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Mar 10, 2014 8:00 PM

Irwin A. Siegel has informed Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) he will not seek reelection to the board of directors of either LVS or Sands China Ltd. when the company holds its annual meeting.

Also at Las Vegas Sands, the company announced Chris Cahill will be leaving his post as executive vice president of global operations on March 31.

The Horizon Casino Resort at Stateline on Lake Tahoe, Nevada, will close April 1 for a multi-million dollar renovation project, according to the new owners, Jon and David Park of Neva One LLC.

Indiana Grand Casino and Indiana Downs in Shelbyville, Indiana, announced, effective immediately, the two will operate as one under the name of Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International (MGM), reportedly sold 10,675 company shares on March 5 at an average price of $27.67 each.

Full House Resorts Inc. (FLL) reported a loss of $2.3 million or $0.13 per share for the fourth quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2013. During the comparable period a year earlier, the company reported a loss of $800,000 or $0.04 per share. Exclusive of one-time charges, the company said it would have earned $0.02 per share this past quarter.

Two unions reportedly have agreed to a five-year contract with the privately-owned Tropicana Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The Culinary and bartenders unions announced the deal.

The South Dakota Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow Deadwood casinos to offer roulette, keno and craps.

Mark Gearan, president of William Smith College, has been confirmed as the head of the New York commission that oversees gambling.

The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission has lifted a suspension of the operating license granted to Harrah’s Philadelphia Racetrack & Casino. The suspension was imposed when concerns developed over racing conditions.

A report from the Maine Gambling Control Board says $1.1 billion was wagered on slot machines at the state’s two casinos during the first full year of their operation.

Ray Poirier is the longtime executive editor at GamingToday.

Contact Ray at [email protected].

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