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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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Who'll win NYC's casino race? Gambling experts set odds
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Virginia registers $62.7m in casino gaming revenue for May

Gaming revenues from Virginia casinos increased 4.3 per cent from April. US.- The Virginia Lottery has released its monthly report on casino gaming activity at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Bristol, Rivers Casino Portsmouth, and Caesars Virginia. Gaming revenue for May totalled $62.7m, up 4.3 per cent from April ($60.1m). Slots generated $45.7m and…
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May casino revenues slightly higher than those from April

The Virginia Lottery released revenue figures for Danville Casino from the month of May, showing a slight increase from April and reflecting one of the strongest-performing months for the gambling facility. The casino pulled in nearly $20.3 million in gaming revenue last month, according to the Virginia Lottery's monthly casino activity report…
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May casino revenues slightly higher than those from April
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New Treasure Chest Casino opens in Kenner with more space

Kenner's Treasure Chest Casino accepted its first bet on solid ground Wednesday at a ribbon cutting for its $100 million land-based casino at the north end of Williams Boulevard, ushering in a new chapter for the gaming establishment after nearly three decades in the iconic riverboat on Lake Pontchartrain. The new-and-improved Treasure Chest offers…
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New Treasure Chest Casino opens in Kenner with more space
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Opening date announced for Treasure Chest land-based casino in Louisiana

The casino replaces the riverboat casino from Kenner. US.- Boyd Gaming Corporation and Treasure Chest Casino have announced that their new land-based casino in Kenner will open to the public on June 6. It replaces their riverboat casino and doubles its size with 48000 square feet of gaming and entertainment space. The gaming floor will feature over…
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Opening date announced for Treasure Chest land-based casino in Louisiana
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New York Lawmakers Want To Speed Up Casino Licenses

Two New York state lawmakers, Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Assemblyman Gary Pretlow - who were instrumental in getting online sportsbooks off the ground in New York - are pushing a bill to accelerate the timetable for awarding casino licenses in the New York City area. The proposed law would require bids to be submitted by July 31 of this year and…
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New York Lawmakers Want To Speed Up Casino Licenses
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State won't decide on casino licenses for NYC area until 2025

Don't bet on a Big Apple casino opening any time soon. State regulators said they won't decide on new casino licenses in the New York City area until late 2025 - a delay critics say deals the local economy a bad hand. The footdragging pushes out the over-under on the earliest a gaming facility could open in the metro area to some time in…
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State won't decide on casino licenses for NYC area until 2025
Vancouver Sun

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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Virginia: Unite Here Union Threatening Lawsuit Against Petersburg Over Casino Developer Choice

Hospitality union Unite Here Local 25 said Tuesday that it is planning to sue the city of Petersburg, Virginia, over its decision to choose The Cordish Companies as its vendor and development partner for the city's proposed casino project. The Petersburg City Council made that decision to go with Cordish last week, discussing the issue in a closed…
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Virginia: Unite Here Union Threatening Lawsuit Against Petersburg Over Casino Developer Choice
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Cordish Companies wins gaming project in Virginia

Bruce Smith Enterprise and The Cordish Companies will develop a $1.4bn Live! Gaming & Entertainment District. US.- The Petersburg City Council has unanimously approved Bruce Smith Enterprise and The Cordish Companies as the city's development partner for a casino and entertainment district. The companies will codevelop a $1.4bn Live! Gaming &…
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Cordish Companies wins gaming project in Virginia
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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - An operator has been chosen for the casino Petersburg is hoping to build - if legislation allowing the city to hold a referendum in November is signed into law. Petersburg City Council member Howard Wayne Myers confirmed to 8News on Wednesday that the Cordish Companies has been selected to operate the proposed casino after…
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Petersburg chooses company to operate proposed casino
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman

Councilman says Steve Cohen's Metropolitan Park complex plan is "in Queens' and New York City's best interest." Steve Cohen's plan to put a casino next to the home of the New York Mets has picked up some key support but still lacks important backing. Queens councilman Francisco Moya is endorsing the Mets owner's $8 billion Metropolitan Park complex…
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Mets Owner’s $8B Casino Project Gains Support from Councilman
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Richmond’s new casino vote faces legal challenge

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A nonprofit running charitable gaming at a Richmond bingo hall is trying to block the city's latest effort to bring a casino resort to Southside. A Richmond Circuit Court judge signed an order in late July to allow the city's top election administrator to add a citywide referendum on the Nov. 7 ballot asking voters if they…
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Richmond’s new casino vote faces legal challenge
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UPDATE: Decatur council to take look at video gambling

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur City Council will be taking a deep dive into the growing expansion of video gambling in the city on Tuesday evening. The city is trying to determine if limits need to be placed on the addition of new gaming licenses. Decatur is currently second to Springfield in the number of gaming locations in cities without a…
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UPDATE: Decatur council to take look at video gambling
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Philly City Council gets an earful at contentious meeting on skill-based gambling machine ban

