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Sun Herald article on Mississippi casino industry’s 25th anniversary in 2017

This year will mark the 25th anniversary of the day a long line of people stood in sweltering heat on Aug. 1, 1992, to be among the first to board the Isle of Capri riverboat and be part of history. A pair of Isle of Capri riverboats had traveled down the Mississippi River from Iowa i
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IRS drops proposals for tax reporting of slot winnings

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL The Internal Revenue Service released its final regulation Thursday on its 2015 proposal for tax reporting of slot winnings. The American Gaming Association claims the regulation is a win for the gaming industry. The IRS was considering mandating electronic pl
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IRS drops burdensome regulations

Dear Gaming Colleague: As we close out 2016, I’m pleased to share that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officially dropped its burdensome gaming proposals, marking a big win for casino patrons. The final regulations: Drop its electronic player tracking proposal altogether (AGA oppos
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Year of Unmatched Industry Unity Produces Big Results for Gaming

This year has been incredibly consequential for gaming. A former casino owner was chosen as the next President of the United States. The casino gaming industry actively engaged in battleground states throughout the campaign season. A presidential debate was held just feet from the Las
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Can the Coast casinos have best year since the Great Recession?

Casino revenue was down 4 percent across Mississippi last month, but the 12 Coast casinos topped $1 billion in total gross gaming revenues in November and are on track to have their best year since 2008. November was only the second month this year — along with March — in which the Mi
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MGHA Partner for SGS, BNP Media, Acquires Hotel F&B Magazine

I am pleased to announce that BNP Media has acquired Hotel F&B, the voice of the $36.7 billion North American hotel foodservice industry. Hotel F&B has a strong print and digital presence and a loyal, responsive subscriber base, as it reaches nearly 50,000 hoteliers and more t
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Alabama Gov’s Council on Gambling Hears from Lottery Experts

There was plenty of advice Thursday for how the state of Alabama should run a lottery – if it ever decided to establish one.   Officials from lotteries in Louisiana and New Hampshire told the Governor’s Advisory Council on Gambling Thursday that any future lottery could ben
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Hard Rock Opens New Gaming & Dining Space

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:    Crystal Cagle                                                                     Lauren Harrison / Daniella DelaOsa Advertising & PR Manager / Hard Rock Biloxi                            The Zimmerman Agency                            crystal.cag
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Gaming will soon shift $300 million a year from Virginia to Maryland

By Scott Surovell and Louise Lucas Next month, Virginians will hear a large sucking sound coming from our northern border. It won’t be our tax dollars going to Washington, D.C., but millions of Virginians’ dollars crossing the Potomac River and flowing into Prince George’s County scho
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