Author / Julie Wong

Atlantic City Casino Revenues Still Plummeting Past Recession End

Even though the recession seems to be over, Atlantic City casino revenues are still on a steady decline.

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Raids on Illegal Gambling Called Racist

Defense attorneys in Indiana are suggesting that raids on illegal gambling take a racist pattern.

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Drug Causing Loss of Control Re Casino Gambling, Pornography?

A group of Australians are suing drug companies for manufacturing pills that allegedly caused patients to gamble uncontrollably or seek out pornography as an obsession.

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Pinnacle Casino Losing License After Tough Luck

The Pinnacle gambling boat at St. Louis, the President Casino, has just reopened after flood waters receded, but the venue will surrender its gaming license and cease operations July 1st.

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Jerry Yang to Appear at Make-A-Wish Foundation Poker Tourney Fund

2007 World Series of Poker Champion Jerry Yang to appear at Make-A-Wish fundraiser poker tournament at Diamond Jim?s Casino.

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Frank Online Gambling Bill Adds Support as Deadline Looms

Two key supporters joined the Representatives sworn to sponsor Barney Frank’s online gambling regulatory bill.

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Seminoles Insist on Protection from Online Casinos in Gaming Deal

The new compact between Florida and the Seminole Tribe specifies that minimum payments to the state made be voided if online casinos are regulated with a resulting drop in tribal revenue.

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Macau Casino Revenue May Be at Record Pace

The recession is long over in Macau, where gambling growth is again reaching fantastic numbers and casino revenue is setting records almost on a monthly basis.

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Ft. Lauderdale Legislator Wants Resort Casinos in Florida

A Florida lawmaker wants to open up gambling at all venues, including table games, and license destination resorts as casinos to make the state a gambling capitol.

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Atlantic City Casinos Face Labor Discord at Worst Time Possible

Already facing numerous financial challenges, Atlantic City casinos now have union issues as hotel workers’ labor contract expired.

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Banning Online Casinos Not the Answer for Problem Gambling Expert

The executive director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling says treatment and education should be the tools used to prevent compulsive gambling, not laws banning online casinos.

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Table Games Move to Forefront of Delaware Gambling Expansion

With single game sports betting ruled out, Delaware officials are frantically searching for new gambling that may fill the revenue hole in the state budget.

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Florida Casino Gambling Deal Holding $162 Million for State

While state and tribal authorities negotiate, Seminole tribal casinos are paying gambling revenues to an escrow account, adding to hundreds of millions of dollars available to Florida if a compact is reached.

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Ohio Casino Bill Brings Questions of Church Gambling

Ohio churches hate the idea of losing their right to host casino gambling even more than allowing others to have that right.

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Iconic Atlantic City Casino Owners Hand Deed to Lenders

The first casino to open in Atlantic City is gambling a transfer of ownership to the mortgage holders may bring viability back to the historic gambling venue.

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MGM Mirage Faces Choice Over Macau Casinos and US Gambling Venue

Atlantic City gambling regulators may force MGM Mirage to choose between its partnership in its Macau casino and the one it has in Jersey’s Borgata casino.

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Las Vegas Sands Seeks IPO Cash for Casino Operations

Las Vegas Sands officials are looking for new ways to bring cask into their casino gambling operations, including an initial public offer and sales of minority ownership.

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Las Vegas Sands Wants to Change Macau Casino Loan Terms

Officials from Ls Vegas Sands are working with banks holding their loans to rework terms, allowing the casino operator a better financial position to continue its expansion of gambling venues and other developments.

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Iowa’s Casino Success Leads to Consideration of More Casinos

The few Iowa areas left without casino gambling want their share of the pie, and are asking for expansion of state licensed gaming venues from seventeen to twenty-two.

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UK Gambling Operators Found Lacking on Age Checking

A study by the Gambling Commission in the United Kingdom found almost every betting shop visited had no problem taking gambling action from underaged customers.

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Online Gambling Opponents Continue War of Mistruths

The radical religious right responded to Barney Frank’s bills to regulate online gambling with demagoguery and deception.

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Casinos in Louisiana Area Have Brighter Prospects Than Most

The Gulf Coast region may be the healthiest in the United States for the gambling industry.

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