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Did Donald Trump Ever Try for the Vegas Casino Market?

After reading today's QOD about presidents and casino gambling, I'm wondering if Donald Trump ever came close to entering the Las Vegas market back when he still owned casinos in Atlantic City. A: Well … yes and no. It depends on how serious he really was about making inroads in Sin City and only Donald Trump knows that for sure. In September 1986,…
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Woman looks to sue Bally's Casino after $1.27M slot prize disputed

A New Jersey woman plans to sue Bally's Casino after the casino claims she did not win $1.27 million on a slot machine game. Roney Beal, 72, a Shamong, New Jersey resident, about 42 miles north of Atlantic City, was playing the Wheel of Fortune slot machine game on Feb. 25 when flashing lights alerted her that she had just hit the jackpot. However,…
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Woman looks to sue Bally's Casino after $1.27M slot prize disputed
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Vermont's Burgeoning Online Gambling Industry

The U.S. online gambling industry has a constantly changing landscape as individual states continue to pass legislation that allows and regulates different betting markets. June 2023 saw Vermont's governor Phil Scott sign new legislation to allow online sports betting. House Bill 127 opened up the opportunity for online sportsbooks to operate…
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N.C. lawmakers: Gambling machine legislation could be back

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Interest in authorizing more casinos in North Carolina during this year's upcoming legislative session appears tamped down based on comments from top General Assembly leaders. But this week they suggested an effort to sanction and regulate video gambling machines could resurface in the spring. A package considered by lawmakers…
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N.C. lawmakers: Gambling machine legislation could be back
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Las Vegas hotel guests trapped in rooms by hours-long elevator wait

Line up, line up to ride the elevator! Guests of a Las Vegas' circus-themed hotel say they have been taken for a ride after ongoing maintenance issues led to some furious travellers'blowing their top'. The Circus Circus Hotel and Casino on the Southern Boulevard has reportedly been attracting longer queue than a fairground attraction. Only rather…
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Las Vegas hotel guests trapped in rooms by hours-long elevator wait
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Charles Barkley reveals he lost $25MILLION gambling and risking $25,000 on hands in Las Vegas casinos left him 'depressed'

Charles Barkley has revealed he lost $25million cumulatively gambling, with the basketball Hall of Famer left feeling'depressed' at times by his massive losses. Barkley, who made over $40million in the NBA and has been an analyst on TNT's'Inside the NBA' since 2000, is known to have a strong affinity for gambling. And speaking on Shannon…
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Charles Barkley reveals he lost $25MILLION gambling and risking $25,000 on hands in Las Vegas casinos left him 'depressed'
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The Potential for Casino Development in Vermont

Vermont, a state well-known for its gorgeous scenery and abundance of outdoor activities, is taking steps to embrace the profitable business of sports betting online. It might pave the way for future growth in the casino industry. The change coincides with changing attitudes toward gambling and its ability to boost public coffers and the…
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The Potential for Casino Development in Vermont
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Las Vegas Strip resort casino keeps an iconic tradition alive

The days of Las Vegas Strip casinos offering 99-cent shrimp cocktails to get customers onto their properties have long since gone away. The same is true of free mid-day production shows and the low-end buffet - another way to appeal to lower-level gamblers has largely disappeared. Resort casinos generally want people spending money at their…
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Las Vegas Strip resort casino keeps an iconic tradition alive
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Surge in New Jersey Internet Gambling Revenue

Thanks to the internet, it is the couch potato era. Like every other digitized venture, most people have come to favor the convenience of online gambling and crypto casinos over in-person gambling. So long as something can be done from the comfort of home, most people would rather do it from home than visit brick-and-mortar establishments. Despite…
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Golden Circle Casino Changes its Opening Date to Sep. 2025

The official opening of Phil Ruffin's $128m historic horse racing (HHR) casino, called Golden Circle, at the Wichita Greyhound Park will take longer than originally anticipated. Reason for opening date change: The new selected opening date for the 3-story establishment is September 2025, according to information a Kansas Racing and Gaming…
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Golden Circle Casino Changes its Opening Date to Sep. 2025
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Jake's 58 Casino Hotel to break ground Monday on $210 million expansion

Suffolk OTB on Monday will break ground on a $210 million expansion of Jake's 58 Casino Hotel that will double the number of betting terminals at the Islandia gaming parlor and more than triple the number of parking spaces. OTB officials expect the expansion - the first since the casino opened in 2017 - to alleviate chronic shortages of video…
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Jake's 58 Casino Hotel to break ground Monday on $210 million expansion
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AC Casino Employees To File Lawsuit Over Smoking Ban Inside Casinos

In March, the Casino Employees Against Smoking's (Harmful) Effects (C.E.A.S.E.) announced that on April 5, they had a massive announcement concerning the bill to ban smoking throughout Atlantic City casinos, and now, we know what they were planning to let the public be aware of. Appearing with the United Auto Workers, a union that represents…
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AC Casino Employees To File Lawsuit Over Smoking Ban Inside Casinos
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?

