Hooters was the last casino anywhere near the Las Vegas Strip that offered single deck blackjack that paid 3-2. That game is no longer available at Hooters. In fact, there are no more blackjack tables that pay 3-2 at all inside the casino, located just east of the Las Vegas Strip next to Tropicana. The […]
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Deadwood’s decline in gaming revenues changed course in October, posting a rare positive month, according to the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. Deadwood casinos collectively won $9 million in October. This was up three percent from the previous year. Casino Games and Revenue Slot revenues were level with October 2016. The city’s 3,086 slot machines […]
New Jersey posted another big month for the largest regulated US online gaming market. New Jersey online casinos and poker sites combined to win $20.6 million from gamblers in October, according to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. This was up 23.4 percent over the previous year. The number was down 2.4 percent from […]
The regulated online poker industry in Delaware continues to struggle. The state’s three poker sites posted rake of just $15,117 in October, according to the Delaware Lottery. That is the lowest revenue generated by Delaware poker sites since the November 2013 launch. Last month’s Delaware online poker revenue was down 42 percent against October 2016. […]
The Delaware Internet Lottery continues to struggle. The state’s three poker and casino sites generated $170,763 in revenue in September, according to the Delaware Lottery. That was down 25 percent from the previous year. It was up 14 percent from the previous month. However, August was the worst month since 2015 for the Delaware Internet […]
Gaming revenues in Deadwood have suffered in recent years. The industry peaked in 2012 when it generated $107.4 million. In 2016, revenues were down 8 percent from the peak, posting the lowest numbers since 2007. The news is not entirely bad in Deadwood. Newer resorts outside of downtown seem to be performing well. This includes […]
The Midnight Star shuttered in Deadwood, South Dakota this week. The casino was owned by Kevin Costner. The Main Street casino became the latest casualty in the struggling Deadwood gaming market. Four Aces, Wild West, Miss Kitty’s Bourbon Street and Union Palace are among the Deadwood casinos that folded in recent years. Midnight Star was […]
The struggles for the Delaware Internet Lottery continue. The state’s regulated poker and casino industry generated $191,026 in July. That was down 32 percent from the previous year. All three segments – poker, table games and slots – were down against July 2016. Poker raked just $22,376 in July. While that was the highest since […]
The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight is set for this weekend in Las Vegas. Hotel prices skyrocketed towards New Year’s Eve territory when the fight was first announced a few months ago. Most of those prices have returned to rates that are closer to, if not level with a typical Saturday night. When the fight was […]
The Cromwell was already known as the best Caesars Entertainment property on the Las Vegas Strip for gambling. Now it’s even better. The Cromwell announced that it was rolling out more blackjack tables with good rules this week. A press release also stated that single zero roulette was now spread at the Las Vegas Strip […]
The Westgate resort just east of the Las Vegas Strip reopened its live poker room this week. The announcement was made via Twitter through the property’s sportsbook account: Our brand new SuperBook Poker Room opens tomorrow! Come in and enjoy it with us. Let's do this! pic.twitter.com/2a8oV500U1 — LVSuperBook (@LVSuperBook) August 9, 2017 There are […]
The Delaware Lottery’s online poker platform continues to struggle. The state’s three racino poker sites raked just $18.027 in June. That is more than half the amount raked in the previous June. It is $300 away from the worst month in the state’s history. That occurred in March 2017. The low poker rake is especially […]
Wynn and Encore announced today that the resorts will start charging for parking on August 7. These are the first casinos north of Mirage to start charging for parking on the Las Vegas Strip. Like all other resorts that charge for parking, the first hour is free. After that, self parking rates at Wynn and […]
The regulated online gaming industry in New Jersey continues to post mixed results. Online poker struggles, while casino games hold their own. New Jersey online poker raked just $1.74 million in June. This is the lowest amount since the launch of regulated online poker in the state in November 2013, according to Online Poker Report. […]
It has been a little more than a week since the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight was announced for August 26, 2017. Hotel prices on the Las Vegas Strip immediately skyrocketed. Rates seem to have settled down in the past few days. Below is a list of prices one can expect to pay for a room […]