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Vici's five-year option to acquire the New Orleans casino began in October. The company is an independent, publicly traded firm created out of Caesars' 2015 bankruptcy. It owns several casinos that Caesars operates. A Caesars spokesman downplayed the importance of the proposed acquisition ... Harrah's
Robbery suspect who led police on chase arrested at Pechanga Casino. Diana McCabeContact Reporter. police arrested a robbery suspect Saturday inside Pechanga Casino after he led deputies on a pursuit through northern San Diego County. The San Diego Sheriff's Department charged Augustine Robinson ...

The measure was intended to stabilize Atlantic City's tax base after a series of casino tax appeals led to a big budget deficit and state takeover. ... If the PILOT law were declared unconstitutional, Grossman said, he believes with two new casinos opening, the county and the city would collect more money ...
Representatives for Parx Casino will make a presentation to the Carlisle Borough Council at its Wednesday workshop meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at borough hall, 53 W. South St. In February, the owners of Parx Casino in suburban Philadelphia picked a general location along Interstate ...
Ocean Resort occupies the $2.4 billion structure once known as Revel Casino Hotel, which closed in 2014 after just two years of operation. The building needs far fewer structural and aesthetic renovations than its Boardwalk neighbor, Hard Rock, and workers at the site said most of the minor construction ...
Ralph Northam, a Democrat, has said Virginia should be open to the idea of casinos, especially given the arrival of the MGM National Harbor casino just across the Potomac River in Maryland. A Northam spokesman said Friday that it's too early to comment any specific proposal, but the governor is "open ...
Australia's largest casino has been fined A$300,000 (£160,000; $225,000) for tampering with its slot machines to limit betting options. The penalty given to Melbourne's Crown casino is believed to be the largest of its kind issued by regulators in Australia, anti-gambling advocates say. Regulators found ...
Longtime gambling supporter and VictoryLand casino owner Milton McGregor has died, according to multiple sources close to the political mover and ... His VictoryLand dog racing track and casino near Tuskegee was both, a source of major opposition from gambling opponents and critics, but a source of ...
VictoryLand casino founder Milton McGregor, a charismatic and controversial force in Alabama politics for more than three decades, died Sunday at the age of 78. Bill Cunningham, a longtime spokesman for VictoryLand, said in an email Sunday McGregor died “peacefully at home.” No immediate cause of ...
A train derailed late Saturday in Randolph, just west of the Ameristar Casino. A Claycomo officer at the scene said the area around Randolph Road and Underground Drive was being evacuated. The Clay County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter that 17 cars had derailed, but no injuries were reported ...
Pharmaceutical companies, marijuana and casino groups and the state's largest utility are among the top spenders on lobbying as Maine's legislative ... vice president of public affairs and government relations, said the legislation lacks a provision requiring statewide voter approval that other casinos faced.
Bitsler Casino Works on Creating More Immersive Experience for Players. Guest March 25 ... However, of the currently active casinos are fairly complicated, given the learning curve that users are required to go through. ... Bitsler represents a fairly new casino on the market, as it was launched back in 2015.
Betting in casinos is already starting to move away from the traditional casino floor, and this may be an extension of that trend. Casinos are now rolling out online games like poker or sports betting, adding to a growing suite of digital games on the casino floor. Virtual reality could take the experience to a ...
As part of the merger, and in an attempt to circumvent potential antitrust worries, the casinos agreed to sell four properties to Boyd Gaming (NYSE:BYD), including two Ameristar casinos in Missouri and two Belterra gaming houses -- a casino in Indiana and a combination racetrack and casino in Cincinnati.

ST. LOUIS - Anita Patterson had hopes of walking away from the casino winning thousands of dollars, not walking outside more in debt. “To be on the safe side, I thought I'd valet park so I don't have to worry,” Patterson said. Parking in valet seemed like an all-in smart bet for Patterson as she stayed the ...
The state Gaming Commission released data on the casino's first few weeks after opening, though, showing revenue and tax receipts lower than expectations as compared to other opening months of new casinos. "It's like being a grocery store and having 12 aisles, but you only have two aisles of food ...
