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Red Hawk Casino tribe wins big lawsuit

Red Hawk Casino hit a jackpot of its own Friday, fending off a $30 million court judgment that once threatened its existence. Nearly six years after a jury said Red Hawk’s tribal owners owed millions to its former business partner, a state appeals court wiped the verdict off the books. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that the ex-partner’s claims weren’t valid because his contract with the t... »

Man wins $10 million Megabucks jackpot at Henderson casino

Man wins $10 million Megabucks jackpot at Henderson casino

A Henderson man won a Megabucks wide-area progressive slot machine jackpot totaling nearly $10.2 million on Saturday at Fiesta Henderson. Though he’s thrilled, he said he can’t quite believe it. The man, who identified himself only as Roger, said he moved to Henderson from Palm Beach, Florida, a couple of months ago and frequents the Lake Mead Parkway casino almost daily. On Saturday evening, the ... »

Man sues Rivers Casino, claiming dangerous conditions led to fall out of wheelchair

Man sues Rivers Casino, claiming dangerous conditions led to fall out of wheelchair

Once upon a time I would have said , “Only in America” but I am not so sure now, unfortunately false claims are rife around the world and what makes matters worse ids , solicitors/Lawyers are actually promoting things you can claim for to line their own pockets . Ultimately we still bear the brunt of the costs ourselves, insurance policies go up , freebies reduce, things become more ex... »

Casino takings slump as high rollers stay away

Casino takings slump as high rollers stay away

CHINESE high rollers are deserting James Packer’s Perth casino in droves, putting at risk one of the key strategies behind Crown’s $650 million redevelopment. Gaming and Wagering Commission of WA figures tabled in State Parliament yesterday showed revenue from baccarat — a game favoured by wealthy Chinese gamblers — plummeted by more than one-third last financial year. It comes as a blow to Crown.... »

Tulalips to build new $100 million casino, chairwoman says

Tulalips to build new $100 million casino, chairwoman says

The Tulalip Tribes plan to break ground later this year on a $100 million replacement for Quil Ceda Creek Casino. It’s the next big project for the tribes, which have grown into an economic powerhouse and one of the largest employers in Snohomish County. The 110,000-square-foot casino — which is being called informally QCC2 — will be built directly across the street from the existing casino at 641... »

Inside Gaming: Macau Up in August, Florida Casinos Close Ahead of Irma

Inside Gaming: Macau Up in August, Florida Casinos Close Ahead of Irma

Macau gaming revenue growth slows, but still enjoys yet another monthly increase for August. Florida casinos close ahead of coming Hurricane Irma; Golden Gate reopens on Fremont Street in Vegas. In this week’s Inside Gaming, Macau’s gaming revenue growth slows a bit though shows yet another monthly increase in August, Florida casinos, race tracks, and poker rooms brace for Hurricane Ir... »

Edgewater-casino-plaza-of-nations-closure

Edgewater-casino-plaza-of-nations-closure

  It is the end of an era for not only downtown Vancouver’s waterfront casino but one of the remaining buildings of the Plaza of Nations. Edgewater Casino at False Creek will close on the morning of September 29, the same day the new Parq Vancouver casino hotel resort opens across the street on the west side of BC Place Stadium. Paragon Gaming opened the temporary casino within the Plaza of N... »

Australia’s serious gambling problem

Australia’s serious gambling problem

When Kate Sommerville visited a pub in Melbourne, Australia, to research a report on the socioeconomic impact of five new slot machines in the area, she never thought she would become an addict herself. Australia’s serious gambling problem thumbnail courtesy of cnn.com »

Trump’s Business Want to Build a Casino in Macau

Trump’s Business Want to Build a Casino in Macau

Trump wants to build a new casino in the region of Macau, popularly thought of as the Chinese Las Vegas. One of the Trump Organisation companies has submitted applications for four brand-new trademarks in the Asian gambling hub, and one of these is for casinos, according to public records. The new submissions highlight the ethical intricacy of upholding the family brand’s empire while Trump serves... »

Harrington And Garcia Two Against The Open Field – Sporting Geezer

Harrington And Garcia Two Against The Open Field – Sporting Geezer

Padraig Harrington won the Open Championship at Carnoustie in 2007 and defended the title at Royal Birkdale twelve months later. He then experienced a dip in form but is playing well enough to win another Birkdale Open this week. Sergio Garcia has a solid record in the tournament and can contend this time. The course is a classic links set up and one of the best stadium type layouts in the world. ... »

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