March 10, 2006
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court intervenes in casino case
In what appears to be a groundbreaking ruling, the California Court of
Appeal has intervened in a local Indian casino personal-injury case,
ordering the Campo Indian band to settle an unresolved claim through an
arbitration process called for in the tribe's state gambling compact.
regulatory act to lose its 'two-part test'
Sen. John McCain held his ground against tribal resistance Feb. 28,
remarking at the outset of a hearing on the Indian Gaming Regulatory
Act that his bill to amend IGRA will retain language that would banish
the ''two-part determination test'' - the section of IGRA that enables
the Interior Department secretary to confer trust status on
off-reservation lands acquired by tribes for gaming purposes after
passage of the 1988 gaming law.
cops, commissioners still don't see sidewalks as public places
Jim Webber is potentially on his way to becoming a national figure in
the battle over the First Amendment, thanks to his May misdemeanor
arrest by Metro officers and a subsequent lawsuit filed by the American
Civil Liberties Union
on gaming security letter affirms old lesson: Timing is everything
Gaming Control Board member Bobby Siller received a tip from a reliable
source: People were being dumped unconscious in hotel parking lots
after partying too hard at Strip nightclubs. Presumably, the dumpers
were resort or club employees.
Monorail to offer free tickets in Web site ad deal
First the struggling Las Vegas Monorail Co. raised ticket prices. Now,
it's offering rides for free.
foe of casinos now works for Harrah's
"There is so much big and fast money . . . and so many opportunities
for making 'deals' which pay off big, that many public officials in
casino cities weaken under the pressure and do things they ordinarily
would not do."
of gambling loses steam
After years of heady campaigns to spread legal, commercial gambling to
new jurisdictions in the United States, proliferation has ground to a
halt in 2006.
Reno casinos get property tax breaks
The Washoe County assessor's office has reduced the value of the four
largest casinos in downtown Reno by nearly $74 million, meaning less
revenue for the city's downtown redevelopment district.
The Reno City Council moved forward Wednesday with a broad zoning plan
for downtown that establishes five districts with separate development
standards designed to meet the various needs of the changing urban core.
casinos lose $22.1M in fourth quarter
Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc. reported a $22.1 million loss in the
fourth quarter Thursday, suggesting that the company's post-bankruptcy
recovery plan will need more refining before its casinos begin turning
Atlantic City These Days, Playing 21 Will Cost You
It's nomadic, elusive — the grail of weekend gambling in Atlantic City.
It's also rather increasingly hard to find — as a January night
traveling from casino to casino along the world-famous Boardwalk proved.
Wendover hasn't quit on
plan to merge with Nevada neighbor
Wendover, Utah, officials aren't ready to kiss off a proposal to shift
the state line and marry their town to their Nevada neighbor - not
without taking the public's pulse first.
West Wendover officials have put off a decision on burying the proposed
annexation of adjoining Wendover pending more study by their Utah
say tribes immune to lawsuits in state courts
Tribal casinos can't be sued in state court even if they serve their
customers too much alcohol and those people go out and kill someone
else off the reservation, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.
If everything goes as planned, Laughlin, Nevada, founder Don Laughlin,
75, will die an unusual death.
Questions arise over judge
selection in Nugget embezzlement case
The process for picking the judge who will decide whether former
Sparks Nugget lawyer Richard Davenport goes to prison or gets probation
on charges of embezzling more than $3 million from the casino-hotel is
being criticized by some who say the standard procedure should have
been followed to avoid any question of impropriety.
'Fremont East' -- City refurbishing rundown area to become hub of
nightlife in valley
The refurbishment of Fremont Street is full throttle ahead as key
components to the rundown area are being transformed into entertainment
Strip hotels sink, workers will try to stay afloat
As a host of older hotels are torn down in the coming years to make way
for the biggest building boom in Las Vegas history, the longtime
landmarks will yield to taller, glitzier and much more expensive casino
applauds Wynn's Macau deal
Wall Street gave Wynn Resorts Ltd. its stamp of approval Monday
following a weekend announcement that the Las Vegas-based company had
sold a subconcession to operate casinos in Macau to a rival gaming
developer for $900 million.
gambling worse than thought; Figures are bad news for casino industry
The National Council on Problem Gambling kicked off an education
campaign this week by noting that 2 percent to 3 percent of Americans -
or about 6 to 9 million adults - have gambling problems.
of Web gambling plan legislative move
Supporters of an Internet gambling ban may try this week to add the
prohibition to lobbying reform legislation on the Senate floor.
Journal Poll Shows Most Are Against Online Gambling Ban
Influential and widely read newspaper Wall Street Journal provides a
great opportunity to voice an opinion.
security guards do not unionize
Security guards at the Par-a-Dice Hotel and Casino will not
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