Steve Wynn sold the remainder of his stake in Wynn Resorts Ltd. WYNN, -1.89% on Thursday evening, according to the company, part of a deal with two long-term institutional investors that will “effectively eliminate his ownership” in the company. The total value of Thursday's sale of 8 million shares, ...
“Open Door Mission has seen an increase in problem gambling since casinos came to the area in 1996,” Gregory said in a written statement. “The costs of problem gambling have been, and will be, a growing burden on those vulnerable populations who can least afford the monetary and social losses.
They also argued that a possible Bridgeport casino will have the projected big, new pull on the New York market, citing another casino development in that state. Butler said the casino would not create new jobs in the state, but merely “steal” jobs from the existing casinos. Sen. Michael McLachlan ...
Those violations included withdrawing between $104.50 and $504.50 on three occasions near casinos in Charles Town, West Virginia, and twice at a casino in Black Hawk, Colorado. The cardholder was allowed continued access to classified information despite the ongoing misuse of his travel card and ...
Steve Wynn, the former chief executive of Wynn Resorts, has agreed to sell all of his remaining eight million shares in the firm, in a swift exit of the casino and hotel company he founded more than 16 years ago. Separately, the Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment agreed to buy 5.3 million shares of ...
The total budget for all accounts was $63.3 million. Ohio voters in 2009 approved a constitutional amendment allowing for four casinos in Cleveland, Toledo, Cincinnati and Columbus, according to the Ohio Department of Taxation. The state collects a 33 percent revenue tax on licensed casino operators.
The world's largest Steak 'n Shake has opened at Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, according to executives. (Photo ... "We're thrilled to be able to bring such a reputable restaurant as Steak 'n Shake to Hooters Casino Hotel and the Las Vegas Strip," Si Sloman, Hooters Casino Hotel general manager, said in a statement.
When confronted by the employee, Nall allegedly tried to leave the casino with trays of the snacks and spit in the employee's face. The employee said she followed Nall outside to try to take a picture of him, and he turned around and punched her in the head. The employee eventually was treated for brain ...
Komeito's draft backs the government's plan to limit casino visits by Japanese to three times a week and 10 times per month. The LDP wants a less-restrictive rule. The draft also supports the government's proposal to restrict the floor space at casinos to 15,000 sq. meters. The LDP and Komeito are expected ...
MISSOULA - A man has been charged with felony robbery following a disturbance at a Missoula casino earlier this week. Jordan Nall, 25, faces felony robbery and misdemeanor resisting arrest charges. Court documents state that Missoula Police responded to a disturbance at One Eyed Jack's Casino at ...
Rep. Joe Verrengia and Sen. Tim Larson, co-chair the Public Safety and Security Committee Friday. HARTFORD, CT — They heard hours of testimony Thursday about opening up the bidding process for a commercial casino in Bridgeport and scrapping a plan to build another tribal casino in East Windsor, ...
Although a bill allowing the state to seek bids for a new casino in Connecticut – most likely the one that has been proposed for Bridgeport – looked like it would die in committee on Friday, late efforts by Bridgeport legislators helped move it through the General Assembly's Public Safety and Security ...
Wynn Resorts' former chief executive, Steve Wynn, may elect to sell all or a portion of his stake in the company, according to a regulatory filing dated Thursday. Steve Wynn is the largest shareholder in the company, owning about 11.8 percent of the casino operator followed by his former wife who has a 9.3 ...
As state legislators began discussion Thursday on a bill to scrap a license for a planned casino in East Windsor and open up the state to competitive bidding for expanded gambling, the city of Bridgeport came up a lot in the conversation. The entire Bridgeport delegation, along with Mayor Joseph Ganim, ...
In their testimony, the CACE members oppose House Bill 5305, the casino-expansion proposal, and support House Bill 5306, which calls for a comprehensive study of the social and economic impacts of state-sanctioned gambling, including casinos, the Connecticut Lottery Corp., off-track betting and ...
