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PokerStars seeks court order to buy AC casino

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The behind-the-scenes battle between an Internet poker giant and the struggling Atlantic City casino it wants to buy burst into the open Monday, with a court order, accusations of bad faith, and the revelation of an eye-poppingly low sale price.

The Rational Group, which owns PokerStars, went to court...

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Casino bosses transform Sin City into Club City

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — To step into club XS at the Wynn Las Vegas is to enter the dreamscape of a modern artist with fetishes for gold and bronze and bodies in motion.

A golden-plated frieze made from casts of nude women sits atop a shimmering staircase. Waves of electronic dance music grow louder with each downward step toward a pulsating, football...

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Province will give Toronto $100M to host casino

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The province of Ontario has come up with a revised funding formula for any casino in downtown Toronto — and sources tell CBC News that figure will be $100 million annually, or more.

The money would be paid to the city from the casino coffers by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.

But sources also say the premier and the finance minister have...

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Gamblers get lucky at Genting's Singapore casino

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By Anshuman Daga and Eveline Danubrata

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A stroke of bad luck. That's what casino operator Genting Singapore PLC blamed for reporting a sharply lower-than-expected quarterly profit, while also flagging a cautious outlook due to muted Chinese economic growth.

Genting Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa, one of two...

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Mayor, Ill. lawmakers make case for Chicago casino

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CHICAGO (AP) — Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be on their agenda, too.

Trying to land a Chicago casino...

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APNewsBreak: PokerStars still wants to buy casino

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The British parent company of the PokerStars website says it still wants to buy an Atlantic City casino, even though a deal to obtain it fell through on Wednesday.

The Rational Group said Thursday night it wants to try to save its deal to purchase The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel. The casino said...

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MGM to sign casino deal with Mass. City

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May 1 (Reuters) - Post position for Saturday's 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs after Wednesday's draw (listed as barrier, HORSE, jockey, trainer) 1. BLACK ONYX, Joe Bravo, Kelly Breen 2. OXBOW, Gary Stevens, D. Wayne Lukas 3. REVOLUTIONARY, Calvin Borel, Todd Pletcher 4. GOLDEN SOUL, Robby Albarado, Dallas Stewart 5. NORMANDY INVASION,...

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Illinois Senate passes gambling bill with Chicago casino

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By Karen Pierog

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would bring much-need revenue to the cash-strapped state by expanding gambling and giving Chicago its first casino.

The 32-20 vote in the Democrat-controlled Senate sent the measure to the House.

The addition of five new...

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Gamblers get lucky at Genting's Singapore casino

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By Anshuman Daga and Eveline Danubrata

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A stroke of bad luck. That's what casino operator Genting Singapore PLC blamed for reporting a sharply lower-than-expected quarterly profit, while also flagging a cautious outlook due to muted Chinese economic growth.

Genting Singapore's Resorts World Sentosa, one of two...

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Mayor: Revenue from Chicago casino would go to CPS

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel is amping up support for a Chicago casino by vowing that all revenue would go to city schools.

Emanuel released a video Wednesday showing footage of students and teachers and ending with a promise that 100 percent of revenue would go to education.

Emanuel has had a tumultuous...

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