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Gambling News 23-07-2021

Hell-Ton of Table Games Replaced With Machines at Caesars Entertainment Casinos

Caesars Entertainment is in the process of removing entire swaths of table games at its Las Vegas casinos. The table games are being replaced with electronic table games and slot machines. At Flamingo, for example, a large table games pit outside Charlos’n Charlie’s is now populated by slots. Simply put, slots don’t need breaks or […]

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Gambling News 14-07-2021

Keno Lounge Closes at El Cortez Casino

Yet another keno lounge has closed, this time at El Cortez casino on Fremont Street. Live keno has seen a slow decline in recent months (years, really). Anther downtown casino, Four Queens, shut down its keno room on May 31, 2021. Unrelated to the story, we just like what El Cortez has done with its […]

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Gambling News 14-07-2021

Go Go Claw Slot Machines Grab Attention at The D Las Vegas

There’s a new slot machine at The D casino, and it’s grabbing the attention of guests. The D has two Go Go Claw slot machines, and they’re the first and only such machines in Las Vegas. And possibly the world. We would find out, but that would require “exerting effort,” so you know that’s not […]

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Gambling News 07-07-2021

Tuscany Casino Dumps All Live Table Games

Lots of Las Vegas casinos are cutting labor costs by replacing select live table games with electronic versions, but few have eliminated dealers completely. The off-Strip Tuscany, however, recently shut down and removed all its live table games. Cussing at a machine is the new cussing at a dealer. At one time, Tuscany had about […]

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Gambling News 17-06-2021

WSOP Announces Schedule for 2021 Tournament at Rio

The world’s premier poker event, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), is back in 2021, and the schedule of events are official. The WSOP takes place from Sep. 30 to Nov. 23, 2021 at Rio Las Vegas, and includes 88 bracelet events. Bracelets are a big deal to poker players, despite them being mostly dudes. […]

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Gambling News 14-06-2021

Wynn Rewards Loyalty Club Offers Tier Matching

Wynn Las Vegas rolled out a new customer loyalty club card on Dec. 21, 2020. Now, for a limited time, the company is offering tier matching. Until recently, players at Wynn and Encore could join the Red Card program, but it didn’t have tiers. Tiers are a big deal to gamblers, because the higher the tier, […]

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Gambling News 25-05-2021

Classic Keno Lounge to Close at Four Queens Casino

The keno lounge at Four Queens isn’t fancy, but it’s a fixture of downtown, and it’s going away. The last day for the Four Queens keno lounge is May 31, 2021. The closure was confirmed by lounge staff. It’s weird how you can miss something you never did there. The lounge’s manager says they’re working […]

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Gambling News 05-05-2021

Big-Ass Slot Jackpots Kick-Start Las Vegas Recovery

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority spends millions of dollars marketing Las Vegas, but lately, the town has been promoting itself with a flurry of massive slot jackpots. Things kicked off with a $2.1 million jackpot on a Monopoly Millionaire machine at Cosmo, and the hits just keep on coming. The jackpot was $2,101,093.50, […]

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Gambling News 26-04-2021

Lucky Bastard Wins $2.1 Million Jackpot at Cosmopolitan

A player at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas hit the kind of jackpot all gamblers pine for on April 25, 2021. The jackpot was for more than $2.1 million ($2,101,093.50 to be exact). Technically, “Millionsaire.” We first heard about the win on Twitter via @SlotWinsByChico, but rest assured Cosmo will be sending out a news release about […]

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Gambling News 17-03-2021

Tuscany Gets a New Sports Book, Circa Sports

Tuscany Suites & Casino has a new sports book, and it has a familiar name: Circa Sports. Circa Sports comes from the folks at Circa Las Vegas, the new resort in downtown Las Vegas. So, now, guests can place sports bets at Circa Sports at Tuscany. Despite our best efforts, sports are still a thing […]

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