Could the nongaming Trump International Hotel just off the Strip be sold to generate revenue for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's enormous civil fraud penalties? The people closest to the property's ownership - Trump and business partner Phil Ruffin - aren't saying, and lodging industry experts say they haven't heard anything about…
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Could Donald Trump sell his Las Vegas hotel to help pay fraud penalties?
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New Jersey senator proposes doubling casinos’ online wager tax rates

This article is republished from New Jersey Monitor. A state senator has proposed more than doubling New Jersey's tax rates on casino wins for online wages and online sports betting, a proposal that would add hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the state's ledger as it faces a revenue crunch. Sen. John McKeon's (D-Essex) bill would raise both…
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New Jersey senator proposes doubling casinos’ online wager tax rates
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Las Vegas casino was imploded years ago, but no word if new resort will be built

When the New Frontier was imploded in 2007, the spectacle featured a fireworks show, cheering onlookers and a chanted countdown to the resort's destruction. Approaching 17 years later, the Strip property is still waiting for a new resort to take shape - and there's no telling when that might happen. Casino operator Wynn Resorts, which acquired the…
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New Jersey senator proposes doubling casinos' online wager tax rates

A state senator has proposed more than doubling New Jersey's tax rates on casino wins for online wages and online sports betting, a proposal that would add hundreds of millions of dollars a year to the state's ledger as it faces a revenue crunch. Sen. John McKeon's (D-Essex) bill would raise both tax rates to 30%, from 15% for online wagering and…
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New Jersey senator proposes doubling casinos' online wager tax rates
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices

The Tropicana hotel-casino, a once-glamorous resort that first opened in 1957 on the Las Vegas Strip, is set to close permanently Tuesday. The Trop, as it is known locally, is one of the last Mob-linked properties on the Strip with original construction intact. Meanwhile, a small, longtime Las Vegas Strip casino, Slots-A-Fun, is returning not to…
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One Mob-Era Casino Closes, Another Offers Old Vegas Prices
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Closing for good on April 2, Tropicana Las Vegas leaves behind a legacy of showmanship and reinvention

The Tropicana is dead; long live the Tropicana. The storied hotel-casino closes its doors April 2, just two days shy of its 67th birthday, to make way for a Major League Baseball stadium and a new Bally's resort. Over the next year, the land the Tropicana now occupies will be cleared, with the intent that the organization currently known as the…
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Closing for good on April 2, Tropicana Las Vegas leaves behind a legacy of showmanship and reinvention
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Several more U.S. states to legalize online gambling

Ever since the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the foundations were set for an extremely exciting online gambling revolution across the U.S. With states now able to create their own gambling laws, more and more locations are launching online casino and online sports betting industries. New Jersey started…
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NJ internet gaming continues surge in latest DGE report

In the latest gaming report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), the numbers show another major month for internet gaming here in the Garden State. "Internet gaming revenues turned in a near-record, single-month performance," said Jane Bokunewicz, faculty director of the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality, and…
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NJ internet gaming continues surge in latest DGE report
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AFM Heads to Las Vegas: Independent Film Market's Big Move to Palms Casino Resort for 45th Edition

International Film and Television Alliance Announces AFM Will Leave Santa Monica The American Film Market® (AFM®) is set to move to a new location for its 45th edition. The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) and its Board of Directors announced that AFM will now be hosted at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas from November 5 to 10,…
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AFM Heads to Las Vegas: Independent Film Market's Big Move to Palms Casino Resort for 45th Edition
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What is that vacant lot on the Las Vegas Strip?

