|Casinos report a record high of $1.1 billion in revenue for the month of December, giving them
$10.3 billion in gaming revenues for 2007.
Illinois State Police and gambling board confirm that, unbeknownst to the board's chairman, they have been checking gamblers for being on the casino self-exclusion list as well as 'randomly'
scanning patron IDs for other crimes.
Mount Airy Casino Resort could lose slots license as a result of owner Louis DeNaples'
alleged ties to organized crime.
Victims are more likely to
survive if they're in a casino or airport than if they're in a hospital, according
Boardwalk casinos are tweaking their marketing plans by adding more hotel rooms
and live entertainment.
Group of 26 business and civic leaders convened by Mayor Sheila Dixon say the city
could knock 17 cents off its property tax rate with revenue from casinos.
Smoking is still being allowed at the Wild Card Casino because it claims its cigar bar
is exempt from the state's smoking ban.
In a risky political maneuver, Governor Deval Patrick is considering including
projected casino licensing revenues in his budget proposal for the next fiscal year.
The deadline for groups to submit their applications to manage state-owned casinos
ended Dec. 31. The Kansas Lottery now has until March 28 to review the applications and
Chairman, CEO and president will remain with Harrah's following the closing of the company's buyout by private
equity partners TPG Capital and Apollo Management.