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Casinos & Gaming

Irene deals nasty blow to Atlantic City casinos

ATLANTIC CITY — Hurricane Irene blew away a historic chunk of the Atlantic City casinos’ revenue last month: The nearly 20 percent decline was the biggest monthly plunge in the 33-year history of the nation’s second-largest gambling market.

California casino proposals approved

SAN FRANCISCO — The Obama administration has approved casino proposals from two California tribes under a rarely granted exception to the federal law that prohibits gaming on reservations established after 1988.

Laughlin looks to halt decade of tourism declines

LAUGHLIN — For much of the past year, several resort operators have pointed to the mess on Casino Drive as a prime culprit for their anemic finances.

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