Casino and Gambling news stories from Apr 2009

Three proposed casinos in Sumner County - Thursday 16th of April 2009

Three developers have proposed casinos in Sumner County, hoping to win approval from a state selection committee to build a large facility in southcentral Kansas.Minneapolis-based Lakes Entertainment Inc. was the last to propose a casino before the 5....


MGM Buys a Lifeline for Big Vegas Project - Thursday 16th of April 2009

In an 11th-hour effort to save its $8.6 billion City Center resort and casino development, debt-strapped MGM Mirage made a $200 million payment required to keep construction going.The payment allows the massive Las Vegas Strip project to avoid bankru....


Bingo pair call 100% stake in Londonís Hippodrome - Thursday 16th of April 2009

Father and son Simon and Jerry Thomas buy out partners to carry out £15m refurbishment aloneBingo hall operators Simon and Jerry Thomas have bought out their joint venture partners in the redevelopment of Londonís Hippodrome club into a casino.The Th....


Arena Casino Owners Still Seeking Buyer - Thursday 16th of April 2009

Isle of Capri owners still looking The owners of the Isle of Capri casino at the Ricoh Arena are still looking for a buyer.Talks with a Britiish chain about a deal going through have been denied by the Casinos American owners and the casino has confi....


Effort to repeal Nevadaís lottery ban clears first step - Thursday 16th of April 2009

The persistent attempt to legalize the lottery in Nevada cleared its first hurdle on Thursday, when an Assembly committee passed a joint resolution.Assembly Joint Resolution 7 would repeal the provision in Nevadas constitution that prohibit state lot....


Orlando Resident Cracks $807,543.95 Bad Beat Jackpot at Absolute Poker - Thursday 16th of April 2009

Online poker players at Absolute Poker have a whole bunch of reasons to be thankful for EMILIE14s bad luck at the felt today after sharing in $807,543.95 when the 28 year-old resident from Orlando, Florida cracked the latest Bad Beat Jackpot. EMILIE1....