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December 6, 2021

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December 6, 2021

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Hitting 17 in blackjack
Blackjack Bob and Grochowski discuss a scenario where a player was hitting 17 at a blackjack table against 10s and aces. The two then go into detail on the numbers behind the play.  read more

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Weekends With Adele residency coming to Las Vegas

The exclusive residency in the Colosseum of Las Vegas' famed Caesars Palace begins Friday, 21 January. The global superstar will perform two shows each weekend through Saturday, 16 April.  read more
Weekends With Adele residency coming to Las Vegas



Antigua opens its newest gaming emporium

Sister to Casino Royale, the largest gaming emporium on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, Casino Royale at Royalton Antigua opened its doors on 15 November.  read more

Mohegan Sun ready to welcome in 2022

The “Party into the New Year,” celebration at the Connecticut resort will be equipped with an open bar, DJ V Tech setting the tone for the dance floor, a Midnight champagne toast and a breakfast buffet.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announces December promotions

Wrap up 2021 with gaming promotions, food and beverage specials, live entertainment, and more this December at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh.  read more

TWiG: Online gambling fallout across America

This week's gambling news focuses on the fallout for American online gambling as a result of the Florida sports betting fight involving the Seminole Tribe.  read more



Dates for European Poker Tour Prague

PokerStars announced that the European Poker Tour Prague will run from 5-16 March 2022 at the Hilton Hotel Prague.  read more

World Poker Tour kicking off 20th season

The WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood in Florida runs from 13-26 January and features a $3,500 championship event with a $2 million guaranteed prize pool.  read more



Three Seminole Classic Casino jackpots

The Florida casino saw three mega jackpots hit in three days for a total of $633,549, including a $282,674.17 score by a guest playing the Dancing Drums game.  read more

Six-figure win at Green Valley Ranch Casino

A guest of the Las Vegas area casino won a $172,385 progressive jackpot from an $8.80 bet while playing Dancing Drums.  read more



Seminole Tribe suspends Florida sports betting

Sports betting is off the table in Florida for the time being after the Seminole Tribe suspended its online sports-betting operations Saturday morning. (Tallahassee Democrat)  read more

New handle record in Colorado

Online and retail sportsbooks in Colorado accepted $491.5 million in wagers in October, up 20.4% from the record $408.3 million in September.  read more

Record numbers posted by Virginia sportsbooks

Virginia's online sportsbooks generated $427.3 million in bets in October, easily topping the previous record of $304.1 million reached in March.  read more

More Washington Tribes launch sports betting

A total of 16 Washington tribes have now received approval to add sports betting, and more announcements from other tribal casinos are expected soon. (The Spokesman-Review)  read more

Jimmy Vaccaro inducted into Sports Betting Hall of Fame

The bookmaker and sports marketing director at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa was inducted on 1 December during a special ceremony at the MetLife Stadium during the SBC Summit North America conference and trade show.  read more



John Legend's new Las Vegas residency

John Legend will headline a Las Vegas residency, “Love In Las Vegas,” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, opening Friday, 22 April.  read more

Lionel Richie extends "Back to Las Vegas" residency

On the heels of a successful and sold-out residency at Wynn Las Vegas, international music icon Lionel Richie is extending his residency with a 12-show engagement at the Encore Theater in early 2022.  read more

“Weird Al” Yankovic to bring tour to Las Vegas Strip

The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour will make a Las Vegas stop at The Venetian Theater inside The Venetian Las Vegas with three shows 8, 10 and 11 June 2022.  read more

Keith Urban adds three shows for Caesars Palace

Keith Urban announced three new performance dates for “Keith Urban Live – Las Vegas” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace over Memorial Day Weekend. The shows will be 27-29 May 2022.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The World Series of Poker announced that the WSOP Europe Main Event set new records with 688 entries and more than €6.5 million in the prize pool.
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