|After years of research and regulatory approvals, the Venetian becomes the first Las Vegas casino to offer a
hand-held gambling that allows bettors to place wagers while
Macau Chief Executive Edmund Ho announced a freeze on new gaming licenses for casinos
in order to rein in breakneck casino growth.
Prime Minister Bruce Golding says Jamaica will permit the licensing of casinos, but applications will only be considered if certain conditions are met.
The Connecticut gaming venue's $740 million expansion dubbed 'Project Horizon' will reach another milestone in August with the opening of Casino of the Wind.
Company spokesman confirms layoffs but would not divulge which departments were affected, saying it was a mix
of "corporate management and support staff."
The Las Vegas Planning Commission is considering a request for a 61-story, 2,500-room hotel on the northeast corner of
Charleston Boulevard and Grand Central Parkway.
An $80 million renovation of the Menominee Tribe's casino complex in Keshena starting this spring will help keep the
facility competitive with other tribal venues.