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September 4, 2023

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Riding the rollercoaster of emotions
These journeys can go from neutral to good to great or from neutral to bad to awful to "help me, I am on tilt." Scoblete goes over the stages of zero to 60 that gamblers can experience on the gaming floor.  read more

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Foxwoods Resort Casino opens new casino

Notable features of the new casino that opened at the Connecticut property on 29 August include over 430 new slot machines, a 40-seat slot bar named Truth Searcher, 24 table games, and a new High Limit Slot room.  read more
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$1.2 million win at Resorts Casino Hotel

On the final day of August, a guest from Texas visiting the Atlantic City casino for the first time, won big on a Wheel of Fortune 4D Collector's Edition progressive slot machine.  read more

106-year-old woman hits jackpot

After winning a $1,000 jackpot on 23 August at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee, Serafina “Sarah” Papia Peterson was invited back to Potawatomi Casino to receive another $1,000 from CEO Dominic Ortiz.  read more

Five-figure jackpot win at El Cortez Hotel & Casino

On Tuesday, 24 July, a guest at the Downtown Las Vegas casino won $45,000 playing a U1 machine. El Cortez is one of the last remaining casinos to still offer almost 100 coin-operated slot machines.  read more

Aristocrat begins distribution of NFL-themed slots

NFL Super Bowl Jackpots, the first in a series of new games, will initially be distributed in select casino locations in Nevada, California, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, Oregon and Arizona.  read more



Ontario bans use of celebrities in gambling ads

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announces changes in order to protect minors from being influenced by the "athletes and celebrities they look up to."  read more

MGM and BetMGM's GameSense launching at nine NFL stadiums

The responsible gaming program focuses on positive, transparent, and proactive conversations with guests and customers about how to gamble responsibly.  read more

Sportsbook opens at Greene Turtle in Maryland

Last week, Canton Gaming and Parx Interactive successfully completed controlled demonstrations at the Greene Turtle location in Canton, the 11th retail sportsbook to open in the state.  read more

Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook to host NFL tailgate party

The NFL season is right around the corner, and guests are invited to the Season Kick-Off Tailgate Party, hosted in the Connecticut sportsbook on Thursday, 7 September.  read more



TWiG: Big things happening at The Venetian

In our most recent video, we discuss how there's good news and bad news at the Las Vegas resort, with a new sportsbook being unveiled at the same time it starts charging for parking.  read more

New Hampshire Lottery breaks sales record

The Granite State Lottery broke its all-time sales record in Fiscal Year 2023, surpassing $603 million in total sales, marking a 12% increase from its high of $536.5 million set the previous year.  read more

Instant Millionaire promotion at Treasure Island in Minnesota

Daily through 24 November, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., casino visitors will be given the chance to win free slot play, Pepsi products, concert tickets, hotel stays, new vehicles, and cash prizes.  read more

Pai Gow Progressive over $1 million at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

The Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive at the Pennsylvania resort is now on track to become the largest jackpot in Rivers’ history.  read more

Antiguan man arrested for operating illegal site

Richard Sullivan, 73, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston in August 2010 with racketeering, operating an illegal gambling business, and more.  read more

Super Bingo at Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Clark County residents who register for the next tournament occurring on 11-13 September have the opportunity to bring a friend for free.  read more

Rock & Brews restaurant coming to Potawatomi Carter Casino

Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS along with their rock-inspired restaurant group members, broke ground in Wisconsin last week.  read more

Beau Rivage Buffet to start remodel next month

Renovations and modernization of The Buffet at the Biloxi resort begin on 12 September, with a targeted completion date scheduled for early December.  read more



Nobu Matsuhisa celebrates 10 years in Vegas

To celebrate a decade of success, the globally renowned Chef Nobu returns to Caesars Palace to host an exclusive event on Friday, 27 October.  read more

Red Rock Casino steakhouse earns Kobe beef certification

Located at the Las Vegas casino, T-Bones Chophouse is one of the very few steakhouses in Las Vegas to have gained the license from the Kobe Beef Distribution and Promotion Council of Japan.  read more

Peter Luger Steak House Las Vegas now accepting reservations

The Caesars Palace location marks the first domestic expansion for the storied brand in more than 60 years.  read more

Lady M Confections opening at Resorts World Las Vegas

The luxury brand, which is known as the creator of the world famous Mille Crêpes, will open this fall.  read more



Travis Scott heading to Las Vegas

The hip-hop artist will bring his UTOPIA - Circus Maximus Tour to the MGM Grand in October.  read more

Foreigner to play in Sin City one last time

The rock band will bring its "Feels Like The Last Time Farewell Tour" to The Venetian Las Vegas from March to April and again in October to November.  read more

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons return to California

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer performers will perform at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage in November  read more

Commodores and WAR to perform at Seminole Immokalee

The Motown group and the original street band will perform their classic hits at the Florida casino in March.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada's 439 licensed casinos won $1.4 billion from players in July, a 6.7% year-over-year increase and a new monthly record, including a new high from the 60 licensees on the Las Vegas Strip, which recorded $834.9 million in winnings.
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