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Lawyer Accused Of 1977 Killing Of Casino Heiress
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, April 11th, 2014

In 2007, playboy lawyer Maurice Agnelet was accused of killing wealthy casino heiress and his former lover Agnes Le Roux back in 1977. The then 69 year-old subsequently was sentenced to 20 years behind bars, but the verdict was eventually overturned by the European... 

Detroit Casinos Down 7.3% To $125m In March
Written by S. Taylor | Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The Michigan Gaming Control Board has released it casino figures for March 2014, revealing Detroit’s three commercial casinos generated a combined $125 million in revenues, down 7.3% compared to the same month last year. Breaking down the figures further,... 

Ohio Casinos Down 5.6% To $80m In March
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

According to the latest Ohio Lottery Commission report, the state’s four casinos generated $79.59 million in revenues for March, a 5.6% fall compared to the $84.29 million taken in the same month last year. Ohio’s four racinos, however, saw their revenues... 

Maryland Casinos Hit Record $78m Revenues In March
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency has released its casino figures for March, revealing a record $78 million in gross gambling revenues, smashing the previous record of $71 million set last August. Excluding the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, which only opened... 

Illinois Online Gambling Plans Postponed For Now
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, April 4th, 2014

In spite of a serious state budget shortfall expected to reach $1.5 billion next year, the Midwestern state of Illinois has decided to put plans for legalised online gambling on hold until it can resolve a pressing land-based casino expansion issue. Currently,... 

Florida Fails To Agree New Gambling Reform Legislation
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, April 4th, 2014

On Thursday, Florida legislature failed to advance discussions on a 400-page bill designed to allow the building of two casino resorts in the Miami area. The 14-member special committee was unable to reach an agreement which would have satisfied the demands of... 

Macau Casinos Hit $4.4bn In March, The Third Highest On Record
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has released its casino figures for March, revealing a 13.1% increase in revenues to 35.45 billion patacas ($4.4 billion) compared to the same month last year. For the first three months of 2014, the Chinese gambling... 

New York Tribal Casinos Generate $1.1 billion In 2012
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Native American casinos operate in 28 of the 50 US states, and in 2012 tribal gambling revenues increased 4.8% to $37.34 billion with state and local governments then collecting $8.6 billion by way of taxes. New York, however, was one of just six states reporting... 

Nevada Casinos Plummet 14% To $926m In February
Written by S. Taylor | Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has released its casino figures for February, revealing a 13.7% decline in revenues to $926 million compared to the $1.073 billion generated in February 2013. The state subsequently collected $58.9 million in gambling taxes, down... 

NJ Casino Expansion Not Igaming To Help Reclaim Lost Revenues
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, March 24th, 2014

Ever since Pennsylvania granted its first permanent casino licenses towards the end of 2006, the state has steadily been eating away at New Jersey’s gambling revenues and in 2012 The Keystone State overtook its neighbour to become the second biggest gambling...