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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Indian casinos brushed off weak consumer spending in a sluggish U.S. economic recovery to post a modest increase in revenue in 2011, an industry study reported Wednesday. Not only did revenue rise 3 percent, to $27.4...
John Livermore, an exploration geologist whose discovery of minuscule but highly valuable particles of "invisible gold" in Nevada in the early 1960s set off a modern-day gold rush in the state, has died. He was 94. Livermore died Feb. 7 at his Reno home...
The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling will hold its 25th Anniversary Conference, Problem Gambling in Florida: Past, Present and Future, Thursday and Friday at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando, Florida at SeaWorld. The conference will feature former...
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In a victory for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the General Assembly gave final passage Tuesday to a bill easing restrictions on hiring of people with criminal records for jobs at Maryland casinos. The Senate voted XX-XX to approve the House-passed...
This article has been corrected. See note below for details.Thanks to a rebound in the auto industry, the UAW is reporting a growth in union membership. The UAW, which represents workers at the American auto companies as well as some public sector workers and even casino employees, said it finished last year...
South Bend TribuneDOWAGIAC — If gambling appeals to you, as it does to many in the area as reflected by the success of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds casinos in New Buffalo and Hartford, Mich., there soon will be another venue available to...
For the second time this month, Des Plaines officials have balked at approving a proposed water rate hike. Aldermen postponed a vote last week on a proposed 6.9 percent rate hike, with some saying they'd still like to find ways to use reserve funds or...
With less than two weeks until the April 9 election, candidates for Des Plaines alderman in four wards are making last pushes to make their names and stances on issues known to voters. In the 1st Ward, incumbent Patricia Haugeberg is facing a...
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With the race for Des Plaines mayor nearing the finish line, the three candidates vying for the position met last week to discuss everything from casino revenue to flooding issues — tackling along the way economic development and whether age and...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgA bill to significantly cut the number of racing days at West Virginia’s two horse and two dog tracks has failed to come out of committee, state Sen. Herb Snyder said Thursday. “Senate Bill 455 is not going anywhere,” Snyder said....
The Hartford CourantThe state's budget office, in a monthly update issued Wednesday, lowered its expectations for casino slot revenues by $7.1 million, to $293 million. The change of about 2.4 percent comes one day after the state's Office of Policy and Management stood...
The Hartford CourantThe state's casinos had the largest decline ever for slot revenues in February, with both Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun posting steep declines. Together slot revenues slipped 20.5 percent, the worst month since December 2007 when the casinos'...
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