While the Las Vegas Strip is packed with resort-casinos and activity, there's still large vacant lots on the famous thoroughfare. Some of those vacant lots are projects in the works, while others may be held for future development. Still others are spots for concerts and major events. Here's a list of the empty lots along Las Vegas Boulevard and…
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White Hat Gaming takes PAM live with Bally Casino in Rhode Island

Leading igaming platform provider White Hat Gaming has launched its PAM with Bally's Corporation in Rhode Island, marking the company's first casino state deployment with the operator. Bally's Rhode Island customers can now benefit from its casino product, powered by White Hat Gaming's PAM. The provider's robust PAM has enabled the rapid deployment…
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White Hat Gaming takes PAM live with Bally Casino in Rhode Island
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New Jersey gambling regulator who advised nation on integrity and oversight retires

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- David Rebuck, who oversaw New Jersey's development of nation-leading internet gambling and sports betting industries and advised more than two dozen states on setting up and regulating their own gambling operations, retired Friday after 13 years as one of America's most influential gambling regulators. Rebuck, 71, stepped…
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Interest in authorizing more casinos in North Carolina during this year's upcoming legislative session appears tamped down based on comments from top General Assembly leaders. But this week they suggested an effort to sanction and regulate video gambling machines could resurface in the spring. A package considered by lawmakers…
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NC lawmakers say video gambling machine legislation could resurface this year
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Atlantic City casinos would be able to continue to allow gamblers to smoke on the casino floor under a new bill that would impose additional restrictions on lighting up. New Jersey state Sen. John Burzichelli introduced a bill Monday giving the casinos much of what they want amid a push by many casino workers to prohibit…
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Bill would let Atlantic City casinos keep smoking with some more restrictions
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Pennsylvania reports recording gaming revenue driven by online casinos, sportsbooks

Pennsylvania reported a record $432.5 million in gambling revenue in November, up 48% from pre-pandemic numbers two years ago and the eighth straight month of elevated revenue following the widespread rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. Almost all of the growth over the last two years has been in new online forms of gaming, including such casino games as…
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Pennsylvania reports recording gaming revenue driven by online casinos, sportsbooks
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Jackpocket Online Casino in New Jersey Utilizes White Hat

The platform provider behind Jackpocket's online casino rollout in New Jersey was White Hat. White Hat powered the PAM and provided games from its studio for the rollout of the Garden State's newest online casino. "We are thrilled to have played a leading role in bringing Jackpocket's new online casino to the dynamic and regulated market of New…
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Jackpocket Online Casino in New Jersey Utilizes White Hat
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Iconic Las Vegas Casino, Tropicana, Shuts Down After 70 Years

The Tropicana Las Vegas, the emblematic casino that is connected like no other to the myth of Sin City, is shutting down its doors after almost seven decades. The legendary Nevada casino will be demolished in the Spring to make room for a $1.5 billion Major League Baseball stadium that will be home to the relocating Oakland Athletics. Bally's Corp.…
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Iconic Las Vegas Casino, Tropicana, Shuts Down After 70 Years
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Atlantic City casinos: Bill to ban smoking moves forward

A measure that would prohibit smoking in Atlantic City's casinos moved forward Monday after three years of going nowhere, heartening casino workers who say they are literally sick and tired of having smoke blown in their faces at work. The New Jersey Senate health committee approved a long-delayed bill to impose a smoking ban in Atlantic City's…
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Atlantic City casinos: Bill to ban smoking moves forward
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Gambling is easier than ever. That's not the case for finding gambling addiction help

The opportunity to gamble is no farther away than your phone, but treatment for gambling addiction is much harder to find. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: It has never been easier to gamble in the U.S. Almost every state allows some sort of wagering, and sports or online betting is legal in most of the country. An estimated 2% of the population has a gambling…
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Gambling is easier than ever. That's not the case for finding gambling addiction help
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Casino workers seethe as smoking ban bill is delayed yet again in New Jersey Legislature

TRENTON, N.J. - A bill to end smoking in Atlantic City's casinos that appeared headed for its first vote Thursday was delayed yet again when Democratic lawmakers said they did not have enough votes to advance it. They also said they would listen to alternatives proposed by the casino industry including enclosed smoking rooms in which no employee…
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Lucky Long Islander wins $2.3 million at Jake's 58 casino

GreaterRonkonkoma coverage is funded in part by The Core Station Yards, now leasing brand-new apartment homes in Ronkonkoma. to book your in-person tour today. It's probably a good idea they want to remain anonymous. What with Christmas approaching and all. A Suffolk County resident won $2.3 million on the Wheel of Fortune Triple Stars progressive…
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Lucky Long Islander wins $2.3 million at Jake's 58 casino
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Long Island local wins $2.29M at Jake’s 58 casino

ISLANDIA, N.Y. (PIX11) - A lucky Suffolk County local won $2.29 million at Jake's 58 Casino Hotel on Tuesday, casino officials said. The winner, who wants to remain anonymous, hit the $2294411.78 jackpot on their fourth spin on the Wheel of Fortune machine. "The anticipation and excitement of a multi-million-dollar winner at Jake's 58 had been…
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Long Island local wins $2.29M at Jake’s 58 casino
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but it hasn’t caught on more widely in U.S.

