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Voters view casinos more favorably, industry poll shows

June 10, 2014

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In an attempt to find national political support for the gaming industry, the American Gaming Association Tuesday released highlights of a poll that it says shows voters view gaming more favorably than in previous years. According to the poll, more Americans embrace gaming, and more Americans believe casinos create jobs and strengthen local communities. It […]

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State lawmaker calls federal online-gaming legislation positive

June 13, 2013

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The introduction of federal legislation to regulate Internet gambling could bring a calm to the patchwork of state laws that appear inevitable — or it could split the gaming lobby, leaving it up to states to write their own online gaming laws. “I think that’s a positive,” said state Rep. Bobby Moak, D-Bogue Chitto, who […]

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Casino survey reveals national, Mississippi data

May 6, 2013

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The American Gaming Association has compiled its annual “State of the States” report and survey, which shows that gaming nationally continues to grow and is almost back to its 2007 pace. And while Mississippi is struggling a bit in the face of increased competition, the state continues to be a major player in the industry. […]

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