JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s casinos won $182.2 million from gamblers in October, down 5 percent from $191.6 million in October 2010.
Although construction on the Fontainebleau resort halted more than two years ago, the legal wrangling over its remains continues.
BOSTON — When Gov. Deval Patrick signs a new gambling bill into law, control over the three planned casinos and one slots parlor will quickly shift from state lawmakers to an as-yet-unnamed five-member commission, whose members will all make more than $100,000 a year.
A French investment group hoping to buy an online poker operator dogged with legal troubles in the United States has a preliminary agreement with prosecutors that would broker a sale and help gamblers get their money back.
WASHINGTON — The leader of a major gaming tribe warned Congress on Thursday against legalizing online gambling in ways that would give Nevada companies a “head start” in the lucrative Internet market.