Philadelphia's City Council is looking to end the proliferation of skills-based gambling machines throughout the city with legislation that would prohibit businesses from operating "any casino-style or skill game that accepts cash payment for the chance of a cash reward." And, at a recent meeting, they heard a wealth of opinions on the topic. The…
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Philly City Council gets an earful at contentious meeting on skill-based gambling machine ban
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Gas stations defy Springfield's gambling machine ban

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - KOLR 10 Investigates at least two gas stations that are gambling with the city of Springfield's new rule banning slot machine-style games that pay out cash prizes. According to the ordinance, it took effect upon passage Monday night. KOLR 10 Investigates visited multiple Fast'N Friendly convenience store supervisors who claim…
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Gas stations defy Springfield's gambling machine ban
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Final Decision on New Queens Casino Expected

After months of intense negotiation and public pushback, New York State Senator Jessica Ramos went public by saying she is nearing a decision about whether or not to endorse a new casino and resort at Citi Field's complex in Queens. Citi Field is home to the New York Mets. Steve Cohen owns the Mets. This past Wednesday was the third and most…
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Final Decision on New Queens Casino Expected
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Czech regulator confirms Prague slot machine ban now in effect

Prague city council in September 2020 approved a ban on all technical gambling games in the capital. The ban, which includes slot machines, applies to all venues, even if they hold a licence. The city-wide ban was due to come into full effect in 2024. This meant that venues could continue to offer technical games through to the end of their…
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Czech regulator confirms Prague slot machine ban now in effect
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Park Lawn Queen Of Hearts Keeps Rolling With Jackpot At $230,000

OAK LAWN, IL - Fog did not deter the faithful who gathered Wednesday at At The Office Bar and Grill in Crestwood for the Park Lawn Queen of Hearts Raffle. The jackpot going into Wednesday's drawing was just a few hundred dollars shy of $230000 and climbing. Vicky C.'s ticket was pulled, who was actually present for the drawing and used a stamper to…
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Park Lawn Queen Of Hearts Keeps Rolling With Jackpot At $230,000
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Las Vegas projects to watch in 2024

With two casino-resort openings and a Major League Baseball team announcing plans to relocate to Las Vegas in 2023, the new year has some big shoes to fill. But there are many significant projects in the early stages that could move forward in 2024. And, of course, we all want to know if projects such as the Atari Hotel will really happen. Here are…
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Kenosha City Council approves Hard Rock casino proposal

The Kenosha City Council voted decisively Wednesday night in favor of a multi-million dollar intergovernmental agreement with the Menominee Tribe's gaming authority, a major milestone that helps pave the way for a future Hard Rock casino on the city's west side in the coming years. Alderpersons voted 11-6 during a packed regularly scheduled City…
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Kenosha City Council approves Hard Rock casino proposal
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Will 2024 Bring Norfolk Casino Construction Progress?

The Norfolk Architectural Review Board is scheduled to review the Pamunkey Indian Tribe's proposed HeadWaters Resort and Casino plans in early January, according to reports. The meeting could jumpstart long-awaited construction of the planned casino. Voters in Norfolk approved a casino referendum in November of 2020, yet construction has yet to…
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Will 2024 Bring Norfolk Casino Construction Progress?
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Las Vegas Grand Prix ‘went exceptionally well,’ says LVCVA leader

Coming off what Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority executives are calling the most successful special event ever staged in Southern Nevada - the Formula One Las Vegas Grand Prix - organizers are now turning their attention to Super Bowl 58 in February. "What they (the Formula One team) were able to accomplish in 16 months with obviously…
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Las Vegas Grand Prix ‘went exceptionally well,’ says LVCVA leader
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New $185 Million Joliet Casino Will Rival Las Vegas, Cullinan Says

JOLIET, IL - Joliet Mayor Terry D'Arcy, new city manager Beth Beatty and several members of the Joliet City Council joined up with Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and State Rep. Natalie Manley for Wednesday's celebratory groundbreaking of Joliet's new $185 million Hollywood Casino. The casino is being built at the Rock Run…
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New $185 Million Joliet Casino Will Rival Las Vegas, Cullinan Says
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London's share of 2022-23 casino profits a cool $5 million

The city's slice of gambling profits from Gateway Casinos London at Western Fair District totals $5 million for the year. The city of London was handed a cheque from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) at a Tuesday city council meeting that will help pay for a range of city services. "This revenue has played a crucial role in funding…
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London's share of 2022-23 casino profits a cool $5 million
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Prosecutors: Man accused in hit-and-run deaths of 2 troopers was escorted from Las Vegas casino due to intoxication

