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And Then There’s Detroit Where It All Started

Detroit’s native son, billionaire Dan Gilbert, makes the case for his town Connie Loizos Thu, April 15, 2021, 9:30 AM Dan Gilbert loves his hometown of Detroit. He loves it so much that the billionaire founder of what would eventually become the mortgage lender Quicken Loans has poured at least $2.5 billion into rehabilitating buildings in […]

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Canada Is Embracing Single-Gaming Sports Betting, Coup for the Score

Canada Green Lights Single-Game Sports Betting, Win for theScore, Other Gaming Companies Posted on: February 17, 2021, 07:41h. Last updated on: February 17, 2021, 07:41h. Todd Shriber Expertise: Financial, Gaming Business, Mergers and Acquisitions. In a highly anticipated move, Canada’s parliament on Wednesday approved wagering on individual sporting events, paving the way for eventual introduction in provinces and […]

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High Speed Victorville, California to Las Vegas Rail Line Targeted for Spring Construction Start

High Speed Victorville, California to Las Vegas Rail Line Targeted for Spring Construction Start Posted on: January 15, 2021, 02:04h. Last updated on: January 15, 2021, 03:03h. Larry Henry Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Gaming Business, Legislation, Politics, Regulation. Construction on a high-speed rail line connecting Victorville, Calif. to Las Vegas could begin this spring. Brightline West said in a status update […]

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Las Vegas Era From Movie ‘Casino’ Gone Forever: Former Mobster 

Las Vegas Era From Movie ‘Casino’ Gone Forever: Former Mobster Posted on: January 10, 2021, 04:26h. Last updated on: January 12, 2021, 10:17h. Larry Henry Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Gaming Business, Legislation, Politics, Regulation. Near the end of his life last summer, former mobster Frank Cullotta said Las Vegas as depicted in the movie Casino will never come back. Former mobster Frank Cullotta […]

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Trump Plaza Implosion Symbolic Ending to Donald Trump Casino Career

Trump Plaza Implosion Symbolic Ending to Donald Trump Casino Career Posted on: February 17, 2021, 12:59h. Last updated on: February 17, 2021, 02:40h. Devin O’Connor Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Entertainment, Politics. Today’s implosion of Trump Plaza in Atlantic City is the unofficial end to former President Donald Trump’s business dealings in the gaming industry. A few minutes after 9 […]

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JACK Management Buys Two Ohio Casinos from Dan Gilbert

Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is out of the Ohio casino Expertise: Financial, Gaming Business, Mergers and AcquisitionsBillionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is out of the Ohio casino businesses. That’s after reportedly selling his JACK Entertainment to the company’s management team last month. JACK Chairman Matthew Cullen confirmed to the Cleveland Jewish News (CJN) that the gaming […]

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Casino Parking Garages Continue to Be Settings for Violent Crimes

Casino Parking Garages Continue to Be Settings for Violent Crimes Posted on: September 19, 2020, 09:00h.  Last updated on: September 19, 2020, 11:27h. Ed SilversteinExpertise: Crime, Legal, Tribal Gaming. Multiple US gaming property garages were the scenes of shootings in recent months. In the latest incident, a shooting took place last Monday at the Agua Caliente Casino garage […]

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Joe Biden 2020 Odds Shorten Following Contentious Debate

Joe Biden 2020 Odds Shorten Following Contentious Debate with President Trump Posted on: September 30, 2020, 12:24h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 01:13h. Devin O’Connor Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Entertainment, Politics. The odds of former Vice President Joe Biden becoming the 46th president of the United States are shortening following the first of three planned presidential debates. Prior […]

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Las Vegas Court Approves $800M Settlement for 2017 Shooting Victims

Posted on: September 30, 2020, 02:20h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 03:20h. Devin O’Connor Expertise: Commercial Gaming, Entertainment, Politics. A Las Vegas court has signed off on MGM Resorts and its insurers settling with October 2017 shooting victims for $800 million. $800 million has been approved for victims’ families and survivors of the Route 91 Harvest mass […]

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Japanese Police Arrest Top Yakuza Boss Over High Stakes Baccarat Den

