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Atlantic City Gambling Revenue Down


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By : |January 24, 2011|World Political News

Atlantic City’s gambling revenue fell by 12% in September. The City has been struggling since quite some time. It was hit especially hard by the financial crisis and the resulting economic downturn in the US. Now increased competition from other states is hurting the local casinos. Philadelphia, for instance, has just opened a new casino and Maryland has added more table games this summer. In addition many are moving away from land-based casino. Playing at …

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Is Sri Lanka the next Macau?


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By : |January 17, 2011|World Political News

In a move to increase tourism and attract more hotels and investment, the Sri Lankan government has passed a new casino related bill. This bill is paving the way for an expected tourism boom and makes operating casinos much easier, which should encourage investment. A hotel casino complex, for instance, is to be developed in the heart of Colombo. Singapore which just recently opened a casino complex is seeing a huge influx of tourists and …

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Gambling and Law


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By : |January 11, 2011|World Political News

The internet is growing fast and is much more accessible. Many people especially in developing countries did not have the opportunity to access the internet until now. With this development internet services are on the rise as well, including online gambling. Nowadays, many people prefer to play at an online casino instead of at a land-based one. A good example for a safe and secure online casino is Casino Action. Playing online saves people the …

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Wynn and Las Vegas Sands strong Again


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By : |January 5, 2011|World Political News

Share prices for Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands are up again and outlooks for the new year look good. Both casinos have just recently opened new outlets in Asia. For the Asian gambling market growth rates remain strong with Macau reporting a 66% surge in gaming revenue in December. Analysts predict this development to continue in the next couple of months. Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands have diversified away from casinos just in …

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Talks over Kashmir


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By : |December 14, 2010|World Political News

In a few days Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram has sought to find an exclusive ‘starting point’ to hold talks about Kashmir. Since the death of an 11-year-old boy in June, the political situation in Kashmir is fraught with violence. Almost 60 more people have died thereafter; curfew was imposed but all measures to restore normalcy to the valley has been proved inefficient. To deal with the protesters, Chidambaram will hold conclusive talks and propose …

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World Political Highlights Of 2010


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By : |December 9, 2010|World Political News

The political spotlight of the world in 2010 was still all about the global financial recession and the conflicts in the Middle East. There was also a new threat to global security in 2010 with that being North Korea. In the United States, while President Barack Obama was still trying to help the country through the recession, good news came in the form of troop withdrawal from Iraq and the President setting a timeline to …

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New Resorts Owners to Revamp Casino


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By : |December 5, 2010|World Political News

The new owners of one of the oldest resorts in Atlantic City are planning to put a bit of “love” into the hotel and casino to attract new customers. They have bought the place for $31.5 million and are hoping to turn it back into a success. Atlantic City hotels and casinos have seen a constant decline in visitors and are trying to reinvent themselves. Increasing competition from other states as well as from the …

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