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Gulf Coast Casinos See a Rise in July Numbers

The Gulf Coast region, which was known for it’s gambling prowess before Hurricane Katrina, is again flexing its muscle in the casino gambling industry. The July numbers are in and coastal casinos saw their numbers rise to 74.4 million in gross gambling revenue. That is an increase of 15 percent, or 9.8 million over their June numbers. Coming off a July last year in which Coastal casinos had their worst numbers in 7 years, mainly […]

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Golden Gaming Inc. Proposes $600 Million Casino Resort in Kansas

The new trend in casino gambling is that Las Vegas based companies who have made their fortune in Nevada from the casino gambling market are branching out around the country. The latest company to try and stray from the bright lights of Vegas is Golden Gaming Inc. which has put in a proposal to build a casino resort on 200 acres of land that resides in both Bonner Springs and Edwardsville. The resort would include […]

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God Says No to Table Gambling in Charleston, West Virginia

According to John Miller, a Charleston West Virginia Councilman, God would vote no for table game expansion in the Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming Center. Miller rallied a South Charleston crowd on Saturday, asking them what they thought God would vote on the upcoming table gambling referendum. The crowed yelled ‘NO!’ “Be proud and say it loud,” Miller said, and they did. Miller seems to have forgotten, as many other politicians in the United States, that […]

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Gambling Profits Lead American Indians to Higher Education

The Gila River Indian Community in Mesa Arizona has a membership of about 22,000. For the majority of their existence the community has lived on the reservation, rarely leaving to pursue much of anything at all. However, now that they are making millions of dollars off gambling revenue, the Gila River Indians are leaving the reservation, mostly to go to school.   Approximately 20% of the 22,000 registered members are now living in places off […]

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Gambling Profits From Melco Keep Income Soaring For Ho Family

Stanley Ho has created a gambling Mecca in Macau that is rivaled by none on the planet, including Las Vegas. Now his son, Lawrence Ho, is getting in on the fun, as Melco International Development, which is run by Ho, has shown a profit during the first half of 2007. A year ago Melco showed a loss of $29 million dollars in the first half, but this year, the company has rebounded, showing a profit […]

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Gambling Operators In Florida Betting On Republicans With Donations

In Florida, the state is getting very close to opening the door to complete casino legalization, and that fact is not overlooked by operators of gaming establishments as they have begun to play the political game with politicians. The latest quarter has recently ended (on September 30th) and the donation numbers are staggering. $840,000 was contributed to Republican campaign accounts from people with gaming interests from around the state. By no coincidence, it is the […]

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Gambling Debts for US Senate Candidate Revealed

Get $100 Free Every Month for Two Years! July 22, 2006 – Republican Senate candidate Alan Schlesinger confirms he paid $28,000 to settle two lawsuits over casino gambling debts he put up in Atlantic City back in 1990 and 1994. It’s the second time Schlesinger’s had to come forward and talk about his gambling. Earlier this month, the Republican acknowledged that he used an alias when he gambled at Foxwoods casino. “I’ve pledged to put […]

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