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Final jackpots: Mirage Hotel and Casino to pay out $1.6M before closing

LAS VEGAS - The Mirage Hotel and Casino will close soon -- but not before it pays out its final jackpots. The Las Vegas landmark will close July 17 after 34 years in business, but all those progressive jackpots that have been increasing over the years have to be won, according to Nevada Gaming Commission rules. The Mirage opened in 1989 by Steve…
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Final jackpots: Mirage Hotel and Casino to pay out $1.6M before closing
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Mirage casino in Las Vegas giving away $1.6 million before it closes

The Mirage in Las Vegas is giving away over $1.6 million in cash before the iconic casino closes its doors next week. The casino is set to close on Wednesday, July 17, but has to giveaway the unclaimed progressive jackpots. For slot machines, the casino said it will give away $200000 in guaranteed winnings each day through July 11th. $250000 will…
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Geoff White Talks Casino Crime, Tech & Cyber Threats

In a career spanning 20 years, Geoff White has covered financial crime, money laundering, cryptocurrency, and the emergence of cybercrime as one of the primary threats to modern society. In his book'The Lazarus Heist', Geoff describes the link between cybercrime and casinos, both casino sites and land-based establishments. Now, his latest…
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The 8 Best Hotels In Las Vegas For Couples 2024

T hese days, the best hotels in Las Vegas for couples are less about twenty-four hour wedding chapels and more about indulgent, romantic escapes. While Sin City may be best known for its late night parties and casinos, a new focus on high-end hospitality has seen its decadence graduate to a new level of glamour. With a constantly evolving hotel and…
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The No. 1 Hotel in Las Vegas Has No Gaming, No Smoking, and a 27,000-square-foot Spa

This year, the best hotels in Vegas read like a who's-who of the Strip - all 10 properties are lined up on an electric three-mile stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard. No matter how you do Vegas, there's something for you here: The winning hotels range in size from less than 300 rooms to more than 7000, some with casinos that are among the largest in…
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The No. 1 Hotel in Las Vegas Has No Gaming, No Smoking, and a 27,000-square-foot Spa
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Largest Las Vegas Slots Jackpot Wins of All-Time

Hitting a big slot jackpot in Las Vegas is the ultimate feeling of euphoria that a gambler can experience. The lights, sounds, and jackpot messages splashed across the screen are enough to make anybody feel like they're floating on air. Despite the long odds, Las Vegas slot jackpots of varying sizes hit every day on The Strip and elsewhere across…
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Five Jackpot Winners at Treasure Island Las Vegas Win Over $10,000 Each in June

The month of June brought luck to five fortunate casino players at Treasure Island Las Vegas, each winning over $10000 in jackpots. Here's a list of the winners and their impressive jackpots: Amber-Lea from Midway, CA - Won $13726 on Solstice Celebration Triple Sparkle Maxi. Joyceline from Duncanville, TX - Won $11479 on Big Hot Flaming Pots Grand…
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Five Jackpot Winners at Treasure Island Las Vegas Win Over $10,000 Each in June
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Las Vegas rated second-nerdiest of U.S. cities

What single attribute would you say Las Vegas is most known for? More than 400 casinos at which to gamble? The most hotel rooms of any spot in the world? An adult theme park where you can do almost anything? How about being a hot spot for "nerds"? Las Vegas ranks as the second-nerdiest city in America, according to research done by Solitaire Bliss…
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Megabucks Jackpot Lures Punters with Monumental Payout in Las Vegas

In the city of indulgence and prosperity, Las Vegas, there's a thrill that matches the lights that illuminate the city at night - Megabucks, the progressive jackpot slot machine that lures players with its promises of monumental payouts. It's no astonishment that the seven biggest slot jackpots in Sin City's colorful history were won on Megabucks…
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Who'll win NYC's casino race? Gambling experts set odds

As New York's summer grinds on, the battle for three city casino-licenses heats up. Proposals - plus $1 million application fees - are due on August 31 and billions hang in the balance. Outside of two racinos - Resorts World New York City in Queens and Empire City in Yonkers - which already have profitable electronic gaming and are said to be…
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Indy Gaming: Merger rumblings percolate after investor suggests Penn sell casinos

When a company's stock price tumbles for a prolonged period, activist investors often weigh in and question management. That's what happened with M Resort operator Penn Entertainment, which has seen shares decline more than 40 percent compared with its peers. Could Penn's issues affect other gaming companies, including Nevada operators? A Los…
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Indy Gaming: Merger rumblings percolate after investor suggests Penn sell casinos
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Whitney Houston-Themed Slot Game Debuts at California's Yaamava’ Resort & Casino

