A discussion presenting both sides of a referendum on amending the state constitution to allow Las Vegas-type casinos was held.
Thomas Suozzi and Ed Mangano are expected to join labor unions and business groups in support of the ballot referendum called Proposal No. 1.
The referendum was reworded to promise more jobs, tax cuts and aid for schools — all additions made to the initial version.
Lawyers for the pro players have argued their clients make a legitimate living playing poker. They say the players should be able to pursue their careers until the case is resolved _ and a judge has agreed.
A Brooklyn woman was arrested this past weekend and charged with leaving her children – the youngest just 9 months old — and her middle school-age brother in the car while she went off to gamble.
State lawmakers are poised to vote as early as Friday on a measure that would authorize Las Vegas-style resort casinos in three upstate areas.
Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.
A state budget that calls for big spending increases for science and technology at the University of Connecticut and expands gambling to bring in more revenue cleared the House of Representatives on Sunday and now heads to the Senate just days before the 2013 legislative session ends.
Casinos can partner with fantasy league operators to let them run the tournaments. The gaming halls can also take entry fees and pay out winnings at casino cages, according to the regulations.
Figures released Monday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the city’s 12 casinos took in $212.3 million.
Christie said Thursday after visiting a group home for people with disabilities that he’ll take the fight to the Supreme Court if he has to.
The governor of Nevada has signed a bill legalizing online gambling there and one New Jersey gaming attorney and consultant believes it will happen in the Garden State, too.
They thought the fallout from Madoff was bad? What if a rostered lunkhead got caught in their gaming hall?
Baseball and blackjack? The owners of the Mets were all in on a 2011 proposal for a casino next to Citi Field, only to be rejected by the Bloomberg administration, according to the New York Post.
The president of Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union called on Gov. Chris Christie to sign an Internet gambling bill, saying online betting revenue could make the difference between two or more casinos surviving or having to close.