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Nevada Mother Arrested for Leaving 14-Month Old Child in Car While She Gambles

Nevada Mother Arrested for Leaving 14-Month Old Child in Car While She Gambles

March 13th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The 86-degree heat in the car was measured 15 minutes after police had opened the doors to let it vent. A Nevada gambler is being held in Elko County on allegations she left her 1-year old child in a running car for an hour while she gambleds on the slot machine.... 

Mohegan Sun Lawsuit against Wynn National Harbor Allowed by Massachusetts High Court

Mohegan Sun Lawsuit against Wynn National Harbor Allowed by Massachusetts High Court

March 10th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Mohegan Sun accused Stephen Crosby and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission with conducting an unfair licensing process. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts allowed a lawsuit by Mohegan Sun against Wynn Resorts to proceed on Friday. The highest court in... 

Iowa’s Supreme Court Rules against Cedar Rapids’ Lawyers Suit against Gaming Regulators

Iowa’s Supreme Court Rules against Cedar Rapids’ Lawyers Suit against Gaming Regulators

March 9th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Isle of Capri in Waterloo, about 50 miles away, would have been affected by a Cedar Rapids casino. The Iowa Supreme Court ruled this week that gaming regulators have the right to consider the economic impact of awarding new gambling licenses. Iowa’s high... 

Las Vegas Sands Sells the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International

Las Vegas Sands Sells the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International

March 8th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Sands Bethlehem purchase gives MGM Resorts a fourth major east coast casino. The Las Vegas Sands Corporation has reached a deal with MGM Resorts International to sell the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem for approximately $1.3 billion. The deal might take several... 

Michigan Senate Committee Approves an Online Gambling Bill by a 7-1 Vote

Michigan Senate Committee Approves an Online Gambling Bill by a 7-1 Vote

March 7th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The bill was certain to pass through committee, but the 7-1 vote indicates a level of support not seen before. The Michigan Senate’s Regulatory Reform Committee voted 7-1 to legalize online gambling on Wednesday The committee voted to approve Senate Bill... 

Two Stabbed in a Fight at the Xhibition Bar inside Harrah’s Atlantic City

Two Stabbed in a Fight at the Xhibition Bar inside Harrah’s Atlantic City

March 6th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Xhibition Bar is less famous than the Pool After Dark, which has featured performers like 50 Cent and Flo Rida. New Jersey State Police responded to a call around 3:30 am about a stabbing incident at Harrah’s Atlantic City on Saturday morning (late Friday... 

Illinois Casino Bill Would Add 6 New Gaming Venues, Including 2 in Chicago

Illinois Casino Bill Would Add 6 New Gaming Venues, Including 2 in Chicago

March 4th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The bill would authorize 6 new gaming venues, which might cause financial difficulties for existing sites like Jumer’s Casino and Resort. A bill in the Illinois General Assembly could place six new casinos in the state. The bill received approval in the Illinois... 

Hard Rock International Hopes to Build a North Jersey Casino, Despite Buying the Trump Taj Mahal

Hard Rock International Hopes to Build a North Jersey Casino, Despite Buying the Trump Taj Mahal

March 3rd, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Hard Rock International does not see Atlantic City and Meadowlands casinos as redundant. Hard Rock International still plans on applying for a North Jersey casino license, despite buying the Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey earlier this week. Hard Rock International,... 

Anti-Gambling Group Opposes Scott Walker’s Proposed 40% Increase in Lottery Ads

Anti-Gambling Group Opposes Scott Walker’s Proposed 40% Increase in Lottery Ads

March 1st, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is no stranger to statewide controversies. Opponents of gambling in Wisconsin are fighting a measure by Governor Scott Walker which would increase spending on gaming ads. Gov. Walker proposed a 40% increase in funding for advertising,... 

Two North Phoenix Women Arrested for Running an Illegal Gambling Operation

Two North Phoenix Women Arrested for Running an Illegal Gambling Operation

February 28th, 2017 Written by Christine Davies

The Arizona Department of Gaming has been raiding sweepstakes cafes since 2012, but the subscription casinos are something new. Two North Phoenix women have been arrested for an illegal gambling operation, according to local police. The two women involved in the... 

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