In the 10 years that it has been operating in New Jersey, internet casino gambling has generated nearly $7 billion in revenue for casinos and their affiliates, sent over a billion dollars in tax revenue to the state's coffers and helped keep Atlantic City's nine casinos afloat while they were shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. So why hasn't it…
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but it hasn’t caught on more widely in U.S.
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Culinary negotiations with three casino companies were predictable

Following the Culinary union's negotiation process with three major casino companies was like watching the movie "Titanic." Once the union struck its deal with Caesars Entertainment Inc. on Nov. 7, everybody who has ever seen the union in action knew other companies would fall in line, just as surely as everybody who has seen the 1997 James Cameron…
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Culinary negotiations with three casino companies were predictable
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Despite millions of dollars earmarked for gambling treatment in Massachusetts, few in state get help

This is the second in a three-part series. Read part one here. The Gandara Center is one of the only mental health clinics in Springfield, Massachusetts, that offers treatment for problem gambling. But even there, about a mile from the MGM Springfield casino, there's only one clinician certified in gambling treatment. And she's only treating five…
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The Soaring Success of New Jersey Online Casinos & Tax Revenue

This content was produced in partnership with Bazoom Group. In recent times, New Jersey has experienced a noteworthy shift in its gambling environment, wherein online casinos are playing an important part in reforming the state's financial prospects. After the pandemic restrictions were lifted, there was an upswing in online casino activities, with…
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The Soaring Success of New Jersey Online Casinos & Tax Revenue
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North Carolina Delays Commercial Casino Plans Amidst Strong Local Opposition

Despite strong discussions earlier in the year about the possibility of legalizing slot machines and table games within North Carolina's capital, Raleigh, it appears that commercial casinos won't be coming to the region anytime soon. Local governments and boards, however, have been encouraged to contribute their perspectives on this controversial…
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Global Gaming Expo In Las Vegas Sees Strong Attendance

An additional number of NFL-themed slots were revealed at the yearly Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which took place in Las Vegas from October 9-12. Additionally, 25000 global gaming operators and manufacturers came to the Las Vegas Strip just for this event to showcase their latest innovations and products and find new products to add to their…
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Global Gaming Expo In Las Vegas Sees Strong Attendance
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G2E showcases ‘Squid Game’ and Whitney Houston themed slots

Gaming industry members from across the globe are hitting the Las Vegas Strip this week to show off their newest products and innovations at the Global Gaming Expo. From manufacturers to casino operators, 25000 industry professionals are at The Venetian Expo through Thursday to find the newest toys for the casino floor. 'Squid Game' hits the…
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G2E showcases ‘Squid Game’ and Whitney Houston themed slots
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Phil Mickelson: Wife Helped Him Overcome Gambling Addiction

Phil Mickelson, professional golfer and three-time Masters Championship winner, shared that he is grateful to his wife for her support through his gambling addiction. "She has loved me and supported me through my darkest and most difficult times. I couldn't have gotten through this without her. I'm so grateful for her strength in helping us get…
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Phil Mickelson: Wife Helped Him Overcome Gambling Addiction
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Reclusive online gambling mogul Martin Moshal is playing an increasingly influential role in a push to oust the South African government

President Cyril Ramaphosa's social democratic African National Congress party is set to come under pressure next year amid South Africa's dire economic troubles. A senior party official has warned the country could become a failed state. Mr Moshal is the largest individual political donor in South Africa in the last two years. He has given 46.5…
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Reclusive online gambling mogul Martin Moshal is playing an increasingly influential role in a push to oust the South African government
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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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Once shunned by casino operators, responsible gaming campaign turns 25

At a time when problem gambling matters were rarely mentioned in gaming company boardrooms, Harrah's Entertainment decided the issue needed to be raised on casino floors. But it wasn't just rival corporate executives that looked askance at the idea of employees learning how to spot signs that a customer might have a gambling problem. "Our own…
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Once shunned by casino operators, responsible gaming campaign turns 25
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The toughest Mixed cash games on the planet
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Republicans try to resolve casino dispute holding up budget

