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Hawaii resident hits $1.5M jackpot at Las Vegas casino

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - One Hawaiian visitor to Las Vegas collected a life-changing prize at a southern Nevada resort Wednesday. An anonymous guest from Hawaii is going home $1.5 million richer after hitting a jackpot at the California Hotel & Casino. The big win occurred on June 12 at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine when a $5 wager turned into…
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Hawaii resident hits $1.5M jackpot at Las Vegas casino
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Hawaiian visitor wins $1.5 million at California Hotel & Casino

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - One Hawaiian visitor to Las Vegas collected a life-changing prize at a southern Nevada resort Wednesday. An anonymous guest from Hawaii is going home $1.5 million richer after hitting a jackpot at the California Hotel & Casino. The big win occurred on June 12 at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine when a $5 wager turned into…
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Hawaiian visitor wins $1.5 million at California Hotel & Casino
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Southwest seeks new slot for nonstop Las Vegas flight

Southwest Airlines has announced that will apply to the Department of Transportation (DOT) for a newly created slot at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in the United States (US). The slot will see a new, daily nonstop service run from the Washington airport to Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas which is one of five…
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Southwest seeks new slot for nonstop Las Vegas flight
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BetMGM Michigan Partners With 1X2 Network

Software provider 1X2 Network is expanding its presence in the Michigan iGaming market through an exclusive partnership with BetMGM Casino. This significant development comes after 1X2 Network's successful debut in the Great Lakes State when BetRivers secured access to the provider's portfolio of games in April. Now, BetMGM members will gain access…
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BetMGM Michigan Partners With 1X2 Network
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Vancouver council open to increasing slots, games at existing casinos

Vancouver city council voted this week to allow for applications to increase the number of slot machines and tables at the city's two casinos, on the condition they be accompanied by an assessment of their social and economic impacts. The request to amend the city's 2011 gambling moratorium was made by the B.C. Lottery Corp., which told council the…
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Vancouver council open to increasing slots, games at existing casinos
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas

I spent the last two weeks in South America - Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Iguazu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border and Machu Picchu in Peru. I will simply say it was an amazing trip. Restoring direct international travel to and from Las Vegas following the pandemic was a top concern for the tourism industry. Given the numbers from March and recent…
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Indy Gaming: International flights on the rise in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strip casino goes retro with coin, token slots

After years of languishing without an identity, Slots A Fun on the north end of the Strip has rebranded with a retro theme. The casino has installed 75 vintage coin- and token-operated slots in 25 cent and $1 denominations. Known as "coin-droppers," they include classics such as Blazing 7s and Red, White, and Blue. There is also a new table-­games…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Strip casino goes retro with coin, token slots
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Closed Las Vegas Strip hotel gets new life, casino appears dead

Sometimes plans get shared for Las Vegas Strip resorts, casinos, restaurants, and retail stores that never actually come to be. It's challenging to build in Las Vegas - it is a desert that has few raw materials where the weather can be punishing - and many projects never get off the ground. In many cases, there are billion-dollar projects that kick…
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Closed Las Vegas Strip hotel gets new life, casino appears dead
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Las Vegas Advisor: Tropicana faces razing possibly in October

It's been a while since the last big casino demolition on the Strip, but another may be in the works. Following the closing of the Tropicana, a 10-foot "razing wall" is being built around the property, with a demolition tentatively scheduled for October. The demolition could include an implosion of the two towers, "subject to permitting and further…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Tropicana faces razing possibly in October
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BetRivers Casino Facilitates 1X2 Network Debut in Michigan

The popular UK-based software vendor 1X2 Network announced its collaboration with Michigan online casino BetRivers. Players from the Wolverine State will now have an opportunity to play games from 1X2 Network's portfolio. Among the numerous titles available through the 1X2 Network portfolio, a few standout games include Wolf Strike, Maverick…
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BetRivers Casino Facilitates 1X2 Network Debut in Michigan
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Top jackpots in Las Vegas Valley for March

March has a little bit of luck all around. Everyone is Irish for St. Patrick's Day. Everyone also becomes basketball experts while filling out their NCAA Tournament bracket sheets. Everyone might also believe that big jackpot is right around the corner. For these people, it was. Here are five of the more memorable conquests this past month in the…
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$312,625 Wheel of Fortune jackpot hits at Harry Reid airport in Las Vegas

