2010 March 03 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Sports TV columnist Michael Hiestand offers details about on-air moves to be announced Thursday, including the return of Keith Jackson to TV.
MONTGOMERY An electronic bingo bill sponsored by Sen. Roger Bedford failed to be brought up for debate in the Alabama Senate Wednesday after advocates were unable to reach the necessary 21 votes for further debate.
A Kentucky businessman has sued an Indiana casino, claiming he lost $75,000 in one night in money lent to him by the casino because he was too intoxicated to know what he was doing.
AURORA, ON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Magna Entertainment Corp. (”MEC” or the “Company”) filed this news release as its twenty-second bi-weekly default status report under National Policy 12-203 of the Canadian Securities Administrators, pursuant to which MEC announced that it would not be filing its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, nor would it be filing quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or the Canadian securitie
–Magna Entertainment Corp. files twentieth default status report
–Magna Entertainment Corp. files eighteenth default status report
–Magna Entertainment Corp. files fifteenth default status report
LAS VEGAS, March 3 /PRNewswire/ — The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust of 1993 (the “Trust”) announced today that it successfully completed a “short form” merger in which FortuNet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNET) (”FortuNet”) became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust. The merger followed a successful tender offer that expired on February 17, 2010. With the merger complete, FortuNet is taking the appropriate steps to cause its shares to cease to be traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market. em>ABOUT FORTUNET
–Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Announces Successful Completion of Tender Offer for FortuNet
–Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Extends Tender Offer for FortuNet
–The Yuri Itkis Gaming Trust Commences Tender Offer to Purchase Remaining Public Stake in FortuNet, Inc.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today fined the Mount Airy Resort Casino $100,000 for allowing underage patrons to access the gaming floor and play slot machines. The fine was part of a consent agreement between the Board’s Office of Enforcement Counsel and casino operator Mount Airy #1, LLC. The civil penalties, unanimously approved by the Board at its public meeting in Harrisburg, were for six incidents that occurred at Mount Air
–Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 16% in February
–Mount Airy Casino Resort Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games Rescheduled for March 18th
–PA Gaming Control Board Cancels Hearing Due to Impending Inclement Weather
CHEROKEE, N.C., March 3 /PRNewswire/ –Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel today announced its partnership with Paula Deen Enterprises and the opening in late-2010 of Paula Deen’s Kitchen, the property’s first new restaurant to be introduced as part of a $633 million, three-year expansion program. Created as a full-service, 404-seat restaurant, Paula Deen’s Kitchen at Harrah’s Cherokee will serve a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner, and will be reminiscent of the decor and ambiance of
–NC Senior Games Announces Sponsorship by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel
–Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel (NC) Breaks Ground On Luxury Tower - Part of $633 Million Expansion
LAS VEGAS, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation on Wednesday at the 2010 Deutsche Bank Hospitality and Gaming Conference in New York. A complete copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our web site at a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.mgmmirage.com/”>http://www.mgmmirage.com a>. MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world’s leading and most respected companies with significant holdings in gaming, ho
–MGM MIRAGE Management to Present at the 2010 KeyBanc Capital Markets Consumer Conference
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–MGM MIRAGE Announces Successful Amendment and Extension Transaction
TORRINGTON Due to legal complications, the BINGO Fundraiser for March 6, is postponed until further notice.