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A Taxi on the Way to Soaring Eagle Casino Crashes

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is a beautiful establishment in Mount Pleasant, MI, where many visitors look forward to having a great time. However, on one night in early April, a group of casino visitors were having anything but fun

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Large Fight Breaks Out in Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY

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A recent incident left a sour taste in the mouths of many casino-goers on April 3rd 2015. Visitors to Resort World Casino located in Queens, New York, witnessed a large-scale and violent brawl break out. Before the incident was over, several injuries were sustained

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Bill on the Table to Legalize Casino Gambling in Georgia

Georgia lawmakers could be taking a serious look this summer at legalizing and opening new avenues for casino gambling in Georgia. A constitutional amendment introduced into the State House of Representatives by representative Ron Stephens to ask Georgia voters to

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Tallahassee Amendment Seeks to Limit Live Animal Racing and More

Florida Amendment to reduce betting on animal races specificly horse and greyhound races.

This week in Florida major changes began to develop regarding a gambling bill that would slowly cut the use of live animals on racetracks. This will not affect already existing casino table games like blackjack and roulette like the previous

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Legislation Begins on Casino Bill in Georgia

Georgia representatives are beginning to realize casinos are a smart means of bringing in tourists and generating state revenue as the state House discussed a casino/gambling bill Thursday, March 26th, 2015. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah and Economic Development Committee Chairman, seeks

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Illinois Gambles: Trickle Down Casino Expansion Bill

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Government officials are anticipating a bill to be passed in Illinois with hopes to expand gambling for its US jurisdiction. They are expecting 2015 to be a golden year that will spur new growth among chosen cities looking to benefit

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Steps Being Taken To Welcome State-Run Online Gambling In Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee hosted a hearing March 19th, 2015 at the Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, where casino executives gave testimony in order to gain online gambling in the state. So far the neighboring states of New

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$82 Million Offer to Buy Revel Casino Denied by Judge

The Revel Casino located in Atlantic City was once a popular tourist and local attraction, for about two years. During this time it never managed to turn a profit making it Atlantic City’s biggest financial mistake costing over 2.2 billion

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Controversy Arises Over New Arkansas Gambling Proposals

Senator Jeremy Hutchinson has introduced a new gambling proposal in the Arkansas legislature aimed at expanding award prizes which could be won by players in the coin-operated games. Currently there is an existing gaming law in Arkansas which allows for

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The Trump Name to Stay Part of Atlantic City Attractions

There isn’t much these days that is around casinos that hasn’t been touched by the Trump name in some way or another. A recent lawsuit filed by Ivanka and Donald Trump seeking to remove the Trump name from an existing

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Jason Chaffetz Tries To Outlaw USA Online Gambling (Again)

Another attempt to derail the gaming industry expansion online is going in front of the House. Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT], along with 14 cosponsors introduced H.R. 707, also known as the “Restoration of America’s Wire Act”, a bill that intends to

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Georgia Lawmakers Eye Savannah’s Hutchinson Island for Gambling

Hutchinson Island, a river island north of downtown Savannah, Georgia, once played host as one of the busiest containerization cargo ports in the world, but lately it has caught the attention of state legislators for the purpose of making it

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Riviera Hotel and Casino Sold to Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, Will Be Demolished

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has purchased the Riviera Hotel and Casino (also known as the Riv) from JP Morgan for $182.5 million on Friday, February 20, 2015.  The Riviera, which opened in 1955, observes its 60th anniversary

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State of the Nation Report on Casino Gambling Shows General Decline

Time magazine reported in October 2013, that casino gambling in America had reached the saturation point. Casino gambling is now available in 40 of the 50 states and many more are jumping at the ability to host their games online. The

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Judge Rules the Return of 1.5 Million Dollars in Un-shuffled Cards Case

A recent court ruling in the world of gambling places responsibility of a game’s fairness on a surprising involved party: the players. A recent court case between New Jersey’s Golden Nugget casino and fourteen gamblers began when the casino failed

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Las Vegas Clarion Hotel & Casino Taken Down By (Failed) Implosion

It has been eight years since the last hotel in Las Vegas was destroying using the technique of building implosion. Implosion is a highly controlled demolition of a building using explosives. This time it took 4,400 pounds of explosives and

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Casears Entertainment Operating Company Files for Bankruptucy

One of the biggest casinos around Caesar’s Palace has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is owned by the Caesar Entertainment Operating Company. All other properties will be still operating, and user accounts will not change, this includes all of

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Gambling Extending its Reaches to Philippines

Manila is working now to become one of the world’s foremost casino hubs as they opened the second large scale resort in the city along the Philippine waterfront. The new resort is run by Macau casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment that

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WSOP Announces 2015 Event Dates With Changes

The 46th annual World Series of Poker, a series of poker tournaments open to anyone 21 years of age or older, will begin Wednesday, May 27, 2015, with nearly $200 million in prize money up for grabs. Tournament organizers also

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Religion, Politics, Islands, and Casinos

Does anyone knoe if The Casino de Monte-Carlo actually exists anywhere but in the movies? There is a curious case of casino controversy in the country of Sri Lanka. First of all, Sri Lanka is a small island country off

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Five Groups Vie For Massachusetts Gambling Licenses

The companies competing are Rush Street Gaming, KG Urban Enterprises, Somerset on the Move, Crossroads Massachusetts and Seafan Trust according to the Mass Gaming and Entertainment Commission. All five of these groups will address the commission on Feb 5. 2015. The applicants

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Iowa Lotto Employee Wins Big: Two Counts of Fraud

Not supposed to be doing something but can’t remember what it was? In this case a lottery employee forgot he was not allowed to play… The story is that a 14.3 million lottery jackpot went unclaimed for several years. An

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New Years Gambling Licenses Awarded in New York

It is the holiday season, almost the new year, and there are already three lucky winners in New York State. The New York Gaming Facility Location Board awarded licenses to the Finger Lakes, Schenectady and Thompson, Sullivan County entries. Many

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Heavy Fiscal Expectations on Horseshoe Casino Maryland

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Someone once said, “90 percent of everything you worry about never happens.” Then there is that other 10 percent… The new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, Maryland got rave reviews in its first week of operation. It was expected to attract

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They Could Have Walked With Millions – But Cheaters Never Win

John King and Andre Nestor discovered a bug in the Game King video poker machine that let them exploit it over and over, winning as much as $500,000 at a visit and eventually they became part of the first gambling

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