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Republican legislative leaders met Wednesday after it became clear this week that their disagreement over new gambling options is the key issue preventing lawmakers from voting on the state budget. House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) said there aren't enough members willing to vote in favor of the budget if gaming is…
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Republicans try to resolve casino dispute holding up budget
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Best Venues For an Adventure Gaming Holiday in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a province in Western Canada that's become a magnet for tourists in recent years. It is affectionately known as the Land of the Living Skies due to its unique, colorful skyscapes, but you don't have to have your head in the clouds to get the most out of your trip to the province. Famed for its stunning natural beauty, Saskatchewan…
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Best Venues For an Adventure Gaming Holiday in Saskatchewan
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Casino disagreement leaves NC without budget as Republicans trade barbs

A disagreement over new casinos is leading to more delays for North Carolina's overdue state budget. Republican lawmakers had said they planned to vote on a $30 billion spending plan this week. It's a budget that was supposed to be done by July. But House Speaker Tim Moore said he doesn't have enough votes among Republicans to include plans for…
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GOP didn’t run on casino expansion. Why let it blow up the budget?

The North Carolina legislature, with Republican supermajorities, has failed to come up with a new state budget, because Senate Leader Phil Berger, among others, wants casinos included in it. It has been reported that Senate and House leaders are proposing casinos to be developed in Anson, Nash, and Rockingham counties. I don't know about you, but I…
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Budget votes loom as clock ticks on NC casino, gambling proposals

The North Carolina General Assembly seems to be on pace to finalize a long-delayed state budget next week, but there's no certainty yet whether that spending plan will include a massive expansion of legal gambling. House Republicans met behind closed doors for more than three hours Tuesday in part to go over proposals to legalize four new…
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Budget votes loom as clock ticks on NC casino, gambling proposals
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Longtime Casinos Find Less Is More With Slot Machine Counts

Mohegan Pennsylvania, the first of the Keystone State's 17 casinos, has a request pending with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board: Please let us reduce our number of slot machines. In a submission filed in May and likely to be approved in coming months, the mid-sized casino near Wilkes-Barre states that shedding 120 machines to a count of 1550…
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Longtime Casinos Find Less Is More With Slot Machine Counts
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North Carolina casino legislation: Winners and losers

Much of the news emanating from North Carolina this last year revolved around online sports betting. But a recent draft casino bill circulating among legislators in the Tar Heel state has gained some support. The bill has the potential to disrupt fledgling casino developments in Virginia, especially Caesars Virginia in Danville. It also potentially…
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North Carolina casino legislation: Winners and losers
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Our Take on The Cruise Casino

Casinos in movies aren't always the most relaxing places. Maybe they're the setting of a James Bond film, where Bond - in a debonair but decidedly uncomfortable suit - is engaged in a life-or-death poker match, wiping beads of sweat from his brow. Maybe they're the backdrop of a heist movie, where millions of dollars are at stake and every…
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North Carolina’s Lawmakers Might Not Discuss Online Casino’s Legalization This Session

Senator Jim Perry from North Carolina recently stated that the state budget cannot include online casino now. WRAL, a Raleigh-based news station, indicated that online gaming's proponents want it to be considered if the legislature decided to expand gambling in its session. Even so, lawmakers allowed parimutuel and online sports betting a few…
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North Carolina’s Lawmakers Might Not Discuss Online Casino’s Legalization This Session
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North Carolina iCasino Legalization Debates Begin

Mobile sports betting is coming to North Carolina in 2024, and state lawmakers are in the process of discussing legal casino expansion. Could iCasino be next? "It's a natural fit and should be included in the conversation," Scott Ward, vice president of the Sports Betting Alliance, told WRAL. The alliance is a collaborative group advocating for…
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North Carolina iCasino Legalization Debates Begin
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Are online casinos coming to North Carolina too?

