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1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Road rage incident leaves 1 man dead

The Courier-Journal reports that the man, Justin D. Beeler, lived about a half mile from where his vehicle struck a tree in the median of a parkway near Churchill Downs.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Churchill Downs Incorporated, Churchill Downs

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Isle of Capri eliminates corporate positions in cost-cutting effort

Isle of Capri Casinos has eliminated its executive chairman position, which was held by Jim Perry , and appointed Robert Goldstein board chairman.

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Related Topix: Isle of Capris Casinos

4 hrs ago | Reuters

Macau graft agency probes Wynn land deal

Macau's corruption agency said on Friday it is examining a land deal relating to Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn's upcoming $4 billion casino in the world's biggest gambling hub.

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Related Topix: Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KIMT

Whata s next for the lottery

KIMT News 3 - It keeps people coming back for more week after week. The lottery is a game of chance, but they say you can't win if you don't play.

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Related Topix: Iowa Lottery

VentureBeat

Decent Capital's Jonathan Qiu talks gaming industry, and investing in American companies

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/10/decent-capitals-jonathan-qiu-talks-gaming-industry-and-investing-in-american-companies/ The online and mobile gaming industry is an ever-expanding and increasingly viable market for many venture capitalists, including China's Decent Capital .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Staunton Woman Wins Lottery for a Second Time

When Peggy Huffman won the $100,000 top prize in the July 4 Cash 5 drawing from the Virginia Lottery, she already knew what it was like.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Virginia Lottery, Staunton, VA

Norwalk Reflector

Revenue down at Ohio's casinos, racinos

Revenue was down in June at five of Ohio's the six casinos and racinos that have been open for more than a year.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Lottery, Ohio Lottery Commission

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's What Happened When 2 Players At The World Series Of Poker Both Flopped A Flush Wednesday

The World Series of Poker is currently going on at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and we're highlighting our favorite play of the day.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Rio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games

Benzinga

International Game May Get $4 Billion Cash Offer From Italian Lotto Operator

International Game Technology opened sharply higher on news it may be on the verge of receiving an all-cash $4 billion offer from Italian lottery operator GTECH SpA.

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Related Topix: International Game Technology, MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings

BleacherReport

Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream, TV Info, More

No one can accuse Canelo Alvarez of taking on weak opponents these days. The 23-year-old Mexican superstar is set to face tough Cuban contender Erislandy Lara on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and it figures to be a significant test.

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Related Topix: MGM Grand - The City of Entertainment

Sys-Con Media

Online Registration Now Open for 8th Annual Florida Gaming Congress, November 10 - 11, 2014

Early bird pricing is in effect through October 10, 2014. Now in its 8th year, the Florida Gaming Congress will continue to spotlight current trends and future developments concerning all aspects of legal gambling throughout the state.

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Instapundit

Annals of Crony Capitalism: McAuliffe picks GreenTech funder for...

ANNALS OF CRONY CAPITALISM: McAuliffe picks GreenTech funder for lottery. "Gov. Terry McAuliffe has named a director of GreenTech Automotive's funding arm to be deputy chief of the Virginia Lottery.

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Related Topix: Virginia Lottery

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

No tickets sold with all six Mega Millions Lottery numbers

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in tonight's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery and the estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing will grow to $32 million.

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Related Topix: Lottery, MultiState Lottery Association

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Oneida Casino celebrates 20th anniversary

The Oneida Casino has been in the gaming industry for 20 years. A five-day celebration is being held at the main casino near Austin Straubel Airport.

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Sunherald.com

Coast casino management plays musical chairs

Chett Harrison is the new general manager of Golden Nugget Biloxi after Jim Hoskins was promoted to divisional vice president of gaming for Golden Nugget casinos.

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Related Topix: Bay St. Louis, MS, Pascagoula, MS, Gulfport, MS, Penn National Gaming

Politico

Adelson makes fifth new hire to fight online gaming - IFA notches win in Chicago wage fight

ADELSON MAKES FIFTH NEW HIRE TO FIGHT ONLINE GAMING: The casino company run by Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson has hired former Republican congressman Connie Mack and his firm Mack Strategies .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Connie Mack, Republican, US House of Representatives, Las Vegas Sands, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, Steptoe and Johnson, Law, Washington, DC

Business Journal

Hollywood Casino receipts down 5 of 6 months in 2014

Hollywood Casino Columbus has posted only one revenue increase in the first six months of 2014, but says it's still too early in the gambling game in Ohio to make any conclusions.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Penn National Gaming

Barron's

For Macau Gamble, JPM likes MGM

Analysts continue to weigh in on Macau's gambling prospects after June showed the first monthly gaming revenue decline since mid 2009.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Media, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage, Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas Sands

Business Journal

Cheesecake Factory, Bobby Flay on menu at Cordish's proposed New York casino

The line-up of restaurants at the Cordish Cos.' proposed hotel looks familiar. The Baltimore company and its partner, Penn National Gaming, said Tuesday that it has five restaurants planned for its Live! Hotel & Casino New York - Bobby Flay Steak, Bobby's Burger Palace, the Cheesecake Factory, Smorgasburg and Fornino.

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Related Topix: Bobby Flay, Life, Food, Chefs, Penn National Gaming

Seeking Alpha

Algorithmic Forecast Is Bullish On Las Vegas Sands

Las Vegas Sands has recently seen a slight rebound in its stock price, gaining approximately four percent in the past month, as shown in Figure 1. LVS is the largest US-based integrated resort developer and operator.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Science, Computer Science

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