Supreme Court sides with tribes in fight with Texas over gambling

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The US Supreme Court sided with two Native American tribes in Texas in a ruling Wednesday that reaffirmed their autonomy to regulate non-prohibited gaming on their lands and strengthened tribal sovereignty in the state. The … Read more

Las Vegas Strip Adds a Huge New Casino Project From a Big Name

For decades downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street area, served as a grittier alternative to the glitz and glamor of the mega-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. With the street closed to traffic and the massive lights and music show known as the Fremont St. Experience, not to mention the live music and DJs that … Read more

2-year moratorium on new casinos signed into law by Iowa Gov. Reynolds | State and Regional News

There will be no casino in Cedar Rapids for at least two years after Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law Friday a provision that places a moratorium on new casino licenses. An amendment to a larger gambling bill means regulators cannot issue any new licenses in Iowa — including plans for a potential $250 million, … Read more

This Stock Might Be the Best Las Vegas Strip Investment

Las Vegas offers the promise of getting rich. In most cases, that’s a false promise as the house usually wins, but you can make money on Sin City without throwing any dice, playing cards, or taking a turn at the slot machines. Las Vegas has a surprising number of investment options and the best one … Read more

Omaha casino eyes summer groundbreaking | National News

If all goes as planned, gamblers could hit the jackpot as soon as next spring in Omaha. WarHorse Gaming — a subsidiary of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska — intends to break ground this summer on what it calls a “dynamic, racing and entertainment complex” at the current … Read more

Cedar Rapids casino advocates release plans for $250 million proposal

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Backers of a revitalized casino proposal in Cedar Rapids have unveiled their plans for a multimillion-dollar facility on the south side of the Cedar River. The Linn County Gaming Association, Cedar Rapids Development Group, and Peninsula Pacific Entertainment released the $250 million plan for Cedar Crossing. The facility, occupying a … Read more

Chicago City Council approves Bally’s $1.7 billion casino in River West

Chicagoans react to Bally’s casino bid in River West Bally’s bid to build Chicago’s first casino in River West has drawn mixed reactions from neighborhood residents. CHICAGO – Chicago’s 30-year quest for a casino and entertainment complex is drawing to a close, amid hopes it will produce the jackpot needed to bail out police and … Read more

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

The Day – RI-based gaming giant is Chicago mayor’s pick for casino license

Providence-based Bally’s Corp., which owns Rhode Island’s two casinos, is the Chicago mayor’s choice to develop a casino in the city. Bally’s Chicago, a $1.7 billion project, would be built on a portion of the Chicago Tribune Publishing Center site in downtown Chicago. Bally’s, formerly Twin River World Wide Holdings, owns Twin River Casino in … Read more

Fertitta’s online gaming casino sold to major sports company

Each year, the NCAA is committed to leaving a legacy in the Men’s and Women’s Final Four host cities to foster goodwill and sportsmanship. The Men’s Final Four Legacy Project presented by Unilever will select a community facility in Harris County and provide renovations in 2023. This will be the first time a Local Organizing … Read more