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May 6, 2019

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The superstitious gambler
After conducting an "unscientific survey" during a few trips to the casino, Scoblete discusses how players handle luck by way of superstition, and whether the very idea of "luck" may be its own superstition.  read more

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UNLV and Caesars create new technology hub

Expected to open later this year in Las Vegas, "Black Fire Innovation" is a 43,000-square-foot space where new gaming and hospitality concepts will be created and tested, including hotel rooms, a casino floor, a sportsbook, an esports arena and virtual reality facilities.  read more
UNLV and Caesars create new technology hub



Wynn Resorts slapped with $35 million fine

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission levied the fine on Wynn Resorts last week. The MGC also announced it will allow the company to retain its casino license for Encore Boston Harbor, which is set to open in June.  read more

Caravelle Casino announces partial closure

The casino, RumRunners Restaurant and Caravelle Market will remain open at the St. Croix property during a six-month remodel project.  read more

Free slot play at Rivers Casino Schenectady

The upstate New York resort will offer players a chance to win up to $10,000 in free slot play during May.  read more

Zitro games arrive in Dominican Republic casinos

Following its agreement with the COMAR Group, Zitro has completed the first deployment of its Bryke video bingo and video slot machines in the Dominican Republic.  read more

Ocean Casino Resort announces spa and dining deals

The new resort casino in Atlantic City is kicking off spring with a wave of new player promotions, spa deals and dining deals, including a Sunday brunch special.  read more



Mobile-only sports betting bill is a first

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee is allowing a bill to legalize mobile-only sports betting in the state to become law without his signature.  read more

GOP activist sues RI over sports betting

A Republican-led group says Rhode Island made "a reckless gamble" when it brought sports betting to the state last year without voter approval. (Providence Journal)  read more

FanDuel expands partnership with Sportradar

FanDuel Group will roll out a portfolio of live sporting events, including tennis from around the world and European soccer, via Sportradar's live channel online.  read more

NASCAR, Genius Sports form betting data partnership

The new agreement will deliver NASCAR’s first live betting platform to legal sportsbooks and aims to drive fan interest.  read more



Free parking at Wynn and Encore

As of last week, free self-parking is available at the garages of both Wynn and Encore on the Las Vegas Strip for all guests, without the need for validation.  read more

The Venetian Las Vegas celebrates 20th anniversary

Last week, the Las Vegas Strip resort honored over 650 current team members who have been employed at the resort since it opened in May 1999.  read more



Mariah Carey concert series at Caesars Palace

The best-selling female artist of all time will be back at The Colosseum on the Las Vegas Strip this November with her Christmas concert series.  read more

Paula Abdul announces residency at Flamingo

The singer, dancer and choreographer will bring her new Las Vegas residency at Flamingo Las Vegas beginning 13 August.  read more

Madonna to make Las Vegas stop at Caesars Palace

The Madame X Tour is coming to The Colosseum on the Las Vegas Strip, with dates and ticket details to be announced soon.  read more

The Marshall Tucker Band coming to Cherokee Casino and Hotel

Lee Creek Tavern inside the Oklahoma casino hosts the multiplatinum southern rock group for a free show on 26 May.  read more

Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons heading to Las Vegas

The rockers bring their co-headlining tour to The Joint at the Hard Rock Las Vegas on 6 October.  read more

Jonas Brothers to play at MGM Las Vegas

The trio unveiled its 40-city Happiness Beings Tour this summer and fall, including at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on 18 October.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Montana became the first U.S. state to legalize sports betting in 2019 when Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill last week that allows the state lottery to run sports wagering through kiosks and mobile applications.
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