News & Updates

February 9, 2021
MARDI GRAS PROMO: The city is decked out for the Mardi Gras festivities, and we have 6 exciting limited edition items available! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after February 24 by clicking on the Mardi Gras hat icon at the top of the game screen.
BEAD COLLECTING 2021: Join up with the rest of the community and collect the most Mardi Gras beads from the casinos of GoldFire City! Click the beads icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a new limited edition trophy item!

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There is a new filter in the Auction House that lets you view any active auctions that you have bid on (even if you aren't currently the high bidder).
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The Real Estate Market has also been updated with a search bar and filters for star-rating and whether or not you've bid on an auction (again, regardless of if you are the current high bidder).
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Elevators in your own casinos now show a VIP Disabled/Enabled indicator to make it even more clear when VIP is enabled or disabled on your floors.
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If someone invites you to join a sprint mission and you decline, they'll be blocked from inviting you again for an hour.
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Submitted v1.3.0 of the mobile app for review with App Store and Google Play (fixes and performance improvements).
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NPCs will no longer block you from playing at a specific slot machine (though they still won't be happy about giving it up!).
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More adjustments to further cap the difficulty in the janitor and bartender job mini-games.
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Deleted messages in global chat are now simply removed instead of being changed to placeholder deleted text.
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Various optimizations to the simulation server to prevent it from getting backed up and causing some casinos to be stuck on "updating" for long periods of time.
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If you had an hour or longer 2XP flag and received a shorter one from slots, the flag would disappear before your 2XP actually expired.
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Some casinos bought from the auctions would show as opened from the inside but wouldn't allow anyone else to enter from the outside.
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Various other fixes and tweaks.
January 13, 2021
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An all new slot game, King's Ransom, is now available! It can be accessed from the slot lobby or the games menu in your in-game phone (as well as visiting a casino that already has the new game).
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To go along with the new slot game, there are 34 new medieval-themed items available for your casinos (slot machines, decorations, wall items, furniture, dividers, etc).
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A leaderboard showing the top 250 casinos by hourly profit can be accessed from the Hourly Profit details window in the Editor of any of your casinos.
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Previously, casinos owned by inactive accounts that had run out of chips to cover losses would just be demolished and bypass the auctions. Now, they'll go straight to auction instead (so that all inactive casinos will eventually go to auction).
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Separated the "exclusive" filter in the Auction House to "exclusive" and "limited." Exclusive is for unbreakable promo items/trophies and limited is for items exclusively from Party Bombs.
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The purchase/bid popups in the Real Estate Market now show the CP fee next to the purchase/bid price so it is more obvious (the full chip/casino point fee can still be seen by hovering/clicking on the info icon to the right of the amount).
FIX
Various issues with the Auction House sorting when going between tabs.
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The text "Pair" has been changed to "Jacks or Better" in Video Poker.
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Leveling up twice at once could cause a duplicated popup to get stuck.
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More fixes and improvements to the new player tutorial.
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Janitor shifts should no longer be able to send you to a hotel floor.
December 21, 2020
HOLIDAY PROMO: The city is decked out for the holiday season and we have 6 exciting limited edition items available! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after January 6 by clicking on the snowflake icon at the top of the game screen.
UNBEARD THE SHARK 2020: The city is in need of everyone's help solving a mystery that could ruin this most joyous time of year! Click on the Santa Hat icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a new limited edition Unbeard the Shark Trophy item!

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Added a "pin" icon to the Casinos App in your in-game phone. This lets you pin any of your properties to the start of the list.
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The Auction House now has two filters that can be used at the same time: single/multi and exclusive/non-exclusive.
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The history tab in the Auction House now has the same search and filter options as the main listings.
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The "Exclusive" and "Non-Exclusive" filters in the Auction House now work the same as in the Vault.
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Adjusted down the max bartender job mini-game difficulty.
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The number of CP symbols animating to your total in slots now matches the number awarded from each symbol (based on a random multiplier that can be applied by betting closer to your max bet).
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You can now only join or start a Solitaire Sprint if you don't already have an active game of solitaire in progress.
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Searching for hotel items now works correctly in the Auction House.
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Live updating of auction price/bids is now working again.
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Deleted messages from one chat channel would sometimes show up in another.
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Some sprint mission invite windows would get blocked due to another invite window already being open.
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The chart for the guest ratings could sometimes show the values off by 1 due to a rounding error.
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Clicking "Vault All Items" multiple times would appear to add them multiple times to your vault (just a client-side visual glitch).
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Issues with adding multiple hotel floors at once.
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Various issues with the new player tutorial.
November 24, 2020
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The item Auction House can now hold listings of multiple items and non-exclusive items. You can list up to 50 items in one listing, mixing any type of item (the number of breaks on items will be shown in the listing).
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New search filters have been added to the listings and to the "new listing" view to make finding items easier.
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Item auctions can now be canceled for a full fee refund within the first 6 hours of starting the listing if there have been no bids yet.
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The ATM menu now provides options to citizens to purchase 10x or 20x party bombs at once (using a new dropdown quantity option).
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Various adjustments and improvements to the spam filter in chat, mainly to minimize false-positives.
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Issue that prevented the last crew war from starting without manual intervention.
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Medals for days or hours played would sometimes not be awarded correctly.
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Toggling sit in/sit out in poker now has a built-in delay to prevent spamming the button.
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Various other client and server errors.
October 21, 2020
HALLOWEEN PROMO: The city is decked out for this spooky time of year, and we have 6 incredible limited edition Halloween items to celebrate! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after November 5 by clicking on the pumpkin icon at the top of the game screen.
TRICK-OR-TREAT 2020: When the ghosts and ghouls start roaming the streets, you know what that means! Click on the candy icon next to the promo icon to see the trick-or-treat progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide event. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a new limited edition Trick-or-Treat 2020 Trophy item!