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - In a year that's already seen a significant expansion of legalized gambling in North Carolina, state lawmakers are being pitched on the idea of online casinos. It comes as Republican leaders in the legislature continue their discussion of a proposal to legalize four more physical casinos in locations across the state that…
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Are online casinos coming to North Carolina too?
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Next betting push in North Carolina: Play casino games on your phone

Soon you'll be able bet on sporting event s and play instant lottery games from your phone in North Carolina. Why, then, shouldn't North Carolinians be able to digitally spin a roulette wheel, hit a blackjack or toss the dice in craps for real money on an iCasino app? That's the question that advocates for iCasino or iGaming are increasingly asking…
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Next betting push in North Carolina: Play casino games on your phone
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North Carolina considers new casinos as money flows across Virginia border

North Carolina lawmakers are considering a plan to allow up to four new casinos in rural areas of the state. They see a recently opened casino in Danville, Virginia - a few miles north of the state line - as an example of how gambling could help economically challenged communities. Caesars opened a temporary casino in Danville in May in a giant…
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NC leaders could approve new casinos, video gambling machines

Top North Carolina lawmakers say proposals to authorize up to four new casinos in the state and to legalize video gambling machines are being discussed. RALEIGH, N.C. - As many as four new casinos as well as video gambling machines could be authorized in North Carolina under proposals now being discussed by legislators, the top General Assembly…
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NC leaders could approve new casinos, video gambling machines
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Trees and casinos: imaginary solutions to real and serious problems

Plant a trillion trees. U.S. House Republicans offered that idea last week as their plan for addressing the global climate emergency. And it's hard to know whether to laugh or cry in response. Yes, planting more trees is always a fine idea, as deforestation is a big and deeply worrisome contributing factor to the world's environmental woes. And…
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Trees and casinos: imaginary solutions to real and serious problems
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B2B information for the global online gambling and gaming industry

CBS Global has launched a new crypto-focused sportsbook and online casino named Crypto Bet Sports. The Curaçao-licensed firm will use SoftGamings platform to power its operations and will provide slots, live casino table games, sports betting and esports betting to its customers. The operator has also partnered with BetRadar to provide its…
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B2B information for the global online gambling and gaming industry
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Four casinos could come to rural NC under legislative proposal

State House and Senate leaders are considering legalizing up to four new casinos across the state. Senate leader Phil Berger told reporters Thursday that Republicans are working on legislation that would allow for casinos in Nash, Rockingham and Anson counties, as well as one run by the Lumbee Tribe in southeastern North Carolina. Berger and House…
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Four casinos could come to rural NC under legislative proposal
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Four new casinos, video gambling could be on horizon as North Carolina Republicans negotiate

RALEIGH, N.C. -- As many as four new casinos as well as video gambling machines could be authorized in North Carolina under proposals now being discussed by legislators, the top General Assembly leaders said on Thursday. House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger told reporters separately about the ideas, which they said have yet to…
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Four new casinos, video gambling could be on horizon as North Carolina Republicans negotiate
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Draft casino bill calls for $1.5B investment, one company to run 3 sites

RALEIGH, N.C. (WRAL) - North Carolina would award a single business the right to develop three casinos across the state as part of a new $1.5 billion investment, according to a draft of proposed legislation obtained by WRAL News. Lawmakers haven't publicly released bill language, but they have discussed the broad strokes of the proposal. The draft…
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Draft casino bill calls for $1.5B investment, one company to run 3 sites
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Casino bad idea for Rockingham County, residents say

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY - Residents here say they are worried about a move afoot in Raleigh to expand gaming in the rural county that comes at the same time an investor linked with casino development has requested commercial zoning of a large parcel of land along U.S. 220 near Madison in the Huntsville Township. N.C. Development Holdings Co., which has…
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Casino bad idea for Rockingham County, residents say
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Atlantic City's main casino union, where most workers are women, is finally led by one

Wednesday, July 19, 2023 | 8:43 a.m. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Most of the Atlantic City casino workers who clean hotel rooms, serve drinks and tidy up public areas are women. For the first time in 107 years, the union that represents them is now being led by a woman. Donna DeCaprio is one of the most influential people in Atlantic City as president of…
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Rockingham County residents upset by specter of casino development along US 220, launch petition; Berger: casinos could get greenlight by summer's end

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY - Residents here say they are worried about a move afoot in Raleigh to expand gaming in the rural county that comes at the same time an investor linked with casino development has requested commercial zoning of a large parcel of land along U.S. 220 near Madison in the Huntsville Township. N.C. Development Holdings Co., which has…
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Rockingham County residents upset by specter of casino development along US 220, launch petition; Berger: casinos could get greenlight by summer's end
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Rockingham County NC land eyed by developer with casino ties

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - As North Carolina lawmakers consider whether to legalize more casinos in the state, a developer appears to already have their eyes set on a site in Rockingham County. A company called "NC Development Holdings" has asked to rezone almost 200 acres of land in Rockingham County on U.S. 220 from residential/agricultural to…
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Rockingham County NC land eyed by developer with casino ties
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NJ Online Casino Cuts Planned Extension of Licenses

