

The sportsbook will now allow players to place bets online and on the mobile app within the state of New Jersey, and in person on the casino floor at the new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.  read more



Bingo Millions MegaProgressive introduced

The first $1 million linked bingo progressive was introduced in January at Arizona Charlie's Boulder and Arizona Charlie's Decatur Bingo Rooms.  read more



Stratosphere rebrands to The STRAT

On Sunday, the Las Vegas resort began its transition to The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod.  read more

Eureka Casino purchases Seabrook Greyhound Park

The employee-owned casino in Nevada will acquire the 75-acre property and 90,000-square-foot facility in Seabrook, New Hampshire.  read more

Twin River to acquire three Colorado casinos

Twin River and Affinity Gaming announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Affinity's subsidiary that owns Golden Gates Casino, Golden Gulch Casino and Golden Mardi Gras Casino.  read more

SLS Las Vegas unveils progress on upgrades

The Las Vegas resort has released progress on the $100 million resort renovations that began in October of last year, including updates to the casino floor, hotel rooms and corridors.  read more



New poker room at Jamul Casino

On 15 February, the California casino will unite hundreds of local poker players with celebrities and professional players for a chance at the $50,000 prize pool in the inaugural Golden Cap poker tournament.  read more

PokerStars announces Asia poker schedule

The Asia Pacific Poker Tour will head to Korea and the Philippines for two events beginning in April.  read more



Impractical Jokers hit Mohegan Sun

The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour – Starring The Tenderloins will head to Connecticut for performances on 7 and 8 June at Mohegan Sun Arena.  read more

Lynyrd Skynyrd to make Las Vegas stop

The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour continues in 2019 and will make a Las Vegas appearance at T-Mobile Arena on 16 August.  read more

del Lago Resort and Casino announces two shows

LOVERBOY and comedian Sal Vulcano will perform at the New York resort's entertainment venue The Vine on 26 April and 11 May, respectively.  read more

The Beach Boys - Now and Then head to Tulsa

The music group will perform at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa on 5 April.  read more

Jeff Dunham brings tour to Las Vegas

The comedian has added an additional date at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on 26 April for his Passively Aggressive Tour.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A bettor won $100,000 at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa in Las Vegas on a $250 wager placed on the Los Angeles Rams to score exactly 3 points in Super Bowl LIII at 400-to-1.
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