There likely are no complaints about the D Gates at Harry Reid International Airport for one lucky Nebraska traveler. A slots player, identified as Andrew B., won a $312625 jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin Deluxe Super Times Pay Slots machine, according to the airport's X account. �� BIG JACKPOT WINNER!��Congrats to Andrew B., of Nebraska,…
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$312,625 Wheel of Fortune jackpot hits at Harry Reid airport in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas’ airport slots offer travelers last crack at a jackpot

LAS VEGAS - Late Tuesday, a woman with a large roller bag took a seat at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at the Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas. She hand-fed three dollars into the slot and pressed the button. The day before, an anonymous traveler had won the $782467.12 jackpot at the same one-arm bandit. A visitor had also pocketed…
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Las Vegas’ airport slots offer travelers last crack at a jackpot
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Las Vegas couple wins $829K jackpot at El Cortez

A local couple hit a six-figure jackpot at the El Cortez on Monday with a bet cheaper than a cup of coffee. The two won $829606 on a Buffalo Diamond Extreme machine after placing a $3.75 bet. Several six figure jackpots have been hit across the valley this past week, with a slots player winning $710000 between two jackpots at Caesars Palace on…
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Las Vegas couple wins $829K jackpot at El Cortez
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Vegas Storm Shreds Casino Sign, Sparks Chaos and Outages

Over the weekend, fierce stormy breezes battered Las Vegas, leaving a trail of damage in their wake, including an exterior metal sign at the California Hotel & Casino. The bustling heart of gambling and entertainment was shaken as strong winds tore at the structure, leading to a shower of debris across the surrounding streets. Local authorities,…
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Hyatt Announces that the Rio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas has Joined World of Hyatt Amid Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation

Property-wide, multi-phase transformation is underway at the iconic 2500-room hotel as it expands Hyatt's brand footprint in a leading leisure and convention travel market and prepares to transition into the Destination by Hyatt brand this fall. Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H), together with Rio Hotel & Casino, announced today that World of Hyatt…
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Hyatt Announces that the Rio Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas has Joined World of Hyatt Amid Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation
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Las Vegas Strip Casinos Hit January Revenue Dip

Las Vegas Strip casinos stumbled at the outset of 2024, encountering their first monthly revenue downturn since the preceding summer as they stepped into the new year. The muffled rhythm of slot machines and softer clamor from the craps tables painted a quieter financial picture, with a near 4% retreat echoed from the vibrant revenue dances of…
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From drag shows and cannabis back to gambling and divorce, Las Vegas remains the place to indulge in ‘banned’ experiences

When Coco Montrese takes the stage at the Flamingo Showroom just steps away from the Las Vegas Strip, it's typically in front of a sold-out crowd of dedicated fans who adore the many queens of TV's RuPaul's Drag Race and have traveled here to see this fabulous live version of the show. After the performance, during the meet-and-greet, she gets to…
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From drag shows and cannabis back to gambling and divorce, Las Vegas remains the place to indulge in ‘banned’ experiences
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Chiefs and 49ers fans clash in post-Super Bowl melee in Las Vegas casino

Following an incredible Super Bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, a violent altercation among their fans erupted inside a Las Vegas casino late Sunday night. Eyewitness footage circulating on social media captures a chaotic scene in which fans from both teams came to fisticuffs moments after the game concluded.…
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Chiefs and 49ers fans clash in post-Super Bowl melee in Las Vegas casino
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Brawl between fans erupts at Las Vegas casino after Super Bowl

Following the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, a violent altercation erupted at a Las Vegas casino involving fans from both teams. Video footage captured a group of four men engaging in a physical brawl on the casino floor, with punches thrown and individuals held in headlocks. The cause of the fight remains…
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Brawl between fans erupts at Las Vegas casino after Super Bowl
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Andy Reid: Gambling rules were addressed with Chiefs as soon as we landed in Las Vegas

The NFL's odd balancing act of embracing Las Vegas and the money that sports gambling brings in, while also trying to distance itself from the obvious concerns that betting raises about the integrity of the game, is one of the major issues facing the league with this Super Bowl. For the two teams, reminders about the league's gambling rules are a…
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Andy Reid: Gambling rules were addressed with Chiefs as soon as we landed in Las Vegas
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Top 5 jackpots in January 2024 in the Las Vegas Valley

