More Gambling Articles

  • New Mexico tribe proposes ending gambling payments

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico Indian tribe has proposed changing casino rules to lower the gambling age to 18 from 21, allow alcohol in gaming areas and stop tribal revenue sharing payments to the state. The Interior Department has asked Gov. Susana Martinez and Attorney General...

  • Correction: Connecting Online Poker Sites story

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story July 10 about an online poker room network, The Associated Press reported erroneously the owner of the Treasure Island resort casino. The resort is owned by Phil Ruffin, not MGM Resorts International. A corrected version of the story is below: Linking Nevada's...

  • Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $5 million

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $5 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing. Lottery officials said Thursday that 39 tickets matched five numbers to win $2,866.50 each. Another 1,744 tickets matched four numbers...

  • Casino revenue included in Massachusetts budget

    BOSTON (AP) — Anti-casino activists are calling on lawmakers to exclude about $73 million in casino licensing and slot parlor revenue from the state budget they are set to finalize this week. Repeal the Casino Deal chairman John Ribeiro said in a statement on Monday the "phantom" revenue...

  • Atlantic City casino shutdown needed, analysts say

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City started the year with 12 casinos. By Labor Day, it could be down to nine. For years, economists and analysts talked in theoretical terms about "casino saturation" in the northeastern United States. But there's nothing theoretical about what's happening...



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