Boyd Fiscal to vote on lease Thursday | News

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd County Fiscal Court is poised to vote on a lease to rent out the old Sears Building to Revolutionary Racing on Thursday evening. The meeting and the vote will be conducted at the Boyd County Community Center in Cannonsburg, off of Ky. 180, at 6 pm Boyd County Judge-Executive Eric Chaney said … Read more

First vote on Bally’s plan for River West casino delayed, amid ongoing questions, complaints from aldermen

CHICAGO (CBS) — The first expected vote on Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s push for Bally’s to build a $1.74 billion casino in River West was called off on Friday, as aldermen continued to raise questions about the project, but the mayor is still hoping to get it approved by next week. The City Council’s Special Casino … Read more

Want to work at a casino, factory or school? Hampton Roads employers are hiring – The Virginian-Pilot

Help wanted: accountants, zookeepers, blackjack dealers and more. If you’re looking for work, job opportunities are in abundance in Hampton Roads. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council reported 33,426 newly posted job listings in the region between April 4 and May 3. That includes 8,686 in Virginia Beach; 7,466 in Norfolk; 4,399 in Chesapeake; 3,529 in … Read more

Chicago picks Bally’s and riverfront location for $1.7 billion–plus in-town casino

Chicago has picked Bally’s BALY, -0.93% To develop and operate the city’s first in-town casino, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced late Thursday, saying Bally’s was alone among the rival bidders in having secured an agreement with organized labor and had made the strongest financial offer to the city, including an upfront payment of $40 million. The … Read more

Bristol casino jumps final regulatory hurdle; Danville, two others still in review | Business Local

DAVID MCGEE BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL — The first casino in Virginia can open in Bristol this summer after the Virginia Lottery Board unanimously approved a casino gaming operator’s license for HR Bristol, LLC Wednesday. The project is a joint effort by The United Company and its Chairman Jim McGlothlin, Par Ventures and its President … Read more

Hard Rock is Indiana’s top earning casino for sixth consecutive month | State

The party never stops at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Data released Monday by the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) show Hard Rock in March was the highest earning casino in the Hoosier State for a sixth month — once again surpassing the former earnings leader, Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, for “win,” or revenue after … Read more

WinnaVegas Casino Resort marks 30th anniversary with parties, contests | A1

SLOAN, Iowa — It might be a gamble to celebrate an anniversary on April Fools’ Day, but WinnaVegas Casino Resorts is not adverse to rolling the dice. You can’t call it beginner’s luck since the casino — owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska — will be marking its birthday with a 30th anniversary party … Read more

WinnaVegas Casino Resort marks 30th anniversary with parties, contests | A1

SLOAN, Iowa — It might be a gamble to celebrate an anniversary on April Fools’ Day, but WinnaVegas Casino Resorts is not adverse to rolling the dice. You can’t call it beginner’s luck since the casino — owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska — will be marking its birthday with a 30th anniversary party … Read more

Nebraska lawmakers tackle plans for mulitple casinos

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Bellevue wants to get in the horse racing casino game, they have drawn up plans to build a facility in their city. A horse track for up to 5,000 fans, a grandstand and clubhouse, and a multiple-purpose entertainment center for restaurants and concerts. And eventually a casino. A bill was introduced … Read more

Sheriff’s office uses casino funds for SWAT gear, boots for crime investigators | Washington

(The Center Square) – The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has received a $57,000 grant from the Spokane Tribe to purchase tactical gear that will be used in emergency situations. Undersheriff John Knowles said the Impact Mitigation Fund (IMF) accrued through a percentage of profits from the Spokane Tribe Casino, which is located across Highway 2 … Read more