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April 5, 2021

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Odds on the don't in craps
It is true that "don't players" have an edge once a point is established. The danger zone is the comeout, when there are eight losing combinations and only three winners.  read more

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World Series of Poker announces plans for 2021

The WSOP returns with live events beginning 30 September in Las Vegas with the $10,000 Main Event scheduled to start 4 November. There will also be a slate of online bracelet events at and WSOP Europe is scheduled to kick off 19 November in Czech Republic.  read more
World Series of Poker announces plans for 2021



TWiG: Las Vegas recovery

This week's gambling news looks at what's good, bad, and ugly about the Las Vegas recovery efforts in response to the pandemic.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas announces culinary portfolio

Upon its grand opening this summer, the Strip's newest resort casino will welcome first-to-market restaurants and beverage experiences, ranging from celebrated chef-driven dining and quick-service venues to original concepts.  read more



Rivers Casino Pittsburgh moves to 75% capacity

As of yesterday, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh’s maximum occupancy limit increased to 75%, as did the indoor dining capacity.  read more

Boyd Gaming announces March jackpot wins

In all, more than $25 million in jackpots was awarded by Boyd Gaming casinos last month, including a Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot of more than $182,000 at Gold Coast in Las Vegas on 24 March.  read more

Grand Sierra continues with $200 million transformation

Developments to the Reno resort include a transformation of the property's front entrance, room upgrades, expanded entertainment and dining options, as well as updates to common areas.  read more

New hours of operation for Rivers Casino Schenectady

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady's new daily hours of operation will be from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily starting today.  read more

Raiders Tavern and Grill now open at M Resort

The world's only official Raiders-themed restaurant inside the Henderson, Nevada casino offers fans and diners an unmatched sports experience paying homage to the rich history of the Raiders.  read more

Empire City Casino returns to normal hours

The Yonkers, New York property announced it will resume normal operating hours beginning Wednesday, 7 April, from 10 a.m. to 6 a.m.  read more

JACK Thistledown Racino unveils outdoor gaming experience

Revel Oak is a brand new 12,000-square-foot outdoor gaming patio featuring two levels of exciting gaming action at the Ohio venue.  read more

Virtual job fair at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino

MGM Resorts International and Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are recruiting guest-oriented and energetic individuals to join its workforce on Tuesday, 6 April.  read more



Virginia sportsbooks complete first full month

Virginia sportsbooks collected $265.8 million in wagers in February in its full month of legal sports betting. That is up from $58.9 million in January.  read more

Colorado sportsbook handle takes a hit in February

Colorado's online and retail sportsbooks combined to take in $266.5 million in bets in February, which is down 18.5% from the $326.9 handle in January.  read more



Billy Idol to perform on the Las Vegas Strip

The Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip welcomes the pioneer of punk, Billy Idol, to The Chelsea for four shows: 16 October, 17 October, 22 October and 23 October.  read more

Penn and Teller return to Rio in Las Vegas

The show, returning to Las Vegas on 22 April, will feature all-new content and magic as well as selections from Penn & Teller's extensive catalog of fan favorites.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Caesars Entertainment is close to signing a 20-year deal for the naming rights of the Superdome, the iconic home of the NFL's New Orleans Saints, according to The Athletic.
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