Imbuing the vibrant and bustling environment of California's Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel with a nostalgic aura, a new slot game adorns its gaming floor. The game, evocative of the legendary pop superstar Whitney Houston, has just staged its debut there, and stands as the first ushers of its kind across the nation. The electronic marvels,…
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Sanborn’s casino should create a bidding war

In the last 14 months, Chicago gaming entrepreneur Greg Carlin has bought two New Hampshire casinos and is now investing $25 million refurbishing and expanding them. Ocean Gaming Casino overlooks Hampton Beach. The second, under construction, will sit in Rochester's Lilac Mall, which Carlin also purchased. Why invest so much in New Hampshire?…
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Who Won and Lost Fortunes on the Hustler Casino Live Million Dollar Games?

Thousands of people tuned in for hours on end watching some of the biggest livestreamed pots ever during the four Hustler Casino Live Million Dollar Games. When all was said and done early Saturday morning, four players lost over $1 million, thanks in large part to a player only known by his first name - Peter. Peter won a fortune, nearly $5…
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Who Won and Lost Fortunes on the Hustler Casino Live Million Dollar Games?
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Tom Dwan Loses $1.1M Bad Beat During Hustler Casino Live Milly Game

tuned in Tuesday night to watch Tom Dwan run into a seven-figure bad beat during the first night of the Hustler Casino Live Million Dollar Game. Seven players showed up at Hustler Casino in Los Angeles with $1 million in cash to play some no-limit Texas hold'em at $500/$1000 ($2000 big bind ante) stakes. It took exactly one hand for the first juicy…
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Top 10 Biggest Casinos In The US

America boasts some of the most outstanding casinos in the world. Whether you're on the Texas-Oklahoma border, where everything bigger is better, or visiting the opulent tribal casinos in Connecticut, the biggest casinos in the US are more than just a place to gamble; they are a place to make all your dreams come true. Join us as we take a look at…
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The Decades-Long Romance of Las Vegas and Hawaii

If an oxtail soup from Hawaii seems an unlikely thing to eat in Las Vegas, you have a lot to learn about both places, as I did, and still do. Census data from 2020 showed that Clark County, Nevada, which includes Las Vegas, was the U.S. county with the largest population of native Hawaiians outside of Hawaii, a statistic that tells only part of the…
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The Decades-Long Romance of Las Vegas and Hawaii
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Here’s when The Mirage Hotel & Casino will close its doors

LAS VEGAS - The end is near for another staple on the Las Vegas Strip. The Mirage will officially close its doors in mid-July. The property will be transformed into a guitar-shape and will reopen as the Hard Rock Hotel. The iconic Las Vegas property has been around for 34 years, dazzling crowds with its iconic volcano. Guests with room reservations…
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets

The former president of the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas is set to be sentenced Wednesday afternoon on a federal criminal charge related to his failure to report millions of dollars in wagers by an illegal bookmaker at his casino. Scott Sibella, the ex-MGM executive, pleaded guilty in January to one count of failure to file reports of suspicious…
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Former MGM Grand casino president to be sentenced over illegal bets
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Former Las Vegas casino executive to be sentenced in bookmaking money laundering case

A former top executive at Las Vegas Strip casinos will face a judge in Los Angeles and possible federal prison time after pleading guilty to violating federal anti-money laundering rules LOS ANGELES -- A former top executive for major Las Vegas casinos was set to appear before a federal judge Wednesday after admitting he allowed an illegal…
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Former Las Vegas casino executive to be sentenced in bookmaking money laundering case
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Millions stolen from Shohei Ohtani funneled to bookie via Vegas casino

The series of $500000 payments Ippei Mizuhara sent from Shohei Ohtani's bank account to an illegal bookmaking operation were forwarded to California and Las Vegas casinos, where the money was deposited in gambling accounts, converted to playing chips and later cashed out to pay the bookie, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the operation…
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Dodgers Rumors: Ippei Mizuhara Forwarded Stolen Money From Shohei Ohtani To Casinos

As the Los Angeles Dodgers were beginning their 2024 season in South Korea, Shohei Ohtani and former interpreter Ippei Mizuhara became entangled in an illegal sports gambling scandal. The Dodgers fired Mizuhara for allegedly stealing millions of dollars from Ohtani to pay off gambling debts. The two-way superstar maintained he never bet on sports…
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Dodgers Rumors: Ippei Mizuhara Forwarded Stolen Money From Shohei Ohtani To Casinos
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Shohei Ohtani’s Stolen Millions Funneled Through Casinos

