2008 August 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Ballot measures on clean water and airborne shooting of predators are getting most of the attention but Alaskans on Tuesday also will vote on a gambling measure.
An exception-free smoking ban discussed Thursday night by the Unified Government Board of Commissioners could draw the ire of many, including the three applicants vying to build a casino in Kansas City, Kan., and a fourth in Edwardsville.
TRENTON–A steady fall in revenue for Atlantic City casinos is having a negative effect on New Jersey’s senior citizens and the disabled.Gambling prof…
Macao casino operators’ four-year winning streak showed no signs of ending only a few months ago. Macao’s casino revenue was on track to grow by half again this year, after having surpassed the Las Vegas strip as the world’s biggest gaming market last year.
ANCHORAGE — Alaska voters will be asked Tuesday whether they want to create a Gaming Commission that could expand gambling by allowing slot machines, poker rooms, lotteries or any form of waging game.
People may try their hand at Texas hold ‘em to benefit The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center fitness department.
Tropicana Entertainment, LLC, filed a motion in U.S. bankruptcy court to seek a better sale price for its Indiana casino, the same day two unions voted in favor of a new contract for 750 workers at the company’s Las Vegas Strip property. Read comments
For many slots players at Atlantic City’s casinos, comps are becoming as rare as hitting the jackpot. With a slow economy and competition from neighboring states cutting into their revenues, Atlantic City’s 11 gaming halls have begun to offer fewer complimentary benefits — and they’re focusing those more on high-end players.
TRENTON, N.J. - With gas prices up and casino revenues down, a program that relies on Atlantic City gambling profits to fund transportation to senior citizens and the disabled needs a cash boost, according to one state lawmaker.