Like clockwork, Las Vegas rang in the new year with massive celebrations on and off the Las Vegas Strip. After the champagne was popped and resolutions were made, a few of you found some happiness after the cards were dealt or the spins concluded. Here are five of the more memorable conquests this past month in the Las Vegas Valley: 5. Wedding…
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Top 5 jackpots in January 2024 in the Las Vegas Valley
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2023 Las Vegas tourism ends with records for air passengers, casino wins

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - Tourism is strong coming out of a record-breaking 2023, according to reports released Wednesday showing air travel and hotel revenues surging ahead. November was a hard act to follow, with high-rollers flocking to Las Vegas for the return of Formula One, but December didn't disappoint - even setting a record win for casinos on…
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2023 Las Vegas tourism ends with records for air passengers, casino wins
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Nevada casinos again shatter revenue record, bring in $15.5B in 2023

Strip casinos had their most lucrative year at $8.9 billion. Also, Las Vegas visitation tops 40.8 million and Reid Airport sets passenger record. For the third straight year, Nevada casinos shattered the state's annual gaming revenue record. The Gaming Control Board on Wednesday said casinos statewide collected $15.5 billion in gaming revenue in…
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Nevada casinos again shatter revenue record, bring in $15.5B in 2023
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Airport Slots Yield $1.1M in Jackpot Wins

In an impressive showcase of luck and timing, three fortuitous individuals found Las Vegas' Harry Reid International Airport to be more than just a transit hub-it turned into their personal jackpot destination as they collectively won over $1.1 million playing the slot machines nestled within the terminals. The winning streak began on January 12…
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Indy Gaming: Vegas set to prosper in ‘fun economy,’ UNLV experts say

Good morning, and welcome to the Indy Gaming newsletter, a weekly look at gaming matters nationally and internationally and how the events tie back to Nevada. If a colleague or associate emailed this newsletter to you, please to sign up and receive your own copy of Indy Gaming in your inbox. - Howard Stutz The term "fun economy" might sound cheesy,…
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Indy Gaming: Vegas set to prosper in ‘fun economy,’ UNLV experts say
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Las Vegas airport says jackpots hit for over $1.4M in one week

January has been a lucky month for travelers at Las Vegas' Harry Reid International. According to the airport, in less than one week, three jackpots recently hit for over $1.1 million. "In less than a week, three lucky visitors hit it big!" the airport said in a post on X. Harry Reid officials said that on Jan. 12, a jackpot hit for more than $1…
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Las Vegas airport says jackpots hit for over $1.4M in one week
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Lucky Traveler Just Won $1M on Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine

A lucky traveler hit the jackpot at the airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. Inside of the Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas there are hundreds of slot machines where travelers can press their luck when departing or arriving on a flight into the famed gaming town. The airport most recently announced a $1031200 winning play at one of the slot…
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Lucky Traveler Just Won $1M on Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine
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Lucky gambler hits nearly $350K jackpot while playing slots at Las Vegas airport

LAS VEGAS (KVVU/Gray News) - A Las Vegas visitor received a nice bonus while catching a flight last week. According to slot machine manufacturer IGT, a player was awarded a $347993.85 jackpot thanks to playing a Wheel of Fortune slot machine. KVVU reports the player was passing time at the Harry Reid International Airport when the jackpot was hit…
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Lucky gambler hits nearly $350K jackpot while playing slots at Las Vegas airport
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Las Vegas Weekend Jackpots: Gamblers Hit High-Value Wins

Las Vegas Casinos Award High-Value Jackpots Over the Weekend Las Vegas, the city renowned worldwide for its vibrant nightlife, casinos, and entertainment shows, once again lived up to its reputation as a haven for gamblers. Over the past weekend, high-value jackpots were awarded to several fortunate gamblers, adding to the city's allure and its…
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Las Vegas Weekend Jackpots: Gamblers Hit High-Value Wins
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F1 fans send Strip casinos to second-highest gaming revenue month

The Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix drove Strip casinos to their second-largest gaming revenue month of all time during November. The Gaming Control Board said Dec. 28 that the four-day event, which began Nov. 16, helped produce almost $821 million in gaming revenue for Strip casinos during the month, a 22.6 percent increase from November 2022. In…
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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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New Meetings-Friendly Casino Resort Opens in Metro Vegas

Nine miles from the Strip, Durango Casino & Resort has 25000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. With both leisure and business-group demand strong in Las Vegas, the addition of a 209-room resort with 20000 square feet of formal meeting space offers planners another option for small to mid-sized events. In late November, Durango Casino…
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New Meetings-Friendly Casino Resort Opens in Metro Vegas
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Southwest Las Vegas business owners ready to welcome Durango Casino

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The $780 million Durango Casino & Resort in southwest Las Vegas is just the latest big project in an area that is booming as much as any in the valley. In an already busy part of town, the casino's opening - doors open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday - is sure to add traffic for other area businesses. Businesses like the Royalty Pet Spa,…
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Southwest Las Vegas business owners ready to welcome Durango Casino
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$1m Jackpot Win in Las Vegas Casino

One lucky casino player was definitely giving thanks this past weekend with a huge $1m jackpot win on the tables in Las Vegas! According to reports from local Las Vegas station, KSNV, on Thursday November 23, Shane Burk from California, hit a jackpot of $1012030 when playing Ultimate Texas Hold'em at The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas. What's even…
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$1m Jackpot Win in Las Vegas Casino
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Indy Q&A: Interblock CEO charts electronic table game growth and online expansion

John Connelly spent his first years as CEO of Interblock Gaming getting the North American casino industry comfortable with the idea of offering customers electronic table games. Connelly was a top executive at slot machine giant Bally Technologies for 11 years before it was acquired by Scientific Games in 2014 for $5.1 billion. A year later, he…
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Indy Q&A: Interblock CEO charts electronic table game growth and online expansion
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Player turns $2.50 bet into nearly $350K playing slots at Las Vegas airport

A player made a $2.50 bet playing slots at a Las Vegas airport recently and made nearly $348000. IGT Jackpots shared a screenshot of the win, showing a guest's game of Wheel of Fortune Double Gold Gold Spin Slots at Harry Reid International Airport. The picture shows a whopping win of $347993.85. "Now this was a trip to remember!" IGT Jackpots…
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Player turns $2.50 bet into nearly $350K playing slots at Las Vegas airport
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Winds Disrupt 600+ Flights in Las Vegas Post-Grand Prix

Passengers at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas faced severe delays this past Sunday as more than 600 outbound flights were hampered by powerful winds sweeping through the area. The gusts, which reached upwards of 50 mph and spiked even higher at times, threw the day's air travel schedule into disarray. FlightAware, a notable flight…
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Despite market declines, NV gaming revenue kept afloat by high baccarat hold in September

Nevada sees its 31st straight billion-dollar revenue month despite declines in nearly all major gaming markets. Without the Strip's high-end baccarat action and slot machine revenue from casinos in Laughlin, September gaming revenue for Nevada could have looked much different. Instead, the state saw its 31st consecutive billion-dollar gaming…
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Despite market declines, NV gaming revenue kept afloat by high baccarat hold in September
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Las Vegas valley local his six-figure jackpot in Henderson

Station Casinos has corrected the amount of the bet Stephen placed. This article has been amended. LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A Las Vegas valley local hit a jackpot, netting more than $200K at Sunset Station Casino in Henderson Wednesday, the resort announced. According to a release from Station Casinos, a Henderson man playing a Wheel of Fortune slot…
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Las Vegas valley local his six-figure jackpot in Henderson
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Las Vegas Advisor: Mixed-use complex to replace 2 North Las Vegas casinos

What happens after a casino has been demolished? In many cases, another casino takes its place. But not in the case of the former Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho, which were located across the street from one another in North Las Vegas. Planned for the now-­vacant, 73-acre site is a "mixed-use commercial-residential-hotel-­recreation development"…
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Nevada Gaming Revenue Reaches $1 Billion For 30th Straight Month

Casino gaming continues to produce big numbers in Nevada. The most recent report by the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported August revenue of $1.2 billion, a record for the month. Growth may have slowed a bit overall, but that figure was still up about 1% for the same month a year ago. That total is down from July's $1.4 billion, however, a record…
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Nevada Gaming Revenue Reaches $1 Billion For 30th Straight Month
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Nevada sees modest casino revenue growth to $1.21 billion in August

