Ted Arneault, former CEO of MTR Gaming Group of West Virginia and the man responsible for the purchase and subsequent sale of Binion’s Gaming Hall in downtown Las Vegas, is fighting to keep his gaming license in Pennsylvania.
It was while Arneault was head of MTR Gaming that the company built Presque Isle Downs & Casino near Erie, Pennsylvania. He later left the company.
Reportedly, Pennsylvania gaming board investigators are opposing Arneault’s application to renew his license based on "inaccuracies or inconsistencies" in statements he made during his interrogation.
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Craps and roulette could be added to the gambling opportunities in the seven casinos run by the Seminole Tribe of Florida under a bill that is finally moving in the Florida House.
The Mashantucket Pequot tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say the casino on a site near the Mass. border will help them withstand the expected impact of the hotel and casino MGM Resorts is building in Springfield.
Nevada’s 194 sports books set new record of $132.5 million wagered on Sunday’s Super Bowl. The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported that the previous record betting total was the $119.4 million wagered in 2014.
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