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Matlow says council likely to reject casino at meeting

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City councillors will debate the casino issue at Toronto City Hall on Tuesday, despite Mayor Rob Ford’s prior efforts to quash the meeting.

"It's not the mayor who gets to decide whether or not a casino is going to happen, just like he couldn't say that Transit City was dead or really any city policy," Coun. Josh Matlow said during an interview...

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NH House to vote whether to allow 1 casino

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's House is voting Wednesday whether to legalize one casino that probably would be built along the southern border with Massachusetts.

A special House committee voted 23-22 to recommend that the House kill a Senate bill to legalize a casino with up to 5,000 slot machines and 150 table games....

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Judge won't dismiss $75 million casino lawsuit

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a $75 million lawsuit accusing a Mississippi casino of serving a heavily medicated man so many free drinks that he collapsed in the bathroom of his hotel room and died.

The lawsuit against IP Casino Resort and Spa in Biloxi was filed in U.S. District Court in Gulfport...

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Rocky Gap Casino dealing a new game in rural western Md. county hungry for revival

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FLINTSTONE, Md. - The flashy jangle of slot machines is a far cry from the stillness of Rocky Gap State Park in western Maryland, but state and local leaders are betting that this week's planned casino opening will transform a struggling lakeside lodge into the economic engine its planners envisioned 15 years ago.

Lakes Entertainment Inc. of...

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Foxwoods seeks a financial win with Mass. casino

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort Casino faces daunting hurdles as it joins a crowded race for the lucrative destination resort business in Massachusetts.

It's been grappling with falling revenue and significant debt at its eastern Connecticut site and now must face down organized local opposition and strong...

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Judge rules Atlantic Club casino can end contract with PokerStars and seek new buyer

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MAYS LANDING, N.J. - After paying an $11 million advance to a struggling Atlantic City casino it intended to buy, the parent company of the world's largest online poker website was left with nothing for its troubles Friday when a judge ruled the casino had the right to scrap the deal.

Superior Court Judge Raymond Batten said The Atlantic Club...

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Judge: Atlantic Club casino can seek new buyer

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MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — After paying an $11 million advance to a struggling Atlantic City casino it intended to buy, the parent company of the world's largest online poker website was left with nothing for its troubles Friday when a judge ruled the casino had the right to scrap the deal.

Superior Court Judge Raymond Batten said The Atlantic Club C...

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Oneidas reach deal with NY on casino operations

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Oneida Indians on Thursday signed a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration and local governments that would guarantee them exclusive territory for their central New York casino in exchange for revenue payments to the state of around $50 million annually.

The broad deal not only helps Cuomo as he...

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says downtown casino 'dead'

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A whirlwind day of late-breaking developments around a possible casino development in downtown Toronto has seen the city's mayor declare the project "dead," the head of the province's gambling agency dismissed without explanation, and an admission from the province that it is only willing to give the city about half the gambling revenue it had...

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Gambling panel weighs southeast Mass. casino bids

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BOSTON (AP) -- Developers who are unsuccessful in their pursuit of casinos in the eastern or western regions of Massachusetts could compete in the newly opened southeastern region under a plan approved by the state's gaming commission on Thursday.

The decision follows the panel's recent vote to open up southeastern Massachusetts —...

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