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Cowlitz Tribe sues to bar release of video, citing security

Nov. 13, 2018 11:30 AM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Officials with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe are asking a Clark County judge to block the release of surveillance video of an alleged assault at its casino. The Columbian reports that the tribe sued the Clark County Sheriff's Office last month to stop the agency from handing over the...

Penn National eyes turnpike site for 3rd Pennsylvania casino

Nov. 12, 2018 2:23 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania-based casino operator is giving details about a mini-casino it's planning on 36 acres of vacant land along the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a short drive from Reading and Philadelphia's suburbs. Penn National Gaming applied late last month with the Pennsylvania Gaming...

Delay in start of sports betting costs Rhode Island millions

Nov. 12, 2018 1:29 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A delay in the start of sports betting in Rhode Island is costing the state millions in expected revenue. The state budget included $23.5 million in revenue from sports betting through June 30, assuming an Oct. 1 start. Analysts recently cut that total by $12 million because the...

Airplane banner denounces Jets' partnership with MGM

Nov. 11, 2018 3:21 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills. The banner trailing the plane Sunday read: "SHAME ON...

Arkansas casinos coming, but where and when remain unclear

Nov. 8, 2018 4:19 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas voters approved an amendment to the state's constitution allowing licenses for four casinos: two existing gambling facilities and two others that will be built. About 54 percent of voters approved of the amendment Tuesday. Retired Little Rock resident Robert Bradley said...

Interior moves to stop tribe from amending lawsuit

Nov. 8, 2018 4:05 PM EST

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Mashantucket Pequot Tribe should not be allowed to amend its lawsuit against the department over a casino proposal, the U.S. Department of the Interior said in a new court filing. The Day reported the department argued in its filing Wednesday that the tribe's attempt...

Wynn Resorts scratches plan for lagoon on Las Vegas Strip

Nov. 7, 2018 7:59 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip won't have a lagoon after all. Casino operator Wynn Resorts revealed during its third quarter earnings call Wednesday that it has scratched plans for an artificial lake that would have taken the place of its 18-hole golf course. At the size of nearly 100 Olympic...

The Latest: Republican AG Leslie Rutledge wins 2nd term

Nov. 7, 2018 1:46 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the 2018 election in Arkansas (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has been elected to her second term in office. Rutledge became Arkansas' first female attorney general when she was elected in 2014. She won a second term Tuesday...

Florida voters approve constitutional amendment measure limiting future casinos outside Indian reservations

Nov. 6, 2018 9:04 PM EST
MIAMI (AP) — Florida voters approve constitutional amendment measure limiting future casinos outside Indian reservations.

Tribal Council re-elects chairman for fourth term

Nov. 5, 2018 12:05 PM EST

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council has voted to re-elect Rodney Butler to serve as its chairman for a fourth consecutive three-year term. Daniel Menihan was re-elected for a second term on the council, and former Vice Chairman Richard Sebastian also won a council seat Sunday....