Gaming Insider | The politics associated with gaming industry expansion are getting a severe test as lawmakers across the country ponder gaming expansion proposals as sources of additional tax revenues.
Much talk has been heard from politicians in New York State about authorizing a constitutional referendum to permit commercial casinos in the state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has already indicated he favors three casinos upstate.
Ultimate Poker is already providing online poker action in Nevada on an intrastate basis. New Jersey, meanwhile, is moving toward online gambling that will provide an opportunity to wager on all types of casino games.
Las Vegas “locals” who recently visited the renovated Terrible’s Casino, not far from the Las Vegas Strip, have been raving about the improvements made by the Affinity Gaming company that took over the property from the Herbst family in 2009.