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The truth about comps
Scoblete explains that players often see comps as rewards for their play. But, in reality, comps are rewards for their theoretical losses based on how much and how careless they may wager their money in the casino.  read more

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TWiG: Is Las Vegas getting NBA and MLB teams?

In this week's video, J. Todd discusses the flying rumors about a Las Vegas MLB team. There is also the speculation surrounding a new arena that could host a Las Vegas NBA team.  read more
TWiG: Is Las Vegas getting NBA and MLB teams?



ARCADE at Horseshoe Las Vegas to open in fall

The ARCADE will occupy the former sportsbook space and will offer more than 80 games, from classic arcade favorites to the latest releases, in a 7,000-square-foot space.  read more

Horseshoe Bossier City opens wine and cheese bar

Italian for “House of Friends,” Casa di Amici celebrated its grand opening last week and joins a growing list of offerings at the Louisiana property.  read more

August promotions at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

In addition to gaming promotions offering up to $50,000 in prize money, Rivers Casino Philadelphia will host performances by Grammy Award winners Jonathon Butler and Gerald Albright and Gloria Gaynor in The Event Center.  read more

Penn National Gaming rebrands to PENN Entertainment

In addition to the rebrand, PENN Entertainment PENN reported financial results for the three and six months ended 30 June.  read more

New Canadian gaming coalition will target illegal sites

The coalition is comprised of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation; Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis; Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation; Loto-Québec; and Atlantic Lottery Corporation.  read more

New Chicken Guy! location opening at Atlantic City resort

Guy Fieri and Caesars Entertainment announced the arrival of Chicken Guy! at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City on 30 August, which will be the restaurant's second location on the East Coast.  read more

Wahlburgers set to open at Foxwoods Resort Casino

The casual restaurant and bar chain, founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Chef Paul Wahlberg known for its menu items inspired by the Wahlberg family kitchen, is set to open at the Connecticut property in summer 2023.  read more



World Series of Poker online returns 14 August

Each bracelet winner from WSOP Online 2022, both international and domestic, will earn a seat at the Tournament of Champions during the 2023 WSOP in Las Vegas.  read more

World Series of Poker returns to Turning Stone in 2023

Poker players at the upstate New York resort casino will have many opportunities to compete in the 2023 WSOP, culminating in March with the 12-day Circuit Tournament Series.  read more



Six-figure jackpot win at The Cromwell

A Caesars Rewards member won the mega progressive jackpot for $147,490 playing High Card Flush at The Cromwell on Monday, 1 August.  read more



Slot jackpot win at Aliante Casino

A Las Vegas local hit a more than $125,000 jackpot at Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas on Saturday, 30 July while playing Dancing Drums.  read more



The Brook to host comedy act by Jeremy Piven

The New Hampshire casino will host a comedy show with Jeremy Piven and a meet-and-greet with Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame pitcher Tim Wakefield in its newly unveiled showroom on 8 and 9 September.  read more

Marlon Wayans bringing show to Rivers Philadelphia

Actor, comedian, writer and film director Marlon Wayans will bring his stand-up comedy show to Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Friday, 7 October.  read more

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh to welcome Barenaked Ladies

Barenaked Ladies will be bringing their feel-good sound to The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Saturday, 5 November.  read more

Travis Scott announces Resorts World Las Vegas residency

Travis Scott's “Road to Utopia” nightclub residency experience with Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas will begin on 17 September.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Macau's gaming revenue hit an all-time low in July when gross gaming revenue dropped to $49 million. Casinos were closed in Macau for two weeks in July due to COVID-19 outbreaks.
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