Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced late this week that an agreement has been reached that will continue Seminole Tribe payments of more than $300 million a year in casino tax money to the state.
More consolidation has arrived in the global betting industry with the announcement today (Saturday) that negotiations have resulted in the acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG) by Toronto-based Stars Group for about $3.4 billion (US).
Tim Bryant is the new president and general manager of Derby City Gaming, the $60 million state-of-the-art historical racing machine facility opening in Louisville this fall.
Las Vegas-headquartered MGM Resorts International has joined a growing list of major companies partially converting to solar energy. MGM announced this week is has partnered with Chicago-based Invenergy to develop a solar array 25 miles north of Las Vegas.