NJ Online Casino is in the news-with a bit of uncertainty emerging as a result. While finalizing the new budget, the New Jersey Legislature extended the state's existing licenses for online casinos. However, the apps that have brought millions to operators and helped stabilize the gaming industry during the COVID-19 pandemic may not be around as…
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NJ Online Casino Cuts Planned Extension of Licenses
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Las Vegas Advisor: Vegas full of hot hotel deals as rates drop for summer

A survey conducted last week by LasVegasAdvisor.com turned up 31 hotel-casinos with base rates of $50 and below. Lowest of all was the off-Strip Rio, with a ridiculous $12 base rate. Las Vegas casinos with hotel rates of $40 or less were also found at Arizona Charlie's Decatur, Arizona Charlie's Boulder, Binion's, Boulder Station, Circus Circus, El…
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Las Vegas Advisor: Vegas full of hot hotel deals as rates drop for summer
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Casino City’s Friday Five: Renovations and WSOP records edition

Major records are being broken at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, but before we take a more in-depth look at that, let's cover some other top stories from this week. Sports betting in Florida took a major step forward last week after a ruling was overturned, the new ownership at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has announced some…
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New Jersey Cleared for Another Five Years of Online Casino Gambling

While legal sports betting generates tens of millions of dollars for sportsbooks and their casino partners in the state every month, iGaming produces north of $100 million in revenue. Garden State gamblers will have both legal sports betting and online casino wagering available to them for at least another half-decade. Legal authorization for…
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New Jersey Cleared for Another Five Years of Online Casino Gambling
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New Jersey Gov. signs bill extending online gambling through 2028

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bipartisan bill that extends online gambling in the state through 2028. The five-year period is the middle ground between proposals made over the last few weeks that called for extensions ranging from two years to a full decade. The legislation supports the application of online gaming by casinos and…
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ABC News

New Jersey governor considers 5-year extension of internet gambling

A bill to extend internet gambling in New Jersey for another five years is in the hands of Gov. Phil Murphy following its approval by the state Legislature ByWAYNE PARRY Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. -- A bill to extend internet gambling in New Jersey for another five years is in the hands of Gov. Phil Murphy, following its approval Friday by the…
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New Jersey governor considers 5-year extension of internet gambling
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Online gaming extended for 5 more years in N.J.

A decade after New Jersey became one of the first U.S. states to legalize internet gaming, state leaders have extended it for another five years. Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed a law re-authorizing online gambling in the state through 2028, hours after both houses of the state Legislature overwhelmingly approved the bipartisan plan…
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New Jersey Governor Mulls 5-Year Extension of Internet Gambling

Following the state Legislature's passage on Friday, a measure to prolong online gambling in New Jersey for a further five years is now in the hands of Governor Phil Murphy. With no resistance from politicians, the bill was adopted by the state Assembly and Senate and will now be put into effect by the Democratic governor. The passage, however, did…
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New Jersey Governor Mulls 5-Year Extension of Internet Gambling
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New Jersey Set To Extend Online Casino Through 2028

After a week of back and forth, the New Jersey legislature sent a bill Friday to Gov. Phil Murphy's desk to extend internet gaming another five years. The original bill was set to extend iGaming for 10 years, through 2033. But early last week, an Assembly committee cut the 10-year window to two years. This was done without public comment, and there…
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New Jersey Set To Extend Online Casino Through 2028
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Governor signs Polistina’s bill extending online gambling

TRENTON - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Friday signed a bipartisan bill sponsored by Senators Vince Polistina (R-02) James Beach (D-06) that the extends online gambling through 2028. Polistina said the legislation will keep New Jersey at the forefront of an evolving gambling industry by supporting casinos' application of online gaming. "The…
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Yogonet

New Jersey's bill to extend online gambling for 10 more years advances in Senate

Legislation that extends New Jersey casinos' use of online gambling was advanced Monday by the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. If approved, bill S-3075 would allow iGaming to remain legal for another ten years in the state. It is believed the legislation could make it to Gov. Phil Murphy's desk for final consideration by the end…
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New Jersey's bill to extend online gambling for 10 more years advances in Senate
World Casino News

