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Council to debate casino at special May 21 meeting

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Toronto city council will hold a special casino debate on May 21.

A city manager's report on the casino project was on the agenda for the next week's regular council meeting but Mayor Rob Ford has requested the special meeting to debate the issue.

Last month, the mayor's executive committee voted to send the casino issue to council.

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Springfield mayor selects MGM for resort casino

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno on Tuesday chose MGM Resorts International as the preferred developer for a resort casino in the state's third-largest city, selecting it over a competing proposal from Penn National Gaming.

"Quite simply, we're ecstatic," MGM Resorts President Bill Hornbuckle said in a call with reporters....

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Mass. casino competition would cut NH income

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A think tank estimates that a planned casino in the Boston area would reduce revenues New Hampshire would receive by more than a third from a casino built on its border near Massachusetts — if New Hampshire approves a gambling house and if one is built.

It remains unclear what if any profit New Hampshire...

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PokerStars bid to buy AC casino scrapped

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A bid by the world's largest online poker website to buy an Atlantic City casino has gone bust.

The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel announced Wednesday that a purchase agreement with the British parent company of PokerStars has been terminated. Had the deal gone through, The Atlantic Club would have been...

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Most blogged artists: Clams Casino, Miguel

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On Tuesday, April 30, electro/hip-hop producer Clams Casino is causing a buzz on the Hype Machine's most blogged artists chart after dropping a new track with rapper Doom, while Miguel climbs up the charts. 

New Jersey-based Italian-American producer Mike Volpe, better known as Clams Casino, has dropped a new track titled "Bookfiend" featuring...

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Connecticut casino making a bid for AAC conference basketball tournaments

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HARTFORD, Conn. - A Connecticut casino is bidding to host the men's and women's basketball tournaments for the new American Athletic Conference.

Chris Sienko is vice-president with the Mohegan Sun, which includes a 9,500-seat arena that is home to the WNBA's Connecticut Sun. He says they are interested in hosting one or both tournaments.

The casino...

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Sands, DreamWorks strike Macau casino license deal

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MACAU (AP) — Kung Fu Panda, Shrek and other DreamWorks characters are coming to a new attraction at Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s Chinese casino resorts, the companies said Tuesday, in the latest sign of China's growing importance to Hollywood studios.

Sands China Ltd. is licensing DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc.'s stable of animated characters for use at...

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Casino in the running for AAC conference tourneys

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut casino is bidding to host the men's and women's basketball tournaments for the new American Athletic Conference.

Chris Sienko is vice president with the Mohegan Sun, which includes a 9,500-seat arena that is home to the WNBA's Connecticut Sun. He says they are interested in hosting one or...

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Conn. casino in running for AAC conference tourney

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A tribal casino in Connecticut is bidding to host the men's and women's basketball tournaments for the new American Athletic Conference.

Chris Sienko, vice president for the Mohegan Sun, which includes a 9,500-seat arena that is home to the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, said the resort is interested in hosting...

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Kelly Osbourne: Casino treated me like criminal

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Kelly Osbourne claims she was treated like a "criminal" at a casino.

The British TV star is currently spending time in Australia to promote her new job as columnist for the country's re-launched Cleo magazine.

Whereas she has been enjoying her time abroad, it seems not everything has been going smoothly for the 28-year-old.

"In disbelief at how...

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