Tag Archives: Sahara Hotel
- Clock ticking on Correa’s online poker bill; Hollywood Park casino catches a break
September 13, 2013
California’s current legislative session comes to a close Friday at midnight, leaving state Sen. Lou Correa just one day in which to pass his SB 678 intrastsate online poker bill. Given the ongoing lack of unity among the state’s Indian tribes, who stand to become the chief beneficiaries of a...
- Vultures pick Sahara’s bones; infamous Paris gambling clubs under fire
June 17, 2011
A sad spectacle on the Las Vegas Strip on Thursday as people rummaged through the remains of the once mighty Sahara hotel/casino. The former Vegas icon – which featured prominently in the original Oceans 11 film – closed its doors a month ago after nearly six decades of operation. Owners...
- 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...
New Jersey sells bonds to fund AC casino tax appeals
September 22, 2017