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Upgraded all of our servers for better overall stability.
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Increased the average Casino Point payouts from poker, blackjack, roulette, solitaire, video poker and bingo.
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Casino Point symbols on slot games will now randomly pay out more than just a single CP, with the odds of this being higher the closer you bet to your max bet/max lines.
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The various random casino game mission givers as well as the Golden Joker mission will now sometimes award a few Casino Points.
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The time limit to resell Casino Points from the market at a higher cost than you paid for it has been increased from 3 to 12 hours.
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In order to provide a more fair battle/war scoring experience, the Daily Slot Spins challenge has been adjusted so that your daily streak doesn't take away from your score.
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Added a second confirmation window when selling an exclusive item from the vault.
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Various improvements to automatic spam detection in global chat.
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Adding empty lots to favorites now works correctly.
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Prevent crew wars from being declared overlapping Double XP Day.
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Another potential fix for "ghost" party bomb item issues.
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Expenses in the profit report are now translucent so that it is easier to read.
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The Facebook share link for casinos and the camera/photos app is once again working.
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Various other client and server errors.
September 16, 2020
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Significantly improved loading performance on floors that have a large number of party bomb items, which should help with getting stuck loading onto those floors.
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Significantly improved rendering performance when a large number of players are quickly moving in the same area/floor (such as for a party).
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Additional performance improvements to party bomb item rendering both indoors and outdoors.
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Increased the maximum allowed chip price per casino point in the market.
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The "Light Bar" item set now includes an option for a white Light Bar and Bar Piece.
FIX
New performance improvements to party bomb floors could cause "ghost" items that weren't actually there.
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Some group private message chat threads were showing the wrong usernames on some messages.
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Alerts for garbage on floors wouldn't clear correctly all the time when using the phone tools.
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War team challenge data will now show correctly for crew members not participating in the war.
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Other players would sometimes end up invisible when leaving a building.
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Local chat typing indicator bubbles would sometimes get stuck on the screen when changing floors.
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Various errors around the game that could cause various random bugs.
August 14, 2020
ROLLER COASTER DAY PROMO: Do you love roller coasters? Well, there is a holiday for that! On August 16, we'll be celebrating with an exciting new limited edition item. We'll release a batch of 125 of the item every 2 hours throughout the day so every timezone gets a chance. These are on a first come, first serve basis with a limit of 5 per person, per batch.

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The official game guide now includes a listing of all of the exclusive items (https://guide.casinorpg.com/exclusives).
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The full address for a lot/casino now shows in the Real Estate Market rather than just the zone name.
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Adjusted the size of mission progress boxes on mobile to cover up less of the screen (especially on poker tables).
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All VIP floors in casinos that go to auction now get automatically opened.
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Improve rendering performance on floors with thousands of party bomb items by as much as 50%.
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If you went into a background tab/window, the slot tournament timer could be off or you might not see the slot tournament at all.
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The pigeon could sometimes get stuck on your head for several hours instead of just 15 minutes.
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Issue that would cause some areas of the mini-map to show up as solid black.
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Prevent garbage notifications from popping up over and over.
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Event quick chat would be hidden when global quick chat was hidden.
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Various server issues that could cause disconnects or lag.
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Various client issues that could cause a number of different bugs.
July 22, 2020
SUMMER PROMO: We have 6 new limited edition summer-themed items available for your casinos! Get the details on how you can get yours before they are gone for good after August 6 by clicking on the beach ball icon at the top of the game screen.
HOT DOG EATING CONTEST: It wouldn't be summer without over-eating from the grill! Click on the hot dog icon next to the promo icon to see the progress and get details on how to participate in this community-wide hot dog eating contest. Participants that reach their goal and the community goal will receive a limited edition Hot Dog Eating Trophy item!

