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Trump Taj Mahal Sign’s Letters Selling on EBay for $7200 Apiece

Trump Taj Mahal Sign’s Letters Selling on EBay for $7200 Apiece

February 20th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Ebay auction surrounding Trump Taj Mahal memorabilia seems to have received a lukewarm response. The letters from the iconic Trump Taj Mahal sign are selling on eBay for $7,200 apiece. The bidding for a small piece of Donald Trump’s now-defunct Atlantic... 

Georgia Regulated Industries Committee Plans a Casino Bill Vote on Thursday, February 23

Georgia Regulated Industries Committee Plans a Casino Bill Vote on Thursday, February 23

February 18th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Gov. Nathan Deal said he would support the casino bill if it did not harm the lottery’s HOPE scholarship program. A Georgia Senate committee plans a vote on a casino bill next week. Senate Bill 79 would authorize two land-based casinos for the state of Georgia. The... 

Bookmakers Offer Prop Bets Involving Donald Trump’s Removal from Office as POTUS

Bookmakers Offer Prop Bets Involving Donald Trump’s Removal from Office as POTUS

February 16th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Bovada’s $180 moneyline presidential prop bet allows for Mike Pence replacing Donald Trump via the 25th Amendment. Foreign bookmakers are offering betting opportunities for those who believe Donald Trump will be impeached as U.S. president. Ladbrokes, a UK... 

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO Bobby Soper Steps Down Due to Investigation

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO Bobby Soper Steps Down Due to Investigation

February 15th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Bobby Soper was not involved in a criminal case at Mohegan Sun Pocono, but he did not reveal a financial arrangement. The president and CEO of Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority stepped down amidst an investigation into financial irregularities this week. Bobby Soper,... 

Caesars Entertainment Reports Q4 Results with $435 Million Net Loss

Caesars Entertainment Reports Q4 Results with $435 Million Net Loss

February 14th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

$426 million in “deconsolidation and restructing costs” were blamed for the $435 million in net losses in the 4th Quarter of 2016. Caesars Entertainment Corporation released its fourth quarter and full-year financial results, which were mixed. While... 

Fight at Rivers Casino & Resort Stemmed from Ill-Fated Romantic Tryst

Fight at Rivers Casino & Resort Stemmed from Ill-Fated Romantic Tryst

February 13th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The fight started between two females: one aged 21 and the other aged 49. Police say a fight in a Schenectady casino was due to an argument about how many people would participate in a planned sexual tryst. Three people planned a clandestine meeting, but a fight... 

MGM Resorts Announces Monte Carlo Casino’s Poker Room Will Close on April 25

MGM Resorts Announces Monte Carlo Casino’s Poker Room Will Close on April 25

February 10th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Poker players in the Monte Carlo kept playing cards as the fire raged in 2008. The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino announced this week that it plans to shut down its poker room on April 25. The Monte Carlo’s poker room at the moment contains 8 tables. The card... 

How Jeff Sessions’ Elevation to Attorney General Could Help Alabama Slot Machine Gaming

How Jeff Sessions’ Elevation to Attorney General Could Help Alabama Slot Machine Gaming

February 9th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Luther Strange waged a one-man war against VictoryLand and Milton McGregor. US Senator from Alabama, Jeff Sessions, was confirmed this week to be the next Attorney General of the United States. To full the role at the Department of Justice, Sen. Sessions had to... 

Donald Trump Indicates Support for Legalized Sportsbooks at the National Level of Government

Donald Trump Indicates Support for Legalized Sportsbooks at the National Level of Government

February 8th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Trump’s interview with Jim Gray gives hope to sports betting proponents that positive change is on the way. While his Super Bowl interview with FoxNews’s Bill O’Reilly made news in the political sphere, U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the... 

Carl Icahn Reiterates Plan to Sell Trump Taj Mahal, Blames Stephen Sweeney for His Decision

Carl Icahn Reiterates Plan to Sell Trump Taj Mahal, Blames Stephen Sweeney for His Decision

February 7th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Carl Icahn blames Stephen Sweeney and Bob McDevitt for Trump Taj Mahal’s failure. Carl Icahn told the Associated Press on Monday that he plans to sell the Trump Taj Mahal, which the New York City billionaire closed on October 10. While discussing the upcoming... 

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