Tag Archives: rhode island
- Rhode Island moves forward with Tiverton casino
November 28, 2016
A Rhode Island town, divided by hotly contested casino vote, has started to mend its wounds. Tiverton town in Rhode Island is pushing through with its casino plan after a town ballot, which aims to allow Lincoln, Rhode Island-based casino operator Twin River Management Group to transfer its license for...
- Taj Mahal emerges from bankruptcy into Carl Icahn’s hands
February 29, 2016
Trump Taj Mahal is officially out of bankruptcy. The Atlantic City casino emerged from Chapter 11 protection last Friday and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Carl Icahn’s Icahn Enterprises LP, Vegas Inc. reported. Icahn, who held $292 million of the casino property debt, initially threw the Taj a $20...
- Rhode Island AG says DFS is legal; FCC not deluged by DFS TV ad complaints
February 5, 2016
Daily fantasy sports operators have caught a break as Rhode Island’s attorney general declared the activity to be legal under state law. On Thursday, Rhode Island AG Peter Kilmartin (pictured) sent a letter to Gov. Gina Raimondo and the heads of the state's two legislative chambers informing them that a...
- Plainridge Park: not a big impact on Rhode Island casino
September 2, 2015
Massachusetts’ first casino is off to a solid start and has impacted revenue at nearby casinos in Rhode Island. Twin River Casino and the newly purchased NewPort Grand in Rhode Island have reported a combined July gross gaming revenue of $49.6m, $1.9m or 3.8% less than the numbers from the same...
- Red Wire: Decriminalize It!
July 22, 2014
Politicians do dumb things all the time. This is one of the main reasons cable news exists—to let us know when those stupid things happen and we can all pile on. Occasionally, politicians will try to do something dumb and, in their infinite dumbness, end up doing something smart by...
- Rhode Island fretting soon-to-open Massachusetts casinos; Indiana proposing casino tax cuts
January 21, 2013
In yet another example of the competitive and cannibalistic, in the words of our own Vince Martin, US regional market, Rhode Island is already fretting the increasing possibility of seeing lottery revenue in the state get submarined by the opening of three new casinos in Massachusetts. That much was made...
Genting Malaysia may lose $274M on Mass. casino bet
May 23, 2017
Massachusetts senate candidates make online lottery pitch
October 9, 2017