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arrowJerry Stickman: Playing 8/5 Jacks or Better

Playing 8/5 Jacks or Better
Jerry Stickman explains the ins and outs of 8/5 Jacks or Better video poker and how it compares to a 9/6 Jacks or Better game.  read more

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$260 million expansion at Sycuan Casino

The California casino partnered with Clique Hospitality, which is set to open and operate a steakhouse, a luxury cocktail lounge and a pool experience.  read more
$260 million expansion at Sycuan Casino



$32,000 up for grabs at Barona Casino

Every Friday in January, one Club Barona member will be randomly drawn every 15 minutes from 2 p.m. to midnight to enter the Money Machine for $32,000 in cash prizes at the California casino.  read more

Yocha Dehe, Viejas and Sycuan sue California

The purpose is to enforce the laws regulating the exclusive right of Indian tribes to offer house-banked card games, which California voters approved through Proposition 1A.  read more

Remodeled dining room debuts at Stratosphere

The Top of the World restaurant, located on the 106th floor of the Las Vegas hotel, has unveiled a remodel to complement the 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Strip and surrounding mountains.  read more

Penn National Gaming acquires Margaritaville Casino

The company completed the purchase of the Louisiana resort and casino for a total consideration of $115 million.  read more

Pala holds $100 Every 5 Minutes promotion

Members of the Pala Privileges Club have the opportunity to win a $100 prize every five minutes from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, 18 February.  read more



Aristocrat installs TLS games in Washington

The Tribal Lottery System games at Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino include Birds of Pay, Buffalo Gold Collection, Wild Lepre'Coins and Wild Panda Gold.  read more

Pennsylvania slot revenue increases in December

Slot machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos in December 2018 rose 8% compared to December 2017.  read more



NFL selects Caesars as casino sponsor

Caesars Entertainment will have the exclusive right to use NFL trademarks in the U.S. and the U.K. to promote Caesars casino properties and activate at key NFL events, including the Super Bowl and NFL Draft.  read more

Lottery News


$304,007 lottery win in Smyrna

A 58-year-old rehabilitation nurse won $304,007 before taxes on a Multi-Win Lotto ticket that she chose her own numbers for last week.  read more



Jay Leno to perform at del Lago

The Waterloo resort in New York will host the comedian on 15 and 16 March at The Vine for two shows.  read more

Nikki Glaser to perform at Rivers Casino Schenectady

The comedian and actress will bring her standup routine to the Schenectady resort's Event Center on 11 May.  read more

Legends in Concert tickets now on sale

Set to debut at its new home inside the Legends in Concert Theater beginning 11 February 2019, tickets are now on sale for the all-new residency at the Tropicana Las Vegas.  read more

Uncle Kracker heads to West Siloam Springs

The musician will be at Cherokee Casino in Oklahoma on 25 January for a free show.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Gross gaming revenue increased 16.6% year-on-year in December 2018 to $3.28 billion in Macau, according to Macau's Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau.
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