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Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Rules Caesars Entertainment Restructuring to Take Place in Chicago

Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Rules Caesars Entertainment Restructuring to Take Place in Chicago

January 27th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Moved Several Casinos from CEOC to Other Units Prior to CEOC’s Bankruptcy Filing U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross ruled on Wednesday that the Caesars Entertainment Operating Co.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case will occur in Chicago, Illinois.... 

Rhode Island Casinos Close Due to Blizzard Conditions in New England

Rhode Island Casinos Close Due to Blizzard Conditions in New England

January 25th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Local Residents Voted Down a Proposal to Add More Slots Machines to the Newport Grand Last Year Both Rhode Island casinos are set to close on Monday night, due to the blizzard conditions. The Twin River Casino in Lincoln will shut from 8pm Monday until 12 noon... 

State Panel Votes to Recommend Bailout for Delaware’s Gaming Industry

State Panel Votes to Recommend Bailout for Delaware’s Gaming Industry

January 23rd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst Says She Doesn’t Think the Bill Will Pass in the Delaware General Assembly A Delaware study commission narrowly endorsed a taxpayer bailout for the struggling land-based gambling industry of Delaware on Thursday. The panel... 

California Man Sues Downtown Grand Casino for Serving Him Alcohol

California Man Sues Downtown Grand Casino for Serving Him Alcohol

January 22nd, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Johnston Was Served Alcohol throughout a 17-Hour Gambling Binge With Super Bowl weekend less than two weeks away, a cautionary tale about the dangers of drinking and gambling might be in order. Just in time for the biggest week of sports betting in the United States,... 

Malaysian Home Minister Faces Paul Phua Controversy Back Home

Malaysian Home Minister Faces Paul Phua Controversy Back Home

January 21st, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Zahid Contradicted His Country’s Police in Saying Paul Phua Is Not a Triad Member Since Ahmad Zahid Hamidi sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about its case as Malaysian citizen Paul Phua, a firestorm of controversy has surrounded the Home... 

Borgata Criticized for Racist Food Choice on Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Menu

Borgata Criticized for Racist Food Choice on Martin Luther King Jr Holiday Menu

January 20th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Joe Lupo Says, According to Research, Fried Chicken and Collared Greens Were King’s Favorite Meal The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City is being criticized for adding racist food items to its standard menu over the Martin Luther King Jr Day on Monday. The Borgata’s... 

PokerStars Designs Sports Betting Software to Leverage Its Brand Name

PokerStars Designs Sports Betting Software to Leverage Its Brand Name

January 19th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

A PokerStars Online Sportsbook Should Increase Global Revenues Significantly for Amaya Gaming If and when PokerStars ever wins approval to enter the New Jersey gaming market, the world’s #1 poker site will be able to accept sports betters, too. PokerStars... 

Washington State Representative Introduces Online Poker Bill HB 1114

Washington State Representative Introduces Online Poker Bill HB 1114

January 17th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Rep. Appleton Has Cosponsored Several Attempts to Repeal Penalties for Online Poker Players Washington state Representative Sherry Appleton, a Democrat from Poulsbo, introduced an online poker bill to the legislature this week. House Bill 1114 comes as a surprise... 

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Tells AG the State Has Limited Resources to Combat Gambling

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Tells AG the State Has Limited Resources to Combat Gambling

January 16th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Bentley Suggested Strange Impeach Officials He Suspected Were Not Doing Their Local Duties Alabama Governor Robert Bentley sent a letter to the state’s attorney general this week, saying the state government has limited resources to police illegal gambling.... 

Dissident Creditors File in Delaware, Stop Caesars Entertainment Bankruptcy Plan

Dissident Creditors File in Delaware, Stop Caesars Entertainment Bankruptcy Plan

January 15th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Caesars Entertainment Will Merge with Caesars Growth Partners under Terms of the Plan Caesars Entertainment’s bankruptcy filing in Chicago in Thursday triggered a chain of events which could lead to a battle for control of the company. On Friday, bondholders... 

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