To help the troopers' families during this time please visit www.IPOF.VegasA judge set bail at $500000 on Friday for a man who is accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed two Nevada State Police troopers in Las Vegas.Las Vegas police have arrested a 16-year-old accused of making terroristic threats on social media.If you live in Henderson, your…
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Petersburg hoping to hit the jackpot with casino bid

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) - Just weeks after a casino referendum was rejected by voters in nearby Richmond for the second time in three years, Petersburg officials are hoping to step in and win the jackpot for themselves. Petersburg officials have submitted a request to hold a casino referendum of their own by 2025. Now, the decision to let the city…
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Petersburg hoping to hit the jackpot with casino bid
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NYC agency moves to cut red tape for casino applications

The Department of City Planning on Monday introduced a measure that it says would cut red tape for casino applications in the Big Apple - but which would ice out community boards, critics say. The measure, which was quietly filed by the department on Friday, comes as big-name developers are vying for one of three coveted downstate casino licenses…
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NYC agency moves to cut red tape for casino applications
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Bally’s ‘temporary’ casino will be around awhile, City Council critic says

The stumbling start for Chicago's temporary casino prompted an influential City Council member to warn Thursday that the city may be stuck with the gambling den at Medinah Temple indefinitely. Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd), chairman of the City Council's Public Safety Committee, said Bally's was undercapitalized to begin with, and he fears the company…
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Bally’s ‘temporary’ casino will be around awhile, City Council critic says
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Public hearing on Historic Westside casino project delayed

It could be another few months before the city of Las Vegas formally considers the entitlements for the Westside casino-resort project. The Las Vegas Planning Commission had planned to hold a public hearing on the proposed 34-story Westside project, formerly called Harlem Nights, at its meeting on Tuesday night. But the developer behind the project…
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Public hearing on Historic Westside casino project delayed
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Inspirada Station casino-resort in Henderson reveals renderings

Station Casinos has unveiled new renderings of its planned Inspirada hotel project in Henderson as it seeks approval for a development agreement with the city. The hotel project is proposed to have 201 rooms, about 58000 square feet of casino space and just under 7000 square feet of meeting space, according to documents filed with Henderson. The…
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Inspirada Station casino-resort in Henderson reveals renderings
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Casino and Blue Cross labor strikes stretch on in Detroit

Detroit casino workers are continuing their strike against three operators, hopeful that they'll be able to secure a big win like the UAW has in tentative deals with domestic automakers. It's day 26 for the strike. On Oct. 17, unionized casino workers at MGM Grand Detroit, MotorCity Casino, and Hollywood Casino at Greektown launched a strike…
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Casino and Blue Cross labor strikes stretch on in Detroit
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Renderings released for new Station Casinos resort in Henderson

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Renderings have been released for Station Casinos' new resort that will be constructed in Henderson. The Henderson City Council last December approved selling a 3.76-acre plot of land in Inspirada to Station Casinos for nearly $2 million. The acquired land is adjacent to a few dozen more acres that is also owned by Station…
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Renderings released for new Station Casinos resort in Henderson
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Tax Offices Closure Shocks City Council, Online Casinos Thrive

In an affair shrouded by mystery, the local city council announced the sudden closure of five tax offices. With no prior indications or warnings, the blind-sided employees received their termination notices, resulting in a hum of discontent sweeping across the city like an uninvited storm. The council maintains their stance, citing inefficiencies…
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The Detroit casino workers strike, explained

Kolada Richardson returned to work cleaning hotel rooms at Detroit's MGM Grand in May 2021 after more than a year off the job. When the casinos closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she weathered unemployment only to find that her job had gone from tough to brutal. Many of her coworkers didn't return, and the hotel was short-staffed. Ten-hour…
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The Detroit casino workers strike, explained
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London's 2022-23 share of gambling cash a cool $5 million

The city's slice of gambling profits from Gateway Casinos London at Western Fair District totals $5 million for the year. The city of London was handed a cheque from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) at a Tuesday city council meeting that will help pay for a range of city services. "This revenue has played a crucial role in funding…
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City Council Turns to Online Casinos Amidst Social Services Cutbacks

In a turn of events that has left citizens shocked and authorities grappling for answers, the city council recently announced plans to drastically cut back on social services. The municipality, citing an unprecedented budget deficit due to the ongoing pandemic, stated that they would trim the funding. The resulting impact is expected to be…
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300+ Striking Casino Workers Head to Michigan State Capitol for Support

Lansing, MI - More than 300 striking Detroit casino workers traveled to Lansing today to speak with state leaders at Michigan's State Capitol about the strike and other important legislation impacting all working people in Michigan. On October 17, casino workers who are members of the Detroit Casino Council - five unions working in coalition…
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Pamunkey Tribe Submits Plan for HeadWaters Casino