The payments allegedly made from Shohei Ohtani's bank account to an illegal bookmaker by former translator Ippei Mizuhara were forwarded to brick-and-mortar casinos and deposited in gambling accounts, according to a report by ESPN's Tisha Thompson. The report, which cites multiple sources with direct knowledge of the operation, outlines the funnel…
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Shohei Ohtani’s Stolen Millions Funneled Through Casinos
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Former Las Vegas casino exec Scott Sibella faces fine, revoked gaming license in dealings with illegal bookmaker

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A week before former MGM Grand president Scott Sibella is scheduled to be sentenced for failing to report suspicious transactions involving a known illegal bookmaker, Nevada officials have filed a complaint that could bring a fine and the loss of his gaming license. The April 30 complaint by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which…
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Money stolen from Shohei Ohtani funneled into Las Vegas casinos

Ippei Mizuhara is accused of stealing $16 million from Shohei Ohtani, a player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, to cover illegal gambling debts and now faces up to 30 years in prison for fraud. It has now been revealed, at least in part, how the interpreter facilitated electronic transfers of $500000. Based on the report from Tisha Thompson of ESPN,…
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Money stolen from Shohei Ohtani funneled into Las Vegas casinos
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Powerball billionaire from California comes revealed as July winner

The California Lottery has revealed the identity of another billion-dollar Powerball winner who claimed one of last year's massive jackpots. Yanira Alvarez won the $1.08 billion jackpot in July 2023 after visiting Las Palmitas Mini Market in downtown Los Angeles, lottery officials said. When Alvarez won the jackpot, the Powerball had held 39…
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9 reasons you won't recognize Las Vegas on your next trip

The most common refrain you'll hear from anyone who's been to Las Vegas - besides "what happens there stays there" - is how it's nothing like it used to be. Vegas has been evolving since the very first pair of dice rolled down a craps table like desert tumbleweed. And it just keeps changing, so much so that it's virtually impossible for a Vegas…
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Fettle Transforms the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

Words by: Stephanie Chen • Photos by Maxime Lemoine Words by: Stephanie Chen • Photos by Maxime Lemoine London- and Los Angeles-based firm Fettle has begun to unveil its work on the revitalization of the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The transformation will be revealed in phases through the remainder of 2024. Working in collaboration with local…
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Fettle Transforms the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas
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Is online casino gaming legal in California?

While online casino gaming has become more legalized and prominent throughout the United States, not every state has jumped on the bandwagon just yet. Especially if you never gambled as a California resident or if you are about to become legal gambling age, you may be wondering if online casino gaming is legal in California. No, casino gaming with…
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Bellagio replacing trees that have died since Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Several trees that were installed in front of the Bellagio following the inaugural Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix have died. Trees were removed in front of the Bellagio casino in September as part of the "efforts to provide the best possible experience through improved visibility, mobility and pedestrian access and safety" for…
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Bellagio replacing trees that have died since Formula 1 Las Vegas Grand Prix
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BORED SLOT Secures $10M from PLUTUS VC and LD Capital, Integrating BAYC NFTs to Revolutionize Social Crypto Slots Gaming

BORED SLOT Secures $10M from PLUTUS VC and LD Capital, Integrating BAYC NFTs to Revolutionize Social Crypto Slots Gaming Sunrise, Florida,, April 10, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a significant development for the crypto gaming landscape, BORED SLOT, a venture by Spin City, announces a $10 million injection from leading tech investors PLUTUS VC and…
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices

The Tropicana hotel-casino, a once-glamorous resort that first opened in 1957 on the Las Vegas Strip, is set to close permanently Tuesday. The Trop, as it is known locally, is one of the last Mob-linked properties on the Strip with original construction intact. Meanwhile, a small, longtime Las Vegas Strip casino, Slots-A-Fun, is returning not to…
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show

LOS ANGELES - Millions of people visit Las Vegas every year, whether it be to gamble, attend a concert or music event, or just to eat and drink and soak up the vibes. Sin City may arguably be the best place in the U.S. to gamble - but it's also apparently one of the most dangerous. A new survey by Casinos.com reveals the most dangerous casinos in…
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These are Las Vegas' most dangerous casinos, reviews show
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Jackpot World Launches New "Leprechaun's Clovers" Slot Game to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Jackpot World Launches New "Leprechaun's Clovers" Slot Game to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day PR Newswire LOS ANGELES,March 22, 2024/PRNewswire/ -- Jackpot World, the acclaimed free onlinecasinogame, is a source of joy and excitement for millions of slot enthusiasts around the globe. In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, Jackpot World is delighted to…
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Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1.1B with no big winner last night

