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1/13/2017

Casinos in Northwest Indiana attract visitors from about a half-hour away in the Chicago metro area. The casinos provide daily shuttle buses, including more than 50 round trips from Chicago's Chinatown.

1/13/2017

Casinos in Atlantic City reported a 1.5% increase in revenue for 2016. The city's seven casinos won $2.6 billion total last year, marking the first growth in revenue since 2006.

1/13/2017

A developer is proposing a harness racing track and casino near a historic battlefield in Adams County, Pa. Mason-Dixon Downs would be about 3 miles from Gettysburg National Military Park.

1/13/2017

Cyprus plans to host its first gaming show in May. The event will be held at the Kaya Artemis Resort and Casino.

1/13/2017

The Oneida Nation bought more than 100 acres of land in Madison County, N.Y. The tribe declined to comment on the real estate purchase, though some are speculating that it is for a casino.

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1/12/2017

Casinos in Nevada with at least $1 million in gaming revenue last year reported $979 million in gaming revenue for fiscal year 2016. The state is home to 273 casinos that meet that criteria, and in the 2015 fiscal year they posted a net loss of $662 million.

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Las Vegas Sun
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1/12/2017

Two professionals involved in a proposed boutique casino for Cedar Rapids, Iowa, say the casino would boost the city's economy. "The casino would be right-sized and allow the many local restaurants and nearby hotels to benefit from the influx of visitors," they write.

1/12/2017

Plans for a proposed $140 million casino in Gulfport, Miss., are moving forward. Later this month, Gulfport Gaming Development is scheduled to ask the city's planning commission for permission to use five lots for the proposed casino.

1/12/2017

A team of Japanese lawmakers will meet later this month to draft casino regulations, laying the groundwork for integrated resorts in the country.

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The Japan Times
1/12/2017

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the nominee for attorney general, said he would revisit the previous administration's interpretation of the Wire Act. The Poker Players Alliance said such a move could amount to a "de facto federal prohibition" on online gaming.

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