NORFOLK, VA - The Pamunkey Indian Tribe and its development team has submitted a preliminary site plan for HeadWaters Resort & Casino to the City of Norfolk. This submittal follows several months of productive meetings between the city and the tribe to keep the process moving forward. The preliminary site plan now includes an overall layout of the…
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Pamunkey Tribe Submits Plan for HeadWaters Casino
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Aurora, Batavia Schools Agree On TIF For New Hollywood Casino

AURORA, IL - Aurora City Council approved a new TIF district agreement with Batavia Public School District 101 that is expected to allow the Hollywood Casino relocation and resort project to move forward. The boundary for the new district will extend the current one to Bilter Road to the north, Farnsworth Avenue to the east, Church Road to the west…
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Aurora, Batavia Schools Agree On TIF For New Hollywood Casino
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Montreal Unveils New Downtown Park, Expands Online Casino Scene

In the heart of Montreal's downtown district, the city council has finally approved plans for a new park that has been a subject of intense debate over the past few months. The planned park, spanning over two hectares, will offer residents a fresh burst of green space amidst the concrete jungle. The decision has garnered unanimous support from the…
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Keene zoning amendment would keep casinos out of downtown

A zoning amendment backed by Mayor George Hansel would keep casinos out of Keene's downtown core, limiting them to specific zoning districts of the city. The proposed ordinance, slated to go before the Keene Planning Board and the City Council's Planning, Licenses and Development Committee in a joint meeting Nov. 13, defines charitable gaming…
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Keene zoning amendment would keep casinos out of downtown
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Rockford seeks grant to pay Hard Rock Casino road construction

City officials plan to widen East State Street turn lanes to accommodate expected traffic increases from the planned opening of the Hard Rock Casino Rockford in late August 2024. Rockford plans to hire Loves Park-based Arc Design Resources Inc. for $325735 to design the roadway improvements. The project includes turn lane improvements, new…
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Rockford seeks grant to pay Hard Rock Casino road construction
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A 19th century massacre, mostly forgotten, clouds plans for a shimmering tribal casino

REDDING, Calif. - To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the "Big Rise," and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes - the Pit River, Yana, Nomlaki…
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A 19th century massacre, mostly forgotten, clouds plans for a shimmering tribal casino
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Council eyes revenue boost by increasing number of slot machines at casino

Terrace city council members have accepted a proposal by the provincial crown corporation which runs the legal gambling business in B.C. to lift the cap on the number of gambling machines at the Terrace Chances Casino. The current cap of 75 machines, put in place by council in 2007 when the proposal for a casino was first introduced, is…
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Council eyes revenue boost by increasing number of slot machines at casino
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A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento

To the native Wintu people it was Bohem Puyuik, the "Big Rise," and no wonder. Mt. Shasta towered above everything else, her loins delivering the natural springs and snowmelt that birthed a great river. The Sacramento River provided such an abundance of food that the Wintu and many neighboring tribes - the Pit River, Yana, Nomlaki and others - had…
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A 19th century massacre clouds plans for a tribal casino north of Sacramento
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City's New Electric Buses and Eco-Friendly Online Casinos Reduce Carbon Footprint

In a bustling, throbbing metropolis far removed from its humble origins, a new eco-friendly initiative is making waves. The city council, comprised of a diverse group of invested individuals, has launched an ambitious project that will have a profound effect on the city's carbon footprint. An entire fleet of electric buses is set for deployment on…
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Aurora sets TIF hearings tied to Hollywood Casino project

The Aurora City Council Tuesday night established the review board and public hearing for a new tax increment financing district. The proposed Farnsworth-Bilter TIF District is tied to the Hollywood Casino resort project at Farnsworth Avenue and Bilter Road, next the Interstate 88 interchange. Aldermen voted 10-1 this week to establish the Joint…
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City Council Battles Fiscal Crisis: Online Casinos Emerge as Potential Solution

In a bustling metropolis, the city council has convened an emergency meeting to grapple with the current fiscal crisis. Echoing within the esteemed assembly hall are strong, deliberate voices articulating arguments over the budget cuts. The city is racing against time; a solution is of crucial importance, as the livelihood of thousands hang in the…
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Potential resurrection of New York, Massachusetts casino developments bodes well for Genting Malaysia

Maybank Investment Bank said Sunday they could raise Genting Malaysia's long-term earnings estimates by as much as 74% following news that two key potential casino developments in the United States could be back on the menu. As per local news reports, the New York State Gaming Commission has now resumed the Request for Applications (RFA) process…
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Potential resurrection of New York, Massachusetts casino developments bodes well for Genting Malaysia
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Breaking down Richmond’s (second) casino referendum

Outside of the early voting site at Hickory Hill Community Center, a food truck's generator buzzed as a worker hands out food. More buzz came from campaigners promoting support for the casino referendum on the ballot. "Vote jobs and revenue, revenue! Vote jobs and revenue!" sang two women as they directed people toward the polls or the food truck,…
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Breaking down Richmond’s (second) casino referendum
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How pinball machines helped pave the way for gambling in South Dakota: Looking back

