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November 9, 2020

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November 9, 2020

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arrowJerry Stickman: Holding hands in video poker

Holding hands in video poker
Stickman is given a specific Jacks or Better hand of video poker to discuss and he explains why holding three cards of a fully open straight flush in the correct circumstance is a powerful and potentially lucrative move.  read more

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Sports betting and casinos get Election Day boost in the US

They were still counting votes for the U.S. Presidential Election on Friday morning. However, other topics were determined much easier on Tuesday when the polls closed, especially in the gambling industry.  read more
Sports betting and casinos get Election Day boost in the US



Treasure Island awards several jackpots

The Las Vegas Strip casino paid out over $120,000 in major jackpots last month, including one $74,000 win from a player on 9 Quick Hits.  read more

High-limit slot experience coming to Ocean Resort Casino

The area at the Atlantic City casino will house over 140 slot machines and upgraded amenities, including dedicated cocktail service, enhanced beverage selection, private restrooms, and a cage exclusively for guests playing in this section.  read more

IGT expands Wheel of Fortune portfolio

The cabinet recently debuted with the Wheel of Fortune Mystery Link game at Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.  read more



Foxwoods Resorts Casino creates 55-plus casino

The Connecticut resort began offering one of its five gaming floors exclusively to guests ages 55 and up on 6 November.  read more

San Manuel Casino announces timeline for expansion

During the topping-off of the 17th floor of the California casino's expansion project, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians confirmed that there will be a Phase 1 opening in the summer of 2021.  read more

$100,000 scratchcard win at IP Casino Resort and Spa

A woman from Mobile, Alabama turned her visit to the Essentials Gift Shop into a $100,000 payday after trying her luck with a Mississippi Lottery Strike It Rich scratch-off game ticket.  read more

Sky Dancer Casino and Resort temporarily shuts down

The Turtle Mountain Tribe announced it will be temporarily closing down the North Dakota resort due to increased COVID-19 cases in the area. It will remain closed until 11 November.  read more

The Baha Mar Casino & Hotel to reopen in December

On 17 December, the casino resort in the Bahamas will resume operations with enhanced safety and health measures in place.  read more

Harrah's Northern California to honor military service members

The California property will salute the nation’s active duty military and veterans with food and beverage specials on Wednesday.  read more

Jerry Longo's Meatballs and Martinis opens at Twin River

In addition to the new dining menu, Jerry Longo's Meatballs & Martinis features custom craft cocktails and an extensive wine selection for guests at the Rhode Island resort.  read more



TWiG: NFL sports betting and gambling deals

Since sports betting was legalized in the U.S. in 2018, NFL teams have been partnering with gambling operators and creating some interesting opportunities.  read more

Barstool Sportsbook opens at Ameristar Black Hawk

The new state-of-the-art book at the Colorado casino opened last week and features a new betting counter, 24-x-12-foot video wall, a large odds board, kiosks and ticket writer stations.  read more

Single-game sports betting back on the table in Canada

The Canadian Gaming Association says this "small change" would help with the recovery from the "devastation" of the COVID-19 shutdown.  read more

Did You Know
Did You Know?
Betfair Exchange announced last week that the betting handle for the U.S. Presidential Election surpassed $564 million, doubling the 2016 election handle and becoming the most heavily bet event in the company's history.
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