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Vice President Pence planning Detroit, Indianapolis trips

Aug. 16, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence will be heading to the Midwest in the coming weeks, with speeches planned in Detroit and Indianapolis. The Detroit Economic Club says Pence will speak to the organization Monday at the MotorCity Casino Hotel during an event rescheduled from earlier this month....

State's 3 casinos paid $23M in taxes in 1st month all open

Aug. 16, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gambling regulators say Massachusetts took in more than $23 million in taxes during the first full month in which all three of the state's licensed casinos were open. The July revenue report released Thursday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says the Wynn Resorts-owned Encore Boston...

3 former tribal officials plead guilty in embezzlement case

Aug. 15, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former officials of an American Indian tribe that runs a Northern California casino pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiring to embezzle nearly $5 million from the tribe, using the money to fund luxurious lifestyles. John Crosby, his mother Ines Crosby and her sister, Leslie...

3 plead guilty in $5M California tribe embezzlement

Aug. 15, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three former leaders of a Northern California Indian tribe have pleaded guilty to embezzling some $5 million in casino revenues that they used to fund luxury lifestyles. John Crosby, his mother Ines Crosby and her sister, Leslie Lohse, entered pleas Thursday to conspiracy and tax...

NJ sees $251M in July sports bets, lowest so far this year

Aug. 14, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's sports betting market slowed again in July, taking in $251.3 million in bets, the lowest total so far this year. Figures released Wednesday by state regulators show the state's casinos and racetracks made $17.8 million in sports betting revenue in July. So far this...

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...

Pope County leaders endorse proposal for new casino

Aug. 14, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Leaders in Pope County have endorsed a proposal from Cherokee Nation Businesses to build a casino and hotel complex in the county, which would become Arkansas' fourth casino. After little discussion, the Pope County Quorum Court voted Tuesday to support the proposed Legends Resort...

Layoffs to hit Rhode Island casino after Encore opening

Aug. 14, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — Twin River Casino in Rhode Island says it is feeling the competitive bite from a new resort casino in Massachusetts. Twin River said Tuesday it could be forced lay off up to 30 table game supervisors to reflect the loss in business. The casino in Lincoln says revenue from table games...

Anderson casino hiring for sports betting, live dealers

Aug. 14, 2019 5:48 AM EDT

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A horse track casino in central Indiana is looking to add 170 new workers for the start of sports betting and the addition of live table games. The hiring will increase the workforce size at Harrah's Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson by more than 25%. Casino owner Caesars...