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday will be more than $1 billion after no ticket matched all the winning numbers drawn Friday night. The estimated $1.1 billion jackpot with a cash option of $525.8 million would potentially be the 10th biggest in U.S. lottery history and the sixth time in six years the jackpot has topped $1…
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Mega Millions jackpot surges to $1.1B with no big winner last night
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens

High-flying illegal bookmaker Matt Bowyer, who sources say enjoyed high-roller privileges at Resorts World Las Vegas, surfaced this week as a key figure in a multimillion-dollar betting scandal involving the former interpreter of Los Angeles Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani. For those following the trial and travails of ousted Resorts World Las…
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Las Vegas becomes a bigger player as federal illegal bookmaking probe widens
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Pulsz Bingo Promo Code & No Deposit Bonus Review 2024

Pulsz Bingo's known as the best site for social bingo games for free as it only requires you to create an account. By using the Pulsz bingo promo code 2023, you get access to an impressive selection of welcome bonuses that include 5000 Gold Coins, daily login bonuses, and online bingo promotions. Being a social Bingo website, Pulsz is pretty…
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Bruno Mars and Yabu Pushelberg design cocktail lounge in Las Vegas

Musician Bruno Mars and design studio Yabu Pushelberg have teamed up to create the interiors of a cocktail lounge and live music venue at the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas. Named The Pinky Ring, the 5000-square-foot (465-square-metre) lounge is accessible directly from the casino floor, but designed as an entirely separate experience away from the…
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Bruno Mars and Yabu Pushelberg design cocktail lounge in Las Vegas
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Bruno Mars Allegedly Has $50 Million Gambling Debt With MGM Casino

Bruno Mars might be in some hot water with MGM. The "24K Magic" singer announced a multi-year residency with MGM Resorts International in 2016, performing at the hospitality giant's Park MGM resort in Las Vegas. However, the relationship between the 38-year-old and the hospitality giant may have gone sour as the singer's gambling has allegedly…
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Bruno Mars Allegedly Has $50 Million Gambling Debt With MGM Casino
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Coinless slot machines arrive on bases in U.K.

Gamblers now can lose money or hit that long-awaited jackpot more quickly thanks to coinless slot machines being installed on U.S. bases across the United Kingdom. No longer will gamblers need coins to play - nor will they hear the clink of coins being paid out. To play now, they will go to an electronic cash machine to obtain a free betting…
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Agoura Hills man stung by scorpion in Las Vegas hotel

An Agoura Hills man had a scary encounter in a luxury Las Vegas hotel room when he was reportedly bitten by a scorpion. Michael Farchi said he was staying at the Venetian's Palazzo Tower on the Las Vegas strip when he was stung by a scorpion on his private parts while sleeping. Farchi said he woke up in excruciating pain on December 26, adding he…
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Fortune’s Favorites: Biggest Casino Wins in Canadian History

Casino games are now more accessible than ever before. Gambling enthusiasts no longer need to go to a brick-and-mortar casino to play their favourite slots or tables. They can easily access some of the biggest online casino platforms and make casino wins there. Regardless of the online or land-based casino you use for your wagers, you must always…
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AFM: Palms Resort Among Las Vegas And Los Angeles Venues In The Mix

EXCLUSIVE: The Palms Casino Resort is one of the Las Vegas venues being considered by IFTA for this year's American Film Market. Less than a mile from Interstate 15, the upscale hotel and casino near the Vegas Strip includes 700 rooms, a movie theater (which has hosted several film premieres), bars, indoor and outdoor pools, exercise rooms, a music…
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The 5 Most Shocking Murders at Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos

Las Vegas is a playground for gambling, live entertainment, and dining. It's a place that's game for anything, but it can also be murder. The city has the 13-highest homicide rate problem in the U.S, according to a 2023 study cited by local Fox-affiliated station KVVU-TV. The new Oxygen series Sin City Murders - premiering Sunday, February 25 at 7…
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The 5 Most Shocking Murders at Las Vegas Hotels and Casinos
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How the Dazzling Las Vegas Strip Rose Up From the Desert

