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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Some 500 casino workers protested outside MGM Macau, the gaming property that is majority owned by MGM Resorts International Sunday afternoon, saying they were unhappy with what was described as the company’s salary scheme.
Nevada gambling revenue fell nearly 4 percent in August, bedeviled by the baccarat table game. Casinos brought in $920 million in August, down from $955 million a year ago, Nevada Gaming Control Board officials said.
Gambling officials say the casino industry paid out a jackpot-worthy $38 billion in federal, state and local taxes in 2013. Of that total tax revenue, $10 billion came directly from gambling.
Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was unseated in post parade shortly after coming onto Santa Anita’s main track for Sunday’s eighth race and was subsequently kicked in his chest and transported by ambulance to nearby Arcadia Methodist Hospital.
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