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February 6, 2017

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February 6, 2017

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Electronic betting
John Grochowski talks about a popular semi-automatic blackjack game that goes by the name of -- wait for it -- Shaq Jack.  read more

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The new del Lago Resort and Casino gets the details right

Clare Fitzgerald took a trip to Waterloo, N.Y., where del Lago Resort & Casino's opening, along with its carefully crafted appearance and promise of an economic boost to the Finger Lakes region, attracted hundreds of customers.  read more
The new del Lago Resort and Casino gets the details right



The Cosmopolitan recognized by U.S. News and World Report Best Hotels list

The Las Vegas property ranked 48 on the publication's 2017 "Best USA Hotels" seventh annual list and achieved third on both the "Best Hotels in Nevada" and "Best Hotels in Las Vegas" lists.  read more

Thunder Valley's High Steaks receives AAA Four Diamond rating

The California casino's steakhouse received the first award in 2011 and has received it each year since.  read more

Resorts Casino Hotel celebrates the best in food and wine

In partnership with Le Chaine des Rôtisseurs, the casino will host a Hollywood Red Carpet Awards-themed event on 24 February that will feature a four-course dinner.  read more



WSOP Circuit returns to Palm Beach Kennel Club

For the seventh consecutive year, WSOP Circuit will be held at the property from 9-20 February.  read more

Nominees announced for Global Poker Index Awards

The winners will be announced and trophies will be presented on stage during the dinner ceremony on Thursday, 23 February 2017, starting at 8 p.m. at the Sofitel Beverly Hills.  read more



Stratosphere gets more from less on casino floor

After arranging the slot machines on the casino floor into clusters instead of rows, customers have played longer. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



Pala adds virtual sports games to social casino

The property has introduced five new virtual sports games to its online social casino and Facebook page.  read more

Super Bowl a mixed bag for sportsbooks

Las Vegas sportsbooks reported losing on popular prop bets, such as the overtime, which would have paid 7-1. William Hill lost six figures on in-game wagering. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more

$1.1 million bet placed on the Super Bowl

A man placed a $1.1 million bet on the Atlanta Falcons plus 3 points in the Super Bowl on 4 February. (Associated Press)  read more



The 'King of Song' to return to The Orleans

The singer, songwriter, composer and pianist Neil Sedaka will perform at The Orleans Showroom on 17 and 18 March. Tickets are on sale now.  read more

Lady Gaga to bring Joanne World Tour to Mohegan Sun

On 10 November, the tour will be live at the Mohegan Sun Arena starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale 20 February.  read more

Sheryl Crow to perform live at Tropicana Atlantic City

On 22 April, the nine-time Grammy Award-winner will take to the stage. Tickets are on sale now.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada casinos won $11.3 billion from gamblers in 2016, up 1.3% compared to 2015, according to data released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
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