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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A bill to allow a lottery and casino gambling in Alabama appears to be dead for the current legislative session.
Atlantic City may have run out of time, or can it pull a rabbit out of a hat? The issue has been debated from every direction. Politics and competition appear ready to push the center of gravity north, possibly to the Meadowlands Racetrack
The leaders of government in Macau and Beijing are not believed to care what wealthy gamblers think, but the groups that supply the business have nonetheless let regulators know that they are totally opposed to a proposed smoking ban.
Can anyone imagine politics getting in the way of plans to expand gambling in Illinois, plans that would almost certainly include the Chicago casino that Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants?
Jack Binion was thinking about the way the first World Series of Poker event began at the Binion family’s Horseshoe Casino on Fremont Street.