Unlike many casinos, where natural light is blocked so that gamers lose track of time, here high windows illuminate the casino floor, a refreshing touch. Resorts World Catskills has received a lot of buzz both before and after cutting the ribbon on Feb. 8. More than three years and $1.2 billion in the making, ...
Cambodia's casino business, with its sense of the "Wild West", has grown rapidly since the late 1990s, with 65 licensed casinos and the sector dominated by the Hong Kong listed Naga World Hotel and Entertainment complex in Phnom Penh. Gambling a booming business. Ben Reichel, executive director ...
... we are actively installing our 1,500-unit state-of-the-art signage package, which includes a beacon that has the ability to change colors and display animations," Jack spokeswoman Samantha Chyette said via email. The beacon is a cube of screens atop the 30-story property casino that has transmitted ...
Macau's Portuguese-language media outlet Ponto Final quoted Ho saying that some of these officials have received telephone calls from their departmental superiors mere seconds after they sit down at a gaming table in a Macau casino. Ho claimed that Macau casino had “internal methods” of determining ...
A casino poker room, however, is a public place filled with strangers. Nobody likes to be seen doing something stupid in such a setting. But it's inevitable that you will. Sooner or later everybody makes some sort of bone-headed mistake that is obvious to all the other players. What should you do about it?
Last week Las Vegas Sands Corp. reached a $1.3 billion agreement to sell its Bethlehem casino to Wind Creek Hospitality, a privately held affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama. Wind Creek is a relative unknown in the casino industry. It runs three casinos in Alabama that are smaller ...
Ralph Northam says he has no major misgivings with the proposal and thinks Virginia should be “open-minded” to the possibility of casino-style gambling. ... Echoing a popular argument among casino proponents, Northam said Virginia's aversion to casinos means the state is exporting its gambling dollars ...
Casino giant Caesars Entertainment is threatening to drop plans for building a new casino in southern Indiana while arguing that it shouldn't be forced to pay a $50 million fee in the state for acquiring two horse track casinos near Indianapolis. Las Vegas-based Caesars announced in November that it ...
Last week, demolition of the decaying Showcase Cinema theater began in preparation to build a $300 million casino. A legislative public hearing on a casino expansion bill that would scrap East Windsor and establish open bidding has been rescheduled to Thursday. (John Woike / Hartford Courant).
LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - The days of waiting on a cocktail waitress for a drink while playing casino games could soon be over. ... "Casinos are concerned about their bottom line and they don't mind giving away free drinks they just want to make sure that someone warrants it with their plays," says Roeben.
For nearly a decade Wind Creek, the gambling and hospitality arm of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, has enjoyed a monopoly on casino gambling in the state. That's because, despite ongoing debates in the state Legislature, Alabama still prohibits casinos on nontribal land. And Wind Creek enjoys ...
It would also allow casinos in Jefferson and Pope counties, with Jefferson County being the primary target for a casino likely to be backed by the Quapaw and Cherokee tribes, both operators of Oklahoma casinos. The money behind the effort is not yet revealed, but it is believed to include Southland, with a ...
Reno police are investigating a shooting at Boomtown Casino that left a man dead early Monday morning. It happened about 7 a.m. when officers responded to a deceased man at the Boomtown Hotel Casino. Police say the man died of a gunshot wound. The victim's identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
A New Jersey casino authority is looking to help military veterans find jobs with the various casinos and resorts that populate Atlantic City. The state Casino Control Commission, the American Legion and the state Parole Board are hosting a job fair on April 19 focused on helping veterans get hired.
The organizations are sponsoring a job fair April 19 at the commission's offices, Tennessee Avenue and the Boardwalk. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and feature representatives from the city's seven operating casinos and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino, which ...
Sometimes the talk is about poker, but even more often it will be about other casino games, sports, current events, politics, sex, family, movies — you name it. Heck, I once played with 2004 WSOP Main Event champion Greg Raymer, and he engaged the table in a lively discussion about what it would be ...


 

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