FLC Group receives permission to build $2B casino/resort in Vietnam
The chairman and co-founder of FLC Group, billionaire Trinh Van Quyet says his company has received permission to build a $2 billion casino/resort in Vietnam. Permission was granted to the Hanoi-based firm by the northern provincial government of Quang Ninh.
House majority leader loses bid for North Dakota casinos
Despite a Republican House majority in North Dakota, their leader’s plan to establish more casinos in the state was been defeated Thursday by a 63-28 vote. Fargo Rep. Al Carlson’s proposal would have authorized to up to six state-regulated casinos.
Officials ask OLGC to stop looking for new operator of two casinos
Canadian officials have unanimously passed an official motion asking the Ontario Lottery And Gaming Corporation (OLGC) to stop the current process for selecting a new service provider to run the day-to-day operations of two area casinos.
W. Virginia warned that if funding cut, greyhound industry won't survive
Steve Sarras, president of the West Virginia Kennel Owners Association, is warning West Virginia legislators that if the State Legislature eliminates the state’s Greyhound Breeding Development Fund to save $15 million, the industry won’t survive.
Mich. Senator Kowall 'cautiously optimistic' about legalizing online gaming
Michigan Sen. Mike Kowall, R-Oakland County, who is sponsoring legislation that would legalize online gaming in the state, is "cautiously optimistic" his proposal will pass muster in the state's Senate and House of Representatives and make it to Gov. Rick Snyder for signature.