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Cracking the Split Card Deuces Wild code
Robison unravels the intricacies of calculating Straight Flush possibilities in Split Card Deuces Wild poker, employing strategic card removal to optimize your winning potential.  read more

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WSOP Main Event approaching new attendance record

After already securing its place as the second-largest in history, the 2024 Main Event saw Day 1D set a record for entries in a single flight, putting the tournament on pace to best last year's historic attendance.  read more
WSOP Main Event approaching new attendance record



Skarparis wins Mini Main Event

Overcoming a field of 6,076 contenders that created a massive $5,361,840 prize pool, Georgios Skarparis emerged victorious and claimed $554,925.  read more

Liu cashes in for $209,942 at the WSOP

The $2,500 Mixed Big Bet saw only 19 players come into the final day from an initial field of 468, with Hong Kong's Wing Po Liu taking home his second WSOP bracelet after beating Hye Park heads up.  read more

$25K PLO High Roller goes to Eldridge

David Eldridge overcame a 476 entry-field defeated poker Hall-of-Famer Brian Rast heads-up to claim his second World Series of Poker bracelet and $2,246,728.  read more

WSOP announces 2024 Hall of Fame finalists

With one new member inducted annually, the nominees are carefully considered by the living Poker Hall of Fame members, who will allocate a ballot of 10 total points to determine this year's inductee.  read more



TWiG: Tropicana prepares for implosion

In our most recent video, we have a look around the now defunct Las Vegas Strip property, and discuss when the implosion will take place.  read more

$642,000 blackjack win at Mohegan Pennsylvania

The jackpot was won on the Blazing 7's Blackjack progressive table game when the lucky player was dealt diamond-suited 7s, while the dealer also turned over a diamond-suited 7.  read more

Ocean Casino Resort launches cardless gaming

Debuting as a first for New Jersey, this mobile experience is designed to put the resort's entire gaming experience at guests’ fingertips as a one-stop-shop.  read more

Players sues MGM Grand for not paying out jackpot

Denise Ezell from Detroit says she hit a $127,000 blackjack progressive jackpot at MGM Grand Detroit Casino back in October but the casino refused to pay her, saying she was trespassing. (Detroit Free Press)  read more

Resorts World Las Vegas campaign recognized

The “Rule the World” campaign won eight awards across multiple distinguished organizations and was named a 2024 Webby Awards Honoree.  read more

$80,000 blackjack win at Three Rivers Casino Resort

The player placed a $5 side bet at the Oregon casino while playing a Bonus Spin Xtreme linked blackjack game and landed on the hot seat trigger, winning the top progressive prize of $79,759.  read more

Nevada casino's bingo progressive continues to rise

The Edgewater Bingo Room’s Double Progressive Jackpot has now swelled to $60,357, continuing to grow as it waits to be won by a destined player.  read more



$1 million jackpot at Bellagio in Las Vegas

A patron at Bellagio Resort & Casino recently won a more than $1 million jackpot playing the Shark Week Feeding Frenzy wide-area progressive.  read more

Treasure Island awards several jackpots in June

The month of June saw five lucky casino players hit big jackpots at the Las Vegas Strip casino, including a California woman who took home $13,726.  read more



Bally Bet Sportsbook launches in MA

In addition to Massachusetts, the Bally Bet Sportsbook is available in seven states including Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, New York, Iowa, Ohio, and Virginia.  read more

North Carolina releases June sports betting activity

During June, account holders in North Carolina wagered $398,251,464 on sports events, including paid wagering revenue and promotional wagering revenue. From those wagers, account holders won $354,742,263.  read more

Esports World Cup enters full swing

The event saw every ticket sold across its multiple gaming arenas on Thursday. Meanwhile online, millions of fans tuned in to watch many matches with the help of VSPO, Asia’s biggest esports operator.  read more



Three Card Poker win on Las Vegas Strip

Last Tuesday, a guest visiting from New York, enjoyed a serendipitous moment when he hit the $436,588 Mega Progressive Jackpot with a royal flush playing Three Card Poker at Paris Las Vegas.  read more

Bally's to rebrand Twin River poker room

Bally's Twin River in Rhode Island announced it has partnered with Maverick Gaming to elevate the poker room experience and rebrand the poker area to the Bally's Maverick Poker Room.  read more



Wynonna Judd to perform in Las Vegas

After nine years, the country music icon returns to The Venetian Las Vegas for three performances during National Finals Rodeo week in December.  read more

The Ohio Players bring the funk to Fishtown

The pioneers of street funk and underground R&B will perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on 21 September in The Event Center.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Before closing its doors on 17 July, The Mirage in Las Vegas is hosting a "Progressive Finale Cash Giveaway" promotion to disburse $1.6 million in remaining progressive slot and table game cash from 9-13 and on 16 July.
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