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Gambling News 27-07-2022

Confirmed: Red Rock Resort Gets Lotus of Siam, Adults-Only Pool and More

Red Rock Resort announced a metric hell-ton of new offerings in the works, plus confirmation the off-Strip casino will get Lotus of Siam, one of the best restaurants in Las Vegas. Beyond the great news about Lotus of Siam, Red Rock is also promising a new Greek restaurant called Naxos Taverna, Kallisto Oyster Bar, Nielsen’s […]

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Gambling News 20-07-2022

Norway’s Espen Jorstad Wins WSOP Main Event

After nine days of play, poker player Espen Jorstad prevailed in this year’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event. Jorstad snagged a $10 million prize and some sweet bling. Espen means “god bear.” No, really. (All photos by Megan Haney.) This year’s World Series of Poker was held at Bally’s and Paris, making Jorstad […]

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Gambling News 13-07-2022

World Series of Poker Update: Main Event Prize Pool and More

Any questions about the health of the World Series of Poker has apparently been laid to rest. “Lain,” if you’re pretentious, grammatically lost or just a past participle person. Anyhoo, the World Series of Poker recently announced its prize pool for the tournament’s Main Event, the granddaddy of all poker scrimmages. Yes, we used a […]

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Gambling News 26-05-2022

Bally’s to Wrangle a Jack Binion’s Steak Restaurant

Bally’s Las Vegas has confirmed it’s getting a new steakhouse to coincide with the World Series of Poker and the casino’s rebrand to Horseshoe. Jack Binion’s Steak will take over the former BLT Steak space. The new steakhouse will debut in June 2022. No specific date was provided. Jack Binion is the son of convicted […]

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Gambling News 26-05-2022

Here’s Why Your Roulette Table Has a Compass

Casinos are always on the lookout for cheaters. Everyone knows about the “eye in the sky,” the sophisticated surveillance systems watching every customer and employee in a casino. But sometimes casinos rely on old-school technology, too. That’s why you’ll often see compasses built into roulette tables in Las Vegas casinos. If you think compasses are […]

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Gambling News 24-05-2022

Las Vegas Has a Dice Pip Problem and Nobody’s Talking About It

Dice are a cornerstone of casino culture. The earliest dice were made of animal bone (which is why we say “roll the bones”) and were used by fortune tellers to predict the future. The venerable history of dice might lead one to think they’d be treated with the respect they deserve, but nay, that is not […]

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Gambling News 12-05-2022

Red Rock Resort Opens Sexy New High Limit Lounge

Red Rock Resort recently unveiled its new high limit room and it’s a beauty. If you typically don’t stray from The Strip or downtown, you may not be familiar with Red Rock Resort. Red Rock Resort sits about 20 minutes west of the Las Vegas Strip, in the community of Summerlin, and is one of […]

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Gambling News 05-05-2022

Lucky Player Hits $1.4 Million Jackpot at The D

A lucky gambler hit a massive $1.4 million Wheel of Fortune jackpot at The D Las Vegas on May 4, 2022. With a jackpot this big, it’s best not to round down. The jackpot was for $1,437,768.17. Insert nocturnal emission joke here. Big-ass slot jackpots are what Las Vegas is all about! As this news […]

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Gambling News 31-03-2022

Boyd Gaming Rebranding Loyalty Club to Boyd Rewards

Boyd Gaming is rebranding its popular loyalty club to Boyd Rewards. This new brand will replace the casino company’s existing brand, B Connected. The new name will be the only change to the loyalty club, so don’t have a freak-out. Boyd’s casino customers will start getting Boyd Rewards-branded loyalty club cards on March 31, 2022. […]

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Gambling News 29-03-2022

Player Snags $1.3 Million Jackpot at The Cal

A player from Hawaii hit a $1.3 million ($1,316,722.94, to be exact) jackpot at downtown’s California casino on March 28, 2022. The dream lives! The winner, Michelle M., was playing a $5 Wheel of Fortune machine. We told you to occasionally try an uncomfortable denomination! The win was first reported by an incredibly popular, yet […]

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