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January 9, 2023

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January 9, 2023

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Draw poker and die hard craps
Why is draw the game of choice for video poker? Can you bet just one die in craps? Grochowski gives his take on both of these questions in this week's column.  read more

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Ground breaking for new Seminole Casino Hotel in Florida

Scheduled to open in late 2024, Seminole Casino Brighton will include a 38,000 square-foot casino, a hotel with 100 guest rooms, and several dining options.  read more
Ground breaking for new Seminole Casino Hotel in Florida



$6 million Pai Gow win at Flamingo Las Vegas

The straight flush earned a progressive jackpot win of $6,443,401, over six times larger than the largest Pai Gow progressive payout at Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Resorts in 2022.  read more

Song wins 2022 GPI Player of the Year

Collecting a total of 3,543.72 Global Poker Index points, Stephen Song finished just 17.24 points ahead of Adam Hendrix in the race and just 46.25 points ahead of Jeremy Ausmus.  read more

MI and NJ residents can play online poker together

Following permission from the respective gaming boards in each state, players in Michigan and New Jersey will be able to participate in multistate internet poker.  read more

Pai Gow Poker jackpot won at The Orleans

A Wisconsin player kicked off 2023 with a bang as he took home over $123,000 during his Vegas holiday visit.  read more

The Cromwell awards massive Ultimate Texas Hold'em win

The player hit a royal flush of diamonds to hit the Major Progressive Jackpot of $255,148 at the Las Vegas Strip casino.  read more



Rivers Casino Philadelphia to host job fair

With openings in most departments, the Fishtown casino is hosting a job fair tomorrow with on-the-spot offers for those who are qualified.  read more

Treasure Island Las Vegas announces December jackpots

Several visitors to the Las Vegas Strip casino won $10,000 or more during December, including a $21,304 win from a Utah guest playing the Keno Machine.  read more

New York opens applications to build three new casinos

Last week, New York's Gaming Facility Board voted to open the process for applications to build casinos, which would include live table games and slots.  read more

Skill-based slot game receives approval for Nevada casinos

The Nevada Gaming Commission voted unanimously to allow Running Rich Reels Slot to be played at Las Vegas casinos, including The STRAT and New York-New York.  read more

Bally's completes leaseback transaction with GLPI

Bally's Tiverton and Bally's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be added to master lease with Gaming & Leisure Properties.  read more



Ohio sports betting off to record start

In its first two days of regulated sports betting, 16 operators in Ohio recorded 11.3 million geolocation transactions, which was the most by any state in the U.S. during the same time period, according to GeoComply.  read more

Multiple sportsbooks fined in Ohio

BetMGM, Caesars and DraftKings were found to have broken advertising protocols regarding problem gambling, while DK and Penn Interactive also committed a violation when it targeted those under the age of 21.  read more

Paragon Casino Resort adding Topgolf Swing Suite

The resort is opening central Louisiana's first Topgolf Swing Suite, featuring two simulator bays and a variety of virtual games, by mid-March 2023.  read more

MA grants Barstool temporary sports wagering operator license

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to deem Penn Sports Interactive-owned Barstool preliminary suitable for the license, albeit with conditions.  read more



BattleBots slot machine debuts in Las Vegas

The robot-combat competition themed game is now available to players at the Silverton Casino Hotel.  read more

Louisiana native hits jackpot at Paragon Casino

Julie Klein won more than $90,000 to kick off the New Year while playing Rakin' Bacon Grand.  read more



The Chicks announce first Las Vegas shows

The 13-time GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum selling global superstars will perform six shows at the Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood Las Vegas.  read more

Rivers Casino Philadelphia hosts The Clairvoyants

The stars of NBC's "America’s Got Talent" the Austrian magician and mentalist duo of Amélie van Tass and Thommy Ten will perform at Rivers Casino Philadelphia’s Event Center on Saturday, 18 March.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
With nearly $16 billion in total handle, New York celebrated its first anniversary of legal mobile sports betting over the weekend as the top jurisdiction in the U.S.
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