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Similar to the trade chat channel we recently added, there is now an "events" chat channel for things like CA events, wars, poker leagues, etc. There is also a setting to hide this from your quick chat.
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Adjusted the rendering of the iOS and Android apps to lower battery usage, in some cases by as much as 2x.
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The name and description of each mission giver is now displayed when clicking on them on the mini-map.
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To get poker more in-line with all of the other casino games, there are now level limits applied to the tables you can join based on the stakes of the table.
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A chat message deleted by a CA versus a user is now made clear.
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Added a setting to select behavior when exiting a free daily spin collected from a party bomb.
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There is now an info button on the ATM menu giving more information about how Party Bombs work.
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The "GET CA" button in chat is now "HELP" and gives information about getting both community and technical support.
FIX
After completing a slot tournament, the phone app windows could sometimes get stuck on the screen at half opacity.
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It was possible to get stuck on a black screen after joining a slot tournament.
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Slot tournament countdown time is now synced to server time to help keep everyone on the same countdown.
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Moving an elevator now works correctly on hotel floors.
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A variety of issues that could cause changes to a floor to not persist.
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Various issues with getting stuck during bingo games.
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Bingo wasn't correctly showing the doubled XP on the client (it was being awarded correctly on the server).
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Crew upgrade purchases wouldn't always go to the right thing on mobile.
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A duplicated notice would be sent when visiting a hotel floor.
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A variety of server errors that could cause all sorts of different random bugs, including disconnects.
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A variety of client errors that could cause all sorts of different random bugs.
June 17, 2020
FATHER'S DAY EVENT: Father's Day is almost here, so we've started a fun community challenge running through Sunday, June 21! If the community goal is met and you also achieve your personal goal, then you will receive a special new Father's Day trophy item. Click on the icon at the top of the game screen for details and progress.
FATHER'S DAY PROMO: To cap off the above event, we'll also be running a special one-day promo on a super limited edition Father's Day item on Sunday!

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There are 16 new hotel items in the amenity category "restaurant."
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Open hotels now give a boost to your vault capacity. Each open hotel adds +25% to the base vault capacity (each open casino already adds +100% to the base capacity).
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Announcements in global chat are now shown on a single line with the ability to page through them so that they don't cover up so much of the chat.
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The colors for casino metrics now match everywhere to make it easier to identify them (casinos app, editor, real estate market).
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The cap on XP increasing per level has been raised for most missions.
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When selling all filtered items at one time from your vault, a warning will now be displayed if that contains any limited edition items.
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Wars will now alternate between starting at 8AM and 8PM game time instead of being at semi-random times.
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Anyone can now delete their own global/trade/crew chat messages.
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Announcements in crew chat can now only be removed by a crew leader or the person who posted it.
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Tweaked the spacing of video poker cards to be more in line with common video poker games.
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Various fixes and improvements to the new player tutorial.
FIX
It was possible to get stuck with an infinite loading indicator in solitaire through various scenarios, but especially after winning a hand.
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Party Bomb pickups wouldn't continue collecting automatically after exiting a daily slot spin.
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If you leveled up twice at one time, the 2nd level up display would get stuck on the screen.
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Improved some scenarios where many bombs on a floor could get slightly out of sync across clients.
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Some of the jackpots on the scratchers weren't showing the list of winners correctly.
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The "disable ignore in global" option didn't always work correctly.
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When building a new crew hall, the building will now correctly be closed if the "private hall" setting is selected.
May 20, 2020
TRADE CHAT NOTE: The trade chat channel was added to help facilitate trades within the game and to reduce the noise in global chat. Sales in the real estate office, CP markets and item auctions have their own dedicated spaces and shouldn't be repeatedly advertised (which would constitute spam).

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VIP status of floors is now live updated, so if you are waiting for a floor to open you can just go right in without reloading or leaving and coming back (the elevator button will live update as well).
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When visiting a lot from the Real Estate Market and returning, the page and sort order are remembered.
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Improved the quality of map search results when searching by username.
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Further improvements to performance when there are a large number of players on the screen at once.
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There was sometimes a significant delay in showing the free daily slot spin.
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Casino foreclosure auctions now correctly limit bids based on your current remaining casino purchase limit for the month.
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The chat delete voting function wouldn't always work as expected.
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The DJ Booth item in hotels wasn't correctly counting towards the entertainment amenity.
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The repair modal now auto closes if you go inside or outside with it open.
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The minimum pot requirement for poker missions is now handled correctly with CP tables.
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Live score updates during wars would sometimes update players with their crew's score instead of their individual score.
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Duplicated casinos would sometimes show up in the foreclosure auctions.
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Replies to whispers in trade chat now work correctly.
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It was possible for new players to get stuck in the tutorial if another player was standing in a certain location.
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Various other error fixes.