Tag Archives: Beirut
- Beirut’s Casino du Liban the target of failed car-bombing plot
January 27, 2015
Beirut’s Casino du Liban was the planned target of Islamic suicide bombers, according to local media reports. The casino, Lebanon's only legal gaming venue, was to be bombed on New Year's Eve. Last week, the Lebanese army arrested three individuals said to be acting on behalf of the al-Nusra Front,...
- Hard times at casinos everywhere but Macau, Singapore and… Beirut?
March 12, 2011
After enduring 30 straight months of falling revenue, Atlantic City casinos came within a hair’s breadth of black ink in February. The New Jersey Control Commission reported that revenue at AC’s 11 casinos was $258m, a mere 1.4% off the previous February’s $261.6m. Mind you, AC was hit by three...