Groups Refile Suit Opposing West Virginia Video Lottery
- Suit Still Has West Virginia Bonds and Budget in Limbo. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;10/16/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31741, p28
Reports on the effects of the court case involving the West Virginia Economic Development Grant Committee on the state budget and planned sale of lottery-backed revenue bonds. Arguments presented by the state Economic Development Grant Committee to the Court of Appeals regarding the revenue...
- The friends of the Electronic Bandit. Torrance, Kelly // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;06/30/97, Vol. 24 Issue 29, p10
Examines the battle over video lottery terminals (VLT) in Alberta. Coalitions which have formed to accentuate the positive aspects of VLTs; Hospitality Alberta, a coalition between the Alberta Restaurant and Food Services Association and the Alberta Hotel Association; The money generated by...
- Italian order books still bulging for VLT vendors. // Casino International;Oct2011, p8
The article reports on the investment activities of several companies in the video lottery terminal (VLT) market in Italy including Merkur, Astro Corp, and Bally Technologies Inc.
- Looking beyond VLTs. Steel, Kevin // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;03/23/98, Vol. 25 Issue 14, p10
Discusses the successful efforts of residents of Leduc, Alberta to fight a bid to build a charity casino within city limits. Their use of petitions, bylaws and public hearings; Comments of Pastor Daniel Cramer of the Leduc Fellowship Church; How the 17 current casinos in Alberta operate;...
- Out go the VLTs in Fort McMurray. Torrance, Kelly // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;06/16/97, Vol. 24 Issue 27, p15
Reports that Fort McMurray, one of the largest cities in Alberta, voted with the majority of the Wood Buffalo municipality for the removal of video lottery terminals (VLTs). Feelings that VLTs were damaging family finances; Interest in a province-wide vote to remove VLTs from all of Alberta.
- Profits for everyone but the players. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/12/96, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p43
Looks at profits from Alberta's video lottery terminals (VLT). Average net profit per VLT, according to government documents released in February 1996; Net increase from 1993-94 average; Assertion by Calgary, Alberta computer analyst Mark Gibson that the machines are ripping people off.
- In Kowalski's fief, gambling stays. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;09/29/97, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p14
Discusses a 1997 plebiscite held in Barrhead, Alberta to decide whether or not to keep video lottery terminals (VLT). The work of pro-VLT forces; Criticism of the VLTs; The funneling of money raised by VLT use to such organizations as the Barrhead Ukrainian Dance Society; Why Barrhead's...
- Casinos, cronies and crime. Cosh, Colby // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;08/04/97, Vol. 24 Issue 34, p9
Comments on the debate in Alberta over video lottery terminals (VLT). The attack on Frank Sisson, owner of the Silver Dollar Action Centre in Calgary; Local fighting about VLTs; Efforts to build new casinos in Edmonton; The company Applied Gaming Solutions of Canada Inc., which boasts several...
- VLT death watch. Cosh, Colby // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/20/98, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p9
Discusses events and actions affecting video lottery terminals in Canada. Possible consultant for the Silver Dollar casino in Calgary; Plans of Frank Sisson to underwrite the annual Canada day horse races in Millarville; Discussions on gambling in Alberta by government ministers, Pat Nelson and...