California’s latest effort to legalize online poker would sideline PokerStars, shut out the racetrack industry, and offer a twist that makes traditional casinos and card rooms part of the game.
When looking at the cumulative financial benefits of the nation’s gaming industry, the Silver State is No. 1 in economic impact, No. 1 in jobs supported and No. 1 tax revenue to state and local governments. Yeah, big surprise.
An all-out bid by billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson to kill gambling over the Internet is coming up empty in the final days of Congress, sources said on Monday.
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas CEO John Unwin, who has headed the Strip resort leading up to the property’s 2010 opening, announced Tuesday he will leave his post at the end of the year.