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North Dakota Casino Expansion Bill Shot Back Down the Pipeline

North Dakota Casino Expansion Bill Shot Back Down the Pipeline

The North Dakota casino expansion bill introduced by House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R) has been rejected by the heavily controlled Republican chamber.

State lawmaker Al Carlson’s push to permit commercial North Dakota casinos to be built has unsuccessful.

Carlson’s bill desired to more than double the amount of brick-and-mortar casinos in the Roughrider State, but the legislation garnered support that is little among his very own celebration. The bill was strongly defeated with a vote of 63-28.

Carlson’s resolution could have expected North Dakota voters next November whether they support the expansion of gambling and allowing six land-based casinos that are commercial be developed. Their state currently has tribal casinos, along with charitable gaming and pari-mutuel wagering.

The lawmaker that is longtime has served the 41st District since 1993, which includes Fargo, shrugged off the results and stated he expected the tally.

Associated with the 94 seats in North Dakota’s House of Representatives, Carlson’s GOP settings 81. The majority frontrunner said he ‘didn’t go around breaking arms’ trying to have help from his legislative peers.

Payback No Answer

Carlson’s measure, if it could have been passed and approved by voters, would have allowed casinos that are commercial be built at least 40 miles away from sovereign reservations.

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French Protest Over Proposed Changes to Horse Racing Betting

French Protest Over Proposed Changes to Horse Racing Betting

Anger has been simmering in France over issues related to gambling for longer than a year and Wednesday it arrived to a boil as significantly more than 2,000 individuals took to the streets to protest possible changes to the horse racing industry.

More than 2,000 individuals descended on the Ministry of Finance office in Paris Wednesday to protest proposed changes to France’s horse industry that is racing.

The demonstrators were comprised of mostly thoroughbred and trotting employees and assembled in Paris in front of the finance ministry building in a peaceful, but rally that is dynamic. They are fearful proposed alterations could put them out of work.

They had been concerns that are voicing a plan with gambling machines that the federal government wishes to install around the country, also as drops in revenue that they believe normally the fault of elected officials.

Wagering Machines Opposed

Horse racing is big company in France and has one of the world’s premiere events, the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe, which is run the initial Sunday of October and is in existence since 1920.

Its widely thought that the sport of kings may be the best in every one of Europe.

The industry was rich in tradition since Joseph Oller, who was also co-founder of the Moulin-Rouge, created pari-mutual betting in 1891. Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU) was created in 1930 and contains controlled wagering since, both on and off the track.

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aesars Begins Charging Some Guests for Parking, as Vegas Casinos Continue Irritating Trend

aesars Begins Charging Some Guests for Parking, as Vegas Casinos Continue Irritating Trend

Several Caesars properties in vegas are no longer offering parking that is free out-of-state guests. Caesars Entertainment announced this week that the Linq Hotel has officially begun charging visitors to self-park their cars, and tolls will commence at Caesars Palace and Paris nevada next week on April 6.

Caesars is caravanning down MGM’s lead in deciding to charge guests for parking their vehicles at several of its resorts.

Las Las Vegas may be adjacent to Paradise, Nevada, nevertheless the lyrics to the Joni Mitchell song ‘ Big Yellow Taxi’ are coming real in Sin City. ‘ They paved utopia, and put up a parking lot,’ perfectly summarizes a growing trend in the gambling mecca of casino operators charging guests simply to reach their resorts.

Linq visitors is forced to pay for $8 a for self-parking night. Caesars Palace, Paris vegas, and Bally’s will charge ten dollars per twenty four hours. Valet rates at Caesars Palace, Bally’s, Paris, Planet Hollywood and The Cromwell certainly are a flat $18.

Caesars claims its choice to charge for parking isn’t a money grab, however in response to its rewards users voicing frustrations over finding a parking spot. The business suspects many Vegas visitors were parking inside their lots that are free simply to walk with other non-Caesars properties.

Local Outrage

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Billy Walters Test Star Witness Embezzled from Battered Ladies’ Charity to finance Gambling, Hookers

Billy Walters Test Star Witness Embezzled from Battered Ladies’ Charity to finance Gambling, Hookers

Gambling, soliciting prostitutes, ripping off a women’s charity and leaking delicate company information, it’s all just a later date in the office, apparently, for the previous president of America’s biggest milk-processing companies.

William ‘Billy’ Walters leaves a Manhattan federal court. He is alleged to possess made $43 million in illegal stock trades on Dallas-based Dean Foods. He is pleading not liable.

Tom Davis, the previous chairman of Dean Foods, of Dallas, continued their testimony in the trial of his one-time friend, the legendary gambler Billy Walters, on Wednesday. Walters is accused of making $43 million from illegal trades on Dean Foods’ stock, making use of information that is privileged furnished by Walters.

As the star witness for the prosecution, Davis was asked by United States Assistant Attorney Brooke Cucinella to disclose any details that are unsavory his back ground that may later surface over the course associated with the trial. This is standard training, as it’s preferable that such info is presented to the court at the start in place of being wheedled out from the witness later with a protection attorney.

And, boy, did Davis deliver!

$200,000 On One Hand of Blackjack

The court had heard the day that is previous the nature of Davis’ relationship with Walters changed after the latter loaned him around $1 million. After Davis became indebted to him 阅读更多

Las Vegas Oddsmakers Are March Madness’ Big Winners After Two Rounds

Las Vegas Oddsmakers Are March Madness’ Big Winners After Two Rounds

Las Vegas oddsmakers are welcoming in springtime with open hands. After a run of year that has been full of underdogs overcoming long odds, the NCAA males’s basketball tournament is providing casino sportsbooks aided by the perfect elixir.

It has been more sorrow than celebration for patrons at Las Vegas sportsbooks this March Madness.

Utilizing the first week of March Madness within the publications, it absolutely was the oddsmakers in Nevada that played the winning pay the sports bettors.

With all the top-seeded and champion that is defending Wildcats out, in addition to No. 2 seeds Duke and Louisville, many brackets and wagers have been busted. And that’s good news for the house.

Talking with ESPN, Frank Kunovic, director of specialty games for Caesars Entertainment, said, ‘We fundamentally became Caesars Palace federal reserve and had been printing money.’

Vegas was due for a strong follow a 2016 that was filled up with forecast and recreations betting chaos. The election of Donald Trump, Leicester City winning the Premier League, the Chicago Cubs winning the planet Series, Cleveland winning the NBA Finals, Clemson upending Alabama in university football, additionally the ‘Brexit’ vote kept both domestic and international oddsmakers guessing.

The March Madness victory thus far is certainly welcomed while books in Nevada have largely weathered the storm.

Duke Loss, Vegas Win

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