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MGM Resorts sells Circus Circus, Bellagio on Las Vegas Strip

Oct. 15, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International announced the sale Tuesday of two casinos that will significantly alter its portfolio of Las Vegas Strip properties and offer up cash. The Las Vegas-based company said it is selling the Circus Circus hotel-casino for $825 million to Treasure Island casino owner...

Developer's plan for Danville includes more than just casino

Oct. 5, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A group looking to put a Las Vegas-style casino resort in the Illinois city of Danville says it wants to build a family oriented destination and promote economic growth in the area. Haven Gaming LLC presented its proposal at a City Council meeting on Tuesday, where the group was...

Rhode Island expands sports betting app to second casino

Sep. 19, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Revenue says mobile sports betting in the state has expanded to a second casino. The Providence Journal reports the Sportsbook Rhode Island mobile app's service expanded Wednesday and is now available at the Tiverton Casino Hotel. The app initially...

Tribal councilor's election defeat marks end of an era

Sep. 10, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

MOHEGAN, Conn. (AP) — Despite serving six terms on the Mohegan Tribal Council, Mark Brown never counted on electoral success. "Every time I ran, I was nervous about winning," he said in a recent interview. "This time was no different." His doubts about securing a seventh term proved well founded when the...

Tiverton Casino Hotel allowed to remain a 24-hour operation

Aug. 28, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — The town of Tiverton, Rhode Island has made casino operator Twin River's pilot 24-hour operating license permanent after no one objected at a public hearing. The Newport Daily News reports that the Tiverton Casino Hotel's round-the-clock license still must be renewed yearly and would...

Civil rights and business leader dies

Aug. 24, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island civil rights and business leader has died. The Providence Journal reports Michael Van Leesten died Friday. He was 80. Van Leesten helped co-found and served as CEO of the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Rhode Island, which provides job training, career...