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Global Gaming Women brings support, events to Coast

Global Gaming Women brings support, events to Coast Global Gaming Women will be an even larger part of this year’s Southern Gaming Summit, sponsoring a luncheon program Tuesday at Island View Casino and hosting a panel discussion Wednesday at 10:15 a.m. moderated by Virginia McD
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Restocked historic tax credits give new life to restoration projects

By TED CARTER Restorations and conversions of historic buildings across Mississippi stalled when the state ran out of historic tax credits are back in motion with the Legislature’s $60 million replenishment of the credits. The $60 million allocation is for five years and limits the st
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Treasurer Fitch warns bond bill spells trouble for credit rating

By TED CARTER You can expect the confidence national debt rating agencies have in Mississippi’s debt repayment abilities will be diminished by the Legislature’s approval of about $560 million in new debt in a year revenues are $100 million below projections and dropping still further,
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Despite declining revenues, Mississippi makes $415 million in tax cuts over 12 years – Mississippi Business Journal

Democrats provided the crucial votes Monday in the Mississippi Legislature to approve $415 million in tax cuts, with some lured by the promise of construction projects paid for with borrowed money. The House voted 73-44 Monday to approve a House-Senate agreement on Senate Bill 2858, w
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IT’S OVER — Mississippi Legislature adjourns 2016 session – Mississippi Business Journal

The Mississippi Legislature has concluded its 2016 session. The House of Representatives adjourned for a final time Thursday after meeting briefly and disposing of a procedural block on one bill. That measure allows people in designated districts in certain places to carry alcoholic b
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VictoryLand looks beyond Alabama Supreme Court

The ruling handed down by the Alabama Supreme Court on March 31 will not be appealed by VictoryLand’s legal team; instead, they will look to either federal court or to the United States Supreme Court for relief. In regard to the justices ruling, casino owner Milton McGregor said that
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Survey describes Las Vegas’ average tourist

Steve Marcus Tourists take photos at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Saturday, March 14, 2015, on the Strip. By John Katsilometes (contact) Sunday, April 10, 2016 | 2 a.m. Who are the 41 million people who visited Las Vegas last year? Whence do they originate, and what brought
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Online Poker Revenue To Highest Total In Two Years

The New Jersey online poker industry registered its highest revenue tally since April 2014, largely thanks to the timely entry of PokerStars. In total, the state’s three operators, now consisting of Stars, WSOP/888 and PartyPoker/Borgata, generated $2,461,064 in March, up a cool 23.4
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Gaming board to consider Pinnacle deal

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board is scheduled to consider a deal that would allow Pinnacle Entertainment to sell its real estate assets to the owner and operator of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge. The board has placed an item on the agenda for its April meeting, which will be held at
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