Nevada's casino industry has reported its second consecutive monthly increase in gaming revenue for August, albeit a modest one. According to the Gaming Control Board, state-wide gaming revenue reached $1.209 billion in August, representing a less than 1% increase, or approximately $788000, compared to the same period last year. The overall total…
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Las Vegas air travel, gaming profits flat in August

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Harry Reid International Airport and the Nevada Gaming Control Board have each reported statistics for last month, with the numbers hewing very closely to those from one year ago. Harry Reid handled 4620957 arriving and departing passengers in August, a 0.5% dip compared to one year ago (4642120). There was a 16% increase…
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NetBet Italy and 1X2 Network Announce Partnership

NetBet Italy, a leading online gambling platform in Italy, has announced its latest partnership with 1X2 Network, a leading iGaming provider. The partnership between NetBet Italy and 1X2 Network brings together two dynamic forces in the iGaming industry. Both brands share a commitment to delivering exceptional gaming experiences and this…
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The Hottest Hands in Vegas are Playing at Terminal 1 of the Airport

You don't need to hit the Strip to win big in Vegas. You don't even need to leave the airport. A Texas woman became the second person this summer to win a six- or seven-figure jackpot playing the slot machines that populate Terminal 1 at Harry Reid International Airport. The tourist, identified only as Brittany, recently won $643435 playing a Wheel…
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The Hottest Hands in Vegas are Playing at Terminal 1 of the Airport
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Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Visitor Pockets $1M Jackpot

Hardly anything can compare to the thrill and excitement of winning a jackpot. While chances are slim, there are plenty of lucky winners who secure hefty prizes and this is precisely the case of one Horseshoe Casino Baltimore gambler. The property, located in Maryland, is popular as a premium entertainment destination for the region. Without any…
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Tourist Wins More Than $600K at Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine

Most people don't expect to play an airport slot machine and win big - but Brittany, a lucky woman who hails from Texas, won $643435 at a Wheel of Fortune slot machine in Las Vegas' Harry Reid International Airport. The winning machine is located in Terminal 1, Gate A. It caters to passengers flying with a wide range of airlines, including:…
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Tourist Wins More Than $600K at Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine
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A Lucky Traveler Just Won Over $600K at a Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine

There's a season of luck at Las Vegas' Harry Reid International Airport as several travelers have hit the jackpot. "Congrats to Brittany, from Texas, who raked in $643435.00 playing Wheel of Fortune in the A Gates. Will YOU be the next winner?!" the airport posted on X, formerly known as Twitter, of the lucky traveler. The winning slot maching was…
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A Lucky Traveler Just Won Over $600K at a Las Vegas Airport Slot Machine
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$1.5M slots jackpot hits at Golden Nugget, another at Las Vegas airport

The Wheels are having fun in Las Vegas. On Thursday, a slots player won $1520751.38 on a Wheel of Fortune Gold Spin Triple Gold machine at the Golden Nugget, according to an IGT Gaming spokesperson. On Monday, Brittany, from Texas, won $643434.41 on a Wheel of Fortune Triple Double Emeralds machine at Harry Reid International Airport.
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$1.5M slots jackpot hits at Golden Nugget, another at Las Vegas airport
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Texas woman wins $643K at Las Vegas airport slot machine

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - One Texas woman is more than a half-million dollars richer after hitting a jackpot on a Las Vegas airport slot machine. According to a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, Brittany from Texas won just over $653000 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Harry Reid International Airport. The post was published just before noon on…
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Texas woman wins $643K at Las Vegas airport slot machine
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Aristocrat’s Super Bowl Jackpots NFL-themed slots installed on Las Vegas casino floors

The first officially licensed NFL slot machines hit Las Vegas casino floors Monday when Aristocrat Gaming's Super Bowl Jackpots were activated at multiple properties. As the anticipated game went live at M Resort Monday afternoon, players who were hovering around the machines as they were being installed immediately filled the seats of the four…
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More Las Vegas hotels are nixing this free perk

