CLEVELAND (AP) – As reported by the authorities, seven persons, namely – Nathaniel Emory, Louis Wilkerson, Philip Koch, Aaron Higdon, Russell Heidenreich, Thedore Shepherd and Nidal Abuaun have been charged with one felony count of illegal gambling on roulette, craps and blackjack games at Ohios first casino. Bill Mason, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor and Mike DeWine, the Ohio Attorney General jointly announced that the Read More...!!
Chuvit Kamolvisit, the Rak Thailand Party leader and his supporters & reporters were prevented by many residents who blocked their way on Monday to enter a casino, known as Kingphet casino situated at Phetchaburi Soi 5, or Soi Kingphet. Chuvit said that the owner of the casino is in direct links with the relatives of the one in Dubai, a likely reference to former premier Thaksin Shinawatra.
In fact, some people had asked him to Read More...!!
Established on June 6, in Anne Arundel County at Arundel Mills mall; Maryland Live Casino, with approx 3,171 games on its gaming portfolio has hit the lines by generating approx 70% of the states total gaming revenue in the month of June. During the facilitys first 25 days operation it has been able to bring in $28.5 million in the shape of revenues, i.e. $359.27 on daily basis per machine. Joe Weinberg, managing partner and president of Read More...!!
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was presented the Senate Bill 1849 and he has to take the decision for the proposed casinos for Chicago and the south suburbs within the next sixty days. Expansion of the ten existing Illinois casinos, permits for slot machines at the horse racing tracks and five new casinos throughout the state are on the legislation agenda. The Democratic governor has to give approval for the bill to become law, use the veto power Read More...!!
A meeting of the Delegates of the House was held on Monday for a prolonged dialogue on extended gambling program but no fruitful results came out as reported by Michael E. Busch, the Speaker. He added that views of other leaders of the team were needed on the issue as no conclusion has come as yet.
OMalley appointees and State senators were in favor of the plan for which OMalley sought compromise while Busch (D-Anne Read More...!!
Palmer Businesses for a Palmer Casino, the group that supports Mohegan Sun’s schemes for building a resort casino in Palmer, Mass expressed that it is pleased with the planned meeting by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and appreciated the move. Though no particular date or location for the meeting has yet been announced as per the press release on Monday, but it may come up in the near future, said the group’s spokesman Read More...!!
It is possible that Echo shareholders may also be allowed to lift their stakes following the regulators’ approval for Perpetual to lift its potential stake in Echo Entertainment Group. Approval has been given by the NSW Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority and Queensland minister for increase of the potential maximum voting power in Echo from the existing 10% to 15% by the Perpetual Investment Management. Echo commented that the Read More...!!
Taunton – A meeting of the State Gaming Commission will be held on Thursday, the 12th July at the Lakeville Council where Southern Massachusetts town would present their views for the proposed East Taunton Casino. State Rep. Keiko Orrall, R-Lakeville has requested for the meeting as sections of Lakeville, Taunton and Middleboro fall under his district. Views from the surrounding communities will be put forward in connection with the Read More...!!
NEW YORK – Restrictions on visa and limits on Chinese credit cards have adversely affected Macau’s gaming revenue growth that has hit the Casino stocks. In fact, the reputed casino operators have been looking to Macau for revenues in the recent years.
There has been a minimal increase of just 7.3% in the gambling revenue in May that is the lowest rate within almost three years. As reported by Bloomberg, there has been an Read More...!!
Tampa - After expensive renovations in 2007, 2008 and 2010, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has once again come up with major expansion program. The world class casino has spent $75 million for giving it a new shape in terms of gaming positions and number of seats. One of the largest casinos in Las Vegas, Seminole now facilitates the casino floor that is larger than five combined football fields. Gamblers would come across 110 table Read More...!!
July 2 – Monopoly Plus, IGT’s most trendy game has been introduced by the Alderney licensed online casino, i.e. MoneyGaming. Exciting rounds, prizes and icons are offered through Monopoly Plus that is based on the all-time favorite board game. Gamblers are facilitated bonus after bonus with enhanced payouts. They are pleased to explore new ways to bag the favorite Board Bonus up to Level Up Plus feature. They enjoy complete fun Read More...!!
DOVER, Del. (AP) – Final touches for the fiscal year 2013 with some minor bills came for discussions during this years session of the Delaware legislature on Sunday. After exchanges of views, the capital budget of $429 was approved by both the chambers. The amount would cover approx $256 million for non-transportation projects, including $120 million for public schools and $173 million for roads and other transportation projects. The Read More...!!
With the opening of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in 2008, drunken driving in Bethlehem has almost doubled and the increase has been attributed to the casino by the Northampton County Drug & Alcohol Division. As per the Uniform Crime Reporting System data, the number of drunken driving arrests has increased to 304 in 2009 and 300 in 2011 whereas it was just 269 in 2008. Number of drunken driving offences have gone up to 39 in the Read More...!!
FLANDREAU, SD – Larry Williams, the Table Games Director at Royal River Casino announced yesterday that as a result of increased bet limits for the casinos w.e.f. 1st July, we now have $500 chips on order. The South Dakota gamblers could now put ten times more with the new chips in play. As per the law, the betting limit would not go to $1000 from the existing $100. Blackjack dealer Trish Mette said that with the increase in the Read More...!!
NIAGARA FALLS – As informed by Seneca Gaming Corp., major changes to its Fourth Street Casino are in the pipeline. Very soon, the Corp. would be celebrating its 10th anniversary in Niagara Falls. The renovations would cover a hangout for most valued clients and popular spot for the gamblers & hotel guests. The Chairman’s Club VIP and the Thunder Falls Buffet would bee given a fresh look. Senior vice president of marketing Read More...!!