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Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City’s Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as part of
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The Galleria shopping center is finally coming to D’Iberville

D’Iberville Bob Mandal held onto his dream of building a shopping center at the prime I-10/110 interchange in D’Iberville and now he has a new partnership to make that happen. Rise Partners, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, announced on Sept. 12 it has entered into an agreement
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News Alert: Cher’s Biloxi concert will take Super Bowl weekend to the next level

Biloxi There’s no reason to “turn back time” if you’re a Cher fan on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Academy Award-winning singer, who also won a Grammy, an Emmy and three Golden Globes, returns to the the Coast for a Super Bowl Weekend show at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Tickets
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NFL Could Reap $2.3 Billion Annually Due to Legalized Sports Betting

WASHINGTON – The National Football League’s (NFL) annual revenue may increase by $2.3 billion a year due to widely available, legal, regulated sports betting, according to a new Nielsen Sports study commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The study analyzes the revenue
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Penn National given go-ahead by regulators to acquire Pinnacle

BY Erik Gibbs ON August 31, 2018 TAGs: penn national gaming, Pinnacle Entertainment Penn National Gaming wanted to buy Pinnacle Entertainment, a company that owns a number of casinos around the United States. The only thing standing in its way of the $2.8-billion deal were a number of
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Sports betting legal in 7 states and counting | SmartBrief

On a recent sweltering afternoon in Las Vegas, the action at the sports book at Mandalay Bay seemed cool — there was baseball and horse racing, but the NFL preseason had just begun and the NBA preseason was weeks away. Javi Sulaiman and Emily Force, visiting from Los Angeles, won $100
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Special session ends with infrastructure, lottery, BP bills passed

Jackson Less than an hour after the BP bill passed the House, Gov. Phil Bryant signed the $200 million a year infrastructure bill and celebrated the end of what he called a historic special session. “It’s a great day for Mississippi,” he said after the Legislature over five days passe
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Churchill Downs launches sports betting in Mississippi | iGaming Business

24 August 2018 Churchill Downs Incorporated (CDI) has cited “great opportunity” for growth in Mississippi after launching sports betting at its two casino properties in the state. Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa in Greenville and the Riverwalk Casino Hotel in Vicksburg will both offe
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Can sports books survive a 1% tax on handle?

BY I Nelson Rose ON January 17, 2018 TAGs: New Jersey, PASPA, sports betting, Supreme Court, United States gambling law The post originally appears on http://www.gamblingandthelaw.com/ and we republished with permission. I revised my analysis of the impact that the proposed 1% on bets
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