Home » Tag Archives: betting

Tag Archives: betting

Sports betting could boost casino traffic

sportsbetting-960x590

By FRANK BROWN At a time when many states are looking for ways to reverse sagging casino revenues, there’s a three-judge panel in New Jersey pondering a decision that could change the gambling playing field. In the next week or two, the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to rule on a New Jersey challenge of the Bradley Act, ...

Read More »

State's casinos record drop in revenue in May

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Revenue for Mississippi casinos dropped about $2 million in May from April. The Mississippi Department of Revenue released figures that show casinos took in $185.3 million may compared to $187 million in April. And the figures showed casino revenue was 26 percent higher in May than a year ago, when river casinos were forced to close by ...

Read More »

Philadelphia now largest city in U.S. with casino

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia took the title yesterday of largest U.S. city with a casino when Pennsylvania’s 10th gambling hall opened despite years of community protests and delays. SugarHouse Casino drew a raucous crowd of well over a thousand people to the Delaware River waterfront for a chance to play among its 1,600 slot machines and 40 table games. A string ...

Read More »

Louisiana's casinos see fewer winning hands

BATON ROUGE, La. — Winnings from gamblers at Louisiana’s state-licensed casinos dropped in August. State police report that the 13 riverboats, Harrah’s downtown New Orleans casino and the four racetrack casinos won $193.4 million last month. That’s down from 2.4 percent from $199.8 million in August 2009. The tally dropped 11.9 percent from $219.4 million won in July 2010. July ...

Read More »