Archive for the ‘slot machines’ category – Debt-Laden Casinos Squeezed by Slowdown

July 1, 2008

The gambling slowdown that began early this year is taking a serious toll on Las Vegas. Casinos are being pinched by less access to cash as they grapple with predownturn expansion plans and billions of dollars of debt.

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Illinois Gaming Board fines casino $800,000

May 20, 2008

Hollywood Casino, gets fined for marketing to the equivalent of the do not call list for gamblers.

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Slot Machines for the Young and Active

December 11, 2007

A new class of slot machines, aimed at attracting younger players who grew up with video games, is demanding something more than the ability to pull a lever — skill.

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October 25, 2007

For about an hour last August, Gary Hoffman was a very lucky man.

Hoffman was playing the nickel slot machines at the Sandia Resort and Casino on an Indian reservation in New Mexico when he appeared to hit the jackpot: the machine said he won nearly $1.6 million.

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