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Deutsche Bank Advises New Jersey State Lawmakers to Approve a North Jersey Casino

Deutsche Bank Advises New Jersey State Lawmakers to Approve a North Jersey Casino

May 20th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Andrew Zarnett Cited Atlantic City Casino Closings and New Jersey’s Own Budget Shortfall Duetsche Bank, the leading German financial institution, published a report last week stating that the best course forward for New Jersey was to build one or more casinos... 

Nevada Gaming Bill Pushed by Las Vegas Sands Misses Deadline, Dies in Committee

Nevada Gaming Bill Pushed by Las Vegas Sands Misses Deadline, Dies in Committee

May 19th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

LVS’s Sheldon Adelson Is a Notable Republican Donor, But Gives to Causes around the Globe A bill pushed by the Las Vegas Sands to limit online poker in Nevada failed to leave committee by a deadline date this week. Las Vegas Sands, owned by 80-year old Republican... 

American Pharoah Is a 4:5 Favorite to Win the Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes on June 6

American Pharoah Is a 4:5 Favorite to Win the Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes on June 6

May 18th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Trainer Bob Baffert Says American Pharoah Is the Calmest Champion Horse He’s Ever Trained The Belmont Stakes will be the center of the sports world on June 6, when American Pharoah has a chance to become the 12th thoroughbred to win horse racing’s Triple... 

Should Americans Be Allowed to Place Wagers on the Outcome of a Presidential Election?

Should Americans Be Allowed to Place Wagers on the Outcome of a Presidential Election?

May 15th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Bookmakers Estimate 2016 Presidential Prop Bets Would Produce Numbers Like the Super Bowl The Chicago Tribune printed an op-ed piece by Stephen L. Carter on propositions bets on 2014. The article opened with a discussion of European sportsbooks which had Hillary... 

Atlantic City Casino Workers Union Asks New Jersey AG to Investigate Herbalife

Atlantic City Casino Workers Union Asks New Jersey AG to Investigate Herbalife

May 14th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Bill Ackman Took a $1 Billion Short Position on Herbalife in 2012 Unite Here Local 54 has asked the New Jersey Attorney General to investigate Herbalife Ltd. The casino workers union says it believes the nutrition supplements company is positioned to prey on unemployed... 

Caesars Entertainment Negotiating Money Laundering Fine Which Could Reach $20 Million

Caesars Entertainment Negotiating Money Laundering Fine Which Could Reach $20 Million

May 13th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

FinCen Did Not Give Details of the Money Laundering Charges, Which Date to October 2013 at Caesars Palace Caesars Entertainment Corporation is in discussions with federal officials to settle money laundering charges against Caesars Palace, the flagship casino in... 

U.S. Attorney Thomas Walker Lauded for Deal with North Carolina Internet Cafe Gaming Industry

U.S. Attorney Thomas Walker Lauded for Deal with North Carolina Internet Cafe Gaming Industry

May 12th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

The News & Observer Wrote a Piece Praising Thomas Walker’s Agreement with the Internet Cafes Recently, US Attorney Thomas Walker made a deal with 5 software providers involved in the Internet gaming cafe industry to cease operations in North Carolina... 

Illinois Officials Hold Meeting to Discuss Building a Chicago-Area Casino

Illinois Officials Hold Meeting to Discuss Building a Chicago-Area Casino

May 11th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Bruce Rauner Has Said He Would Support a Chicago-Area Casino, Under the Right Circumstances Illinois state politicians are set to hear testimony on the subject of expanded gambling in the state on Monday. When the panel meets, it will call tourism and video... 

Federal Employee Stole $150k from VA Retail Store to Fund His Gambling Habit

Federal Employee Stole $150k from VA Retail Store to Fund His Gambling Habit

May 8th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Glenn Bates Also Coached Boys Baseball and Girls Basketball for the Saline High School A one-time federal employee has admitted to embezzling up to $150,000 from a Veterans Affairs retail store, money which was used for gambling sprees, hiring prostitutes, and... 

Sheldon Adelson Asked in Court about a Threatened Beheading in Sands’ Macau Operations

Sheldon Adelson Asked in Court about a Threatened Beheading in Sands’ Macau Operations

May 7th, 2015 Written by Christine Davies

Adelson Said, “If somebody is going to chop my employees’ heads off, of course I would be interested.” Sheldon Adelson was in a Las Vegas courtroom on Tuesday answering questions about his company’s Chinese operations. One of the questions... 

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