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There's a wealth of hands a player can encounter while playing this digital pastime. Stickman discusses some feature hands that have holds that produce very close results.  read more

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The Cosmo to join MGM Rewards loyalty program

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will transition from its Identity loyalty program to the MGM Rewards program beginning 1 February. MGM Rewards members will be able to earn and use MGM Rewards Points, Slot Dollars and Tier Credits at the resort located on center Strip.  read more
The Cosmo to join MGM Rewards loyalty program



TWiG: Updates on Las Vegas resorts

In the most recent This Week in Gambling video, we discuss the delayed transition of the Mirage to the Hard Rock on the Strip as well as the construction delays on the new Dream Las Vegas.  read more

Target opening date announced for Durango Casino Resort

The luxury resort debuts on 20 November in Southwest Las Vegas and will feature over 200 hotel rooms, convention and meeting spaces, a pool with cabanas, and 15 restaurants, including four signature outlets and a food hall.  read more

Monarch Casino receives nomination for rewards program

The Colorado resort is honored to receive a nomination from USA TODAY spotlighting its guest benefits program, called Monarch Rewards.  read more

Rock & Brews now open at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Last week, the Wisconsin property unveiled the restaurant with Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons of KISS.  read more

Rivers Casino Philadelphia announces August promotions

Guests can go to Martorano's Prime restaurant, book a trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas, and see performers in The Event Center at Fishtown’s casino.  read more

Mohegan Sun to host 10th Annual Sun BrewFest

The two-day festival kicks off on Friday, 20 October with the Connecticut casino's 2nd Annual Seltzer Social taking place on the revamped Sun Patio.  read more



Arizona bettors wager over $451 million in May

This represents a 2.1% decrease when compared to the same month of last year, according to the Arizona Department of Gaming.  read more

Australian commission bans betting on minors in sport events

The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission stated this includes all under 19 sports competitions and on individual players who are under 18 in junior and senior sports.  read more

Reopening of Rees Jones-Designed Monster Golf Club

Resorts World Catskills in New York announced the Monster Golf Club will reopen to the public on Tuesday, 29 August for a condensed, preview season.  read more

Circling Raven Championship to showcase the best young female golfers

Many of the world’s best professional women golfers are ticketed to descend upon the award-winning golf club at Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in the Northern Idaho Panhandle from 23-27 August.  read more



Caesars Palace guest walks away with $200,000

On 28 July, Ashwin Patel of South Dakota won $203,609 after hitting a mega progressive jackpot playing Mississippi Stud poker at Caesars Palace.  read more



July jackpots at Treasure Island Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip casino awarded nine jackpots in the month of July, including a $15,271 win on Mighty Cash Ultra.  read more



Orla restaurant coming to Mandalay Bay

The restaurant that blends the flavors of the Mediterranean and Greece with the bold, aromatic spices of the Middle East opens this winter.  read more

Circus Circus' Adventuredome celebrates 30th anniversary

Through Labor Day, the Las Vegas resort is offering lower prices off wristbands for kids as well as gaming promotions for adults at the amusement park.  read more



Lady Gaga returning to Park MGM

The GRAMMY Award-winning musician will perform 12 shows at the Las Vegas casino from August into October.  read more

Paulina Rubio to perform on the Las Vegas Strip next month

Rubio will play her greatest hits for two nights at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas on Friday, 22 September and Saturday, 23 September.  read more

Clay Walker taking his show to Palms Casino Las Vegas

The country artist will perform a special National Finals Rodeo weekend show at the Pearl Concert Theater in December.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Nevada's 435 casinos recorded a win revenue of $1.25 billion on slot machines, table games and sports betting in June, the 28th-straight month that number has exceeded $1 billion.
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