Casino Insider

Dec 17, 2012 6:30 PM

The state treasurer of Massachusetts says he is working on a test that he hopes will be the first wave of Internet lottery games in that state.

Time has run out on proposed legislation that would authorize Internet gambling. Sen. Harry Reid said efforts to legalize Internet poker are dead for this year.

Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN) says it has paid Massachusetts $400,000 as a casino license application fee and another $250,000 to the City of Springfield.

The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas, had revenues of $158.8 million, in is first 10 months of operation. The amount exceeded the revenues of the state’s other two casinos, according to gaming officials.

Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) says it has joined a consortium that has been selected to run the Greek State Lottery.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) says it has elected Victor Chaltiel to its board of directors as a Class III director. His term will expire in 2013.

MGM Resorts International (MGM) reports it has successfully priced $4 billion senior secured credit facility as part of the company’s comprehensive refinancing project.

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati, co-owned by Rock Gaming LLC and Caesars Entertainment Corp. (CZR), is set to open on March 4.

WMS Industries Inc. (WMS) says its subsidiary, WMS Gaming Inc., has entered into a B2B Online Gaming agreement will British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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