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2017-02-18 02:36
Detroit MGM s Wolfgang Puck Steakhouse Closes Down Due to Fire
Wolfgang Puck Steakhouse in Detroit’s MGM Grand Casino was forced to shut down Thursday evening as a result of fire. The restaurant was going about its business as usual when a fire in its duct circulation system had to be put out by Detroit’s firefighting service at around 7:30 PM.…
2017-02-17 04:21
Legend Palace Announces 66 Live Dealer Gaming Tables
The newest pearl in the crown of Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is Casino Hotel Legend Palace, which is to open at the end of this month. Owned by Hong Kong-listed gambling operator Macau Legend Development, the establishment will open with 66 live-dealer gaming tables, according to CEO David Chow Kam Fai…
2017-02-16 02:45
Online Petition to Back Up Tinian Resort and Casino
An online petition calling for support of a Titanic-themed resort and casino project on Tinian Island is currently in circulation. The Tinian Ocean View Resort and Casino project in the Northern Marianas has been temporarily halted due to a lack of gaming permit, as well as restrictions on the nature of port-related activity that apply to the area.…
2017-02-15 05:12
Californian Museum Organizes Casino Trips
The Historical Museum in Porterville, California, has added a bus trip to the Eagle Mountain Casino to its program of events. The trip takes place monthly on a Tuesday evening, and one has already been scheduled for Feb 28…
2017-02-14 03:56
Charity Casino Night Supports DeKalb County s Disabled
A charity gaming event to benefit DeKalb County’s disabled people will be held at the Gracie Center on Saturday. Doors open at 6:00 PM and admission costs $25 per person, including $50 in gaming money.…
2017-02-13 05:02
Gaming Commission to Re Examine Two South Mississippi Casino Site Applications
Two companies are going to make a new attempt at getting their casino sites in Biloxi and Diamondhead approved. The Mississippi Gaming Commission is holding a meeting and a public hearing on Thursday, and a vote on the issue is expected in March.…
2017-02-12 05:35
Keetoowah Cherokees Aim to Open Casino in Georgia
In an effort to reclaim its roots, an Oklahoma Indian tribe strives to go back to its home state of Georgia and set up a casino there.…
2017-02-11 04:15
Crackdown on an Open Air Casino in Hat Yai
An armed raid was carried out Thursday evening on a rubber plantation in Hat Yai, Thailand, to discover an open-air casino on its territory. Sixteen gamblers were arrested during the joint military and police force operation.…
2017-02-10 04:41
Idaho Lawmakers Revisit Tribal Casino Issue of Slot Machines
The question of whether gaming machines in tribal casinos in Idaho are lawful will be re-examined by the House State Affairs Committee. The issue has so far been raised multiple times. …
2017-02-09 02:41
Osaka Encourages Plans for Yumeshima Resort Casino and Expo 2025
Osaka is going ahead with the development of the man-made island of Yumeshima which should accommodate a casino resort by 2024 and apply to host the World Expo in 2025.…
2017-02-08 04:17
Tasmanian Casino Monopoly Disproves Allegations that Locals View Poker Machines as Threat
Gaming legislation in Tasmania is under scrutiny following research that suggests citizens are convinced in the negative social effect of gambling. The Federal Group hotel chain, which is the monopoly operator of the state’s two casinos, has refuted the claim.…
2017-02-07 02:40
Lethal Shooting at Casino Road Residential Complex Under Investigation
A man was shot dead on Sunday afternoon at a residential complex in south Everett. According to a press release from the local police authorities, the incident took place at around 5:15 PM at the Shiloh Village apartments on 1926 W. Casino Road.…
2017-02-06 02:48
Suffolk OTB Hope Islandia Casino Gets Them Out of Debt
It seems that Suffolk County Off-Track Betting organization’s last resort to settle its debts and avoid bankruptcy is the plan to open a new video lottery (VLT)casino in Long Island. The operator is projected to generate an annual $2 billion in gross revenue, out of which Suffolk OTB would be entitled to $164 million per year.…
2017-02-05 03:53
25 000 Fine for Pennsylvania Casino After Serving Inebriated Patron 27 Drinks
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has imposed a $25,000 fine on a Mount Pocono casino because their staff served a player 27 alcoholic drinks within nine hours.…
2017-02-04 02:56
Deputy Shoots Driver of Stolen Vehicle at San Manuel Casino Parking
A man was shot by a deputy and a woman suffered significant injuries at the San Manuel Casino parking while trying to escape in a stolen car, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department reported.…
2017-02-03 05:26
Vietnam Grants Nationals Casino Access and Gambling Rights
A decree permitting Vietnamese citizens to gamble at casinos has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The document covers not only Vietnamese based in the country but also nationals living abroad with a valid passport, as well as foreigners.…
2017-02-02 04:00
Leeds Welcomes Glitzy New Casino
Victoria Gate Casino is the new jewel in the crown of Leed’s casino industry. A key component of the £165 million Victoria Gate retail development project in Leeds, it is also the third largest gaming establishment in the United Kingdom.…
2017-02-01 04:17
Amendment to Saipan Casino Law Put Forward
An amendment to the casino law of Saipan has been proposed by Representative Blas Jonathan Attao. The measure he introduced calls for the establishment of a Casino Gross Revenue Tax Account and a CNMI Retiree Future Generation Pension Plan.…
2017-01-31 05:12
Mississippi Indians Approve Plan to Build Casino in Leake County
On Jan 27, the representative body of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians passed a decision to expand the group’s gaming operations in Leake County. The resolution was adopted with nine votes in favor of the proposal to build a casino in the Red Water community…
2017-01-30 03:30
Maryland s Largest Casino Not Giving In to Competition
Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills retains the lead as the state’s largest casino. However, there was more than 11% decrease in its December 2016 revenue as compared to what the operator earned during the same period the previous year.…

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