Have you just been assigned the “casino beat” and aren’t sure where to look for information? Well, you’re not the only one. Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Suzette Parmley tells all.
Nineteen companies have submitted proposals to build a casino resort in Singapore. How to choose the winner? I’ve got three ideas.
I’m always fascinated by illegal gambling busts, and today’s news does not disappoint. Three illegal casinos in Hawaii have been discovered and closed.
In a sentence, I’ve seen a lot and had a really good time here. I’ve also got a links to Stanley Ho and Steve Wynn’s thoughts on Macau.
As came up in a discussion at the local United Blood Services center yesterday, people who move to Nevada know what they’re getting into–gambling, and lots of it. Gambling at supermarkets, at gas stations, and even at casino coffee shops thanks to the magic of keno. But Nevada Assembly Speaker Richard Perkins is showing why that body meets only once every two years: he’s proposing that the 2005 Legislature waste time increasing the statutory distance between casinos and schools or churches.
On Saturday, I’m flying to Macau to speak at the Gaming Industry and Public Welfare International Conference. If I go back next year, I might be able to say that I’m going to the world’s leading gaming destination.
I’m back from my conference on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and really buried by work. Still, I took the time to add some content on the right–let me know what you think. I’ve got to say that I really liked the Gulf Coast. I got a great idea for a novel that might be my … Read more
The rapidly-growing casino industry in Macau is gathering steam. From the People’s Daily: Macao’s casino racked in 500 million patacas (62 million US dollars) in gross revenue in the first three days of the National Day holiday which began on Oct. 1. Tuesday’s Macao Daily News reported that the holiday market has boosted the gaming … Read more
That’s the irrational explanation for those who try to impose causality on random events–something that many gamblers excel at. Anyway, because of the looming threat of Hurricane Ivan, the state has closed Mississippi coast casinos. From the Sun Herald: State regulators ordered the coast casinos shut to customers at noon Tuesday. Casino workers had until … Read more