GamingToday’s NFL Bookies BattleOctober 25, 2011 3:00 AM by GT Staff
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Jack Binion was thinking about the way the first World Series of Poker event began at the Binion family’s Horseshoe Casino on Fremont Street.
Casinos along the Gulf Coast and on the Mississippi River both showed gaming revenue gains during the month of April. The statewide revenue showed an increase of 8.1 percent during April to $177.1 million compared to April a year ago.
Gambling is not scheduled to get attention during the Florida Legislature’s special session, but the higher numbers being generated at pari-mutuel facilities suggests there are plenty of continuing reasons for conversation.
Owners of the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Ill., believe they have a unique solution to the dispute that has pitted the casino and its interests against those of nearby Fairmont Park.