Japanese Police Arrest Top Yakuza Boss Accused of Running High-Stakes Tokyo Baccarat Den Posted on: September 30, 2020, 02:49h.  Last updated on: September 30, 2020, 03:20h. Philip ConnellerExpertise: Crime, Regulation, Retail betting. Tokyo police said this week they had arrested a high-level yakuza boss who they accuse of operating an illegal casino in the bustling Roppongi area of […]

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5Dimes Settles with Feds, Forfeits $46 Million as Offshore Sportsbook Seeks Path to US Legitimacy

5Dimes Settles with Feds, Forfeits $46 Million as Offshore Sportsbook Seeks Path to US Legitimacy Posted on: September 30, 2020, 11:58h. Last updated on: October 1, 2020, 12:04h. Steve Bittenbender Expertise: Horse Racing, Legislation, Sports Betting. The US Department of Justice announced Wednesday it reached an agreement with 5Dimes, with the offshore sportsbook forfeiting more than $46 million […]

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Two teens, man charged in fatal shooting of Cleveland police officer, informant

Sharon’s View: Three teenagers, 15, 17, 18 years old (2 juveniles 1 adult). Approach two old guys (53 & 50 years old) sitting in a car “behind a mostly abandoned strip mall on West 67th Place near West 65th Street and Storer Avenue.” To most teenagers, people in their fifties are old. Old white people […]

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Two more arrested in slaying of Cleveland police officer, informant, sources say

Two more arrested in slaying of Cleveland police officer, informant, sources say Updated Sep 07, 2020; Posted Sep 07, 2020 Cleveland police Det. James Skernivitz was shot and killed during a drug investigation. By Adam Ferrise, cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police arrested two more people in connection with the slaying of Cleveland police Det. James Skernivitz and […]

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US Casinos Push for Cashless Gambling Payments, Citing Virus

  US Casinos Push for Cashless Gambling Payments, Citing Virus The American casino industry wants gambling regulators to make it easier to adopt cashless payment transactions on the casino floor, citing a desire to help customers avoid handling money during the coronavirus outbreak. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content June 16, 2020, at 10:06 a.m. BY WAYNE […]

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With bets off during coronavirus, Ohio’s casino, racino revenue down $112 million – 

  With bets off during coronavirus, Ohio’s casino, racino revenue down $112 million Updated Apr 07, 5:54 PM; Posted Apr 07, 2:04 PM MGM Northfield Park, JACK Thistledown Racino and JACK Casino Cleveland. (Rich Exner, cleveland.com) By Rich Exner, cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio – The record start to the year for Ohio’s casino and racino industry came to […]

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Ohio’s casinos, racinos must shut down or keep customers, workers below a total of 100 

Updated Mar 13, 2020; Posted Mar 13, 2020   By Rich Exner, cleveland.com   CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio’s four casinos and seven racinos must shut down or keep the total number of people in the buildings, including employees, under 100, as part of the state’s effort to contain spread of coronavirus, the state ordered Friday.   […]

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Welcome Back Dan Gilbert from Local Union 141!

Quicken Loans founder Gilbert back to work after stroke February 16, 2020     FILE – In this Nov. 1, 2018 file photo, Cavaliers owner and Quicken Loans founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert speaks at a news conference announcing the 2022 NBA All -Star game, in Cleveland. Gilbert is slowly returning to work eight months […]

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DO THE MORNING GAMBLE!!

SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL DO THE MORNING GAMBLE DANCE YOUR MONEY AWAY On Spectrum 1 Local Cleveland Morning News Advertisements: BE A SOCIAL BUTTERFLY, LIKE ME! WHOLE LOTTO WINNING. OHIO. THAT’S A WHOLE LOTTO WINNING! LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED! The Ad shows African man singing the winning song, dancing while losing. Who does that? […]

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Want To Make 50 Dollars Free Cash?

Officer Steve as you know him, and I just cashed in. That’s right, ANTHEM BLUE CROSS and BLUE SHIELD health insurance offers policyholders 50 dollars if they participate in a colorectal cancer screening program. If you’re age appropriate, you qualify. Your insurance pays for the test, then they send you a VISA gift card worth […]