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January 9, 2017

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January 9, 2017

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arrowJerry Stickman: Your bankroll, your friend

Your bankroll, your friend
Stick to your gambling budget and play smart, says Jerry Stickman, and you can mitigate your losses while maximizing your playtime.  read more

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Maryland casinos generate record-breaking December revenue

The state's six casinos combined for a record-setting month in December 2016, generating $133.4 million in statewide gaming revenue, thanks mostly to the grand opening of MGM National Harbor.  read more
Maryland casinos generate record-breaking December revenue



Irish Poker Open announces €500K Main Event

The 2017 festival will take place from 27 March to 3 April at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin.  read more

MSPT Season 8 includes inaugural Poker Bowl

The Mid-States Poker Tour, starting this weekend at Potawatomi Casino in Wisconsin, will feature several State Championships and a Poker Bowl in Las Vegas.  read more

Seminole Casino to host Seminole Immokalee Poker Challenge

The second annual SIPC will take place from 21-26 February and will feature two primary events headlined by the $1,650 buy-in, $200,000 guaranteed Championship.  read more



Pala players can win a share of $130K

The Cash Egg-stravaganza Giveaway, taking place on 19 February, will see 30 guests win cash prizes from a $130,000 prize pool.  read more

WinStar Casino to celebrate historical Lunar New Year

The casino and resort is undergoing preparations to usher in the Year of the Fire Rooster, the first since 1957, during a celebration on 28 January.  read more

The Artesian Hotel previews Valentine's Day package

The hotel, casino and spa is preparing to provide guests with the ultimate romantic getaway, including a special hotel package and a celebration featuring live jazz.  read more



Lucky Dragon to welcome Year of the Rooster

The Las Vegas casino will offer an authentic Asian cultural experience during its Lunar New Year event from 28 January to 5 February.  read more



William Hill Race Book to open at Caesars

Pending regulatory approvals and the construction schedule, the racebook will open at Horseshoe Casino Council Bluffs prior to the 2017 Kentucky Derby.  read more

Daily Fantasy Sports cool down

After several years of pulling in millions of dollars of investor cash and revenue, DraftKings and FanDuel experienced a drop-off in growth. (The Boston Globe)  read more



OMI releases new skill-based video slot game

Lucky For You has a stacked expanding random multiplier, a respin feature, double symbols and two Lucky Wheels. The game is approved and certified for use in Alderney, the U.K., Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Denmark and Lithuania.  read more

The Reel Life: Sticky situation edition

A rash of gumball machine thefts in Nebraska has led to an arrest.  read more



Foxwoods announces first-ever Broadway series

The year-long celebration of the resort's 25th anniversary beginning in February will feature four multi-show performances of Broadway classics.  read more

Sonny Turner to perform at Access Showroom

The former lead singer of the Platters will bring his signature style to Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa on 11 February. Tickets are on sale now.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Serendipity 3, an ice cream parlor at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas famous for its $25,000 hot chocolate, closed down last week after eight years in service.
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Frogger: Get Hoppin'
The trend in casino skill games continues with the latest edition of Frogger, due to hit casino floors in 2017. To find out more and to check out the sights and sounds of Frogger: Get Hoppin', watch our video review.

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