HOT Stories more

Patriots home games affecting new Mass. casino


Arneault fights to keep PA gaming license

February 16, 2010 2:39 AM by
Industry Insider by Ray Poirier |

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.

Question? Comment? E-mail me at: Ray Poirier

Bookmark and Share


GamingToday Race and Sports Futures

           Westgate Superbook  Stratosphere Sports Book  

                Wynn Sports Book  CG Technology

top stories

Slot Club Spotlight | Established in 1931, Railroad Pass is the nation’s longest running casino. Joe DeSimone purchased the casino from MGM Resorts. Located in Henderson, the historic hotel and casino serves travelers and locals from Boulder City and Las Vegas.

The Net Result | Eight matchups had already taken place heading into Wednesday’s six-game slate. Tuesday’s six games included former ACC stalwart Maryland at North Carolina, Virginia at Ohio State and Michigan at North Carolina State.

Poker Deals | Semifinals for South Point’s $145,000 Deepstack Hold’em Poker Tournament will be held Dec. 14-15 with the finals Saturday, Dec. 19. Poker players having earned 100 hours of “live play” will be entered and given $10,000 in tournament chips.

Nevada’s statewide gaming win for October slipped 2.85 percent to $887.58 million compared to the same year earlier period when the non-restricted licensees won $913.64 million.

Nowhere is the competition among regional casinos in the U.S. more apparent than in Southern California where Penn National Gaming (PENN) is continuing its westward push with a San Diego resort that is due to open next summer.

Banker Sports  Brian Blessing

Stratosphere Real Deals for Real People

  Race Day Las Vegas Ralph

  Prop SwapCannery

Check out our writersCheck out our writers