Pinnacle buys land, signals third riverboat casino
Pinnacle Entertainment, the Las Vegas gaming company that owns a riverboat casino in Lake Charles and recently bought two more Louisiana riverboat licenses, could be moving toward placing a third boat in the Baton Rouge market.
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- Pinnacle opens riverboat casino in St. Louis area
- Pinnacle Drops Atlantic City Casino Plan, to Sell Seaside Land
- Pinnacle scales back cost of La. casino project
- Pinnacle gets another delay in casino projects
- New Orleans riverboat casino to get hotel
- Pinnacle buys St. Louis riverboat casino
- Harrah’s plans to leave LC; Pinnacle seeks licenses
- Hotel planned for Boomtown casino
- Harrah’s Plans to Sell 2 Riverboat Casinos
Interesting gambling information:
- Casino is defined by the Webster's New World Dictionary as the following: a small country house, or a building or room used for meetings, or public amusements, gaming, or a game at cards.
- The age of electronic games began in 1964 with the Nevada Electronic's solid state "21" machines. The most successful of these was the Dale Electronics' Poker-Matic, which could be found in most Nevada casinos.
- Gambling is Often Legalized to Promote Economic Development of Depressed Areas. That was an important motivation in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, New Jersey, and many of the other locales for casinos.
- In 1891, Sittman and Pitt of Brooklyn began to manufacture the first nationally known poker card machines. The machines maintained their enormous popularity until just before World War I.