Slots Effort Renewed
- Maryland governor wants 10,500 slots at racetracks. // Casino Journal;Mar2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the proposal of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. to allow slot machine operations at the state's horse racing racetracks. Amount of licensing fees that would be paid by racetracks in the state; Opposition of lawmakers against the proposal; Terms of the proposal of Ehrlich.
- Slots? Not. // Crain's Cleveland Business;5/1/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p10
This article presents information about casino gambling in Ohio. Despite several meetings, business and political interests failed in 2005 to reach a consensus on a casino gambling measure to bring before Ohio voters. In 2006, it appeared that casino backers had cleared that hurdle with their...
- Fair shake. McQueen, Patricia A. // Casino Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p10
Reports on the approval by New Orleans voters to the addition of slot machines at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, a historic racetrack in New Orleans, Louisiana. Implication of the addition of the slot machines for the racetrack; Number of slot machines Fair Grounds can install under the terms of...
- More gambling for California? // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;11/28/2003, Issue 323171, p22
Comments on a proposed California constitutional amendment to allow more slot machines in the state. Scope and application of the proposed ballot initiative; Number of slot machines operated across the state; Implications for the government and the slot machine operators.
- Track Slots a Hit. McQueen, Patricia A. // International Gaming & Wagering;Dec2003, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1
Focuses on the racetrack slot facilities in Ontario run entirely by the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp., which also oversees or operates the province's commercial and charity casinos, lottery games and electronic bingo. Comments from Wendy Rinella of the Ontario Horse Racing Industry...
- Slots of ways to aid racing. // njbiz;6/21/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 25, p12
The author criticizes the exclusion of slot machines at the Monmouth Park Racetrack in New Jersey and calls for Atlantic City to choose a business strategy that allows the casinos there to compete with other states.
- Neighbors fear slots at Fair Grounds would mean 24-hour gaming. Bergeron, Angelle // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/29/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p59
Reports on the opposition of the residents toward the October 4 ballot referendum that would allow slot machines into the racetrack in Louisiana. Escalation of gambling activities; Persistence of the gaming industry; Stimulation of betting.
- Slot Machine Petition. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;8/9/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32441, p31
This article presents information on the collection of the required amount of signatures by the supporters of a ballot initiative in Ohio to bring slot machines at seven horse racing tracks in the state. It will help them place their question on the November 7, 2006 ballot. However, some...
- Who knew? // Crain's Cleveland Business;4/20/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 16, p8
The article offers information on the increase in competition for creating casinos in Ohio. In March 2009, the Ohio State Racing Commission has announced a plan to install a total of 14,000 slot machines at seven horse race tracks in Ohio. About half of the money from the slots in the race...