If you've ever been in a good arcade, you've been inundated by the sounds of electronic boops, beeps and pew-pews. One of the most recognizable sounds you'd hear were the sounds of pinball machines. The thump of the flippers, the chimes of the bumpers, the roll of the ball, and the excited ding of the score as it climbs. You may remember old…
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How pinball machines helped pave the way for gambling in South Dakota: Looking back
Chicago Tribune

Aurora eyes hearing for TIF district for Hollywood Casino

Aurora City Council members are set to vote next week on establishing the review board and public hearing for a new tax increment financing district. The proposed Farnsworth-Bilter TIF District is tied to the Hollywood Casino resort project at Farnsworth Avenue and Bilter Road, near the Interstate 88 interchange. Aldermen meeting as a Committee of…
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Aurora eyes hearing for TIF district for Hollywood Casino
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Detroit casino workers overwhelmingly approve strike authorization

Union members from Detroit's three casinos overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike if necessary, the Detroit Casino Council announced Friday. The vote with 99% approval came as the union negotiates for higher wages at MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood at Greektown and MotorCity casinos. The DCC said it could call for strikes as early as mid-October…
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Detroit casino workers overwhelmingly approve strike authorization
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Aurora begins TIF process for Hollywood Casino resort

The city of Aurora has begun the process of establishing the tax increment financing district for the Hollywood Casino resort project. Aldermen on the City Council Finance Committee Thursday unanimously recommended two ordinances that would result in the new Farnsworth-Bilter TIF District, contemplated as part of the incentives for the Hollywood…
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Aurora begins TIF process for Hollywood Casino resort
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Before casino proposal died, other localities wanted in on the action

A proposal to develop casinos on non-tribal land in rural parts of North Carolina won't be part of the state budget and likely won't get a vote as a standalone measure either, top Republican lawmakers announced Tuesday night. "I do not see us voting on those at any point in the coming weeks," Senate leader Phil Berger said. While the proposal…
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Before casino proposal died, other localities wanted in on the action
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Bally's To Open Downtown Chicago Casino Saturday Morning

On Saturday morning, Chicago will become the largest city in the United States to have a casino within city limits. The Illinois Gaming Board issued a temporary operating permit to Bally's on Friday afternoon to conduct casino gaming at Medinah Temple, and the gaming company will open its doors to the public at the temporary venue at 8 a.m.…
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Bally's To Open Downtown Chicago Casino Saturday Morning
Richmond Times

Are casino revenues the answer to RVA's child care crisis?

Gambling and children make strange political bedfellows. But Mayor Levar Stoney is placing a bet that child care will be the winning ticket in November's referendum on the rebranded Richmond Grand Resort and Casino. Tuesday morning, Stoney - joined by Richmond City Council members, Richmond Public Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras and business…
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Are casino revenues the answer to RVA's child care crisis?
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads

The Roanoke Rapids Planning Board and city council this evening put the city in the consideration for a casino in the Carolina Crossroads Music and Entertainment District by approving a land use amendment that would allow gambling in the district. City Manager Kelly Traynham wrote in a memo to both panels that the North Carolina General Assembly…
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Planners, council pave way for possible casino at Carolina Crossroads
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Massachusetts: Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's $1 billion casino plan resurfaces

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, which has long planned to develop a $1 billion resort and casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, is now in discussions about a new proposal for the project. The venture, known as the First Light Resort & Casino, was initially put on hold shortly after the commencement of construction in 2016 due to a series of legal…
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Massachusetts: Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's $1 billion casino plan resurfaces
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Taunton casino: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe proposes new development

TAUNTON - Where does the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe stand regarding building a casino in Taunton? This question may soon be answered. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Gaming Authority has asked to meet with the Taunton City Council to discuss a new development proposal in connection with the proposed $1 billion First Light Resort & Casino - which was put…
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Taunton casino: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe proposes new development
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Elk Grove’s Sky River Casino celebrates one-year anniversary

The Wilton Rancheria and its Las Vegas-based partner, Boyd Gaming Corporation, are celebrating the one-year anniversary of Elk Grove's Sky River Casino. Located near Highway 99 and Kammerer Road, the $550 million casino opened on Aug. 15, 2022, two weeks ahead of its scheduled opening. The casino was built on the former site of the "Ghost Mall" -…
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Elk Grove’s Sky River Casino celebrates one-year anniversary
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Chicago casino poised for mid-September opening

First the barbecue, then the baccarat. Chicago's first casino could launch soon after Labor Day, if all goes well during practice gaming sessions set to take place shortly after the holiday at Bally's temporary Medinah Temple gambling hall. Regulators will inspect the River North operation Sept. 5 and oversee practice gaming sessions Sept. 6-7,…
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Chicago casino poised for mid-September opening
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Sheriff says Nash County not ready for casino

