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June 6, 2022

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Cascading reels slot math
When it comes to cascading reels slot machines, Robison tells players that the secret is that the reel layouts are fixed, just like on a slot that does not have cascading reels.  read more

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World Series of Poker Week 1 in review

Opening week of the 2022 World Series of Poker in Las Vegas delivered on heartwarming victories, show-stopping action and a star-studded playing field featuring some of poker's most prestigious players, including an appearance from poker legend Phil Ivey.  read more
World Series of Poker Week 1 in review



First WSOP gold bracelet of 2022 awarded

Katie Kopp, a long-time dealer from Cleveland, Ohio, navigated a field of 832 players in the $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em event for $65,168.  read more

Ruben comes away with fourth gold bracelet

Brad Ruben claimed another gold bracelet and a $126,288 first-place prize in the $1,500 Dealer's Choice event after defeating the defending champion, Jaswinder Lally, in heads-up play.  read more

Seiver victorious in $2,500 Freezeout NLH

With the $320,059 victory, Scott Seiver became the second player this summer, along with David Peters, to capture their fourth career gold bracelet.  read more

First gold bracelet win for Dan Smith

Smith was emotional after his $509,717 victory over Christoph Vogelsang, who took second place and $315,029 in the $25,000 Heads-Up No-Limit Hold'em Championship.  read more

David Peters comes away with fourth gold bracelet

David Peters defeated Chance Kornuth heads up to claim his fourth gold bracelet and a $1,166,810 first-place prize in the $100,000 High Roller Bounty event.  read more



Father's Day at Rivers Casino Schenectady

Guests in June can celebrate Father's Day, enjoy food and drink specials, take advantage of giveaways and promotions, and see live music and entertainment at the upstate New York property.  read more

Choctaw Nation announces name for new development

The four-story, 200,000 square-foot Choctaw Landing in Oklahoma will cost $165 million to construct and will include 100 hotel rooms, 600 slot machines, eight table games and several restaurants and bars.  read more

TWiG: New York casinos and Michigan poker

This week's video discusses Michigan online poker as the state joined the U.S. Interstate Poker Pact. Plus, an update on what's happening with New York online casinos and poker.  read more

Hard Rock Sacramento opens Hard Rock Live

To celebrate the occasion, the grand opening party for the entertainment venue last Friday featured an exclusive, sold-out performance from Grammy-winning and four-time platinum group, Maroon 5.  read more

Harrah's Las Vegas pays out massive Pai Gow jackpot

A Las Vegas visitor from Iowa hit a $253,746 jackpot win with five aces in his hand while playing Pai Gow.  read more

Arizona sets wagering handle record in March

Event wagering operators accepted over $690 million in wagers during March, resulting in an approximate 40% increase in handle when compared to February, according to a report by the Arizona Department of Gaming.  read more

June promotions for Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

Guests are encouraged to enjoy "Live on the River" free concerts in the outdoor amphitheater along with live bands, DJs, and various gaming promotions throughout the month of June.  read more



Treasure Island's May 2022 jackpots

The Las Vegas Strip casino had several players walk out with big wins, including a $34,722 payday on Dancing Drums Bonus.  read more

Two jackpot wins at Live! Casinos

Memorial Day Weekend Madness was in full swing at Live! Casino Philadelphia and Live! Casino Pittsburgh, when lucky winners at each property hit Mega Jackpot Madness jackpots on the same night.  read more



Plaza Las Vegas to announce four projects

The Plaza Hotel and Casino will announce the details of plans for projects that will transform its historic Downtown Main Street façade, including its dome, into a destination for cocktails, gaming and dining.  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas welcomes new restaurant

Crossroads Kitchen and CB Crossroads Burgers, helmed by plant-based visionary and acclaimed chef Tal Ronnen, opened to the public at Resorts World Las Vegas on 28 May.  read more



Vir Das ready for Las Vegas show

Stand-up comedian and actor Vir Das will perform at The Summit Showroom inside The Venetian on the Strip Saturday, 8 October.  read more

Panic! At The Disco bringing tour to Las Vegas

Panic! At The Disco announce The Viva Las Vengeance Tour, the band's global headlining arena run that will make a hometown stop in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena Friday, 21 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Closed since the start of the pandemic, Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho in Las Vegas announced that their doors will not reopen until 4 June 2023, at the earliest.
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