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Union warns of 'labor disputes' if casino contracts expire

May. 20, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For people and groups planning to stay in Atlantic City, the resort's main union for casino workers is warning that “labor disputes” could occur if the casinos don’t agree to new contracts by a May 31 deadline. The move comes at the start of what...

US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn over relationship with China

May. 17, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent because of lobbying work it says he performed at the behest of the Chinese government during the Trump administration. The department...

New Jersey casinos pass pre-pandemic revenue levels in April

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $422 million from gamblers in April, up 20% from a year earlier, figures released Monday show. And the casinos’ core business,...

Opening nears for Reno-Sparks' first new casino in 26 years

May. 15, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The operator of the world’s largest sportsbook in Las Vegas is expanding into northern Nevada this year as part of a collaboration with what will be the first new casino built in Reno-Sparks in more than a quarter century. Circa Sports secured a deal with...

Planned Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Beloit gets final approval

May. 13, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday approved the Ho-Chunk Nation's application for a casino in Beloit, more than two decades after the city residents voted in favor of the complex. The plan places 33 acres of land into trust for the project, which is expected...

Kansas legalizes sports betting, then gets sued by casino

May. 12, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legalized sports betting Thursday, only to be sued almost immediately by the operator of a state-owned casino that could offer the new wagering over an unrelated part of the law designed to revive a long-closed greyhound track in its area. Democratic Gov....

US casinos had best month ever in March, winning $5.3B

May. 11, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Inflation may be soaring, supply chains remain snarled and the coronavirus just won't go away, but America's casinos are humming right along, recording the best month in their history in March. The American Gaming Association, the gambling industry's...

Duwamish Tribe sues again for federal recognition

May. 11, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit was filed Wednesday seeking federal recognition for the Duwamish Tribe, whose forebears include Chief Seattle for whom the city of Seattle was named. The Seattle Times reports the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for Western Washington marks a...

Caesars spinoff VICI closes on big Vegas Strip property deal

May. 07, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A big casino landlord closed its acquisition of MGM Resorts International’s real estate spinoff, giving the buyer several more hotel properties on the Strip. Caesars Entertainment spinoff VICI Properties said April 29 that it completed its $17.2 billion buyout of...

Former tribal leader convicted in casino bribery case

May. 05, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former leader of a Massachusetts Native American tribe was convicted Thursday of bribery and extortion charges related to the tribe's long-planned casino project, federal prosecutors said. But Cedric Cromwell, former leader of the Mashpee Wampanoag, was cleared by...