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  • Plan For Casino

    Two Senators Trying To Stop Barden Refinancing Plan For Casino Play Free for an Hour at Blackjack Ballroom! Don Barden has been treading on shallow water for a long time in Pittsburgh, and he is now starting to accumulate enemies. That is not a good position for him to be in when he is waiting approval of a refinancing plan for his casino project. Two Pittsburgh area Senators are asking the state Gaming Control Board to not rush into a decision on the refinancing plan. They are seeking that the license issued to Barden be revoked and that it is once again opened up to new applicants. They claim that the casino license issued to him was under his original proposal, and that due to his current financial problems that the original agreement, “is no longer financially viable. The proper response of this board is to revoke the license issued..”, and the board should, “re-open the license to a competitive process that will include new applicants.” There were two other applicants originally for the casino license in Pittsburgh. Forest City and Isle of Capri both submitted proposals before the decision was made in December of 2006 to award Barden the …

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  • Hard Rock Casino

    Play at Golden Casino Tulsa, Oklahoma will soon get to experience the joy of walking through a Hard Rock branded hotel and casino. That is thanks to an agreement between Hard Rock Hotel Holdings and the Cherokee Nation. The Cherokee Nation must have the deal approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission. Once they clear the way for the Hard Rock brand, the 19 story hotel and the casino it is attached to will be decorated in the Hard Rock brand. The hotel and casino are in the process of being built and they are almost complete. Although Hard Rock will be the brand, an ownership change did not take place and the Cherokee Nation will still run the casino and hotel. “The Hard Rock Brand is one that is known all over the United States and the world. It is nice that Tulsa residents will now get to experience what people in other states have experienced for years,” said Hank Hydlum, a longtime resident of Tulsa. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will be unique in that it will contain memorabilia and decor straight out of the Hard Rock brand, but it will also include influences from Oklahoma’s musical …

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  • Casino Market

    Play Now at Las Vegas Casino! Tropicana Entertainment LLC has owned some of the most popular casinos in the world. They have run into financial trouble in these slow economic times, and on Monday, the company filed for bankruptcy. The group missed an interest payment to Credit Suisse Group. The payment was due in response to a $1.32 billion loan that was given to Tropicana. Once the payment was missed, economic pressure grew on the company. The casino industry, which many thought would be exempt from the economic instability of the country, has seen their revenue numbers fall fast. Many within the industry are worried about the recent trends which suggest that this slow time might not be an aberration. Las Vegas, which has been a city that has survived economic trouble in the United States before, is struggling to stay afloat. Projects that were scheduled have been canceled, and revenue is just not reaching expectations. The bankruptcy filing for Tropicana comes as protection against creditors. The company believes the filing will help regain economic stability. “I really view this as a positive step,” said Scott Butera, President of Tropicana Entertainment LLC. He went on to say that Tropicana is, …

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  • Tropicana Casino

    Play at All Slots Casino! The Tropicana Casino and resort had some tough times after William J. Yung took over as the owner. Within a year, he had severely slashed his employees, and the casino was in rough shape in both appearance and revenue. In December, Yung lost the rights to the casino after the owner was stripped of his gaming license by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission. Since then, the casino has been being run by former state Supreme Court Justice Gary Stein. While the Commission has been finalizing a deal to sell the casino, Yung and his lawyers are trying to get their license reinstated. They were in court on Tuesday to try and stop the sale. “There is nothing in the (law) that suggests licensure depends on the commission’s approval of day to day operations, including staffing. No one has ever been denied a license on the basis of staffing decisions,” said Karen Confoy, attorney for Yung. The commission sited several different reasons when they stripped Yung of the license in December. In addition to the almost immediate layoffs, there was also cleanliness problems at the casino. The Commission felt that Yung was in over his …

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  • Tribal Casinos

    Play Marvel Slots at Playboy Casino! Workers unions are a foundation of what America is about. While Indian tribes continue to build casino on their sovereign land, and disregard state law, they are fighting a losing battle against unions. A decision has come down from an administrative law judge that says there was no mistakes in a federally supervised union election that took place at Foxwoods. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe was contending that the election took place with unlawful tactics by labor organizers. They also claimed that there was mistakes by the National Labor Relations Board. The United Auto Workers union is the ones that held the vote that passed back in November. They won the right to represent 2,600 dealers at Foxwoods. The owners of Foxwoods have taken legal action against the formation of the union. What they do not fully understand is the extent that American law goes to in order to protect unions. The United Auto Workers, in particular. These unions have tremendous political influence, and if they are going to be challenged, it must come with much stronger issues than whether a ballot should have been printed in more than one form of the Chinese language. …

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  • Casino License

    Play Now at Vegas Casino Online! Aqueduct racetrack in New york is readying themselves for a new casino. It is still unknown who the developer will be to bring the casino to the track, but today they are one step closer. Three developers have put in bids for the casino license for the new casino. All three have passed background checks, meaning that the process in choosing one of them will now move forward. “We now started to discuss a process by which we pick a winner,” said Governor David Patterson. The state inspector generals office cleared all three of the developers. Capital Play and Mohegan Sun, Delaware North, and SL Green and Hard Rock Entertainment are the three developers that are competing for the license. Governor Patterson, along with two legislative leaders will have the final choice of which one gets the license. The new casino has been a long time in the waiting. The Project was originally approved back in 2001. In the past seven years, however, the project has not been able to get off the ground. There have been a series of mishaps both financially and legal that have slowed the process. Windsor Student To Begin …

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