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September 4, 2017

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arrowFrank Scoblete: Slot manager vs. player

Slot manager vs. player
Is this another case of the customer always being right, or does the slot manager know what he's talking about? Frank Scoblete lets you decide.  read more

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Witkoff acquires Fontainebleau on Las Vegas Strip for $600 million

The global real estate development firm has bought the unfinished resort from Carl Icahn, who obtained it in 2009 after the previous owner filed for bankruptcy.  read more
Witkoff acquires Fontainebleau on Las Vegas Strip for $600 million



Las Vegas Lights FC official name for soccer team

After thousands of votes were cast by fans, Las Vegas Soccer LLC announced that the official expansion United Soccer League team for Las Vegas will be called Las Vegas Lights Football Club.  read more

Downtown Grand raises funds for Hurricane Harvey victims

On 27 September at the Las Vegas casino, culinary event Taste of Texas will donate 100% of all ticket sales to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.  read more

The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace unveils digital marquee

The 85-foot-tall sign features over 6,000 square feet of LEDs and can be programmed instantly.  read more



Mohegan Sun begins rebrand of its spa

Elemis Spa will reopen in spring 2018 as Mandara spa after a full renovation.  read more

Tropicana Atlantic City unveils wood-fired grill and chef's counter

At the Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, located in The Quarter at the New Jersey casino, guests can enjoy authentic Cuban dishes prepared in the "open-fuego" kitchen.  read more



Golden Nugget hosts football contest

The downtown Las Vegas casino is bringing back the popular Friday Football Showdown for NFL and college games at its recently renovated race and sportsbook.  read more

Nevada champions sports betting conference

The inaugural Sports Betting USA conference will be held in New York in November and will discuss the debate surrounding legalized sports betting in the U.S.  read more



The Reel Life: Extremely aged wine edition

Scientists have found some really old wine in Italy. Like, really, really old.  read more



Seminole Hard Rock hosts WSOP Circuit

For the first time ever, the Hollywood, Florida, casino will present a World Series of Poker Circuit, offering 14 official events and a $41 million guaranteed Main Event from 21 September to 2 October.  read more



The Orleans hosts elite bodybuilding event

Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend will come to the Las Vegas casino on 14-16 September, bringing with it the biggest names in the bodybuilding and fitness world.  read more

The Rolling Stones to make US West Coast debut at the Palazzo

The band's first major exhibition will have a limited run at The Palazzo in Las Vegas from 23 September through 31 January 2018.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Over 324,000 visitors traveled to Las Vegas over Labor Day Weekend, with hotels boasting a 96% occupancy rate, according to tourism officials.
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