In 1829, a group of explorers led by Spanish merchant Antonio Armijo moved west toward Alta California through the arid Mojave Desert-the ancestral lands of the Southern Paiute people. A young scout named Rafael Rivera discovered a particularly verdant area full of grassland irrigated by a natural spring; this lushness soon inspired the place's…
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How the Dazzling Las Vegas Strip Rose Up From the Desert
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Jason Kelce and Adele have awkward exchange as NFL star lets loose in Las Vegas casino

Philadelphia Eagles icon Jason Kelce has been living his best life in Las Vegas ahead of his brother Travis' tilt at a second successive Super Bowl title with the Kansas City Chiefs Jason and Kylie Kelce in their suite at Allegiant Stadium, with Jason wearing Chiefs overalls Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles has been enjoying his time in Las…
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Jason Kelce and Adele have awkward exchange as NFL star lets loose in Las Vegas casino
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Wayne Nix’s Las Vegas trips explained in court documents

Wayne Joseph Nix, the illegal bookmaker whose casino play at MGM Grand led former resort president Scott Sibella to plead guilty to federal charges in a California courtroom this week, is well connected. The former minor league baseball pitcher who lives in Newport Coast, California, took sports bets from major league players of several sports who…
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Iconic Las Vegas Casino Tropicana Closing in April to Prep for Oakland A's Move

The end of an era is near as Tropicana Las Vegas has announced its expected closure date - April 2, 2024 - as the property which opened in 1957 will become the future home of the Oakland Athletics. Prominent Las Vegas X account @LasVegasLocally reported rumors of the anticipated closure Monday morning before then sharing an official memorandum sent…
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Iconic Las Vegas Casino Tropicana Closing in April to Prep for Oakland A's Move
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Nix investigation, Sibella prosecution reveal another of Las Vegas’ dirty little secrets

He's getting whacked with unflattering headlines and has been bounced from the gaming industry that has made him wealthy, but I imagine ousted casino executive and diehard Vegas guy Scott Sibella is feeling a sense of relief these days. Barring some surprises, the worst of his troubles may be over. Officially, he faces up to five years in prison…
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Top 6 Slot Facts That Will Surprise Wazamba Casino Fans

The popularity of slots is growing every year. With the advancement of technology and the iGaming industry, millions of gamblers around the world have started spending time playing virtual slots at the Wazamba casino. Here are some facts to help you learn a little more about slots. Did you know that the much-loved game Tetris was developed by…
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bet365 Bonus Code for NBA: Use Code GAMBLING to Activate $2,000

Monday night's NBA action is shaping up to be a blockbuster, with six games on the schedule that are sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats. The lineup features some of the league's elite teams and a host of exciting players, including up-and-coming stars. We've got some thrilling matchups to look forward to: the Miami Heat taking on the…
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How did the Las Vegas Strip get its iconic name?

As the story goes, back in 1930 The Pair O' Dice Nite Club opened its doors, the first of its kind on the Las Vegas Strip. The club was sold to Guy McAfee, a former police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who got involved in the gambling business through his connections as a vice cop. "Now there are many version to this story," said…
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Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Completed a Full Remodel of Guest Rooms

Taking a cue from its natural surroundings, the Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas just completed a full remodel of all 424 guest rooms and luxury suites. The goal of the resort's redesign was to bring the soft desert colors in. "Serenity is just steps away from the energy of Las Vegas," Konrad Gstrein, the resort's general manager and regional vice…
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Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas Completed a Full Remodel of Guest Rooms
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What makes up the Las Vegas Strip?

As the story goes, back in 1930 The Pair O' Dice Nite Club opened its doors, the first of its kind on the Las Vegas Strip. The club was sold to Guy McAfee, a former police officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who got involved in the gambling business through his connections as a vice cop. "Now there are many version to this story," said…
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10 Largest Casinos in the United States of America

10 largest casinos in the United States of America, US resorts building styles in casino, American gaming architecture 4 January 2024 Despite the rising popularity and convenience of online casino platforms a significant number of enthusiasts still prefer the unique experience that physical casinos offer. This preference keeps land-based casinos…
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10 Largest Casinos in the United States of America
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Las Vegas may have had it’s best year ever in 2023

It's hard to argue against the position that Las Vegas had its most successful year in its history in 2023. And what do you do after one successful run? Come back for more. That's what local gaming and tourism analysts figure will happen in 2024 after wrapping up a year filled with record gaming revenue and union contract signings, airport…
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Las Vegas may have had it’s best year ever in 2023
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Wynn Las Vegas sued over woman’s death while playing slot machine

