Online Slots Archive - Slot Machine News For June '07

PILT Funds May Not Be Enough For Casino Expansion
Friday, 29 June 2007

The land value of Little River Casino continues to increase as the size of the casino increases. Manistee County Administrator Kaminski is concerned that the slots profits are not keeping with the current growth.

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Cachil Dehe Tribe Sues California Control Commission Over Slot Machine Issue
Thursday, 28 June 2007

The Cachil Dehe Tribe is suing the California Control Commission because the tribe wants the multiple screen terminals recognized as single and not multiple machines.

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Cherokee County Voters Approve Penn National Slots Expansion
Wednesday, 27 June 2007

Voters gave the green light to the slots expansion of Penn National Gaming. However, the plans may still take two to three years to complete because of the approvals they still need to undergo.

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Slots Casino Facility Attracts Pocono 500 Fans
Tuesday, 26 June 2007

NASCAR Fans Rich and Judy Henchar said that aside from watching the Pocono 500, they will try out the slot machines at the casino. The advertising is certainly bringing more customers to the slots casino.

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Profits from Pennsylvania Slot Machines Exceeded Expectations
Monday, 25 June 2007

Pennsylvania slot machines are earning more than expected in their four racing tracks and casinos which are also contributing more than expected to the state's coffers.

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Slot Machines Next Generation of Gambling Legacy in Pennsylvania
Thursday, 21 June 2007

Bob Stupak, son of Pennsylvania's king of dice, said that personally, he does not want Pittsburgh to host any slots parlors. Nonetheless, it seems that his wish will not be granted as slots casinos in the state are due to open in the following months.

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Budget Deficit Renews Calls for More Slot Machines
Wednesday, 20 June 2007

As of May 27, 2007, StopSlotsMaryland is to block the renewed attempt to permit the slot machines. Nonetheless, many residents believe that the slot machines will be allowed this time around.

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Grand Opening of The Meadows Casino Slots Facility
Tuesday, 19 June 2007

The Meadows Casino will formally open on June 5, 2007. Before that they will have a test run on June 1, 2007 and June 3, 2007 with profits going to charity.

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Gov. Jennifer Granholm Considering Slot Machines for Horse Racing Track
Monday, 18 June 2007

Gov. Jennifer Granholm is seriously contemplating whether or not to allow slot machines at the racing tracks in Michigan, a step that would greatly help Michigan's budget deficit.

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Pocono Downs Harness Racing Facility Experiencing Good Start With Slots
Friday, 15 June 2007

The Mohegan Tribal Authority announced that their profits improved to about 22%. Their slots profits have contributed to the improvement in the organization's profits.

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Racing Tracks Promise to Help Charities in Exchange for Slot Machines
Thursday, 14 June 2007

The owner of Fairmount Racing Park is improving his offer in the hopes of convincing lawmakers to allow the slot machines at the racing tracks.

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Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association Displeased With Slot Machine Plans
Wednesday, 13 June 2007

The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association headed by Mike Balezzi claim that Philadelphia track officials breached their agreeement regarding the slots facility. Hal Handel said that the situation is not that simple.

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Anti-Slots Organizations in Maryland to Reconvene
Tuesday, 12 June 2007

The StopSlotsMaryland, an anti-slots organization, is reconvening after the issue of the slot machines was rekindled in Maryland. Aaron Meisner, the organization's chairman since 2002, said that the fight will not be easy.

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Indiana Racing Tracks Get The Green Light for Slot Machines
Monday, 11 June 2007

The 2 pari-mutuels in Indiana are planning to construct their temporary casino facility for the slot machines. In turn they have to pay $250 million to the state over the next two years.

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Morongo Tribe Owned Casino Stops Gaming Campaign for More Slot Machines
Saturday, 09 June 2007

The Morongo Indian Tribe stopped their gaming campaign in exchange for being allowed to offer more slot machines. Rival tribes say that the tribe should not speak for all of the tribes.

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Rejected Applicants for Slot Machines Appeal the Pennsylvania Gaming Board's Decision
Friday, 08 June 2007

If the court sides with the losing applicants for slots licenses in Pennsylvania, it could delay the opening of the casino for months. Among others, the losing slots applicants are the Isle of Capri and Greg Matzel.

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Soaring Eagle Casino to Offer Electronic Tables and Slot Machines
Wednesday, 06 June 2007

The Soaring Eagle Casino recently debuted their virtual casino table games with a virtual dealer and slot machines. Officials said that it will be helpful for beginners.

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State of Maine Will Not Require Additional Slots Revenue
Tuesday, 05 June 2007

The House Legislature of Maine has withdrawn their plans to raise the state's share of slots profits. Penn National stopped the construction of their facility in protest of the state's plans.

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Pocono Manor Investors Ask Supreme Court to Force Gaming Board to Change Gaming Ruling
Sunday, 03 June 2007

The Pocono Manor petitioned the Supreme Court to force the Gaming Board to reevaluate their decision regarding the casino/slots licenses, under the claim that the process is unfair to the applicants.

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