Casino Insider

Apr 29, 2013 6:30 PM

The accounting firm of PriceWaterhouseCoopers has advised Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) that it would not continue as the company’s auditor after the current quarter.

Hollywood Casino Perryville has become the first casino in Maryland to be licensed to operate table games such as blackjack.

Stockholders in Ameristar Casinos Inc. (ASCA) have approved the sale of the company to Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (PNK) for $2.8 billion or a share price of $26.50 each.

The owner of SugarHouse, a casino located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has agreed to pay $625,000 to the Brandywine Conservancy, and $25,000 to the U.S. government as a penalty for illegally dumping construction materials in the Delaware River.

Plans for a $112 million casino at Gulfport Harbor, Mississippi, have been scrapped. The developers reportedly were unable to obtain financing for the project.

A casino referendum will not be coupled with a general election scheduled for June 25, says Springfield, Massachusetts, Mayor Domenic Sarno.

Mass. Gaming & Entertainment LLC , a firm that proposes a $240 million slots facility in Worcester, Massachusetts, has furnished the city with renderings of the facility it plans to locate on a vacant 14-acre Wyman-Gordon industry park.

An operational demonstration at Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Pennsylvania has been scheduled for May 20 by Lakes Entertainment Inc. (LACO). 

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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