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  • American Indian tribes' casinos see turnaround

    March 6, 2012 6:59 AM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Casinos run by American Indian tribes came off a first-ever decline in revenue to see a slight turnaround, but a report released Tuesday showed the improvement still wasn't enough to lift profits past pre-recession levels. The casinos generated about $26.7 billion in 2010, up 1 percent... more »
  • Casinos raise questions on offshore drilling

    February 10, 2012 10:49 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi casino operators say they trust state leaders that exploration and drilling would be low-key for natural gas and out of sight of most of the mainland. However, the operators say in a letter to the Mississippi Development Authority, that they don't want tourist areas overrun... more »
  • LA State-Licensed Casinos Bounced With a Strong July

    August 19, 2010 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state-licensed casinos bounced with a strong July, taking in almost as much from players as in July 2009. State police report the 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah's land casino in New Orleans and the four race track casinos won $219.4 million last month. That's down... more »
  • Louisiana Casinos Just Finished an Off-Year

    July 28, 2010 1:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana casinos and video poker businesses just finished an off-year, at least by recent standards. The take from players - the amount lost at card tables, slot machines, roulette wheels and the like in state-licensed casinos, along with video poker machines in truck stops, off-track betting... more »
  • Winnings for LA's State-Licensed Casinos Fell 8.3 %

    July 20, 2010 12:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Winnings for Louisiana's state-licensed casinos fell 8.3 percent over the past year. State police say that for the fiscal year ending June 30, the 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah's land casino in New Orleans and the four race track casinos took in $2.33 billion. That's down... more »
  • Louisiana casinos saw a drop in revenue

    June 15, 2010 12:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's state-licensed casinos saw a 9.3 percent drop in revenue last month from the previous May. State police report that the 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah's downtown New Orleans casino and the four casinos at race tracks took in $203.6 million in May. That's down from... more »
  • 'Free Cocktails?' A Dying Call at Casinos

    June 14, 2010 8:32 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The quintessential Las Vegas or Atlantic City casino experience comes with card dealers in ties, feather-festooned showgirls and the most coveted amenity: the free drink. Yet as casino gambling has migrated from America's storied gambling towns to middle America, the complimentary cocktail hasn't always survived the... more »
  • Winnings From Gamblers at LA Casinos Virtually Unchanged

    May 18, 2010 1:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Winnings from gamblers at Louisiana's state-licensed casinos last month were virtually unchanged from April 2009. That's according to a state police report issued Tuesday. In April, the 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah's downtown New Orleans casino and four casinos at horse racing tracks won $200.5 million... more »
  • Louisiana Casinos Revenue

    April 20, 2010 5:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gamblers left behind $206.5 million last month at Louisiana's state-licensed casinos, down about 5.2 percent from March 2009, state police reported Tuesday. The 13 riverboat casinos took in $142.4 million, while Harrah's New Orleans land casino won $29.6 million. The four casinos at race tracks won... more »

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