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March 6, 2023

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arrowJohn Grochowski: Know when to cut your losses

Know when to cut your losses
Grochowski discusses a prolonged losing streak in roulette and that player's odds of getting back into the winning column.  read more

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Who's got next? The answer is micro betting

Instant gratification – whether you're a bettor or operator, you want it. Luckily, there's a fix, it's called micro betting. Not only is it in high demand, but it's also showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. In fact, it's the future of sports wagering.  read more
Who’s got next? The answer is micro betting



Ohio sports betting has massive opening month

In its first month of legal sports betting, The Buckeye State recorded $1.1 billion in bets and saw $208 million in revenue with FanDuel and DraftKings capturing over 70% of the market. Only New York posted better numbers in its first month.  read more

MLB names FanDuel new official sports betting partner

FanDuel will have the right to use official Major League Baseball branding and category designations both in its products, including FanDuel's Sportsbook, Daily Fantasy and FanDuel Faceoff platforms, and in its marketing campaigns.  read more

Saudi Cup becomes highest World Pool turnover race of 2023

World Pool’s first meeting in Saudi Arabia on Saturday was greeted by globally commingled turnover of $25.2 million across the six group races offered via pari-mutuel organizations from over 20 countries.  read more

MGCB: Responsible gaming helps keep March Madness fun

It’s smart to keep control of your bankroll by planning your moves to limit wagering during March Madness or any other time of the year, advises the Michigan Gaming Control Board.  read more

Beau Rivage to host March Madness watch parties

BetMGM at the Mississippi resort tips off the tournament on Sunday, 12 March, hosting a Selection Show party, followed by watch parties throughout the tournament.  read more



Bellagio Fountain Club for Las Vegas Grand Prix

Guests will get unrivaled views of the track; meet and greets with F1 ambassadors; unlimited food & beverage, and access to the Club's private indoor and rooftop hospitality decks.  read more

Nielsen's Frozen Custard set to open at Santa Fe Station Casino

Guests will have the opportunity to win major prizes for giveaways including TVs, iPads, free custard for life, and more at the grand opening 10 March.  read more

M Resort announces opening dates for pool season

The all-ages M Pool at the Henderson property will open on Friday, 10 March, and DayDream Pool Club, an adults-only 21+ venue, will open on weekends and holidays beginning 1 April.  read more

New player reward program launches at Shooting Star Casino

Launched 1 February, the updated Star Rewards at the Minnesota casino gives members more access to benefits through a simpler point earning system.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh announces March promotions

Guests can enjoy sports betting on March Madness, exclusive meals, and live indoor entertainment throughout the month.  read more

Caesars Entertainment makes strides to fight problem gambling

The company is adopting an enhanced 21+ gaming policy that will limit Caesars Rewards accounts to individuals over 21 and, where allowed by law, limit all domestic gaming, pari-mutuel, sports and iGaming options to over 21.  read more

MGM Resorts and BetMGM strengthen responsible gaming

MGM Resorts International and BetMGM announced a five-year contract extension with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation and its industry-leading responsible gaming program, GameSense.  read more



$1.1 million jackpot at Magnolia Bluffs Casino

A Brookhaven resident was at the Mississippi casino on Sunday when they placed a $3.75 wager on Buffalo Grand and came away with $1,111,759.  read more

Seminole Classic Casino pays out jackpot

A guest at the Florida casino hit a payday of $150,747 at the end of February playing the Royal Reels slot machine.  read more

Aristocrat named official slot machine for Las Vegas Grand Prix

This follows up the gaming company's agreement with the National Football league to build land-based NFL-themed slot machines.  read more



Altman wins WSOP Circuit Main Event

Brian Altman took down his fourth WSOP circuit ring and secured himself a spot in the World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions this summer in Las Vegas after winning $393,753.  read more

Suncoast Casino pays out six-figure Pai Gow Poker jackpot

The winning hand, a Queen-high seven-card straight flush dealt last Tuesday, marked the second Pai Gow Poker progressive jackpot at a Boyd Gaming property this year and awarded $147,035.  read more



Las Vegas ready for 2023 pool season

As more resort pools continue to open for this season, there will be nonstop day life experiences for guests to enjoy throughout Sin City.  read more



Keith Urban's Las Vegas residency underway

The music superstar debuted his new headlining Las Vegas residency this past weekend at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. The show runs through 1 July.  read more

Pepe Aguilar brining his tour to Las Vegas

The most iconic Mexican singer will bring his Jaripeo Sin Fronteras spectacle to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in November.  read more

Jeff Dunham taking his comedy show to Las Vegas

The ventriloquist will perform six shows in the Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood casino from May into December.  read more

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Did You Know?
Soh Wai Ching, who is the top-ranked tower runner in the world, set another PR as he beat more than 600 participants as he won Scale the Strat when he climbed all 108 floors and 1,455 steps in 6 minutes and 45.6 seconds.
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