The family of a woman who collapsed and died while playing a slot machine at Wynn Las Vegas is suing the company for negligence and wrongful death. The lawsuit claims Wynn employees failed to "reasonably assess" if Billie Sakkab, 74, required emergency medical attention after she collapsed while playing slots alone during the resort's Super Bowl…
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The Best Christmas Gambling Games To Enjoy For The Holidays

Christmas gambling games are a great way to spice up your holiday parties or family gatherings. Whether it's you, or that crazy uncle who knows every word to Dean Martin's Baby It's Cold Outside, every family has someone that loves to gamble. Additionally, most families love healthy competition especially if money can be earned. We're not saying to…
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Neon Museum to restore 3 Flamingo Las Vegas signs from 60s, 70s

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - The Neon Museum announced Tuesday plans to restore and relight three signs from the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Flamingo's historic 1967 pylon sign by Bill Clarke and two feather plumes designed by Raul Rodriguez in 1976 will be brought back to life. Clarke was a designer for AD-Art and led the efforts to transform the…
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Neon Museum to restore 3 Flamingo Las Vegas signs from 60s, 70s
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An Inside Look at the New Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas

Fontainebleau Las Vegas is set to open on December 13 at the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip. The 3644-room resort-which has broken local records for the longest construction project from start to finish-is the first and only sister property of Fontainebleau Miami Beach, an icon that opened in 1954 that's widely regarded as America's first…
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An Inside Look at the New Fontainebleau Hotel in Las Vegas
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Durango Casino and Resort arrives with grand opening in southwest valley

Durango Casino & Resort opens to the public on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023. (Photojournalist Marco Tavares | KSNV) LAS VEGAS (KSNV) - Durango Casino & Resort is ready to make its debut. The new Station Casinos property opened at 10 a.m. Tuesday, bringing the southwest Las Vegas valley its first hotel-casino resort. A fireworks show will cap off the…
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Durango Casino and Resort arrives with grand opening in southwest valley
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6 Things to Know About Las Vegas’s New Durango Casino

The first of two casinos debuting this December will open its doors today. The Durango Resort and Casino opens at 10 a.m. at 6915 S Durango Drive, near the 215 Beltway, in the southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley. The 201-room casino and resort broke ground in March of last year, more than 20 years after the Station Casinos company first acquired…
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How metal band Slaughter hit the jackpot by playing casinos

Mark Slaughter, the lead singer of the hair metal band Slaughter, grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada where some of the music industry's most iconic acts, such as Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, elevated their stardom by contributing to a budding casino entertainment industry. As a Vegas local, Slaughter saw a different side of the city that was rapidly…
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How metal band Slaughter hit the jackpot by playing casinos
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Caesars slots coughs up $100K jackpot

The workers were paid later in the day, the casino-resort said. A Los Angeles record company accuses the nightclub of using YouTube to play music that it owns without paying a subscription fee. The high-limit lounge renovations are part of a "property-wide transformation" the company announced earlier this year for the Henderson casino. Caesars…
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These Las Vegas Strip resort casinos face cleanliness concerns

Over the past 15 years, bed bug infiltrations have accelerated at resort hotels in major cities across the country. Occasionally, pest exterminator trucks have been spotted in front of some of the finest hotels in such cities as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. In 2022, the top five cities in the nation for both commercial and residential bed bug…
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These Las Vegas Strip resort casinos face cleanliness concerns
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How TV game shows like ‘The Price is Right’ unite casino gamers and at-home viewers

A crowd of casino patrons cheered together, alternating from jumping up and down to dancing like no one was watching. This unwavering joy and excitement wasn't happening on the casino floor as the result of a jackpot or royal flush, but instead inside a packed theater for a live game show that's cultivated its fanbase on daytime television for…
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How TV game shows like ‘The Price is Right’ unite casino gamers and at-home viewers
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F 1: Tourists find the Las Vegas Strip remade

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The famous fountains at the Bellagio won't be very visible this week amid the roar of Formula One racing on the Las Vegas Strip, and gondoliers won't be serenading tourists at the Venetian resort. "Fountains have been shut off, canals drained, streets closed or harder to navigate," Michael Green, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas…
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F 1: Tourists find the Las Vegas Strip remade
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Mounties seek suspect in St. Albert casino robbery

A gun-wielding man robbed the Century Casino in St. Albert on Sunday afternoon. St. Albert RCMP are seeking the public's help in identifying the man who got into a dark Jeep Cherokee SUV following the heist. The call came in at 3:52 p.m. "A lone male entered the casino, produced a firearm and demanded money," said a news release from St. Albert…
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Mounties seek suspect in St. Albert casino robbery
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Latest Las Vegas labor deal ends threat of huge hotel strike

