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- Penn National to buy Argosy Gaming. // International Gaming & Wagering;Dec2004, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the acquisition of Argosy Gaming by Penn National Gaming. Value of the deal; Impact of the merger on the stocks of Argosy; Projected annual revenue of the merged company.
- Difficult merge. Holtmann, Andy // Casino Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the difficulties that the Federal Trade Commission is giving on the merger of several gaming companies in the U.S. in 2004. Request for information from both MGM Mirage and Mandalay Resort Group; Merger between Harrah's Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment.
- Around the World: NORTH AMERICA. // International Gaming & Wagering;Jul2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p14
Presents news briefs on the gambling industry in North America as of July 2005. Approval given by the Nevada Gaming Commission to the acquisition of Caesars Entertainment by Harrah's Entertainment; Resignation of Alex Yemenidjian as board of director at the MGM Mirage; Opening of the Coliseum...
- Argosy Takeout: On Track in the Timing Lane. Cohen, Judy Radler // Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/11/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p1
Reports on the status of the acquisition of Argosy Gaming Co. by Penn National Gaming Inc., as of April 2005. Target date for the finalization of the deal; Value of the acquisition; Reaction of shareholders of Argosy on the transaction.
- Argosy Gaming buyer Penn seeks extension. Singh, Shruti Daté // Crain's Chicago Business;2/13/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p3
The article reports that Penn National Gaming Inc. wants more time to sell the Downstate Alton Belle and the Empress Casino in Joliet, Illinois. Penn agreed to sell them to win Illinois Gaming Board approval of its acquisition of Argosy Gaming Co. last year.
- Penn denies Mirage sale rumors. // International Gaming & Wagering;Feb2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p6
The article reports that Penn National Gaming has denied rumors that it will buy The Mirage in Las Vegas, Nevada. The rumors started when The Mirage owner, MGM Mirage sold Treasure Island to Phil Ruffin, former owner of the New Frontier, for $775 million in cash and notes. According to the...
- Industry giants make diversity the rule. Rutherford, James // International Gaming & Wagering;Jun2004, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p24
Focuses on the efforts of casino operators in Las Vegas, Nevada in providing diversity initiatives for minority, women and disadvantaged owned vendors and suppliers in the gambling industry. Advantage of the implementation of the MGM Mirage Diversity Initiative; Goal of Caesars Entertainment...
- Carlino's Way. Holtmann, Andy // Casino Journal;Jan2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the acquisition strategy taken by Peter M. Carlino, chairman and CEO of Penn National Gaming Inc. for the growth of the company. Racetrack facilities and casino properties acquired by Penn; Casinos that would be added to the portfolio of the company with the acquisition of Argosy...
- Around the World: NORTH AMERICA. // International Gaming & Wagering;Jun2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p13
Offers news briefs related to the gambling industry in North America as of June 2006. Establishment of a strategic alliance between the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and MGM Mirage; Plan by Morgans Hotel Group Co. to acquire Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada; Efforts by the...