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2 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Friday the 13th lucky day for $66M Mega Millions winner from Port Huron

Friday the 13th was a mega lucky day for Kelsey Zachow. But for 11 days, the 24-year-old Port Huron woman didn't know she had the winning $66 million Mega Millions lottery ticket, purchased June 13 at Sonny's Mart in Mt.

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Related Topix: Port Huron, MI, Mount Clemens, MI, Lottery, Michigan Lottery, Sterling Heights, MI, Macomb County, MI

3 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

Ohio State Fair racing returns to Scioto Downs

Ohio State Fair races for two and three-year olds in their respective divisions will be contested on Friday and Saturday .

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Related Topix: Scioto Downs

7 hrs ago | RGT Online

Multimedia Games sees profits decline in third quarter

Slot machine maker Multimedia Games, Inc. suffered a decline in profits during the third quarter despite a slight revenue increase.

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Related Topix: Multimedia Games, Austin, TX

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. Reports Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2014

The Company's revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were for the second quarter of last year.

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Related Topix: Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Forbes.com

Wednesday 7/30 Insider Buying Report: PENN, FISI

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money.

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Related Topix: Penn National Gaming, Financial Services, Banking, Financial Institutions, Financial Markets

Gawker

Cops: Alleged Casino Robber Spent Cash on Hookers, Clothes, Good Times

Scott Carmitchell of Kansas had himself a helluva time in Las Vegas last weekend, with a $400 hotel room at the Hard Rock Hotel, a Caesars Palace shopping spree, a bag of weed and a quartet of hookers helping to keep his spirits high.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Kansas Government, Kansas, Hard Rock Hotel

Lexington Herald-Leader

Stumbo: State tax incentives for Noah's Ark theme park violate constitution

House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Wednesday that it's not appropriate for the state to provide tax incentives for a Noah's Ark theme park in Grant County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Churchill Downs Incorporated, Churchill Downs, US Governors, Steve Beshear

KTIV-TV Sioux City

A look back at the history of riverboat gambling in Sioux City

While Sioux City has enjoyed riverboat gambling for more than 21-years, the process of bringing a boat to Sioux City became a long, draw-out battle for the non-profit group that sponsored the boat, and city leaders who wanted to promote tourism.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Argosy Gaming, Marketing, Penn National Gaming

Independent

Stumbo questions Noah's Ark incentives, backs off on expanded gambling

Democratic Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo on Wednesday questioned the constitutionality of state incentives for a Noah's Ark tourist attraction in Grant County.

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Related Topix: Churchill Downs Incorporated, Churchill Downs, US News

Digital Game Developer

14th Annual Gaming Trade Show to Unite Greatest Collection of Industry Leaders this September

The annual eventknown as Global Gaming Expo takes placesSeptember 30to October 2at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in "We're thrilled to bring together an impressive group of industry leaders who have helped to lead the growth of our industry into the economic engine it is today," saidGeoff Freeman, president and CEO of the AGA.

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Business Journal

Multimedia Games misses Q3 expectations, stock drops

Multimedia Games Holding Company Inc. shares plunged 13 percent Wednesday, down $3.47 to $24.07 in late-day trading, after the company missed analysts' earnings expectations in the third quarter.

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Related Topix: Multimedia Games, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services

OpenSecrets

Lobbying in First Six Months Almost Level With Previous Year

Spending on K Street through the first half of this year is barely lower than it was last year - perhaps an early sign that the lobbying industry is coming out of its slide.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas Sands, Abortion

Skift

The World's 15 Largest Travel Companies of 2014

A half dozen travel companies, including Southwest, Delta, United Continental, Wynn Resorts, Marriott and the Priceline Group have seen fairly massive - more than 50% gains - in their market caps compared with this time last year, as the big keep getting bigger.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Banner, Priceline, Las Vegas Sands, Startups, HST

KCRG

Sioux City Riverboat Casino Prepares for Last Day

The Argosy riverboat casino is preparing to take its last bets Wednesday, having told the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission that it will close by 5 p.m. as ordered.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Penn National Gaming

Chicago Tribune

Man fights Wisconsin lottery over misprinted tickets

A retired welder in Milwaukee says the Wisconsin lottery owes him $2,000 but the agency contends his scratch-off tickets were misprinted and not truly winners.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Lottery

Tue Jul 29, 2014

South Coast Register

Stilton Blue has Megastar in his sights

Stilton Blue may have missed out on a crack at one sought-after final but there's more big targets in the sights of Nowra trainer Phil Goodsell.

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Related Topix: Sportingbet

Business Journal

Time is running out for Wynn to make a deal for MBTA property in Everett

Wynn Resorts' preferred entrance to its proposed casino in Everett involves a four-lane driveway that skirts the Boston city line.

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Related Topix: Everett, MA, Wynn Resorts, Boston, MA

News Times

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn.

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Related Topix: Texas, Littlefield, Midlothian, TX

The York Daily Record

Dover Township woman wins $30K playing lottery

The Dover Township woman won $50 on two instant Pennsylvania Lottery tickets recently.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Pennsylvania Lottery, East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

Myrtle Beach Online

Wynn Resorts 2Q profit rises on Las Vegas strength

Officials with the Las Vegas-based casino company, which owns Wynn and Encore casinos in both Las Vegas and the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau, also said a huge casino-building project in Cotai is on pace and they are confident as they expand in the "steadfast" and "predictable" environment in Macau.

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Related Topix: Destination Hotels and Resorts, Hotels, Wynn Resorts, Steve Wynn, Business News

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