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) - Old Carriage Road in Rocky Mount is mostly filled with trees. However, soon the area could be the site of slot machines, table games, and sports betting. "You know, you got 90 million vehicles that travel that corridor of I-95 and U.S. 64. So, obviously, from a business standpoint, if I was looking for a place to put it,…
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Sheriff says Nash County not ready for casino
Richmond Times

Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf

The legal fight over casino gaming is happening in a courtroom in downtown Richmond, but the real battlefront lies on the other side of the James River in South Richmond. A charitable gaming operator based next to Midlothian Turnpike is challenging the legality of Richmond's decision to award a contract to a partnership to build a…
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Richmond casino fight all about South Side turf
Chicago Tribune

Waukegan Plan Commission green lights American Place casino plan, sends it to City Council

The Temporary at American Place in Waukegan is already the third-most-visited casino in Illinois nearly six months after opening, according to Illinois Gaming Board reports, and officials of Full House Resorts this week gave the Waukegan Planning and Zoning Commission a picture of what the permanent American Place will offer. From a five-star,…
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Waukegan Plan Commission green lights American Place casino plan, sends it to City Council
Chicago Tribune

Casino clash coming down to who gets a piece of the action

It seems the easy way missed Waukegan when it comes to projects enhancing Lake County's largest municipality. Call it the Waukegan Hypothesis. From seeping coal ash pits along the Lake Michigan shoreline to a moribund downtown to the latest twist in the continuing casino drama, the Waukegan Hypothesis takes hold: It's difficult being the county's…
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City of Wichita cracking down on illegal slot machines

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - There is an evidence section for Wichita police that has nearly 1000 llegal slots. More are likely on the way as the WPD continues to confiscate the machines. "For probably close to 10 years in Wichita, we have seen an increase in gambling, illegal gambling," said WPD Captain Travis Rakestraw. City Council member Jeff…
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City of Wichita cracking down on illegal slot machines
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Rochester To Potentially Get First Charitable Gaming Casino

It was recently reported that Greg Carlin, principal of New England Gaming and Consulting LLC, has submitted a proposal to the City of Rochester to open a charitable gaming casino at Lilac Mall, a shopping mall recently purchased by the aforementioned principal's company called GSG Rochester Propco LLC of Manchester. He also urged for a chance to…
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Rochester To Potentially Get First Charitable Gaming Casino
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Inside Rangers' £200m Las Vegas style supercasino plans to transform Ibrox

THERE has been plenty of change at Ibrox in recent times with the arrival of the new Edmiston House and stadium revamp plans. But if a proposals for a major overhaul had gone ahead, things would be looking VERY different at Rangers' home today. The Light Blues have started the process of a multi-million pound revamp that will see the capacity of…
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Inside Rangers' £200m Las Vegas style supercasino plans to transform Ibrox
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Lawsuit over ‘rigged’ Waukegan casino selection should proceed, court rules

The cards have already been dealt in the Waukegan casino game, but a state appellate court has issued a ruling that could bring back to the table a spurned bidder that has long complained of a "rigged" contest for the coveted gambling license. That means the north suburban casino selection process could end up being reshuffled, even though Las…
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Lawsuit over ‘rigged’ Waukegan casino selection should proceed, court rules
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order

After narrowly rejecting the question two years ago, it appears that Richmond voters in November will be asked a second time whether the city should host a multimillion-dollar casino and resort. A Richmond Circuit Court judge on Tuesday entered an order effectively placing the casino question on the Nov. 7 ballot via a referendum. The order…
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Do-over casino referendum appears to be a go with Tuesday court order
Danville Register & Bee

Danville leaders not worried about possible nearby casino in N.C. They were betting on it.

Danville leaders are not worried about the possibility of a casino coming to Rockingham County just across the border in North Carolina. In fact, such a prospect was inevitable, and that's why they chose such a well-known and iconic casino gaming provider for Danville, say city officials. Danville City Council members and other city leaders pursued…
Finance
Danville leaders not worried about possible nearby casino in N.C. They were betting on it.
ABC 8 News

Richmond looking to hit the jackpot on second casino vote

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - A Richmond casino could be in the cards again after the circuit court and the Virginia Lottery approved another chance for residents to vote for a casino in the city this November. A Richmond City Circuit Court judge has signed a court orderallowing the city's top election official to add the citywide referendum for a casino…
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Richmond looking to hit the jackpot on second casino vote
ABC 8 News

Judge allows Richmond to hold another casino vote

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - Richmond can have another casino vote this November - two years after voters in the city narrowly rejected a project from one of the developers behind the latest effort. The Virginia Lottery last week approved a preliminary application from the City and RVA Entertainment Holdings - a joint venture of Urban One Inc. and…
Industry
Judge allows Richmond to hold another casino vote
dailycourier.com

