Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Boyd Gaming properties gear up for Chinese New Year

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Boyd Gaming properties gear up for Chinese New Year
Gaming properties across southern Nevada will offer special gaming and dining promotions as well as lion dance performances.

Mass. casino panel says Wynn $7.5M settlement was kept from them

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Mass. casino panel says Wynn $7.5M settlement was kept from them

Following sexual abuse allegations against casino magnate Steve Wynn, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission investigator said Wednesday information about a $7.5 million settlement was kept from state officials when they were reviewing the suitability of his company for a casino license in 2013.

Sirplay to showcase Bitcoin products at ICE

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Sirplay to showcase Bitcoin products at ICE
At the London conference in February, the online sports book software provider will show off its Bitcoin sports betting software and game module.

Videoslots wins third consecutive Best Casino award

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Videoslots wins third consecutive Best Casino award
The online casino was recognized in multiple categories after pushing its games portfolio to more than 2,100 during the last 12 months.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Donald Trump and Steve Wynn evolved from rivals to friends — ANALYSIS

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Donald Trump and Steve Wynn evolved from rivals to friends — ANALYSIS

President Donald Trump and casino mogul Steve Wynn have been bitter competitors who have bad-mouthed each other, sued each other and poached each other’s top employees in a decades-long faceoff as they jostled to be top dog in the high-stakes casino-friendly Atlantic City.

Sale of former Alon site to Wynn Resorts reportedly closes

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Sale of former Alon site to Wynn Resorts reportedly closes

Billionaire James Packer’s casino company said it closed the sale of its former Alon project site to Wynn Resorts.

AGA: Americans will wager more than $4.6 billion illegally on Super Bowl 52

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AGA: Americans will wager more than $4.6 billion illegally on Super Bowl 52
The American Gaming Association estimates that "due to a failed federal law" a staggering 97% of the total Super Bowl wagers in America will be bet within the black market.

Heller, other Republicans ditch Wynn cash

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Heller, other Republicans ditch Wynn cash

Some Republicans in Congress – including Nevada’s Sen. Dean Heller — are giving political contributions from Las Vegas casino kingpin Steve Wynn to charity in light of sexual misconduct allegations against the former Republican National Committee finance chairman.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Top 10 Super Bowl LII proposition bets

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Top 10 Super Bowl LII proposition bets
With Super Bowl LII just days away, Casino City's Gary Trask crunches the numbers and pores over the hundreds of prop bets available to come up with 10 wagers worth making this Sunday.

Some parking fees going up on Las Vegas Strip, workers say

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Some parking fees going up on Las Vegas Strip, workers say

MGM Resorts will soon announce an increase in fees, parking employees at four MGM properties said Sunday and Monday.

IGT presents gaming solutions at ICE

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IGT presents gaming solutions at ICE
International Gaming Technology will be present at the event from 6-8 February in London, showcasing its gaming innovations.

Fallout continues over Steve Wynn sexual misconduct allegations

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Fallout continues over Steve Wynn sexual misconduct allegations

Fallout over sexual misconduct allegations and the resignation of Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn as Republican National Committee fundraiser mounted Sunday as calls increased for lawmakers and groups to return contributions and disavow support.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Fallout continues over Wynn sexual misconduct allegations

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Fallout continues over Wynn sexual misconduct allegations

Fallout over sexual misconduct allegations and the resignation of Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn as Republican National Committee fundraiser mounted Sunday as calls increased for lawmakers and groups to return contributions and disavow support.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chairman amid allegations

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Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chairman amid allegations

Steve Wynn stepped down Saturday as Republican National Committee finance chairman amid allegations of sexual misconduct, according to a statement from RNC chair Ronna Romney McDaniel.

Las Vegas business leaders predict trends in tourism, real estate and employment

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Las Vegas business leaders predict trends in tourism, real estate and employment

Las Vegas’ business elite gave the bad and the good of expectations for 2018 and beyond.

Friday, January 26, 2018

See Grand Funk Railroad at Apache Casino Hotel

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See Grand Funk Railroad at Apache Casino Hotel
Guests can enjoy the five-member band's collection of hits on 23 March.

Wynn Resorts denies sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn

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Wynn Resorts denies sexual misconduct allegations against Steve Wynn

Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife.

MGM Cotai opening postponed until sometime in February

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MGM Cotai opening postponed until sometime in February

MGM Resorts International said it will delay the opening of its Cotai casino scheduled for next week as it awaits final government approval.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Shooting contributes to 26-year low in Las Vegas weddings

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Shooting contributes to 26-year low in Las Vegas weddings

The number of people tying the knot in Clark County fell to a 26-year low after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history tainted the city’s image and spooked lovers.

Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood announces LHPO winner

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Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood announces LHPO winner
Darryll Fish won the Florida casino's Lucky Hearts Poker Open, taking home over $500,000.

