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November 6, 2017

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100x odds at craps: Great deal or not?
If a casino is offering this commonly used marketing ploy, should you go for it, or are you better off with the usual odds?  read more

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Seven players share $711K jackpot at Ameristar Black Hawk

The Colorado casino's Bad Beat jackpot was split among the players, with the largest share of $284,644 going to Mark S., who had the worst hand. (Photo courtesy of Black Hawk Casino)  read more
Seven players share $711K jackpot at Ameristar Black Hawk



IGT pays out over $22 million in jackpots

In September, the Wheel of Fortune, Powerbucks and Megabucks slots awarded nine jackpots to lucky players across the U.S., amounting to IGT's largest single-month slots payout of 2017.  read more

The Reel Life: Solar bear edition

An innovative development in energy production is cute-ifying Datong, China.  read more



Chris Ferguson wins sixth bracelet at WSOPE

After coming in first place in the €1,650 Pot-Limit Omaha Hi-Lo 8 or Better event, Ferguson is tied for No. 9 on the all-time bracelet list.  read more

Scottish poker pro continues hot streak

After finishing as runner-up at a few WSOP events, Niall Farrell snagged the win for himself in the €25K High Roller event at the World Series of Poker Europe.  read more

German poker pro takes first in High Roller tournament

Dominik Nitsche earned his fourth gold bracelet and €3,487,463 during the biggest buy-in World Series of Poker tournament of 2017.  read more

Dutch player wins WSOPE Little One for One Drop event

Albert Hoekendijk became the fifth Dutch bracelet winner in WSOP history when he took home his first bracelet and the €170,764 prize.  read more

Casual poker player wins Colossus event at WSOPE

Matous Skorepa earned €270,015, more than 10 times his previous total earnings, at what turned out to be the biggest event ever at a WSOPE.  read more



Pearl River Resort introduces deluxe pool

The renovation has transformed the Mississippi casino's pool into a resort-style pool and lounge, complete with outdoor infinity pool and hot tub.  read more

Tioga Downs officially opens hotel

The New York casino's six-story, 161-room hotel is now accepting reservations on select floors and will hold a grand opening celebration on 1 December.  read more



Luxor displays 'BODIES' exhibition

The exhibition inside the Las Vegas casino showcases the effects of smoking and lung cancer on the human body.  read more



PokerStars Championship heads to Prague

The $100,000 championship, running from 7-18 December at the Hilton Prague, will feature big names in poker and daily events.  read more

The Rungood Poker Series returns to Hard Rock Tulsa

From 14-19 November, players can compete in nine events over the course of six days.  read more



Country artists team up at Hard Rock Tulsa

Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye will present the "Roots & Boots" show at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa on 28 December.  read more

See Styx in concert at Pala Casino

The critically acclaimed rock band will perform at the California casino on 24 February 2018.  read more

MMA returns to Mystic Lake

On 15 December, the Legacy Fighting Alliance will host its final event of the year at the casino in Minnesota.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Players in Nevada wagered $558 million on sporting events in September, setting an all-time high record, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
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