NJ online casino market inches closer to 10-year milestone

Since full internet gaming operations commenced on November 25, 2013, online casino spend in New Jersey continues to rise, so much so that it has now surpassed land-based revenue, with lifetime revenue, April's numbers included, surpassing the $6.1 billion mark, and $1 billion-plus in taxes. With no slowdown in sight, the market is poised to…
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NJ online casino market inches closer to 10-year milestone
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IGT Introduces First Omnichannel Wide Area Progressive Link in the US with Wheel of Fortune® Slots in New Jersey

IGT Introduces First Omnichannel Wide Area Progressive Link in the US with Wheel of Fortune® Slots in New Jersey PR Newswire Company pairs most successful slot theme of all time with industry-first technology to create pioneering omnichannel jackpot link in the US LONDON,May 31, 2023/PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT")…
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High Stakes

High Rollers at the Casino but What About the Poker...

The dazzling lights and glitz of the casino are typically the first thing that comes to mind when I think about gambling. It's rather fascinating to experience the thrill of the roulette wheel, the sounds of the slot machines, and the general commotion of the casino floor. But, how about the poker table, though? High-stakes poker has grown more…
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High Rollers at the Casino but What About the Poker...
Daily Star

Michael Smith lands casino jackpot hours after being filmed around bikini-clad women

Michael Smith landed a huge casino jackpot just hours after being filmed around bikini-clad women in a Las Vegas pool. Smith's been living it up in Sin City after becoming world darts champion a few weeks ago. The 32-year-old was spotted lounging in a pool on Monday smoking a cigar as buxom beauties frolicked in the vicinity, in what he called the…
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Michael Smith lands casino jackpot hours after being filmed around bikini-clad women
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Live Casino Takeover: Global Expansion and What the Pros are Saying

Live casino gaming has become incredibly popular among gamblers in recent years. This is due in part to the fact that it offers a more realistic, engaging experience than traditional online gambling. Live casinos provide players with the chance to interact with real dealers in real-time, giving them the feeling of being in a real casino, without…
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Live Casino Takeover: Global Expansion and What the Pros are Saying
PokerNews

Top 5 Gambling Movies You Must Watch

We've shown you our lists for the best poker and casino movies of all-time. Now it's time to bust out our five favorites from the overall gambling space. There are many outstanding ones to choose from, some of which narrowly missed the cut but still deserve some recognition. Adam Sandler's Uncut Gems (2019), Martin Scorsese sports drama The Color…
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Top 5 Gambling Movies You Must Watch
Live Casino Direct

The Greatest Poker Games Ever Played

The Greatest Poker Games Ever PlayedPoker is a game that has captured the hearts and minds of people all over the world. Whether played in a casino, at home, or online, poker is a game of skill, strategy, and little luck. Over the years, some of the world's best players have played some incredible poker games. This article will look at some of the…
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GOP gambling bill: 5 upstate casinos, LI OTB video slots

Countering a proposal by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Republicans put their weight behind a bill to authorize up to five new upstate casinos over the next four years and video slot machines at off-track betting facilities on Long Island. The GOP's proposal, outlined in a bill unveiled Thursday, puts Long Island in play as lawmakers try to agree on…
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GOP gambling bill: 5 upstate casinos, LI OTB video slots
ABC News

Dealers with cancer beg for Atlantic City casino smoking ban

TRENTON, N.J. -- Tammy Brady began her career as an Atlantic City casino dealer at the age of 18. Now 55, she has stage 2 breast cancer. "While I'm not sure we will ever know the exact cause of my illness, I can't help but wonder if it would have happened if the casinos hadn't forced me to work in second-hand smoke," said Brady, who works at the…
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Dealers With Cancer Beg for Atlantic City Casino Smoking Ban in NJ

Tammy Brady began her career as an Atlantic City casino dealer at the age of 18. Now 55, she has stage 2 breast cancer. "While I'm not sure we will ever know the exact cause of my illness, I can't help but wonder if it would have happened if the casinos hadn't forced me to work in second-hand smoke," said Brady, who works at the Borgata…
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Dealers With Cancer Beg for Atlantic City Casino Smoking Ban in NJ
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Atlantic City casino dealers who have cancer beg for smoking ban

Tammy Brady began her career as an Atlantic City casino dealer at the age of 18. Now 55, she has stage 2 breast cancer. "While I'm not sure we will ever know the exact cause of my illness, I can't help but wonder if it would have happened if the casinos hadn't forced me to work in second-hand smoke," said Brady, who works at the Borgata…
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Atlantic City casino dealers who have cancer beg for smoking ban