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Trump Taj Mahal Closing Slated For November, Donald Trump Files Lawsuit

Atlantic City’s gambling industry is in danger following the announcement of the closing of one of its iconic casinos, the Trump Taj Mahal. If it closes in November, as Trump Entertainment Resorts threatened on Tuesday, Trump Taj Mahal will be the fifth casino shut down this year out of 12 establishments located in Atlantic City. In a statement e-mailed to …

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Dana White Banned From Palms Casino

UFC president Dana White has been banned from playing at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas for the second time in two years. The first time White was cut from the casino was two years ago, and he vowed that he would not bring any UFC events back there. However, the tension seemed to have settled in March when Palms …

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Jackie Gaughan, Las Vegas Icon, Dies at Age 93

Jackie Gaughan, known as the “king of downtown” Vegas due to his immense influence and ownership in the area, died of natural causes in hospice care Wednesday morning. Gaughan was 93 years old. Some might say that the Vegas life was destiny for Gaughan, having grown up in Omaha, Nebraska the son of a bookmaker. World War II would steal …

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Gambler Sues Casino, Says He Lost Money While Drunk

Who knew you could sue for losing money while gambling? I guess if you’re drunk you have a valid excuse to get your money back. At least that’s what businessman Mark Johnston, 52, is hoping, and suing over. Over Super Bowl weekend Johnston, a southern California gambler, lost $500,000 on table games in Las Vegas. And you thought Broncos fans …

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Probation Officer Returns $223,600 Dropped by Armored Car

An armored car dropped a bag containing $223,600 in cash while leaving Boomtown Casino in Harvey on Wednesday afternoon. Luckily for the car’s crew, the money was spotted by a Good Samaritan named Jessica Luebke, a probation officer. Luebke saw an unusual bag about 2 x 2.5 foot on the side of the road while driving around 12.30 p.m. It …

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55 Injured on Tour Bus Crash in California

Thursday morning around 10 a.m. a charter bus carrying a slew of people overturned after an abrupt break on the 210 freeway in Irwindale, Ca. The bus was on it’s way to San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland, CA this morning when the charter bus flipped over, putting a dramatic kink in the traffic flow right past the …

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Potawatomi Shooting Leads To Arrest In Casino

A shooting inside the Potawatomi Casino has left one woman injured and another arrested. Fox News 6 reports that a 23-year-old Milwaukee woman was shot in the leg at the Potawatomi Casino. The incident, which occurred Sunday morning, left the woman with non-life threatening injuries. The alleged shooter – a 27-year-old Wauwatosa man – was arrested on the scene after …

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Zynga Launches Real-Money Online Gambling In The UK

Zynga Poker is one of the game developers’ most popular titles, but it still doesn’t provide players with the ability to play with real money. That won’t change for players in the U.S., as online gambling is illegal, but it will be possible for our friends in the UK starting today. Zynga announced that ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino will be launching …

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Bellagio Robbery Involved Pepper Spray, Poor Planning

Bellagio robbery perpetrated by two would-be criminals came to a screeching halt over the weekend after hotel employees nabbed the duo before their plan could properly unfold. When you’re attempting to rip off one of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas, chances are you’re going to need something a bit more elaborate than a pepper spray snatch-and-grab scheme. Hasn’t big-budget …

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