Friday morning in Las Vegas saw labor peace, and not a threatened strike along the Strip, as the Culinary union has reached its third tentative labor deal in three days with a casino operator. The union that represents more than 35000 cooks, food servers, bartenders, housekeepers and other workers at 18 major casinos had threatened to wage the…
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Latest Las Vegas labor deal ends threat of huge hotel strike
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Another labor deal averts strike at 8 more Vegas casinos

The Culinary union has reached a deal with MGM Resorts International covering 25400 members, averting a strike at eight casinos that had been set to start Friday. The deal, announced in a by the union, comes a day after a similar deal was reached with Caesars Entertainment that averted a strike by 10000 other union members at nine casinos operated…
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Another labor deal averts strike at 8 more Vegas casinos
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Tentative deal reached to avert walkouts at half of Vegas casinos set to strike

A tentative five-year labor deal has been reached between the Culinary union and Caesars Entertainment to avert a potential strike at its nine casinos along the Las Vegas Strip, although nine other casinos still face possible walkouts come Friday morning. The details of the agreement, which was announced in a by the union, are not yet available,…
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Tentative deal reached to avert walkouts at half of Vegas casinos set to strike
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Ten Bucks Leads To $12 Million Slot Jackpot At Excalibur

Most gamblers dream of grabbing a nice six- or perhaps even seven-figure jackpot on that next trip to a casino. A recent visit to the Excalibur in Las Vegas for one lucky slot player upped that even more to eight figures. The unidentified woman turned a $10 wager into a $12.2 million payday on a Megabucks machine. International Game Technology, the…
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Ten Bucks Leads To $12 Million Slot Jackpot At Excalibur
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Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Is Undergoing a Renovation

As Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino turns 25 next year, the 120-acre property is slated to feel fresher than ever thanks to a massive remodel. The resort's three hotels - Mandalay Bay, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, and Delano Las Vegas - are upgrading the guest rooms. Four Seasons Hotel just completed a renovation of its 424 rooms, which now display…
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Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Is Undergoing a Renovation
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Durango Casino & Resort Readies to Open in Las Vegas

The Durango Casino & Resort will open its doors in southwest Las Vegas next month. Taking cues from the warm hues and vibrant landscapes that define the desert, the property is an interplay of stone-clad floors and walls, texture, light, and neutral tones. Seamlessly attached to the lobby, the lobby bar and lounge is a hidden gem of cozy nooks and…
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Durango Casino & Resort Readies to Open in Las Vegas
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Ambitious Vegas Steakhouse Nicco’s Will Open At The New Durango Casino

In Las Vegas, a city that celebrates indulgence like no other, steak is often the most important meal of the day. So of course the new off-Strip Durango resort (a $780 million Station Casinos property) will open with a lavish modern steakhouse to anchor its dining collection on November 20. Here's an exclusive first look at Nicco's Prime Cuts &…
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Ambitious Vegas Steakhouse Nicco’s Will Open At The New Durango Casino
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Jackpot Dreams: Exploring Casino Payouts and Winners

Article written by: Lidia Moore Casino games are a form of entertainment and gambling that can offer a chance to win big money. However, not everyone who plays casino games can expect to win every time. In fact, most casino games have a built-in advantage for the house, which means that the players are more likely to lose than win in the long run.…
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Jackpot Dreams: Exploring Casino Payouts and Winners
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Australian YouTubers 'Bread Gang' claim they got banned from FIVE Las Vegas casinos after acting like drunken maniacs, got arrested

An Australian YouTube group partied hard in Vegas after they surprised one of the members with a trip for his birthday. The group, known as the Bread Gang, 'made The Hangover look like child's play' after they claimed they were banned from five casinos, got arrested and could even be barred from the US indefinitely. One of the men even claimed he…
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Australian YouTubers 'Bread Gang' claim they got banned from FIVE Las Vegas casinos after acting like drunken maniacs, got arrested
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Crime and the City: Las Vegas ‹ CrimeReads

Let's go to Las Vegas with one of the great kings of the American hard-boiled Charles Willeford in his novel Wicked Wives (1956): 'Once the sun comes up in the desert it rises fast. It hung on the horizon like a solid neon pumpkin, beaming through our windshield. It grew warmer all the time. The closer we got to Vegas, the more numerous the…
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Crime and the City: Las Vegas ‹ CrimeReads
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Jessica Alba stays classy in a jet-black jacket as she joins her friends at a blackjack table on Las Vegas getaway

