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Pro-gambling measures remain in holding pattern before state Senate

Sponsors of two bills sought by owners of floating casinos continue to lack the votes they need to pass the measures in the state Senate. State Sen. Ronnie Johns, R-Lake Charles, signaled that he didn’t want the Senate on Wednesday to consider his bill to allow Louisiana’s 15 floating
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Beau Rivage charter program keeps growing with 23 percent of airport’s business – Mississippi Business Journal

By LISA MONTI Keeping things running at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, with its 1,740 hotel rooms, 24-hour casino, 10 restaurants, award-winning golf course and other swanky amenities, is a massive operation. To ensure that the slots are spinning, the dealers stay busy and the hotel r
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Harrah’s expansion in New Orleans gets initial approval from House committee | NOLA.com

By Julia O’Donoghue julia_odonoghue@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A Louisiana House of Representatives committee moved forward two bills Wednesday (March 21) that would extend Harrah’s New Orleans gambling contract with the state by 30 years and allow more restau
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PA Approves More Online Casino Regulations; ‘Skins’ Issue Still Unsettled

We’re one step closer to seeing Pennsylvania move forward with online gambling. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) approved several groups of temporary regulations related to online poker and casino games in the state during a public meeting on Wednesday. It also gave a thum
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Churchill Downs Buys Presque Isle Downs, Eyes PA Online Casino

Churchill Downs Inc. is now the proud owner of a Pennsylvania casino. And that appears to be the company’s entry point into online casinos and sports betting. It’s the third Pennsylvania casino to change hands in recent months. Penn National acquired Meadows Racetrack and Casino, whil
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Florida Senate supports renewed gaming compact with Seminoles – CalvinAyre.com

BY Peter Amsel ON February 12, 2018 TAGs: florida, Seminole Tribe Florida legislators have tweaked their plans to revamp the state’s gambling market, although it remains to be seen whether the changes will fly with the Seminole Tribe. On Friday, Florida state senators filed a major am
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Legislation proposed to help Louisiana casino industry | Legislature | theadvocate.com

A legislative task force Tuesday recommended turning Louisiana’s 15 licensed riverboats casinos into land-based gambling houses. The Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force also wants to change state laws to reconfigure the size of the “gaming floors,” where gambling take
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Annual gambling revenues rise at Massachusetts’ lone casino | Boston Herald

PLAINVILLE, Mass. — Massachusetts’ lone casino is enjoying a rise in gambling revenues. The state Gambling Commission reported Tuesday that Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville generated $12.7 million in gross revenues from its slot machines last month. That brought the slot par
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Valley Forge Casino Resort sold to Boyd Gaming Corporation | News | mainlinemedianews.com

UPPER MERION >> Since it opened nearly six years ago, Valley Forge Casino Resort has gone through a lot of changes, but none as big as the change that happened about a month ago. Late in December, Boyd Gaming Corporation announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire
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