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March 4, 2019

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March 4, 2019

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arrowJerry Stickman: Pass versus place betting

Pass versus place betting
Stickman explains that in craps, with a pass or come bet the player always has the edge on the come-out roll. The house always has the edge after the point is established.  read more

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Century Mile Racetrack and Casino to open in April

The horse racing season is scheduled to start with thoroughbred racing on the one-mile racetrack for the first time at the Alberta venue on 28 April. A grand opening gala is planned for the evening of 27 April. (photo by BR2 Architecture)  read more
Century Mile Racetrack and Casino to open in April



Wagers in new legal markets exceed Nevada

This January, for the first time, new legal sports betting markets recorded over half (50.2%) of all legal sports betting wagers in the U.S.  read more

DraftKings collaborates with Showtime Sports

A DraftKings Pick ‘Em style game exclusive to Showtime Sports was launched with Saturday's Showtime Championship Boxing event on 2 March.  read more

Sportradar becomes official global data partner for MLB

Starting with the upcoming season, Sportradar will have exclusive distribution rights for official Major League Baseball real time game statistics.  read more

MGM Resorts is title sponsor for MLB Opening Series

The MGM MLB Opening Series between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners is set for 20-21 March at the Tokyo Dome.  read more



Wynn Resorts fined a record $20 million

The Nevada Gaming Commission announced last week that the fine, the largest it has ever imposed, is a result of Wynn Resort's failure to "respond properly" to sexual misconduct allegations against former CEO Steve Wynn. (AP)  read more



Hollywood hosts Seminole Hard Rock Showdown

The WPT Showdown Championship runs 12-16 April at the Florida casino, with the final six players set to reconvene in May at the Luxor in Las Vegas.  read more



IP gives over $270,000 in jackpots in January

Guests at the Biloxi casino were awarded several mega jackpots in January, including a $35,200 win on Game King Video Poker and a $24,300 payday on Buffalo Gold.  read more

Pennsylvania slot revenue increases in February

According to a report, February's gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinos was $189,976,152, a 0.49% increase in revenue compared to the $189,056,195 generated in February 2018.  read more



Pool season kicks off for Flamingo Las Vegas

The Las Vegas resort's GO Pool Dayclub kicked off the 2019 pool season last week and will include headlining performers on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season.  read more

Paris Las Vegas debuts $1.7 million Eiffel Tower light show

On 27 February, the Las Vegas Strip resort introduced the light show, featuring chef Guy Savoy, French actress and singer Line Renaud, and Clark County Commissioner Jim Gibson.  read more

Caesars Entertainment announces deal with Carl Icahn

As a result of the agreement announced last week, the billionaire investor and philanthropist will control a quarter of the Caesars Entertainment Corp. board.  read more

Sycuan Casino partners with Clique Hospitality

The agreement will introduce a steakhouse, a cocktail lounge and a luxury pool bar experience at the California casino, all of which will open on 27 March.  read more



Janet Jackson announces Las Vegas residency

The multiplatinum-selling artist will begin her headlining residency Metamorphosis on 17 May at Park MGM resort.  read more

Mohegan Sun hosts Little Big Town

Special guest Ashley McBryde will join the Grammy Award-winning group at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut on 7 July.  read more

Plaza Hotel and Casino celebrates St. Patrick's Day

An outdoor party at the Las Vegas resort on 16 March will feature music from a DJ, a photo booth and games, including flip cup and beer pong.  read more

Jonny Lang heads to Tulsa

The blues rocker will bring his artistic style to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa on 9 May.  read more

Hard Rock Casino in Lake Tahoe holds March promotions

Guests and players at the Lake Tahoe resort will be offered entertainment, dining specials and gaming promotions throughout March.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The number of sports wagers placed on mobile devices in New Jersey outpaced land-based betting by about 4 to 1 in January, according to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.
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