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Slots vs. video poker player points
It used to be that all video poker and slot machine play was given equal points per dollar. Now? Video poker nets you half what a slot machine would hand out. But some savvy playing can help close that gap.  read more

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The Venetian Las Vegas now offering Facebook Messenger booking

Guests now have the opportunity to book a room, ask questions and check resort details through social messaging, a first for an individual hotel. (Photo courtesy of The Venetian Las Vegas)  read more
The Venetian Las Vegas now offering Facebook Messenger booking



Westgate Casino guest wins $110,000 jackpot

The Florida resident and first-time guest, celebrating her birthday with a trip to Las Vegas, won big while playing the SuperBook Super Penny Progressive.  read more

Caesars Palace plans debut for The Otheroom bar

The bar, popular already in LA and New York, will bring its unique concept to Las Vegas at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace later in spring.  read more

LEVEL UP at MGM Grand introduces skill-based gaming

Cannonbeard's Treasure and Gamblit Poker are now available to play at the Las Vegas casino's gaming and entertainment lounge, with more to come in the future.  read more

Blue Ribbon restaurant to open at The Cosmopolitan

The restaurant from chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg will debut at the Las Vegas resort in June.  read more



Newcastle Casino opens off-track betting area

Action and excitement are racing into Newcastle Casino with the opening of the new off-track betting area, located in the south building, as a partnership between Newcastle Casino and Remington Park.  read more

MGM Resorts to launch online casino in New Jersey

The company, in partnership with GVC Holdings, will offer casino and poker games in New Jersey under the playMGM brand.  read more



Golden Nugget welcomes Grand Poker Series

From 30 May until 3 July, Golden Nugget - Las Vegas will host over 90 poker tournaments in the Grand Event Center during the 10th annual event.  read more



The Reel Life: Honey factory edition

In this week's edition, a colony of agriculturally important insects is just looking for a landlord who will let them pay the rent in honey.  read more



The Palms sponsors Las Vegas Film Festival 2017

The 10th annual festival will screen feature films, documentaries, shorts and music videos from 6-11 June.  read more

ABBA tribute band to perform at Aliante Casino, Suncoast Casino

The act, Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA, will debut in Las Vegas on 17 June at Aliante and on 18 June at Suncoast Casino.  read more

Il Divo to headline limited engagement at The Venetian

The multi-platinum international quartet will perform on 20, 22, 23, 27, 29 and 30 September at 8 p.m at the Las Vegas casino.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Five months after its grand opening, MGM National Harbor was Maryland's top revenue-producing casino for the second-straight month, generating $49.9 million from slot machines and table games in April, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
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