The Reel Life: Fast food edition

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The Reel Life: Fast food edition
This week's Reel Life brings you some tortilla-wrapped mayhem out of South Carolina.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Las Vegas hotel maids to ask for panic buttons in guest rooms

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Las Vegas hotel maids to ask for panic buttons in guest rooms

The Culinary union will ask Las Vegas casinos and hotels to supply guest room attendants with so-called panic buttons amid growing national attention to the issue of workplace sexual harassment.

IP Casino reveals December jackpot winners

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IP Casino reveals December jackpot winners
The casino awarded several mega jackpots in December, including a $50,000 win.

Pariplay releases Pong online slot

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Pariplay releases Pong online slot
Based on the popular table tennis simulator form 1972, the slot features random wilds, wild multipliers and expanding wilds.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Slayer to visit Mohegan Sun on final tour

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Slayer to visit Mohegan Sun on final tour
The Grammy-winning heavy metal band will perform at the Connecticut casino on 1 June.

Slot jackpots hit on consecutive days at Las Vegas Valley casinos

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Slot jackpots hit on consecutive days at Las Vegas Valley casinos

Two Station Casinos properties reported slot jackpots on consecutive days in January, according to a statement from Station Casinos.

Totally Gaming Academy launches responsible gaming course

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Totally Gaming Academy launches responsible gaming course
During ICE London from 6-8 February, attendees can experience the free-to-view session on responsible gaming.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Wynn praises Trump tax reform, vows raises or bonuses for workers

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Wynn praises Trump tax reform, vows raises or bonuses for workers

Billionaire casino operator Steve Wynn on Monday heaped praise on friend President Donald Trump for cutting taxes and regulation.

Top 10 Super Bowl viewing parties in Las Vegas

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Top 10 Super Bowl viewing parties in Las Vegas
With the Big Game on its way, Sin City is pulling out all the stops to make sure fans have the time of their lives come 4 February.

ICE London to host launch of ICE Africa

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ICE London to host launch of ICE Africa
The official launch of the Africa-focused exhibition will take place on 6 February during international gaming event ICE London.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Savvy businesspeople missed the mark with Lucky Dragon

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Savvy businesspeople missed the mark with Lucky Dragon

It’s hard to imagine that someone as smart as William Weidner, former president and chief operating officer of Las Vegas Sands and one of the backers of the Lucky Dragon, could have been so wrong about positioning the off-Strip casino that closed its doors Jan. 4 and faces a foreclosure auction on Feb. 6.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Kenny Loggins to visit Pala Casino

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Kenny Loggins to visit Pala Casino
On 6 July, the singer and songwriter will perform in concert at the California casino's Starlight Theater.

Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas being sold, sources say

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Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas being sold, sources say

Owners of the Hard Rock Hotel are in talks to sell the Las Vegas resort, and plans call for billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels to operate it, two people familiar with the matter said Friday.

Macau growth to benefit Las Vegas casino operators, says report

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Macau growth to benefit Las Vegas casino operators, says report

Macau gross gaming revenue growth will continue to sizzle over the next two years as more Chinese flock to the peninsula, according to Morgan Stanley.

Big-league sports boosts interest in Las Vegas Valley real estate

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Big-league sports boosts interest in Las Vegas Valley real estate

Southern Nevada real estate professionals already have seen indications of an anticipated climb in local land values as a result of Las Vegas’ leap into big-league status.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

PlayOJO launches in Sweden

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PlayOJO launches in Sweden
To celebrate its debut in the country, the casino will offer a special free spins bonus.

Venetian, Palazzo showcase Chinese ‘Year of the Dog’ display — VIDEO

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Venetian, Palazzo showcase Chinese ‘Year of the Dog’ display — VIDEO

The Venetian and Palazzo debuted its Chinese New Year display Jan. 12 themed “Year of the Dog.”

Florida man wins $1M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

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Florida man wins $1M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

A Florida man hit a slot jackpot for more than $1 million Tuesday evening on the Las Vegas Strip.

Affiliate Grand Slam visits Hong Kong

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Affiliate Grand Slam visits Hong Kong
The team behind SiGMA will bring the affiliate-focused event into the Asian market from 17-19 May.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wells Fargo closures to have ‘minimal’ impact on Southern Nevada jobs

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Wells Fargo closures to have ‘minimal’ impact on Southern Nevada jobs

Wells Fargo Co.’s plans to cut nearly one in seven U.S. branches by 2020 will have a limited impact on its presence in theSouthern Nevada region, a local bank official said Wednesday.

Shares of Golden Entertainment tumble 9 percent

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Shares of Golden Entertainment tumble 9 percent

Shares of Golden Entertainment tumbled the most in more than a year on Wednesday after the company announced owners would sell about a quarter of the company’s stock in the market.

Table Mountain Casino celebrates 30 years of winning

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Table Mountain Casino celebrates 30 years of winning
The California casino spent last year celebrating its 30th anniversary, complete with live entertainment, bingo specials and multiple giveaways.

