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Protecting come bets in craps
Frank Scoblete points out that betting on a seven after the point is made in order to protect your come bets is truly a bad wager at the craps table.  read more

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Puerto Rico governor introduces sports betting legislation

It has been estimated that the combination of land-based and online wagers could generate between $44 and $62 million annually on the Caribbean island and U.S. territory, if the legislation put forth by Gov. Ricardo Rosselló (right) is approved.  read more
Puerto Rico governor introduces sports betting legislation



Las Vegas Sands to expand Marina Bay Sands

The agreement with the Singapore government is for an expansion plan for Marina Bay Sands to add new tourism offerings to the property.  read more

Pearl River in Mississippi unveils video game gambling

Riches of the Golden Dragon and Nothin' But Net 2 are now live, making Pearl River Resort the first casino in the state to introduce video game gambling.  read more

Harrah's Northern California announces opening weekend

The Ione, California property will celebrate its grand opening weekend from 17-19 May and will feature 950 slot machines and 20 table games.  read more

Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas to remain open into 2020

The design plans for the upcoming Virgin Hotels Las Vegas have been brought close to completion, and the construction schedule has been determined.  read more

Golden Entertainment announces April promotions

The company is offering players several promotions throughout April at nine Nevada properties, including The STRAT, Aquarius Casino and Colorado Belle.  read more

Hard Rock International reveals plans for Hard Rock Cincinnati

After collaborating with VICI Properties to acquire Jack Cincinnati Casino, Hard Rock will rebrand it Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati.  read more

MGC to decide on Encore Boston Harbor's license

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will determine the fate of the $2.6 billion resort in Everett, Massachusetts behind closed doors. (Boston Business Journal)  read more



FanDuel crowns an AAF champion

Although the Alliance of American Football has ceased operations, FanDuel has named the Orlando Apollos AAF Champions and will pay out all straight future bets on them as winners.  read more

Newgioco to provide betting platform to Northern Winz Casino

The company entered a multi-year agreement with the Chippewa Cree Tribe to supply its ELYS sports betting platform to the Montana casino.  read more



The Reel Life: Moon poop edition

This week, the nerds at Vox are here to educate you on a dirty little secret about space exploration.  read more



World Poker Tour announces Taiwan event

The event from 12-22 July is the first introduction of WPT to Taiwan and includes a Main Event from 17-21 July with a TWD 30,000 buy-in.  read more

Golden Nugget hosts 12th annual Grand Poker Series

The event at the Las Vegas casino takes place from 28 May to 8 July and includes a daily $25,000 guarantee No Limit Hold'em event.  read more



Vegas celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority joined leaders from Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts, The Venetian and more for Global Meetings Impact Day.  read more



Ozzy Osbourne postpones 2019 performances

Osbourne is recovering from an injury sustained while dealing with his recent bout of pneumonia, but plans to be at Mohegan Sun in June 2020.  read more

Florida Georgia Line returns to Planet Hollywood

The Grammy-nominated entertainers will be performing at Zappos Theater on the Las Vegas Strip on 6, 8, 9 and 12 November.  read more

The Eagles to perform at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

The group will play its Hotel California album in its entirety on 27 and 28 September in Las Vegas.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
The average American adult spends around $261 on casinos and lottery tickets per year, led by Nevada, where the average spend is $4,973, according to a study by 24/7 Wall St. using 2016 figures.
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