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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford declares downtown casino debate dead-ish | Daily Brew

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford declares downtown casino debate dead-ish | Daily BrewMayor Rob Ford told reporters that a plan to build a casino in downtown Toronto was dead and a special meeting …A plan to build a casino in downtown Toronto appears to be dead and buried, or perhaps just delayed, after the city’s mayor accused the Ontario government of refusing to offer a fair deal.

A brusque and indignant Mayor Rob Ford declared a...

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APNewsBreak: Long Island casino in play in NY

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.

The bill with majority party sponsors proposes a casino with 2,000 video...

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Casino Violations Result in $105,000 in Fines Levied by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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HARRISBURG, Pa., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today levied fines against two casino operators totaling $105,000 for various violations.

All of the fines were the result of consent agreements between the PGCB's Office of Enforcement Counsel and the casino license holders which were approved by the...

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MGM requests July casino referendum in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- MGM Resorts International has announced that it's requesting a July 16 referendum in Springfield, Mass. on its $800 million casino plan.

The formal request Tuesday follows the Springfield city council's approval last week of a host community agreement signed by Mayor Domenic Sarno and MGM. The agreement...

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Macau's SJM gets official approval for new casino

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HONG KONG (AP) -- Macau casino operator SJM Holdings has received official approval to build a new resort in the world's biggest gambling center.

SJM said its contract for land in the Cotai district was published Wednesday in the official government gazette. The company is racing to catch up with rivals like Wynn Resorts and...

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NH House panel votes to kill casino bill

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A special House committee charged with researching gambling voted by the narrowest margin Wednesday against legalizing a casino in New Hampshire.

The House Ways and Means and Finance committees voted 23-22 to recommend that the full House kill a Senate bill that would allow up to 5,000 video slot machines and...

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Mass. panel examines revised tribal casino deal

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BOSTON (AP) -- A revised casino agreement between Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is facing tough questions from a legislative committee.

The compact, if approved by lawmakers, would replace an earlier agreement that was rejected by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.

On...

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UK casino accuses US poker star Ivey of cheating

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LONDON (AP) -- A major casino operator is accusing Phil Ivey, an American who is one of the world's top professional poker players, of amassing millions of dollars in winnings by cheating at baccarat.

Court papers filed in Britain's High Court by the Malaysia-based Genting Group say that Ivey and an accomplice successfully used a...

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NJ casino regulators OK Revel recovery plan

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Revel was given a second chance Wednesday from New Jersey casino regulators, and now it's seeking the same thing from customers.

In winning a reprieve, the bankrupt casino acknowledged several big mistakes, including preventing its guests from smoking; not paying enough attention to slots players; and...

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Auckland's SkyCity casino strikes deal with gov't

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Auckland casino operator SkyCity announced it had agreed to build a new NZ$400 million (US$330 million) convention centre in return for extra gaming tables and an extended licence.

Under the deal reached with the New Zealand government, SkyCity said it would foot the bill for the central Auckland convention centre, which is expected to open in 2017.

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