2008 August 25 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The Kansas City Health Department is cracking down on casino smokers. But one recent crack may have come down in the wrong place.
A group of state Senate and House members who represent neighborhoods near the proposed SugarHouse casino pledged today to go to federal court to overturn a decision that lets the casino build on submerged riverfront land.
South Carolina developer CBS Supply told the Etowah County Commission and the public today its proposed development has the possibility of generating an estimated $50 million in revenue for county charities the first year, increasing to $75 million the second and $100 million the third.
Coosa Entertainment Group LLC’s president and chief executive officer Jud Dawson said today during a public hearing that all residents of Etowah County would benefit from a proposed entertainment and charity video gaming facility in Etowah County, and that choosing a local developer would be the best way to go.
Four Pennsylvania lawmakers said Monday that they will continue to fight plans for the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.
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Kansas Speedway said Monday that it would add a road course to its infield if it is awarded the contract to manage the state-owned hotel and casino complex in Wyandotte County.
Language on the gambling ballot initiative for a casino in Clinton County contains loopholes that could wipe out its proposed tax benefits and lead to more casinos in the state, opponents of the measure said Friday. (LACO)
THE leadership of the Association of Barangay Councils (ABC) is planning to auction the mini dump trucks bought by past officials of the association because some parts are deteriorating and the vehicles are not registered with the Land Transportation Office (LTO).