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December 7, 2020

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December 7, 2020

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Aggressive craps bets
In Scoblete's experience, super aggressive craps players tend to make the worst bets. That's why he tries to limit his action so he can finish each session, if not ahead, at least not too far behind.  read more

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The holiday season hits Las Vegas

With COVID protocols in place, Sin City is welcoming the winter season with an abundance of sparkling lights, outdoor events and activities, including Aria Resort & Casino's "Winter Wonderland" (right).  read more
The holiday season hits Las Vegas



Treasure Island Las Vegas November jackpots

The Las Vegas Strip casino announced several jackpots of at least $10,000 in the last month, including a $17,576 win on the Planet Moolah slot machine.  read more

November wins at Boyd Gaming Nevada properties

Players scored multiple jackpots of $10,000 or more in November at Aliante, The Orleans, Gold Coast, Suncoast, Cannery, California and Jokers Wild.  read more



Deals and openings at SAHARA Las Vegas

To kick off 2021, SAHARA is offering special deals, new openings, casino promotions, specialty cocktails, relaxing spa getaways and socializing with friends.  read more

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas delays opening

Previously scheduled to open on 15 January, the new Las Vegas resort announced it will be pushing back the opening due to COVID-19. (Las Vegas Review Journal)  read more

Circa Resort & Casino offering early check-in at new hotel

Through December, any guest who books a room or suite for the 28 December grand opening will be allowed to check into their room 48 hours early, starting 26 December at 3 p.m.  read more

Greyhound station redevelopment at Plaza Hotel & Casino

The Plaza will also partner with the city of Las Vegas to build a pedestrian friendly pathway that leads to a new elevated bridge connecting the hotel-casino on Main Street to Symphony Park.  read more

Bang Bar to hit the Las Vegas Strip

The Cosmopolitan will introduce Bang Bar to the Las Vegas market with the establishment's newest location opening at Block 16 Urban Food Hall in Spring 2021.  read more



Nominations for Poker Hall of Fame now open

Poker fans can make their nominations for the Poker Hall of Fame through 11 December and Caesars Entertainment will announce the finalist list on 16 December.  read more



Casino Del Sol suspending operations

Casino Del Sol announced that it will temporarily close as of today, due to "rising COVID-19 numbers in the state of Arizona."  read more

Oregon casino temporarily closes

Due to the recent increase of positive cases of COVID-19, Chinook Winds Casino announced the tentative two-week closure of Chinook Winds Casino and golf operations.  read more

Morongo Casino to launch cashless wagering program

The history-making move has Morongo poised to become the gaming industry's first casino in California to introduce cashless wagering markers to its floor.  read more

Caesars Entertainment to sell Belle of Baton Rouge

The casino giant reached an agreement to sell the riverboat casino to CQ Holding Company. Financial details were not released and the transaction is set to close in mid-2021, subject to regulatory approval.  read more

Marriott Stellaris Casino agrees to deal with END 2 END

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino will integrate END 2 END’s omni-channel platform in a move that will enhance the hotel gaming experience.  read more



TWiG: US sports betting growth

This week, J. Todd looks at U.S. sports betting as it continues to grow and shatter revenue and handle records in a number of states.  read more

DraftKings to bring online sports betting to Connecticut

DraftKings and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have entered into a multi-channel deal, setting the stage to deliver access for online sports betting ahead of the launch of legal sports betting in Connecticut.  read more

Colorado sportsbooks improve in October

Online betting produced 98%, or $206.4 million, of October's wagers, up from $203.9 million in September. All retail and online bets netted $9.6 million in betting proceeds, a jump from a $3.4 million loss in September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The Danish Gaming Authority confirmed today that land-based gambling venues in 18 municipalities will be forced to temporarily close beginning Wednesday due to new COVID-19 measures issued by the Danish government.
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