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Maine House and Senate Slots Proposal, Governor Baldacci Expected to Block Proposal

On April 11th, 2008, Governor John Baldacci intends to block the bill by the House and Senate giving permission to the Penobscot Nation to offer slot machines at their Indian Island High-Stakes Beano establishment. Governor Baldacci’s spokesperson, David Farmer said that they will veto the bill because of principle. After a successful vote in the …

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Majority of Maryland Residents Favor Slots Referendum

On September 26th, 2008, more than half of Maryland residents plan to vote in favor of the slot machine referendum this November 2008, according to a recent survey conducted in the state. The survey conducted and released by the Rasmussen Reports found that fifty-four percent of Marylanders are in favor of slot machines, while thirty-five …

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Mainland Chinese Residents Denied New Zynga Facebook Poker Game

  Play Now at Rushmore Casino! Zynga is becoming one of the most popular company’s in the world when it comes to online gaming. The company is already the creator of FarmVille, a game played by Facebook users around the world. Now, the company is targeting the Asian online gaming market. Zynga is launching the …

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Marvelous March Promotion at InterCasino Offers Two Bonus Offers

The Marvelous March promotion is still running at Intercasino and players will have the chance to take advantage of two super bonuses before it comes to an end. An email was sent to players of InterCasino, letting them know that they have the opportunity to benefit from two last minute bonus offers.  The first bonus …

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Magna Entertainment Says Slots Not Enough To Keep Racing Track Open

On May 9th, 2008, horse racing track owners upped the stakes on what should be done to save the horse racing industry of Maryland-and most of them say that it will need more than just slot machines. Magna Entertainment Corporation, the organization that owns the Laurel and Pimlico racing tracks, is looking to make partnerships …

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Maine Gambling Board Member Mike Peters Quits Because of Stance on Slot Machines

On April 19, 2007, Mike Peters, a member of the Maine Gambling Control Board quit the board and voiced his opposition to the proposal to add to the number of slot machines in the state of Maine. In his resignation letter on April 3, 2007, addressed to Gov. John Baldacci, Peters from commented that the …

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Lottery Sales in South Carolina Hurting School Districts

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Maine Groups Against Slot Machines Hit Snag In Petition Campaign

Slot opponents are trying to push new legislation January 23, 2007 that will effectively ban slot machines in the state of Maine, but have fallen short of their objective, which is to get the needed signatures for a new referendum on the proposal November 2007. A spokesman for the organization, “No Slots for Me!” commented …

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