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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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Gambling News 12-03-2022

Downtown’s El Cortez Casino is Going Adults-Only

A classic downtown casino, El Cortez, will become an adults-only hotel-casino on April 1, 2022, and we couldn’t be happier. El Cortez is an old-school, gambling-focused casino, and a company rep said the decision was easy given there’s really nothing for kids to do. The hotel has no pool and no video arcade. (Arcades in […]

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Gambling News 03-03-2022

Congressional Gaming Caucus Asks for Higher Slot Tax Threshold

The ultimate thrill for many slot machine gamblers is a “hand pay.” That’s a jackpot of $1,200 or more, where the machine locks up, the machine often generates some visual and musical hoopla and casino slot attendants scurry to bring the lucky player a heaping stack of cash. Behind this beloved ritual is an awkward […]

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Gambling News 24-02-2022

World Series of Poker Announces Dates, Moves to Paris and Bally’s

The biggest tournament in poker, the World Series of Poker (WSOP), has announced its dates for 2022. That’s newsworthy every year for poker fans, but it’s big news for everyone this year because it’s the first time the WSOP will take place on the Las Vegas Strip. This year’s WSOP happens May 31 through July […]

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Gambling News 15-02-2022

South Point to Give Away $2 Million in Bingo Prizes

There’s bingo, then there’s bingo at South Point this summer. The southward casino is hosting what’s touted as “the richest bingo event in Las Vegas history,” with prizes totaling $2 million. South Point will give away $1 million on July 18 and 19, and an additional $1 million on July 22 and 23, 2022. South […]

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Gambling News 05-02-2022

Gambler Wins $229,000 Jackpot, Doesn’t Know It for Three Weeks

Talk about delayed gratification. On Jan. 8, 2022, a player at Treasure Island won a $229,000 slot jackpot. It was $229,368.52 to be exact. The twist: He didn’t know it. According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, “a communications error on a progressive slot machine prevented the value of the jackpot from being known.” The […]

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Gambling News 26-01-2022

Confirmed: Bally’s to Become Horseshoe Las Vegas

The beloved Horseshoe brand is returning to Las Vegas! Caesars Entertainment has confirmed it will turn Bally’s into Horseshoe, and the rebrand will be accompanied by a multimillion-dollar renovation. We shared word of the rumored Horseshoe rebrand back in March 2021. We first got wind of this news from our friends at the 360 Vegas […]

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