Swift and Brutal

A Chinese businessman suspected of money laundering through Macau’s casinos was executed last week. Liu Han was among five men put to death by court order in Hubei province....

Published February 16, 2015


The great baseball player, Ernie Banks, died last week. Former casino executive Richard Schuetz recollects when he worked with Banks at a hotel in Las Vegas to attract more...

Published February 2, 2015

Never Mind!

An errant pop-up notice went out to some Full Tilt users saying the online poker site was up-and-running in New Jersey. The site is not operating yet in New...

Published February 2, 2015

Lessons Learned

Supporters of legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational purposes in Ohio are taking a page from the 2009 successful efforts to amend the Buckeye State’s constitution to allow casinos.

Published January 26, 2015

Tourism or Touts

With swirling talks about a 24,000-seat soccer stadium being built, some county commissioners have intensely expressed discontent with the plans set forth. The $200-million stadium is set to include...

Published January 26, 2015

Changes in Attitude

Last July, Jim Thomason, general manager at the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, Illinois, said the operation was losing future revenue to video gambling machines. More recently he said...

Published January 12, 2015

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