Tag Archives: legislature
- Detroit casino revenue down; Maryland judge upholds November ballot, calls lawsuit 'baseless'
January 24, 2013
The three major casinos in Detroit have definitely seen some brighter days. Unfortunately, these days have been anything but sunny for them after the state reported another year of dropped revenues. It's the second collective revenue loss for the casinos when total revenue fell by 0.5 percent in 2012 from...
- Genting shifts course on casino plans in South Florida, hinges hopes on legislative cooperation
December 7, 2012
Malaysian gambling company Genting Group still has hopes of entering South Florida where they can set up Resort World Miami, their latest multibillion-dollar resort casino. Only this time, the company is shifting course and changing plans midstream. Instead of asking voters in the 2014 elections to let them build the...
- Poll shows citizens of New Jersey opposed to casino gambling expansion
September 25, 2012
Despite state leaders making a push for legalizing casino gambling in New Jersey, majority of the people in the state are still opposed to expanding casino gambling outside the confines of Atlantic City. According to the Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind Poll, 56% of voters surveyed have expressed opposition to putting...
- Penn National raises MGM International with another $4 million in Maryland gambling campaign
September 14, 2012
It's certainly looking like Penn National Gaming and MGM International's feet are firmly planted in the sand as far as their side on Maryland’s expanded gambling ballot is concerned; or akin to two poker players continuously raising and re-raising one another in the poker table, Penn National Gaming has raised...
- MGM, Penn National Gaming heat up Maryland casino issue
September 11, 2012
If they could get into a ring and just slug it out to determine a winner, we'd pay to see it. MGM Resorts International and Penn National Gaming have become engaged in a game of one-upmanship after the former put up another $3 million in donations in support of Maryland's...
- MGM receiving opposition on “plans” for Maryland expansion
August 16, 2012
The fight to claim the sixth gaming license in Maryland is now on after both the state's House of Delegates and Senate voted to approve a new gaming expansion legislation in the state's Prince George's County. State governor Martin O'Malley was quick to sign the measure, which is now on track to...