LAS VEGAS - Say goodbye to a free perk in Las Vegas that once used to be as common as slot machines at Harry Reid International Airport. Most recently, Wynn Resorts, which owns and operates Wynn and Encore Las Vegas, announced the end of free self-parking starting Sept. 27. "The new parking policy is a result of the anticipated increased demand for…
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Bally’s Medinah Temple temporary casino landlord Albert Friedman will hit $20 million jackpot under 4-year lease

Chicago's first casino has yet to open to the public, but someone already has hit a jackpot topping $20 million. It's Albert M. Friedman, the clout-heavy developer whose tenants have included three mayors - Brandon Johnson, Lori Lightfoot and Rahm Emanuel. Friedman owns the historic but long-vacant Medinah Temple building about a mile north of City…
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Bally’s Medinah Temple temporary casino landlord Albert Friedman will hit $20 million jackpot under 4-year lease
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Tough Little Town: How The Mob's downfall in Las Vegas ushered in the resort era

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - After decades of the mob's influence in Las Vegas, the FBI and some local watchdogs said it was time for a change. In part two of our special report, "Tough Little Town," a look at the big names who played a big part in Las Vegas history - and what eventually led to the downfall of the mob. The Mob Museum's director of education,…
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Tough Little Town: How The Mob's downfall in Las Vegas ushered in the resort era
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Fun and games on deck for Chamber's casino night

It was all fun and games at the St. Paul Recreation Centre Aug. 26 as the St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce hosted the Rodeo Week Kick Off party complete with a casino and live music. ST. PAUL - It was all fun and games at the St. Paul Recreation Centre Aug. 26 as the St. Paul and District Chamber of Commerce hosted the Rodeo Week Kick Off…
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Fun and games on deck for Chamber's casino night
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Nevada casinos set single-month revenue record in July

So much for a gaming revenue slowdown. Nevada's casino industry set a single-month record in July with more than $1.4 billion in casino earnings, fueled by elevated revenue from slot machines statewide and the highest hold percentage on baccarat wagers by Strip casinos in 20 years. After seeing statewide gaming revenue decline in three out of the…
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Casinos set revenue record; Washoe tops $100M

So much for a gaming revenue slowdown. Nevada's casino industry set a single-month record in July with more than $1.4 billion in casino earnings, fueled by elevated revenue from slot machines statewide and the highest hold percentage on baccarat wagers by Strip casinos in 20 years. After seeing statewide gaming revenue decline in three out of the…
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Casinos set revenue record; Washoe tops $100M
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Americans' Willingness to Gamble Suggests Resilience in the US Economy

Americans are hitting the casinos at record levels, and that could be a sign the US economy remains on solid footing. The Nevada Gaming Control Board said the state's casino industry generated a record $1.4 billion in revenue in July, representing a year-over-year increase of about 7%. "The'Reader's Digest' version of what drove this month's record…
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Americans' Willingness to Gamble Suggests Resilience in the US Economy
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Nevada casinos set a single-month revenue record of $1.4B during July

So much for a gaming revenue slowdown. Nevada's casino industry set a single-month record in July with more than $1.4 billion in casino earnings, fueled by elevated revenue from slot machines statewide and the highest hold percentage on baccarat wagers by Strip casinos in 20 years. After seeing statewide gaming revenue decline in three out of the…
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Nevada casinos set a single-month revenue record of $1.4B during July
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Weird and wonderful slot games we love!

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B2B information for the global online gambling and gaming industry

Evoplay has launched in the Portuguese market with Solverde. Evoplay will bring 30 of its games to the operator, with the deal adding to recent agreements made in Croatia and Italy. Vladimir Malakchi, CCO at Evoplay, said: "We are delighted to join forces with esteemed Portuguese operator Solverde.pt to deliver an unmatched gaming experience to an…
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Las Vegas Slot Machines Make Millionaires in July with Three Jackpot Wins

Image Source: Shutterstock.com In a surprising twist, three lucky players hit life-altering jackpots in Las Vegas in July. One particularly lucky player hit the jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine, winning an astounding $1286324 on July 24. The winning combo was landed while playing the "Wheel of Fortune Red Hot 7's" game at Terminal 3 at…
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Nevada Gaming Control Board announces slot and table winning percentages statewide

