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Spa at Bally's Las Vegas to close June 30
The Spa at Bally's Las Vegas will close at end of business June 30.  Details to come.  (6/15)

Harrah's Gulf Coast to open 406 Club
Harrah’s Gulf Coast
is expanding its sports betting and entertainment experiences with the addition of the 406 Club, a “non-traditional venue with high-tech amenities.”  The new venue, whose name offers a subtle nod to the original 406 Club that was a known bookie joint in downtown Biloxi, will feature three exclusive fan caves available by reservation, with each fully equipped with Xbox consoles.  In addition, 406 Club will boast modern, interactive LCD screens, food and beverage specials for game day, music, and bar games, including beer pong, shuffleboard and foosball.  The facility, to be centrally-located on the casino floor, and featuring sports betting kiosks, is projected to open in time for football season.  The 406 Club also will be the first in Mississippi to feature bar top gaming.  Described as an “elegant PlayStation®,” bar top gaming offers an interactive entertainment experience for both traditional and non-traditional casino games, including blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, and popular video poker themes.  The 406 Club will complement the existing sports wagering venue, The Book, which opened last August.  (6/13)

New Jersey Governor signs 'panic button' bill
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a new law that will provide a measure of workplace safety for thousands of hotel housekeepers across the state.  The new law requires hotels to provide "panic buttons" to employees for protection from unsafe working conditions, violence and sexual assault.  New Jersey is the first state to mandate such devices for hotel workers.  The law requires hotels with at least 100 rooms to equip employees performing housekeeping or room service duties, at no cost to the workers, with panic devices for their protection against inappropriate conduct by guests.  (6/11)

Cake Boss to offer 'fast casual' dining at Harrah's Vegas
Though no opening date has been announced, Pizzacake will be the newest venture by Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro, scheduled to debut at Harrah’s Las Vegas.  The restaurant will include a 441-square-foot open patio on Las Vegas Boulevard, replacing the Gifts Plus retail store, located between Breeze Daiquiri Bar and the Piano Bar around the corner.  The menu is being described as “fast-casual” and will include pizza and sweet creations.  In addition, there will be a custom “Cake ATM.”  Accessible from the casino floor, an interior counter service space will offer table seating, stand-up counters, a “freestyle Coke dispenser” and long glass displays showcasing the day’s pizza and pastries.  (6/11)

Media reports suggest Caesars, Eldorado closer to merger
Media reports are buzzing over a possible merger between Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts.  The Wall Street Journal said a cash and stock deal could be announced later this month, with Reno-based Eldorado running the combined company.  The New York Post, however, said Caesars rejected a takeover offer of $10.50 per share as too low, but that the sides are continuing to talk.  (6/8)

In honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Pride Month,
Caesars has introduced a special Caesars Rewards card;
however, it's available only in Las Vegas.

Louisiana Governor signs bill to extend Harrah's license
Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law June 7 a bill granting Harrah’s New Orleans a 30-year extension on the license that makes it the only land casino in New Orleans.  Without the extension, the license would have expired in 2024.  Under the agreement, Harrah’s will build a new $325 million hotel, upgrade its casino, and pay tens of millions more to the state and city.  (6/8)

Some upcoming shows, events and deadlines

Indiana, Hammond

Wednesdays: Those 50 and older (with valid ID and Caesars Rewards card) get 50 percent off at the Village Square Buffet

Iowa, Council Bluffs

Tuesdays: Guests 55 and older qualify for a buy one, get one free buffet (with photo ID and Caesars Rewards card), Harrah’s

Maryland, Baltimore

Monday to Friday: $5 sips and bites, 4 to 7 p.m., Horseshoe

Tuesdays: Military & First Responders Appreciation Day, 7 a.m. to midnight, Horseshoe

Wednesdays: Guy Fieri's Trivia Night, 7 to 9 p.m., Horseshoe

Thursdays: Guests 55 and older can enjoy a $25 lunch special at Guy Fieri’s Baltimore Kitchen + Bar, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Horseshoe

Thursdays: Rockstar Karaoke at 14Forty, 9 p.m., Horseshoe

Fridays: 98 Rock’s Justin Schlegel broadcasts live, 14Forty, 8 p.m. to midnight, Horseshoe

June 27: Reels & Rosé, Coming To America, 8 p.m., Horseshoe

Missouri, North Kansas City

July 3 (and the first Wednesday of every month): Show your military ID and Caesars Rewards card at The Buffet and dinner is $8.

Nevada, Lake Tahoe

June 26 to 30: Seven Stars Elite Signature Event, Harrah's and Harveys

Nevada, Las Vegas

Through July 16: World Series Of Poker, Rio

Through July 14: Laurel Lounge closed, Harrah's

Aug. 13: Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl opens, Flamingo

Aug. 22 to 25: Seven Stars Signature Event

Oct. 31 to Nov. 4: Great Gift Wrap Up, Caesars Palace

Oct. 31 to Nov. 3: M life Holiday Gift Shoppe, MGM Grand

Dec. 4 to 8: Great Gift Wrap Up, Bally's

Dec. 5 to 8: M life Holiday Gift Shoppe, Bellagio

April 23 to 25: NFL Draft

Nevada, Reno

Tuesdays: Silver Circle 55+, Harrah's

New Jersey, Atlantic City

June 25 to 27: EsportsTravel Summit

June 27 to 30: Drone Expo International, Atlantic City Convention

June 29 and 30: BeachFest Concert:  Vans Warped 25 Years

North Carolina, Cherokee

Through Aug. 31, Oct. 2 to 25: Cherokee Bonfire (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays), Oconaluftee Islands Park, on Tsali Boulevard.

Through Aug. 17: Unto These Hills, Cherokee Mountainside Theatre

Aug. 6 to 8: WSOP Global Casino Championship, Harrah's

Pennsylvania, Chester

Saturdays: Seven Stars Mixer, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Cove Steakhouse & Raw Bar, Harrah's

June 21: Diamond Day (an upgraded and themed menu in the Laurel Lounge with the chance to win free play and other prizes), 3 to 11 p.m., Harrah's