Jessica Alba was spotted while spending time with her friends at the Park MGM hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The 42-year-old actress appeared to be thoroughly enjoying her time in Sin City as she joined her pals at a blackjack table and made the most of the casino's gambling floor. The performer, who recently celebrated her mother's…
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Jessica Alba stays classy in a jet-black jacket as she joins her friends at a blackjack table on Las Vegas getaway
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Detroit Casino Workers Strike After Casinos Play Hardball on Wages, Healthcare

DETROIT- Thousands of union casino workers are on strike today after months of full-table negotiations and meetings by department failed to result in a deal with the city's three casinos. The workers, represented by the Detroit Casino Council (DCC), are seeking contract improvements after years of pandemic hardship, but casino management remains…
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Netflix and Light & Wonder Will Launch a Squid Game Slot

Netflix is partnering with Light & Wonder to launch a slot machine game based on its popular Squid Game series. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Gaming supplier Light & Wonder is partnering with Netflix to launch a new slot machine based on the streaming service's popular Squid Game, a South Korean survival drama. Squid Game is expected to hit casino…
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Netflix and Light & Wonder Will Launch a Squid Game Slot
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Ticket sold in California wins Powerball jackpot of $1.73 billion

Wednesday's drawing was the second-largest prize in Powerball history. October 12, 2023, 12:41 AM The Powerball frenzy continued on Wednesday as numbers were drawn for the $1.73 billion jackpot. The winning numbers drawn for the jackpot prize were: 22, 24, 40, 52, 64 and red Powerball 10. The power play was 2. One ticket had all the numbers. It was…
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Ticket sold in California wins Powerball jackpot of $1.73 billion
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When is the next Powerball drawing? Jackpot reaches $1.55 billion

The Powerball jackpot is continuing to climb! The lottery jackpot jumped to an estimated $1.55 billion, with a cash value of $679.8 million, after no winners emerged from Saturday's drawing. The next drawing will be held at 10:59 p.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 9. The jackpot is currently the third-largest prize in the Powerball's history. It still has a…
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When is the next Powerball drawing? Jackpot reaches $1.55 billion
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Reservations open for new casino-resort opening in southwest Las Vegas Valley

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Station Casinos on Monday announced that reservations have opened for its "newest luxury resort set to debut in southwest Las Vegas." Located at the corner of Interstate 215 (I-215) beltway and Durango Drive, Station Casinos will open the doors on its Durango Casino & Resort property on Nov. 20. As such, the company says…
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Reservations open for new casino-resort opening in southwest Las Vegas Valley
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Netflix set to enter the gambling industry with Squid Game slot machines

Streaming mogul Netflix is in the news and not for any upcoming film or show, but for a very quirky reason - A new Squid Game slot machine has received approval from Netflix, marking the streaming mogul's first licensing agreement in the casino and gaming sector. The South Korean survival drama series is one of Netflix's most-watched series of all…
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Netflix set to enter the gambling industry with Squid Game slot machines
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Did anyone win the Powerball? Top 10 drawings as jackpot hits $1.2B

Your eyes aren't deceiving you, the Powerball jackpot really is up to $1 billion. For the second time this year, the drawing has reached a near-record level. With no grand prize winner from Monday night's Powerball drawing, the jackpot now is worth an estimated $1.2 billion with a cash value of $551.7 million. The drawing is the third largest in…
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The Most Impressive Jackpot Wins in The Gambling Industry

While most gamers can just dream about huge wins, a few lucky individuals have already made this wish a reality, grabbing millions of dollars simply by playing their favorite games. According to The Guardian, the largest jackpot prizes and the most significant gambling wins ever got gamblers from the following countries. The UK, The…
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5 Things You Didn't Know About Las Vegas

Sure, you may know Las Vegas has some cool casinos, lavish hotels, more than its fair share of A-list residencies, and throws one hell of a great pool party. Las Vegas is a city with a relatively short history. Founded in 1905, it began as a railroad stopover for those journeying between Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Over the next century, it…
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Georgia lottery: 2 $50K tickets sold, Powerball jackpot grows to $1.2B

There has not been a Powerball jackpot winner since July and the lottery's grand prize has grown to an estimated $1.2 billion, with a $551.7 million cash option, after no one matched all six numbers in Monday night's drawing. It is the fourth-largest prize in the lottery's history. However, there were a couple of smaller-scale Georgia winners.…
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Georgia lottery: 2 $50K tickets sold, Powerball jackpot grows to $1.2B