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Largest Counterfeit Chips Scammer Gets Over 7 Years in JailJun 9, 2017
Marina Bay Sands (MBS), Singapore was duped in what seems to be the largest counterfeit casino chip scam with S$1000 chips amounting to a total of S$1.291 million loss through 1291 counterfeit chips. Toh Hock Thiam, the man behind the act could easily pull it off along with what is believed with two other accomplices.
Slot Machines To Set Up For 16 Hours To Preserve Licence by 2 Las Vegas CasinosJun 8, 2017
As per the law, at least eight hours of casino play must occur every two years, to preserve a gaming licence. Following this, two casinos in downtown viz. Las Vegas Club and the Mermaids Casino may have slot machine play return for at least 16 hours, later this month.
Liberation Carnival to be Compressed to 4 days, Following Lack of FundsJun 7, 2017
With the casino operations halted, causing lack of funds for the Liberation carnival, which would likely be compressed to 4 days a week. The entertainment would be only on the weekends.
Cop accused of manslaughter, killing unarmed man in neck-hold at a CasinoJun 7, 2017
Kenneth Lopera, a 31-year-old police officer was arrested on Monday for killing an unarmed man. He posted a $6,000 bail and was released from jail with a court date in August in the may 14 choking death of a 40-year old Tashii S. Brown.
Connecticut to Pass Casino-Related bill, to Expande the State’s Gambling IndustryJun 5, 2017
Connecticut is preparing to pass two casino-related bills, this would provide for an expansion of the state’s gambling industry. It's due to the neighbouring state; Massachusetts building casino resorts, that could possibly steal the clientele from the 2 Las Vegas styled casino.
Casino Resorts in Manila Tighten Security, Following Resorts World Manila attackJun 3, 2017
After the horrors of Friday attack on resorts world manila, putting the entire country under panic and red alert, many owners of the likes of similar resorts in Manila, plan to increase the security at their resorts.
36 killed in an attack on Resorts World Manila, PhilippinesJun 2, 2017
In a tragic attack in the wee hours of Friday at Resorts World Manila's Casino, 36 people have been killed and 54 injured. The identity of the attacker is yet unknown. The attacker carried an assault rifle, fired shots and set fire to the gaming tables. The gunman entered the resort via the parking lot. A search was carried out and information on registration was found from the car.
Archbishop Commends the Bill to Ban Casino Gaming at Liberation CarnivalJun 1, 2017
The bill that was passed on 26th May by the Legislature that calls for an immediate ban on casino gaming still awaits action from Gov. Eddie Calvo, Guam Islands.
Pomo Indians Continue Negotiations Over Casino RelocationMay 31, 2017
Pomo Indians of Coyote Valley Band is negotiating for the possibility of moving the tribe’s Coyote Valley Casino to another location to be built in open field on its 70-acre reservation, to the south of the existing location of the enterprise’s current location so that it can construct single-family housing units on the current site of the casino in northern California.
Queens Casino Habitual of Violating Fire CodeMay 30, 2017
It comes as a surprise that the Queens Casino, NY has been fined for three times now of a total of $3,975 for violating the fire codes. The violations involve various minor civil infractions including outdated alarm systems, no signs for crowd capacity indicated etc.
Critical Blow to Springfield Casino after Thumbs Down to the AmendmentMay 29, 2017
In a critical blow to the Springfield casino, House Committee did not pass an amendment to add casino on gambling expansion bill. The amendment was filed by Rep. Tim Butler, R- Springfield in Senate Bill 7 to add a Springfield casino to five other authorised by the bill.
$500 million to be invested in Former Trump Taj Mahal by Hard Rock InternationalMay 29, 2017
Hard Rock International has announced it will be spending a fortune of $500 million as compared to earlier $ 350 million to transform the former Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, which it purchased in March from Carl Icahn at a steal for $50 million. This resort was created in the Atlantic City resort venue by United States President Donald Trump after spending $1.2 billion.
Casino Activities likely to abolished from Guam Liberation CarnivalMay 26, 2017
A bill was passed on Friday to ban the casino operations from the annual Liberation carnival and village fiestas. Freshman Sen. Telena Nelson, D-Dededo, who wrote the bill, thanked fellow lawmakers after the vote Friday afternoon. If passed, it would abolish a section of Guam Law that has allowed the Mayor’s Council of Guam and the Liberation Historical Society, a nonprofit group to run gambling activities during fairs and fiestas.
74 arrested in a raid on Gambling denMay 26, 2017
Gambling is prohibited in Thailand according to Gambling Act 1935, which excludes betting on horse racing or the government sponsored Thai lottery.
IPI casino request barred citing concerns over safety by Casino CommissionMay 25, 2017
The Commonwealth Casino Commission has put a hold on the opening of the casino of the business giant IPI (Imperial Pacific International), that was scheduled this Friday, would be decided after further discussions at their next scheduled meeting on May 31, told the Commission Executive Director; Edward Deleon Guerrero.
New Satellite Casino in East Windsor Connecticut Approved by SenateMay 24, 2017
This highly controversial issue in the state was passed in the General Assembly early Wednesday. It will require approval from the House of Representatives and the governor – who has stated that this will be the only casino bill he will sign. This is a major step toward the expansion of gambling in the state.
Petitions to Stop Red Water Casino Development in Leake CountyMay 23, 2017
The decision to stop construction of the Red Water Casino project in Leake County will soon be decided by various tribal members. The petition sponsor to end the project, Nikki Comby, has stated that they do not want to take the risk of adding any more debt.
Resorts World Las VegasTo Begin Construction 3rd Q 2017May 22, 2017
The $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas, now scheduled to open in 2020, will be the first “ground-up” resort to be built in the town for almost 10 years.
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino, California Is First to Launch Bonus Game Smash SmashMay 20, 2017
Konami Gaming recently launched a new linked bonus game called Smash Smash at the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino and one which clearly went down very well with players lining up in their droves to take part in the six jackpot levels of rewards and being entertained by a mariachis band.
Sullivan County Casino to Be Named Resorts World CatskillsMay 20, 2017
Empire Resorts Inc. has paid homage to the Catskills region by calling their new resort in the area - Resorts World Catskills. The resort, which is planned to open in March 2018, is a $1.2 billion all-season destination complex and is situated on the old Concord Resort Hotel property in Thompson.
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