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December 9, 2019

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Losing at server-based video poker machines
Are the newer server-based poker games manipulated so players do not get as many four-of-a-kinds and royal flushes? Robison answers this vital question.  read more

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Caesars Entertainment completes sale of the Rio

After selling the Las Vegas property to Dreamscape Companies for $516.3 million, Caesars will continue to operate the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for a minimum of two years and pay annualized rent of $45 million.  read more
Caesars Entertainment completes sale of the Rio



William Hill racebook opens at Casino Miami

The 2,300-square-foot space at the Florida casino features a state-of-the-art viewing area with 10 large TV screens and a 30-foot video wall.  read more

TWiG Video: NFL player busted for sports betting

The NFL had always opposed sports betting, in part based on its concerns that players would bet on the games. As silly as it sounds that an athlete making millions would risk their career on such a move, that is exactly what happened.  read more

Harrah's Philadelphia inks deal with the Philadelphia Eagles

The casino will have a branding presence in select email campaigns to the Eagles fan base, as well as in the Eagles Pro Shop located at Lincoln Financial Field.  read more



Bulgarian player wins Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open

Milen Stefanov bested 988 total entries to win over $545,070 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.  read more

Christmas Toy Drive Tournament at Talking Stick

Poker enthusiasts will have the chance to win big, while giving back to the community on Saturday at the Arizona resort.  read more



Century Casinos acquires two Missouri casinos

The company announced that it has received approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission to acquire the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Casino Caruthersville from Eldorado Resorts.  read more

Caesars Southern Indiana to open gaming facility

After 18 months of construction, Caesars Southern Indiana officials will reveal the new $90 million land-based casino on 12 December, replacing the riverboat at Horseshoe Casino.  read more

Arizona Charlie's casinos to host Vegas Golden Knights bingo

The events will take place in December and January with special appearances from beloved mascot, Chance, and promo team, the Vegas Vivas.  read more



$500,000 payout at Delta Downs Casino

A player at the Louisiana resort turned a recent stay into more than a $500,000 win when she hit Aristocrat's Buffalo Grand slot jackpot early on 30 November.  read more

Sam's Town Shreveport awards $600,000 jackpot

A guest turned his Thanksgiving weekend at the Louisiana casino into a payday of more than $600,000 playing Buffalo Grand on 30 November.  read more



The Who to make stop in Las Vegas

The legendary rock band will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip for six shows in May 2020.  read more

Lineup for Big Blues Bender in Las Vegas announced

The Las Vegas-based music festival will take place at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino for its 7th annual festival from 10 to 13 September 2020.  read more

Neil Sedaka coming to Rivers Casino Schenectady

Tickets are on sale now for the 17 April concert at the upstate New York casino where the legendary singer-songwriter will play his catalog of hits.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
If sports betting is introduced in Illinois, it could generate $5.2 billion in wagers by 2023, according to Global Market Advisors, not far behind the $5.5 billion projected to be wagered in Nevada that same year.
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