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February 6, 2023

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February 6, 2023

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Automatic shufflers are totally random

Automatic shufflers are totally random
In this week's column, Grochowski breaks down the intricacies of the process behind automatic shufflers in various casino games and how the operation differs based on several factors.  read more

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Massachusetts makes history with retail sports betting launch

Massachusetts sports bettors – including an array of local celebrities – at Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield, and Plainridge Park Casino were winners as they were finally able to legally place a wager on their favorite teams last Tuesday.  read more
Massachusetts makes history with retail sports betting launch



World Series of Poker unveils 2023 schedule

The 54th annual WSOP returns to the Las Vegas Strip at the Horseshoe and Paris from 30 May to 18 July, offering more tables and the largest slate of bracelet events in its history.  read more

Rivers Casino hosting the Philadelphia Poker Championship

The packed schedule consists of three events - Main Event, Mystery Rush, and Little Rush - that will be played at the Philly casino from 19 February through 12 March.  read more



Caesars Atlantic City SB LVII celebrations

From a Caesars Super Bowl LVII Party at The Wild Wild West to Harrah's Super Bowl LVII Swimfest at The Pool After Dark to multiple ways to party at Tropicana Atlantic City, there are options for all fans this weekend.  read more

Formula 1 Vegas Grand Prix is about to get the green light

According to Clark County's Board of Commissioners’ meeting agenda for next week, the members are going to designate the race, which makes its debut on The Strip this November, as an annual event for the next decade.  read more

Vegas Mania 2023 takes over Circa Resort and the D Las Vegas

College basketball fans can head to Circa for poolside dunks and hop over to the D for gambling and watching hoops starting 15 March.  read more

NHL's Vegas Golden Knights announce partnership with Betfred

The deal will feature interactive contests for fans at home games, brand exposure for Betfred at the T-Mobile Arena, and exposure on the league's all-new DED broadcast signage.  read more

Arizona records nearly $617 million in sports bets for November

This total represents a 32.2% increase when compared to the sports wagering numbers for November 2021.  read more



New Hampshire's Brook casino receives honor

America’s largest charity casino, located minutes from the New Hampshire-Massachusetts border, was recently named “Business of the Year” by the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce.  read more



Treasure Island Vegas names jackpot winners

The Las Vegas Strip casino awarded nine major jackpots in the month of January, including a $38,590 win on the Triple Jackpot Gems slot machine.  read more

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa guest hits a jackpot over $1 million

The guest was playing Aristocrat Gaming’s Dragon Link slot machine on the last weekend of January when he won $1,248,171.14.  read more

Caesars Palace Las Vegas patron hits huge payday

A week ago today, a guest at the casino on The Strip hit a $1,040,252 jackpot in the early morning playing slots.  read more



Vegas sees nearly 39 million visitors in 2022

Las Vegas welcomed 38.8 million visitors in 2022, a 20.5% boost from 2021, according to research published by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.  read more

Las Vegas is ready to celebrate Valentine's Day

From specials at intimate restaurants to romantic experiences, there are endless opportunities for couples this February.  read more

Ojos Locos Sports Cantina y Casino in Vegas scheduled to open

The newly renovated gaming and entertainment destination, which is scheduled to open today, represents the first U.S. hotel-casino dedicated to the Latino community.  read more



Beyonce's tour to make a Las Vegas appearance

The global superstar's first solo tour in over six years - Renaissance - will make a Las Vegas stop at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday, 26 August.  read more

Big Time Rush's tour to hit The Strip

The Can’t Get Enough Tour will see 35+ markets across North America, including a Las Vegas stop at the MGM Grand Las Vegas Garden Arena on Saturday, 12 August.  read more

Marlon Wayans brings comedy act to Rivers Philadelphia

The actor, comedian, writer and film director will bring his stand-up comedy show to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Saturday, 29 April.  read more

Resorts Casino Hotel to host several upcoming shows

The Atlantic City resort will host Super Trans AM playing live on Saturday, 4 March, Tina – Tribute to the Queen of Rock N’ Roll scheduled for Saturday, 25 March, and The Spinners on Friday, 21 April.  read more

We Bridge music festival and expo coming to Las Vegas

The cultural expo and music festival celebrating Asian entertainment and culture, is coming to Las Vegas 21-23 April at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Virginia reported a $503 million handle from online sports betting for December 2022, nearly an 18% increase from the $426 million from December 2021.
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