Gambling News

Gambling News 18-11-2022

Red Rock Resort Opens Lotus of Siam and High Limit Slot Lounge

Red Rock Resort may not be in your usual rotation of Las Vegas casinos, as it’s 15 minutes west of The Strip, but now might be a good time to check it out. The resort recently opened Lotus of Siam, a new outpost of the acclaimed Thai restaurant, and also unveiled a new high limit […]

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Gambling News 15-11-2022

Horseshoe Poker Room Opens as Bally’s Rebrand Continues

Bally’s is transitioning to Horseshoe Las Vegas and it’s going to take a minute to get used to the idea. A big, symbolic step in the Bally’s-to-Horseshoe rebrand is the opening of the resort’s new poker room, dubbed the Hall of Fame Poker Room. We are not a poker person, but we love new and […]

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Gambling News 22-10-2022

Gambler Hits Two $140,000 Video Keno Jackpots With Same Numbers, Same Machine

Jarred Johnson is one lucky guy. Although, honestly, “lucky” is a bit of an understatement. Johnson recently won two mammoth jackpots on video keno, each worth more than $140,000. That’s amazing in and of itself, but even more incredible is he won with the exact same numbers each time. On the same machine. The mind […]

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Gambling News 17-10-2022

Rock, Paper, Scissors Slot Machine is Mindless Good Fun

A new slot machine, based upon the childhood game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors,” has found its way to Circa’s casino floor, and we had to check it out. Circa says it’s the only casino in the world where the game can currently be played. There are three machines at Circa, and a degree in rocket […]

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Gambling News 30-09-2022

Tropicana Rolls Out Sporty New Loyalty Program

It seems like only yesterday we were writing about the fact Tropicana is under new ownership. That’s because yesterday we wrote about Tropicana being under new ownership. (It’s now owned by Bally’s Corp.) Today, we’re writing about the fact Tropicana has a new loyalty club program, Tropicana Rewards. Fun fact: Everyone who plays at Tropicana […]

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Gambling News 23-09-2022

MGM Resorts Sued for Nickel-and-Diming Gamblers at Slot Ticket Kiosks

A class action lawsuit has been filed against MGM Resorts, claiming gamblers are being “robbed” because the casino company doesn’t give change at its kiosks when players cash their slot tickets. While the lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Mississippi, this story is very much Vegas-related, as many Las Vegas casinos do the […]

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Gambling News 19-09-2022

Binion’s and Four Queens Merge Players Clubs

It’s been a minute, but two downtown casinos with the same ownership (TLC Casino Enterprises) are combining their players clubs, much to the delight of longtime fans, including us. The new All Access Players Club will be rolled out the week of Nov. 7, 2022. Now, players can access their comps and cash back (one […]

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Gambling News 19-09-2022

Lucky Dude Hits $1.25 Million Jackpot at Circa

A lucky sonofabitch hit a $1.25 million jackpot at Circa Las Vegas on Sep. 18, 2022. Sorry, “lucky fellow.” Bloke? Hombre? Take your pick, he’s one lucky sonofabitch. If you can’t handle the occasion bad word, you shouldn’t be on the Internet. Anyway, a fellow named Marc hit for $1,250,033.48. Bet: $4. Return on investment: […]

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Gambling News 07-09-2022

Boneheaded Thief Snatches Chips From El Cortez Dice Table

In a bold and utterly moronic move, a man stole thousands of dollars in chips from a live dice table at downtown’s El Cortez casino. At 6:49 a.m. on Sep. 6, 2022, the thief jumped onto the craps table and grabbed handsful of high denomination chips. Our sources say the crook got $19,100 in chips. […]

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Gambling News 17-08-2022

New $5 Coin Slots at Circus Circus Are a Blast, Both Minutes

The prime directive of casino operations is “Know your customer.” At Circus Circus, it appears the prime directive is, “WTF were they thinking?” Yes, questions can also be prime directives. We can’t decide if the best word for installing $15 per spin machines at Circus Circus is “aspirational” or “delusional.” Circus Circus recently installed a […]

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