2009 October 14 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The Meadows Racetrack & Casino, which has been hit by the sputtering economy and the beginning of casinos’ slow season, has laid off a number of workers, the casino’s owner said.
Macau casino stocks sink amid concerns over a report that new visa rules may reduce the number of visitors from mainland China.
The ACT Government has tabled a bill in the Legislative Assembly designed to better control and regulate gambling.
Slot machines are now in the gambling mix at The Greenbrier resort. The state Lottery Commission on Wednesday gave the historic resort permission to activate 44 slot machines in its new casino.
A state video-gambling law passed this summer could leave the city with a choice that could have significant financial impact, but the laws implementation is still a long way off, leaving many unanswered questions.
The state House Gaming Oversight Committee should conduct a hearing on alleged cheating at the Meadows slots casino and the failure of the Gaming Control Board to tell the committee about the case, state Rep. Rob Matzie said Wednesday.
Casino investors are buying up hotel properties on Rota, the second-largest island of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, in hopes of attracting military gamblers once the U.S. increases its presence in nearby Guam.
An Indianapolis man who was expelled from the Grand Victoria Casino and Resort for counting cards at blackjack is waging a court battle to win back his seat at the riverboat’s gaming tables.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The two pillars of revenue that have kept West Virginias economy afloat during the recession — coal and gambling — are showing signs of crumbling, the House and Senate Finance chairmen said Wednesday. “Theres two reasons were …