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Californian Museum Organizes Casino TripsFeb 15, 2017
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
Charity Casino Night Supports DeKalb County’s DisabledFeb 14, 2017
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.
Gaming Commission to Re-Examine Two South Mississippi Casino Site ApplicationsFeb 13, 2017
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.
Keetoowah Cherokees Aim to Open Casino in GeorgiaFeb 12, 2017
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.
Crackdown on an Open-Air Casino in Hat YaiFeb 11, 2017
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.
Idaho Lawmakers Revisit Tribal Casino Issue of Slot MachinesFeb 10, 2017
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.
Osaka Encourages Plans for Yumeshima Resort, Casino and Expo 2025Feb 9, 2017
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.
Tasmanian Casino Monopoly Disproves Allegations that Locals View Poker Machines as ThreatFeb 8, 2017
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.
Lethal Shooting at Casino Road Residential Complex Under InvestigationFeb 7, 2017
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.
Suffolk OTB Hope Islandia Casino Gets Them Out of DebtFeb 6, 2017
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.
$25,000 Fine for Pennsylvania Casino After Serving Inebriated Patron 27 DrinksFeb 5, 2017
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.
Deputy Shoots Driver of Stolen Vehicle at San Manuel Casino ParkingFeb 4, 2017
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.
Vietnam Grants Nationals Casino Access and Gambling RightsFeb 3, 2017
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.
Leeds Welcomes Glitzy New CasinoFeb 2, 2017
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.
Amendment to Saipan Casino Law Put ForwardFeb 1, 2017
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.
Mississippi Indians Approve Plan to Build Casino in Leake CountyJan 31, 2017
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
Maryland’s Largest Casino Not Giving In to CompetitionJan 30, 2017
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.
Local Casino Revenues Drop Against Statewide Record HighJan 30, 2017
There was a 7% drop at the former (from nearly $49M in 2015 to about $45M in 2016) and an 8.6% fall at the latter (from about $46.6M in 2015 to nearly $42.6M in 2016).
Isle Casino Facing Lawsuit Due to Overcharging PlayersJan 29, 2017
Customers playing the automated craps machine at the Isle Casino in Pompano Beach have complained about being systematically overcharged since 2012 when the machine was introduced at the casino.
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