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March 6, 2017

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Scouting the tables
Does the commotion at a "hot" table draw you in? Or are you liable to take the first spot you see? This is the ultimate in a battle of personal preferences.  read more

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The ultimate March Madness in Las Vegas viewing party guide

The countdown is on for the NCAA men's basketball tournament, one of the busiest times of the year in Las Vegas. Casino City provides an extensive round-up of all the viewing parties and specials on tap on The Strip and beyond.  read more
The ultimate March Madness in Las Vegas viewing party guide



Phil Ivey gets Supreme Court go-ahead

The poker pro who has been in a dispute with a London casino since collecting £7.8 million in baccarat winnings was granted permission by to appeal an order made by the Court of Appeal in November 2016.  read more

PokerStars sponsors biggest ever tournament in Russia

Popular destination Sochi will host the PokerStars Championship event in May 2017, attracting big-name poker players.  read more

WSOP Circuit sets sights on Harrah's Cherokee

The 13th season of the World Series of Poker Circuit will conclude at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina this August.  read more



Hard Rock to purchase Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

Hard Rock, in partnership with the Morris and Jingoli families, will invest more than $300 million to purchase, renovate and reopen the casino.  read more

Rivers Casino in New York unveils Splash Spa

The spa team, joined by Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, will celebrate the spa's opening at the Las Vegas-style casino.  read more

MassGaming launches campaign to promote GameSense program

The outreach strategy is designed to increase awareness of the comprehensive responsible gaming initiative.  read more

Mohegan Sun recognized by National Tour Association

The casino received a Gold Award at the 2017 NTA Distinguished Dozen Service Convention.  read more

Las Vegas-style casinos headed for Florida?

Sen. Bill Galvano is pushing to advance proposals this year that would expand gambling in the state beyond its current locations. (Associated Press)  read more



The Reel Life: Drunken moose edition

This week's Reel Life isn't news so much as a retrospective on our new personal hero.  read more

Aristocrat's wide-area progressive slot available in U.S.

Players can select from multiple base games from four of the most popular Aristocrat titles, including Buffalo Deluxe, Miss Kitty, Timber Wolf and Wicked Winnings II.  read more



High-speed rail would bring millions to Vegas

A train system linking Las Vegas and Southern California could bring in 11 million round-trip passengers by 2035, generating about $1 billion in annual revenue. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)  read more



Backstreet Boys debut 'Larger Than Life' show

The best-selling boy band of all time unveiled their show to a sold-out crowd and multiple standing ovations at Las Vegas casino Hollywood Planet.  read more

Tropicana Las Vegas announces Kool and The Gang

The influential soul pop group will perform at the Tropicana Theater on 15 April, bringing decades of hits.  read more

Dirty Heads, Soja coming to Mandalay Bay Las Vegas

The July performance will be part of the resort's 2017 Concert Series on the Beach.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada sportsbooks lost $8.25 million on football wagers in January, marking their second-worst in-season month of football on record, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Overall, the sportsbooks still managed to win $7.9 million for the month.
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