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October 7, 2019

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arrowJohn Robison: Using help screens on a slot machine

Using help screens on a slot machine
Robison enlightens players about the importance of help screens on slots, including the rotating banners that tell players what they need to hit the bonus and other combinations that trigger additional features.  read more

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The future is now at The LINQ casino in Las Vegas

With high-tech lighting, immersive experiences and a whole new look and feel, The LINQ Hotel + Experience has brought the casino of tomorrow to the Las Vegas Strip today.  read more
The future is now at The LINQ casino in Las Vegas



William Hill to open sportsbook in DC

William Hill U.S. will launch a sportsbook inside the Capital One Arena as soon as next year, in what will be the first wagering venue inside a major league sports venue in the U.S.  read more

$3.5 million baseball bet at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort

Jim McIngvale will collect $11.2 million from the Mississippi sportsbook if the Houston Astros win the World Series. He placed the bet to hedge potential losses from his Gallery Furniture stores.  read more

New sportsbook opens at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

The 5,500-square-foot space features high-def TV monitors, comfortable seating and plenty of room to enjoy watching and wagering on sports.  read more

NBA and William Hill announce sports betting partnership

As part of the agreement, William Hill will have the right to use official NBA betting data and league marks across its mobile platforms and in its sportsbooks throughout the U.S.  read more

Three Iowa casinos open sportsbooks

The trio of Wild Rose casinos located in Jefferson, Emmetsburg and Clinton, Iowa, announced the opening of DraftKings Sportsbooks on 3 October.  read more



Seminole Hard Rock Tampa completes expansion

The $700 million renovation includes a new, 14-story hotel tower, offering 562 additional hotel rooms and suites; three pools; and a 26,000-square-foot Rock Spa & Salon.  read more

Beau Rivage welcomes new virtual entertainment

Last week, the MGM Resorts International property in Biloxi opened its new Topgolf Swing Suite and Black Clover Lounge.  read more

Progressive jackpot win at Rivers Casino Schenectady

Jeffrey from Massachusetts placed a $5 poker bet on Wednesday before being dealt a royal flush and winning $352,778 at the New York casino.  read more

Encore Boston Harbor releases October casino perks

The Everett, Massachusetts casino will offer guests chances to win buffet credits, $25,000 in cash and a 2019 Porche Macan in October.  read more

$150,000 fine from PGCB for Mohegan Sun Pocono

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a fine of $150,000 against Downs Racing, operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs, for not meeting minimum staffing levels of its security staff.  read more



Vegas shooting settlement reached with MGM

The total settlement amount could be between $735 million and $800 million. The entire process is expected to be completed by late 2020.  read more



Fleetwood Mac announces final show of tour

The Grammy-Award-winning band will be at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on 16 November for the final show of its eight-country tour.  read more

Ocean Resort Casino's restaurant week

The Atlantic City resort presents Ocean Eats Restaurant Week, a seven-day celebration of Ocean's culinary scene from 3 to 9 November.  read more

Rod Stewart announces 2020 Las Vegas residency dates

Stewart will return to the Las Vegas Strip for 16 shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace beginning 6 March 2020.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
With the launch of online sports betting last Thursday, Indiana's gambling market could rake in as much as $400 million in annual revenue thanks to a potential sports betting handle of close to $6 million, according to
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