Tag Archives: howard stutz
- Dealer’s Choice: Online Poker’s Last Stand Coming In California
November 28, 2014
After years of fitful attempts at raising a home grown online poker industry, California may be moving toward some kind of resolution in 2015. Howard Stutz outlined the situation in the Las Vegas Review-Journal earlier this week, calling California “the nation’s Internet poker battleground” for the next year. And what...
- Dealers Choice: Per Sheldon Adelson’s Crotchety Request, I Attack The Message And Not The Messenger
December 6, 2013
Sheldon Adelson recently wrote an editorial that was published in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. In “Valid reasons to oppose Internet gambling,” he complained that RJ journalist Howard Stutz was “attacking the messenger” by writing a piece critical of Adelson’s anti-online-gambling stance. “(W)hen you see somebody attacking the messenger, it’s usually...
- Investing The Hard Way: Caesars Does It Again
July 15, 2013
“Compared to our capital structure, that's not a big change.” – Michael Cohen, deputy general counsel, Caesars Entertainment (CZR) The above quote comes from Caesars' hearing in front of the Nevada Gaming Control Board on Wednesday, as the company successfully attempted to have its spinoff of a new company,...
- Investing The Hard Way: No One To Root For In IGT’s Proxy Fight
January 14, 2013
Back in October, I wrote a piece here on CalvinAyre.com arguing that Patti Hart, CEO of International Game Technology (IGT), needed to move on. While I have no personal vendetta against Ms. Hart, I noted a series of missteps under her leadership, most notably the nine-figure purchases of Entraction and...
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