Live! Casino brings in revenue for local municipalities

Local municipalities have hit the jackpot when it comes to tax revenues from Westmoreland County's Live! Casino Pittsburgh. The Hempfield Township casino celebrated the nearly $21 million in tax proceeds that have gone to 38 municipalities and organizations in Westmoreland County through Local Share Account (LSA) grants. Live! Casino Pittsburgh and…
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Live! Casino brings in revenue for local municipalities
Latrobe Bulletin News

Live! Casino celebrates $21 million awarded to local municipalities

Local municipalities have hit the jackpot when it comes to tax revenues from Westmoreland County's Live! Casino Pittsburgh. The Hempfield Township casino celebrated the nearly $21 million in tax proceeds that have gone to 38 municipalities and organizations in Westmoreland County through Local Share Account (LSA) grants. Live! Casino Pittsburgh and…
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Live! Casino celebrates $21 million awarded to local municipalities
connectcre.com

Shuttered Las Vegas Casinos Site for Mixed-Use Project

Agora Realty and Management is proposing a new mixed-use project at the site of the former Fiesta Rancho and Texas Station in North Las Vegas. The only thing left standing after the sites closed three years ago, is a skating rink and parking lot. Station Casinos closed both properties in March 2020 with the emergence of the COVID-19…
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Shuttered Las Vegas Casinos Site for Mixed-Use Project
Fox 5 Vegas

New plan for old Fiesta Rancho, Texas Station site in North Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - There is a new plan for the site of the old Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho Casinos in North Las Vegas. It will be voted on by the City of North Las Vegas Planning Commission this week. The ice arena will be staying, and the rest of the land will become a mixed-use community with new homes and businesses. It is called Hylo…
Sports
cardinalnews.org

As the Bristol Casino marks its first year, construction is on schedule for the 2024 opening of the permanent Hard Rock

Virginia's first casino, the temporary facility in Bristol, drew 1.2 million people from across the U.S. and a number of other countries and paid out $92 million in jackpots in its inaugural year, which has been deemed a success by casino and city officials. The celebration Saturday of the first year of Bristol's temporary casino will include…
Finance
As the Bristol Casino marks its first year, construction is on schedule for the 2024 opening of the permanent Hard Rock
Inquirer

Valenzuela bans Pogos, other forms of online gambling

MANILA, Philippines - Valenzuela City is the latest local government shutting its doors on Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos), whose contributions to the economy tend to be overshadowed by their increasing association with crime, particularly human trafficking involving Chinese nationals. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Mayor Wes…
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Valenzuela bans Pogos, other forms of online gambling
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Illinois Finds Bally's Preliminarily Suitable For Chicago Casino

The Illinois Gaming Board unanimously voted Bally's "preliminarily suitable" at its Thursday meeting, a key step forward for the gaming company to build its $1.7 billion casino in the River West neighborhood of Chicago. The favorable vote was expected after the IGB had approved smaller related measures, including supplier contracts, as Bally's has…
Finance
Illinois Finds Bally's Preliminarily Suitable For Chicago Casino
Chicago Sun Times

Illinois Gaming Board gives early approval to Bally’s Chicago casino

All bets could be on in Chicago by the end of summer. State regulators on Thursday handed down a key early approval to Bally's Chicago casino plan, paving the way for the corporation to launch a temporary gambling house within a couple of months at the historic Medinah Temple in River North while it builds the permanent structure in River West. The…
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Illinois Gaming Board gives early approval to Bally’s Chicago casino
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Local leaders riled by apparent deal with Seneca Nation for Rochester casino

Local political leaders say they are dismayed that the New York State Senate and Gov. Kathy Hochul's office apparently have agreed to a new gaming compact with the Seneca Nation that includes a full casino in the city of Rochester. Seneca Nation leaders on their own announced last week that a "conceptual agreement" on a new 20-year compact had been…
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Local leaders riled by apparent deal with Seneca Nation for Rochester casino
The Buffalo News

Exclusive details in deal to put Seneca casino in Rochester

ALBANY - On Friday evening in Albany, an explosive rumor began circulating about a secretive gaming compact struck between the Seneca Nation and Gov. Kathy Hochul's administration. Two days earlier, the Nation and Hochul's office had struck a deal on the broad outlines of a new, 20-year agreement. The details of the deal were kept secret. Yet the…
Law
Exclusive details in deal to put Seneca casino in Rochester
Greenboro Local News

Danville businesses cash in from casino-goers

The Danville Casino opened in May, businesses and city leaders say there has been an overwhelmingly positive response from people throughout the region. DANVILLE, Va. - If you haven't made the short drive up to Danville Virginia recently, you just might know someone who has. After the Danville Casino opened a little more than 2 weeks ago, business…
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Danville businesses cash in from casino-goers
commonwealthmagazine.org

