Online Slots Archive - Slot Machine News For September '06

Ohio Cracks Down On Illegal Games Of Chance
Wednesday, 27 September 2006

Gambling Machines which are similar to Slot Machines are prohibited because it does not test the players skill but rather relay on luck and chance alone. Attorney General Petro of Ohio has assisted the Ohio Public Safety Department regarding this machines named 'Tic Tac Fruit' machines which are con ...

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Inspired Gaming Group and Tabcorp Holdings Enter Into Strategic Partnership
Sunday, 24 September 2006

Tabcorp and Inspired Gaming Group have entered into a five year exclusive partnership which will bring the U.K. based Inspired Gamings server based system to Australia. The systems allow for the update of games via a network minimizing the hands on requirements. Tabcorp will begin the rollout in Vic ...

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Bally Technologies To Provide Gulfstream Slots
Saturday, 23 September 2006

Bally Technologies is expected to offer slot machines in Gulfstream Park in October, to coincide with the racino opening of the South Florida track. Bally Technologies made the announcement to the media on September 12.

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Second Attempt On Slot Machines Submit Enough Signatures
Tuesday, 19 September 2006

The second round of petition for the slot machines on Ohios seven horse racetracks was submitted Tuesday, September 5. The group has turned in 44,000 signatures, however the signature must be validated first said James Lee, spokesman for Secretary of State Ken Blackwell.

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Anti-slots Group Protests In Maine
Monday, 18 September 2006

In an effort to eliminate the slots in Maine, a group called No Slots for ME! is planning a huge signature drive in November. The group believes that one slot facility can potentially lead to an uncontrollable figure and subsequent harmful gambling level.

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Treasure Bay In Biloxi Adds More Slot And VIdeo Poker Machines
Sunday, 17 September 2006

Treasure Bay Casino and Hotel in Biloxi has increased the number of its slot machines by almost 300%. The hotel now features 228 slot and video poker machines in what industry insiders believe to be a competitive step against the planned opening of Beau Rivage in the first week of September.

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Gaming Board Requires English-Speaking Staff
Saturday, 16 September 2006

The Nevada Gambling Control Board on August 24 backed a decision by the Gaming Commission requiring a Reno bar to hire an English-speaking staff for manning the slot machines when customers are present.

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Governor Schwarzenegger Approves More Slot Machines In San Bernardino Indian Casinos
Friday, 15 September 2006

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on August 29 announced that Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in San Bernardino County can now increase the number of slot machines in their casinos. Meanwhile, the Senate has given its final approval to an agreement allowing t ...

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Gambling Machines Confiscated In Conecuh County
Thursday, 14 September 2006

The proliferation of illegal slot machines had caught the attention of authorities in Conecuh County. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Alabama Bureau of Investigation have confiscated the illegal slot machines feom a gas station along Interstate 65.

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Slots on the Threshold in Ohio
Wednesday, 13 September 2006

Sen. George Voinovich and Gov. Bob Taft have said Ohioans are bound to face grave consequences if a proposal to allow the operation of 31,500 slot machines in the state gets the green light. This developed as a University study revealed that at least 2 percent of Ohioans are compulsive gamblers.

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Philadelphia Park Casino Gets Support from Bally Technology
Tuesday, 12 September 2006

Bally Technology announces today that they had signed a contract with Philadelphia Park Casino that they will be providing systems and features solutions. The casino will be opening this winter.

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One Hundred Forty Four Slot Machines Destroyed
Monday, 11 September 2006

The Hernando County Sheriffs Office destroyed 144 slot machines that had been held as evidence following their confiscation during the raid and closure of the Spring Hill game room.

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Mohegan Sun To Continue its Pocon Downs Casino
Sunday, 10 September 2006

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority will continue to construct its temporary casino in Luzeme County and will begin construction on the permanent casino as soon as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issues them their license.

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Marati Faces Defeamtion Lawsuit By Guam Greyhound owner
Monday, 04 September 2006

Slot machines proponent Guam Greyhound and owner James Baldwin filed a defamation lawsuit against Jackie Arriola Marati. Marati is allegedly providing the media with inflammatory lies in her bid to prohibit the approval of slots in Guam.

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The President Casino Admiral Upgrades to Paper Ticket Slots
Sunday, 03 September 2006

The President Casinos is operating under bankruptcy since 2002 and is conberting their coin slots to ticket in/ticket out slots in hopes of increasing revenues by speeding the game up. The machines will also reguce costs on maintenance.

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Gov. Schwarzenegger Gives Approval to Third Palm Springs Casino
Saturday, 02 September 2006

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will sign a deal tomorrow, August 8th, that would allow the third casino in Palm Springs. Under Agua and Schwarzeneggers agreement the casino would increase their payment to the state.

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