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March 5, 2018

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March 5, 2018

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How do video poker machines deal?
A reader confused about video poker machines' methods wants to know more. How are new cards dealt? After the initial deal, does the machine keep shuffling?  read more

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Point Place Casino draws crowd for Grand Opening

The Oneida Indian Nation officially opened the Bridgeport, New York, casino last week, with guests lining up to experience the 65,000-square-foot space. (Photo courtesy of Point Place Casino)  read more
Point Place Casino draws crowd for Grand Opening



Live! Casino player turns $5 into $1 million

Manuel Ortiz hit the Maryland casino's Super 4 Blackjack progressive jackpot for a total of $1,075,710.  read more

Aristocrat releases Fu Fu Fu in North America

The Class III game is housed in the Arc Single cabinet and features multiple ways to win big, such as free games and five standalone jackpots.  read more

California Gaming Company donates $150K to charity

Stones Gambling Hall and Seven Mile Casino announced two $75,000 donations, one to Woman Escaping A Violent Environment and one to South Bay Community Services.  read more

MGC observes Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has announced its recognition of March as PGAM, a national public awareness and outreach campaign designed to bring awareness to problem gambling issues.  read more



Las Vegas hosts Ultimate Sports Weekend

First held on 28 February, the pep rally returned last weekend to to highlight upcoming sports events.  read more

Palms Resort Casino opens up Send Noodles

The Asian-inspired restaurant will open this week as part of the property's $620 million renovation.  read more

Stratosphere plans inaugural Chocolate Festival

On 30 March, guests can celebrate spring with a chocolate and wine tasting experience at the Las Vegas casino.  read more



Resorts World Catskills unveils poker room

The 5,000-square-foot area in the New York casino is open 24 hours a day and includes 19 tables, 80 dealers and 171 seats.  read more

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown returns

The Hollywood, Florida, casino will host a series of poker events in April, including Deep Stack No-Limit Hold'em matches and a High Roller tournament.  read more

Nominations open for 2018 Women in Poker Hall of Fame

Voting will begin on 2 April, with the induction ceremony and luncheon taking place on 26 June at The Orleans in Las Vegas.  read more



Curling Championship returns to The Orleans

The World Men's Curling Championship will bring talented curling teams from around the world to the casino for the first time in a decade from 31 March to 8 April.  read more

Borgata Casino partners with Gotham City Comedy Club

Chris and Steve Mazzilli, owners of New York City's popular club, will take charge of the casino's comedy program.  read more

Rivers Casino welcomes Robin Williams tribute show

Impressionist Roger Kabler will put on a show at the Schenectady, New York, casino on 9 March, bringing back some of Williams' iconic characters.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
More than 42 million people visited Las Vegas in 2017, compared to 36.5 million the previous year, according to data from Top Visitor Source Market.
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