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IGT Signs 13-Year Contract to Supply Lottery Solutions to Florida

IGT Signs 13-Year Contract to Supply Lottery Solutions to Florida

September 7th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

IGT is best known for slot machines like Wheel of Fortune, but its lottery business is the parent company’s main business. International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a 13-year contract with the Florida Lottery to provide a variety of lottery solutions... 

A Group Files a Lawsuit to Stop a November Arkansas Casino Referendum

A Group Files a Lawsuit to Stop a November Arkansas Casino Referendum

September 6th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Oaklawn Park is one of two places in the state which allow slot machine gambling. A group opposed to an Arkansas statement constitutional amendment which would legalize casinos filed a lawsuit with the state’s Supreme Court on Tuesday. The suit was filed... 

California 2016 Legislative Session Ends without an Online Poker Bill

California 2016 Legislative Session Ends without an Online Poker Bill

September 5th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

John Pappas of the PPA suggested Adam Gray (above) tried to strong-arm Morongo with a last minute compromise. The chances of a California online poker bill passing in 2016 are gone. The verdict went the state’s legislative session for 2016 ended on Wednesday,... 

Rockingham Park Racetrack to Close after 110 Years in Operation

Rockingham Park Racetrack to Close after 110 Years in Operation

August 29th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Rockingham Park was located in Salem, New Hampshire. Rockingham Park is set to close this week after 110 years in operation. The Salem, New Hampshire racetrack was a site for races involving Hall of Fame thoroughbreds like Seabiscuit and Mom’s Command. The... 

California Must Pay $36.2 Million in Restitution to Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians

California Must Pay $36.2 Million in Restitution to Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians

August 25th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Casino Pauma was assessed $36 million in taxes it did not owe. The Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians won its longstanding legal case against the State of California. Due to a one-sided and perhaps duplicitous negotiation between the Native American tribe and the administration... 

Wynn Palace Opened on the Cotai Strip on August 22

Wynn Palace Opened on the Cotai Strip on August 22

August 24th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

The Performance Lake presents a show at 15-minute intervals. Wynn Resorts opened its $4.2 billion Wynn Palace casino in Macau this week, which is the Las Vegas casino company’s most expensive development ever. The grand opening of the Wynn Palace occurred... 

Glenn Straub Says He Regrets Buying Revel Casino

Glenn Straub Says He Regrets Buying Revel Casino

August 23rd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

In an April 2016 Forbes interview, Straub said, “Atlantic City is a perfect place to put money. It’s going to multiply by ten times what it’s now worth.” Glenn Straub regrets buying the Revel Casino, due to the bureaucratic hassles he’s... 

Somerville Drops Its Environmental Appeal against Wynn Boston Harbor

Somerville Drops Its Environmental Appeal against Wynn Boston Harbor

August 22nd, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Steve Wynn’s grand plans for Wynn Boston Harbor concerned Somerville’s Mayor Joe Curtatone. Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has decided he will not appeal a ruling made last month by the Department of Environmental Protection. The ruling pertained... 

Connecticut Accountant Discusses How Problem Gambling Controlled His Life

Connecticut Accountant Discusses How Problem Gambling Controlled His Life

August 18th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Adam Osmond was running a convenience store when he began playing scratch-offs out of boredom. A former convenience store owner in Connecticut spoke to the Daily Mail about how problem gambling led to financial ruin the loss of his business. Adam Osmond, a 49-year... 

Jadaveon Clowney Spotted at Louisiana Casino While Houston Texans Were Playing a Game

Jadaveon Clowney Spotted at Louisiana Casino While Houston Texans Were Playing a Game

August 16th, 2016 Written by Christine Davies

Jadaveon Clowney has disappointed in 2 seasons with the Texans, but a case could be made he’s playing out of position. Houston Texans fans are angry that a key member of their defense was seen gambling in a Lake Charles casino this weekend, while teammates... 

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