Insider news bites for Nov. 4

Nov 4, 2008 5:01 PM

Industry Insider by Ray Poirier | Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) announced Monday that it had amended its agreement with Macau officials so that it will be able to subdivide its Four Seasons Macao Hotel into four separate components.

Allan Solomon, co-founder of Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. (ISLE) has retired.

Lakes Entertainment Inc. (LACO) says it has set the dividend ratio of WPT Enterprises Inc. (WPTE) shares at 0.478982732 for each common share of LACO held.

Foxwoods Casino at the Gallery Mall in Philadelphia, has been granted a zoning change to allow the slots parlor to be built in the downtown area.

Bill Warner, longtime executive with Station Casinos Inc., has been added to the board of directors of Shuffle Master Inc. (SHFL).

The two-year-old filly "Subprime" broke her maiden at Aqueduct Racetrack last week much to the delight of the fans that made her the 2-1 favorite. She is by the sire "High Yield."

Expecting overwhelming approval of a slot referendum, the Maryland lawmakers indicated that they will lower the 67% tax on revenue if there aren’t enough major gaming companies that bid for the licenses.