Lucky Dragon near Las Vegas Strip faces foreclosure

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Lucky Dragon near Las Vegas Strip faces foreclosure

The Lucky Dragon, after closing its casino and restaurants this month, now faces foreclosure.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

LeoVegas agrees to acquire IPS

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LeoVegas agrees to acquire IPS
The company will acquire the assets of Intellectual Property & Software Limited, including top brands Slotboss and Bet U.K.

Golden Entertainment selling up to $206M of stock

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Golden Entertainment selling up to $206M of stock

Owners of Golden Entertainment are selling as much as $206 million of stock after the shares nearly tripled in 2017.

The Orleans releases February entertainment schedule

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The Orleans releases February entertainment schedule
The Las Vegas casino will bring top comedians and musical performers to The Orleans Showroom and Bourbon Street Lounge.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Green Gaming Forum to discuss modern tech

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Green Gaming Forum to discuss modern tech
Next week, industry experts will gather to examine how technology can be best used to deliver an optimal user experience.

Get 35% instant cashback at Intertops and Juicy Stakes

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Get 35% instant cashback at Intertops and Juicy Stakes
This weekend, players who bust while playing real money slots from Worldmatch can recoup some of their loss.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Wynn’s Las Vegas deal includes slice of land with rich history

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Wynn’s Las Vegas deal includes slice of land with rich history

Casino developer Steve Wynn’s namesake company announced last month that it reached a deal to acquire about 38 acres of land across Las Vegas Boulevard from the Wynn Las Vegas for $336 million.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Major Las Vegas Strip resorts saw net income triple in 2017

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Major Las Vegas Strip resorts saw net income triple in 2017

The Strip’s largest resorts nearly tripled net income from gaming and attractions last year with revenue from casinos and amenities rising modestly, a new state report says.

See the 'Last Comic Standing' at Treasure Island Casino

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See the 'Last Comic Standing' at Treasure Island Casino
Comedian and actor Felipe Esparza will perform at the Las Vegas casino on 23 February.

UltraPlay presents esports solutions at ICE Totally Gaming

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UltraPlay presents esports solutions at ICE Totally Gaming
At the upcoming exhibition scheduled for 6-8 February in London, the company will showcase its premium esports betting suite.

The Reel Life: Candy pods edition

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The Reel Life: Candy pods edition
In the wake of a meme about eating laundry detergent, Americans are now creating recipes for edible laundry detergent.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Slot manufacturer AGS gets green light from Nevada gaming regulators

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Slot manufacturer AGS gets green light from Nevada gaming regulators

There’s a new competitor on the horizon in slot machine manufacturing as the Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a registration order and an initial public offering for Las Vegas-based AGS.

Gaming Control Board returns ‘bad beat jackpot’ dispute to hearing officer

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Gaming Control Board returns ‘bad beat jackpot’ dispute to hearing officer

It’s going to take a little longer for poker players involved in a high-profile player dispute between Red Rock Resort and more than 80 players who stand to split about $120,000 of a “bad-beat jackpot” will get their money.

Oneida Nation reveals grand opening date of Point Place Casino

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Oneida Nation reveals grand opening date of Point Place Casino
Less than a year after construction started, the 65,000-square-foot New York casino will be open to the public on 1 March.

Anchor Gaming founder, UNLV benefactor Stan Fulton dies at 86

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Anchor Gaming founder, UNLV benefactor Stan Fulton dies at 86

Stan Fulton, the Anchor Gaming founder and chairman who donated millions of dollars to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, including a $6.7 million gift to enable the construction of a building bearing his name on campus, died Jan. 4.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

4 Methods on How to Predict Numbers at Roulette

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4 Methods on How to Predict Numbers at Roulette

4 Methods on How to Predict Numbers at Roulette

By Frank Scoblete

For centuries players have been trying to find methods with which to beat roulette and, at times, they have managed to do so with skill rather than with luck. Relying on luck is not the best way to assure an edge at any casino game.

Please Note: The overwhelming majority of players rely on luck to win at roulette but the casinos rely on luck’s master, math.

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PokerStars donates over $30K to Raising for Effective Giving

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PokerStars donates over $30K to Raising for Effective Giving
Seventeen players took part in a High Roller charity tournament during the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.

Armed man robs New York-New York cashier on Las Vegas Strip

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Armed man robs New York-New York cashier on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas police are searching for a man who robbed the casino cage at the New York-New York early Wednesday morning.

12 Tips on How to Give a Tip to a Dealer

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12 Tips on How to Give a Tip to a Dealer

12 Tips on How to Give a Tip to a Dealer

One of the most highly contested topics among advantage players is whether or you should tip the dealer. The consensus among the general population is that dealers depend on tips for a living. I don’t know if this is a viable argument or not. Dealers at the higher end establishments on Las Vegas Blvd have an average income of around $100K a year when combining wages and tips, so they do ok. This number has dropped off some over the last several years, because of the economic down turn, and the lack of disposable income by players. My general response to the tipping for solo players is if you want to do it, if you don’t want to then don’t tip. For teams it gets more complicated. I will give some general insights on tipping and how and when it is applicable.

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