The remarkable roll Nevada's gaming industry has been on for the past three years continues to amaze, and nowhere is it more visible than on the Las Vegas Strip. The Nevada Gaming Control Board last week reported the 28th straight month of gaming win - the amount the state's 435 major casinos took from gamblers in slot machines, table games and…
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Nevada Gaming Control Board announces slot and table winning percentages statewide
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Las Vegas Strip skyscraper at Casino Royale site gets FAA approval

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the go-ahead for a new 699-foot skyscraper to be constructed at the Casino Royale site on the Las Vegas Strip. The FAA-approved study - sponsored by Casino Royale, which is located at 3411 Las Vegas Blvd. - details that any "determination becomes final on August 30, 2023 unless a petition is timely…
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Las Vegas Strip skyscraper at Casino Royale site gets FAA approval
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Las Vegas airport sees $1.2M slots jackpot

Someone might have been late for a boarding call. A slots player at Harry Reid International Airport won $1286326 on a Wheel of Fortune machine Monday, according to the airport's Twitter account. It is the second major jackpot on a Wheel of Fortune machine to hit in Las Vegas this week following a $572660.58 that was won at New York New York.
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Las Vegas airport sees $1.2M slots jackpot
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3 New Developments in Las Vegas’ Meetings & Events Scene

Renovation news from Rio Hotel & Casino and M Resort & Casino, plus a new partnership between Marriott and MGM Resorts. Four years after Caesars Entertainment sold the 2500-room Rio Hotel & Casino to the Dreamscape Companies, the plan to reimagine the property with a more luxurious style and environment is finally coming to pass. At the end of this…
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3 New Developments in Las Vegas’ Meetings & Events Scene
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IGT's Wheel of Fortune, Powerbucks slots award three $1M-plus jackpots in June

International Game Technology has announced that its Wheel of Fortune and Powerbucks slots awarded three million-dollar-plus jackpots over the month of June in North America. With this new slate of jackpots, IGT Powerbucks has now awarded its 50th prize of more than $1 million dollars in Canada. Lucky Wheel of Fortune and Powerbucks slots players…
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IGT's Powerbucks, Wheel of Fortune Slots Award 50th Jackpot in Canada

Global gaming company International Game Technology (IGT) confirmed that its Wheel of Fortune and Powerbucks slots awarded the 50th jackpot of more than CA$1 million in Canada. The debut of the globally-recognizable slots from the leading gaming company in the country dates back to 2016. Gradually growing, the number of millionaires that have…
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IGT's Powerbucks, Wheel of Fortune Slots Award 50th Jackpot in Canada
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What to do in downtown Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Expressway intersects with Las Vegas just a few blocks north of Fremont Street, providing millions of visitors easy access to the downtown core each year. Although Las Vegas is a major gambling destination and the city is famous for its live shows, guests may be surprised by its range of entertainment options. Las Vegas casinos might…
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30 year mark since casino mogul, Steve Wynn's daughter was kidnapped

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - July marks 30 years since a high profile kidnapping case that rocked southern Nevada. The kidnapping of casino mogul, Steve Wynn's daughter. It was a crime that captured international attention. July 26, 1993, the daughter of one of the most powerful gaming executives on the Las Vegas Strip. Steve Wynn's daughter Kevyn Wynn was…
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30 year mark since casino mogul, Steve Wynn's daughter was kidnapped
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Traveler hits $1.3M jackpot at Vegas airport slot machine

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) - A lucky traveler won more than $1.3 million on a slot machine while gambling at Nevada's Harry Reid International Airport, airport officials said. "Congratulations! You won the jackpot!" the slot machine notified the player, as seen in a video shared to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. The jackpot, according to the machine's…
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Traveler hits $1.3M jackpot at Vegas airport slot machine
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Lucky tourist wins a staggering £1 million jackpot on slot machine at Las Vegas airport

One very lucky tourist has won a staggering £1 million jackpot on a slot machine at airport. The jet-setter is clearly flying high after raking in a fortune on a slot machine at a Las Vegas airport last week. The fortunate flyer, who has not currently been named, was trying out their luck on the slots on the Wheel of Fortune Triple Double Emeralds…
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Lucky tourist wins a staggering £1 million jackpot on slot machine at Las Vegas airport