Online Slots Archive - Slot Machine News For October '07

Seminole Gaming Compact Could be Troublesome for Florida
Wednesday, 24 October 2007

The latest draft of the gaming compact between the Seminole tribe and Florida has some questionable clauses. Pari-mutuels are protesting some of the clauses in the compact.

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South Florida Casinos Offer Las Vegas type Slot Machines
Tuesday, 23 October 2007

South Florida is now considered the new Las vegas strip. A lot of casinos in the area like the Seminole casinos offer Las Vegas-type slot machines. These machines offer big jackpots.

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Pennsylvania Gives Money to Counties to Crack Down on Illegal Slot Machines
Monday, 22 October 2007

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control gave money to counties to combat illegal slot machines. The board is currently studying applications for grants from fifteen municipalities.

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Slots Approval Threatens Existence of Jai Alai in Florida
Sunday, 21 October 2007

The approval of the slot machines in Florida is threatening to affect the existence of Jai Alai. Players are petitioning Speaker Rubio to disapprove gaming expansion.

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Eric Nuernberg's Winnings Stripped Because of Slots Error
Thursday, 18 October 2007

Nuernberg's supposed to be $50,000 winnings at the Hawaiian Slot event was stripped following an employee error. The error was discovered after some players complained about the result.

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Seminoles Propose to Phase Shift to Las Vegas Style Slot Machines
Wednesday, 17 October 2007

The Seminole Tribe of Florida proposes to put in phases the shift to Las Vegas style slot machines. Both sides are hopeful that an agreement could be finalized this month.

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Slots on the Ballet Again in Miami-Dade County
Sunday, 14 October 2007

The slots issue in Miami Dade County will be put again on the ballot on January 29th, 2008. Supporters and Critics are preparing their respective campaigns to convince the public.

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Ocean City Convinced that Slot Machines Will Bring Problem to their Area
Thursday, 11 October 2007

Ocean City Business owners and officals are against the slot machines proposal in Maryland. Owners believe that the machines will just draw away money from the boardwalk businesses.

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Dania Jai-Alai Casino Facility Temporarily Shelved Due to Minimal Slots Profits
Wednesday, 10 October 2007

Although the Dania Jai-Alai Casino has received permission to offer slot machines, the plan was temporarily set aside because of small slots profits. Dania could start offering slots by 2009.

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Churchill Downs Slots Debuts at New Orleans Horse Racing Track
Tuesday, 09 October 2007

The Churchill Slots Facility at the Fair Grounds Racing Track on September 22nd, 2007. Racetrack officials and Mayor C. Ray Nagin were present at the ribbon cutting.

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Maryland Plans for Slot Machines to Solve Budget Deficit
Monday, 08 October 2007

Gov. O'Malley said that he plans to increase the sales tax and introduced slots to solve the deficit. There will be another meeting on October or November 2007 to solve the deficit.

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Florida Supreme Court Hears Case Against Broward and Miami-Dade Slots Issue
Wednesday, 03 October 2007

The state Supreme Court hears the case filed by anti-gambling groups against the slot machines in Broward and Miami-Dade. The critics charge that some of the signatures are fake.

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Maine House of Representatives and Senate Voted to Allow Slot Machines on Indian Island
Tuesday, 02 October 2007

The House of Representatives and Senate voted to allow the Penobscot Tribe to operate slot machines. The tribe said that they need them in order to compete effectively with Hollywood Slots.

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Gov. Spitzer Slot Plan for Aqueduct Racing Track
Monday, 01 October 2007

Gov. Eliot Spitzer of New York plans to put slot machines at the Aqueduct Racing Track. He said that it will help the state in terms of gaming revenues.

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