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New law gets Nevada pot shops rolling toward smoking lounges

Jun. 13, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Roger Bloss sat parked in his vehicle near a smoking area outside a prominent Strip casino resort. Bloss, the CEO of MJ Holdings, a Las Vegas-based company that grows cannabis in Nevada, observed dozens of people inhaling and exhaling for about an hour....

Correction: Casino Revenue-Maryland story

Jun. 08, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland casinos have set a new monthly revenue record for the second time in three months. The Maryland Lottery announced Monday that the six casinos generated $172.4 million in May. The previous single-month record was set in March with $169.2...

NJ bills to help casinos, expand sports and other betting

Jun. 03, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering an array of bills that would give Atlantic City casinos some financial relief from COVID-related declines, as well as expanding sports betting, raffles and other gambling. The state Legislature was...

Lincoln racetrack site of temporary casino with 300 slots

Jun. 02, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association has filed a nearly $2.4 million building permit for work that will transform the simulcast building at Lincoln Race Course into a temporary casino floor with more than 300 slot machines. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jun. 02, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 31, 2021. Editorial: Baseball boondoggle shows why Nutting should sell Pirates Step right up, one and all, for the chance to see one of the most embarrassing teams in Major League Baseball! On May 27,...

NJ to give beachgoers COVID shots over Memorial Day weekend

May. 28, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at three popular Jersey Shore spots will be able to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus over the Memorial Day weekend. Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday announced the “Shots At The Shore” campaign that will offer free vaccinations...

Nebraska ends session marked by tax cuts, internet expansion

May. 27, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers ended a historic session Thursday marked by major tax cuts, a grant program to expand high-speed internet service and regulations to clear the way for the state's new casino industry. But they left major work unfinished, most...

Work could start this summer on delayed Terre Haute casino

May. 26, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Construction work could finally begin this summer on a planned new casino in Terre Haute although state officials have put off approval of financing for the project that has faced delays and forced ownership changes. The casino’s groundbreaking...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

May. 26, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

Sun Sentinel. May 21, 2021. Editorial: Shame on secretive senators for hiding gambling intentions The new gambling deal between Florida and the Seminole Tribe is for 30 years. That’s an eternity in a state that grows and changes so fast and is...

Senate passes sports betting, gambling bill; sends to Lamont

May. 26, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

A long-awaited gambling expansion bill cleared the Connecticut Senate late Tuesday, moving the state closer toward finally legalizing sports betting and online wagering after years of debate and failed negotiations with the state's two federally recognized tribal nations. ...