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Proposed legislation for new Indiana casino to be scrutinized by committee

In Indiana, recently-proposed legislation that would permit the city of Terre Haute to host a casino complete with up to 700 slots and 17 gaming tables has reportedly been scheduled for a preliminary committee hearing. According to a report from the Tribune-Star newspaper, Senate Bill 354 was introduced by local Indiana State Senator Jon Ford […]

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Illinois city could benefit from casino in a big way; Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer

On Wednesday, Danville, Illinois Mayor Scott Eisenhauer reportedly told an Illinois Senate committee that a conservative estimate indicates that along with 800 permanent jobs, a casino in Danville would bring the city’s coffers between $5 million and $7 million and $30 million in annual wages, as reported by The News-Gazette. Next month, state legislators in […]

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Court approves Caesars bankruptcy plan to emerge in 2017 with $10 billion less debt

In a press relief noted for its brevity compared to the gravity lifted, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) has seen its operating company’s bankruptcy reorganization plan finally approved allowing the company to shed some $10 billion in debt and put an end to its $18.4 billion bankruptcy. After approving the plan, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Benjamin […]

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Illinois casino expansion legislation to be deliberated next month

In Illinois, state legislators are reportedly due to begin deliberations early next month on legislation that could see the border cities of Rockford and Danville granted casino licenses while permitting the state’s horseracing tracks to operate slots. According to a report from the Rockford Register Star newspaper, the legislation, which would additionally grant a casino […]

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Wisconsin tribe seeks reassurance ahead of Donald Trump inauguration

Ahead of the inauguration later this month of Donald Trump as the 45th President Of The United States, the Ho-Chunk Nation Of Wisconsin has reportedly met with federal officials to ensure that its plans for a casino in the city of Beloit will not be adversely affected by the transition. According to a report from […]

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