Gaming Commission asks feds to shut down illegal gambling

Gamblers in Massachusetts have a full menu of wagering options to choose from these days: physical casinos, sports betting in person or online, and the state lottery, which some officials are itching to bring online as well. One thing not on the menu, Bay State regulators want to make clear, is illegal gambling. Members of the Massachusetts Gaming…
Law
Chicago Tribune

Open house held in Aurora on Hollywood Casino project

Residents had a chance to meet with city officials and developers to learn more about the new Hollywood Casino Resort project planned near Interstate 88 in Aurora during an open house Thursday night. The two-hour session was held at the Aurora Police Department at 1200 E. Indian Trail and gave participants a chance to ask questions about the…
Finance
Open house held in Aurora on Hollywood Casino project
Sounds and Colours

The Best Casinos in Latin America

Casinos are very popular destinations, especially now that the world is coming back to normal. Latin America offers several possibilities for first-rate gaming experiences for anyone who enjoys gambling. For most of us, the budget may not stretch beyond playing with the best online casinos at home. That doesn't mean we can't plan that next big trip…
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The Best Casinos in Latin America
KETV

WarHorse Gaming plans to open Omaha casino in summer 2024

AND JULIE. OKAY, THANK YOU, BILL. AN UPDATE TONIGHT AS OMAHA'S WARHORSE CASINO ANNOUNCES NEW CONSTRUCTION PLANS AND A TIMELINE. YEAH, DON'T EXPECT GAMBLING IN 2023. FIRST PHASE STILL ABOUT A YEAR AWAY. KETV NEWSWATCH SEVEN'S BILL SHAMROCK IS ON THE LIVE DESK BILL ROB JULIE WHEN PLANS WERE FIRST ANNOUNCED, WAR HORSE WANTED TO BREAK GROUND IN SPRING…
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sheridanmedia.com

History: Gambling in Sheridan County’s Early Days

Gambling and gamblers were as much a part of the Old West as were cowboys. Professional gamblers frequented the saloons, the riverboats, and the trains, looking for honest or dishonest games, as long as there was a good chance of them winning. There were gamblers on the local passenger trains that ran through Sheridan, as seen in this story from…
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History: Gambling in Sheridan County’s Early Days
Trip Pub

Long Island officials reach agreement to lease Nassau Coliseum to Sands for casino bid

Nassau County officials said Wednesday that they have reached a deal to transfer the lease for the Nassau Coliseum site to Las Vegas Sands, a major step in the gambling giant's push to win a coveted gaming license and bring a bustling casino to Long Island. The 99-year lease agreement does not guarantee that the Uniondale site where the New York…
Law
Long Island officials reach agreement to lease Nassau Coliseum to Sands for casino bid
The Mountain Jackpot News

Cripple Creek Casino Sign Wars Flare Up!

Council Denies Historic Preservation Designation; Fears Lost of Landmark Status Rick Langenberg It was a case of Déjà vu in the Cripple Creek City Council Chambers last week in a hearing that drew comparisons to the early years of limited stakes gaming, when historic preservation decisions almost turned into near fist fights. In what some describe…
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Cripple Creek Casino Sign Wars Flare Up!
KDRV

Kotek announces opposition to Coquille Tribe casino project

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Gov. Tina Kotek wrote a letter to the Oregon Tribal Chairs on Thursday explaining her stance on tribal gaming -- and her opposition to the Coquille Tribe's proposed Medford casino. In the letter -- which was addressed to all eight Oregon tribes -- Kotek said she believes in having one gaming facility per tribe. "Throughout my…
Politics
Kotek announces opposition to Coquille Tribe casino project
Fox 5 Vegas

Developer proposes mega resort, casino in Las Vegas’ Historic Westside

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Could a mega casino be the Historic Westside's future? There is a proposal to build a 60-story casino development with a 764-room hotel and more than 450 multi-family residential units on the Historic Westside of Las Vegas. The proposed development at Jackson Avenue and F Street will go before the City of Las Vegas Planning…
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Developer proposes mega resort, casino in Las Vegas’ Historic Westside
Review Journal

Station Casinos starts demolishing another Southern Nevada hotel

Station Casinos started tearing down another hotel this week. Work crews demolished most of Fiesta Rancho's five-story hotel tower, on the north side of the property across from a drive-in movie theater, as of Thursday morning. Just a portion of that exposed structure, with mounds of debris piled up in front, remained standing. Driving around the…
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Station Casinos starts demolishing another Southern Nevada hotel
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New Desert Diamond Casino to begin construction near Glendale

The Tohono O'odham Nation, which operates four Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona, including one near the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, is preparing to begin development on a fifth, to be located near Loop 303 and Northern Parkway. The 110-acre site has already been taken into trust by the federal government for the Tohono O'odham…
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New Desert Diamond Casino to begin construction near Glendale