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Year after 2 new casinos, Atlantic City revenue up nearly 8%

Aug. 14, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A year after two new casinos opened in Atlantic City, the seaside resort's gambling and sports betting revenue is up nearly 8%, and its top casino had its best month ever. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos took in $323...

Year after 2 new casinos, Atlantic City revenue up nearly 8%

Aug. 14, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A year after two new casinos opened in Atlantic City, the seaside resort's gambling and sports betting revenue is up nearly 8%, and its top casino had its best month ever. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos took in $323...

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska win another legal battle over casino

Aug. 13, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has scored another legal win in its fight to keep its casino in western Iowa open. U.S. District Judge Stephanie Rose on Monday rejected motions in a lawsuit by the states of Iowa and Nebraska and the Iowa city of Council Bluffs seeking to derail the casino....

Mining region struggles as it faces loss of biggest employer

Aug. 10, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

METALINE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — Times are tough in a rural county in northeast Washington state because one of the region's biggest employers is shutting down. The Pend Oreille Mine, just north of Metaline Falls, closed on July 31, at a cost of about 200 family wage jobs in an area of less than 1,000...

MGM sues over federal approval of tribal casino deal

Aug. 7, 2019 6:03 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — MGM Resorts filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut's two Indian tribes to open a third casino in the state. The lawsuit, filed in Washington D.C., seeks to overturn the Department of the Interior's March approval of...

8 charged in Florida with $5M theft from casino

Aug. 7, 2019 11:59 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million from a Florida casino operated by a Native American tribe are facing dozens of charges. Miami federal prosecutors said in a news release Wednesday that the group tampered with gambling machines at the casino run by the Miccosukee tribe. The...

Indiana casinos looking for jump on Midwest sports betting

Aug. 3, 2019 10:15 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana casinos are racing ahead with preparations to launch legalized sports betting in early September, looking to seize an advantage over competitors in Chicago and other nearby large markets where such wagers aren't yet allowed. A new state law approved this spring allows betting to...

Nevada students to live in hotel-casino after dorm blast

Aug. 1, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The University of Nevada, Reno, signed a $21.7 million lease agreement Thursday to house 1,300 students at a hotel-casino for the coming school year after a natural gas explosion in July forced two dorms to close. Students will live in single and double rooms in a non-gambling hotel tower...

MGM to remove six-pointed star from security uniforms

Jul. 25, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Casino operator MGM Resorts International said Tuesday that an inquiry by a weekly Cleveland newspaper has prompted the company to begin removing a six-pointed star logo from the yellow shirts of security guards that a casino guest said "screams" the star Nazi Germany forced Jews to wear....

Pennsylvania casinos rolling out online gambling

Jul. 18, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Online casino-style gambling is now available around the clock in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Thursday that two casinos passed this week's tests to begin operating online gambling portals 24 hours a day for patrons statewide who are at least 21 years old....