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  • American Indian tribes cautious on online gambling

    March 7, 2012 5:46 AM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Leaders who run casinos for Indian tribes told regulators and companies on Tuesday that they won't support new laws involving online gambling unless it's clear how tribes nationwide will be affected. Chairwoman Leslie Lohse of the California Tribal Business Alliance said at the iGaming North America... more »
  • Hammond man pleads guilty to gambling charge

    January 13, 2012 10:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Hammond, La., man has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal sports betting business and tax evasion. Federal prosecutors say 51-year-old Joseph A. Schillace IV has agreed as part of his guilty plea Thursday to pay more than $464,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.... more »
  • No Big Winners

    July 24, 2011 12:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won jackpots in the three richest games played in the state. That means Wednesday's estimated jackpots rise to $70,000 for Easy 5, $300,000 for Lotto and $111 million for Powerball. The Multi-State Lottery Association says tickets matching everything but the... more »
  • Gambling board gets presentations on casino

    December 16, 2010 8:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Three companies applying for the state's last available riverboat casino license are proposing projects in Jefferson Parish and Lake Charles. The applicants made their presentations to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board on Thursday. Penn National Gaming Inc. is proposing a second casino in the New... more »
  • Kentucky Derby Expanding Gambling Operations

    September 13, 2010 4:33 PM

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Churchill Downs Inc. announced a deal Monday to purchase a Mississippi casino and hotel for about $138 million as the company best known for the Kentucky Derby expanded its gambling operations. The Louisville-based company is buying Harlow's Casino Resort & Hotel in Greenville, Miss., from a... more »
  • Seize Gambling Winnings For Unpaid Child Support

    April 5, 2010 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal said he backs a proposal to seize the gambling winnings of parents who haven't paid their child support. The measure (House Bill 53) by Sen. Nick Gautreaux, D-Meaux, would allow the confiscation of casino winnings of $1,200 or more if the winner... more »

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