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January 8, 2018

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January 8, 2018

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Gambling crop circles
Since humans are adept at identifying patterns that appear in nature, Frank Scoblete discusses the patterns -- or "crop circles" -- in gaming.  read more

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Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino shuts down gaming operations

The lavish, Asian-themed casino in Las Vegas abruptly announced a temporary halt to its gaming and casino restaurant offerings last week due to financial difficulty.  read more
Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino shuts down gaming operations



Spokane Tribe Casino opens today

The $40 million casino, built on 145 acres of trust land in Washington, hopes to draw in gamblers and provide opportunities for members of the tribe.  read more

Caesars Entertainment rolls out virtual concierge service

Ivy, a 24-hour personalized service, is now available in more than 6,000 rooms across Caesars Las Vegas properties such as Caesars Palace and The LINQ.  read more

Olympub Games returning to Mohegan Sun

On 10 February and 4 March, guests can compete in their favorite party games for a chance to win Mohegan Sun gift cards and a top prize of $2,500.  read more

Atlantic City's Revel Casino to reopen

A developer from Colorado has acquired the former Revel casino hotel, with plans to reopen it this summer as the Ocean Resort Casino. (Associated Press)  read more



Westgate Las Vegas upgrades iconic sign

The 28-story sign's LED video display spans 15,000 square feet and showcases over 5,000,000 pixels.  read more

Plaza Hotel & Casino boosts Royal Rewards

On 15 and 16 January, Nevada locals can take part in a $5,000 slot tournament and sign up for the Royal Rewards Players Club to receive tickets to daily promotions.  read more

South Point Hotel gives over $1 million to employees

After the passage of the tax reform bill, South Point owner Michael Gaughan will distribute over $1 million among the property's employees.  read more

LVCVA sets convention center groundbreaking ceremony date

Today, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the beginning of the center's phase two expansion.  read more



WSOP Circuit guarantees $1 million Main Event

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will bring the event to South Florida beginning 8 February.  read more



New Jersey increases infrastructure for DFS

Wireless and fiber network operator Hammer Fiber announced that it will enhance its infrastructure within Atlantic City due to fantasy sports legislation.  read more

Westgate sportsbook hands out million-dollar SuperContest prize

The Race & Sports SuperBook at the Las Vegas casino awarded Briceton Branch with a $1,327,284 grand prize check.  read more



SugarHouse Casino announces January events

The Pennsylvania casino will invite the soul sound of The O'Jays to its event center as well as host a playoff viewing party in the middle of the month.  read more

The Venetian, The Palazzo celebrate the Year of the Dog

The Las Vegas casinos have announced a floral installation, retail specials and a traditional lion dance to celebrate the Chinese New Year.  read more

Catch The Price is Right Live! at JACK Cincinnati

On 24 and 25 February, guests can enjoy the interactive stage event based on TV's longest-running and most popular game show.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
A $570 million Powerball jackpot-winning ticket was sold in New Hampshire last week, just a day after someone in Florida won a $450 Mega Millions jackpot.
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