Casino

RADIO.COM Staff
July 24, 2020 - 9:54 am
A Harper Woods, Mich., man is facing charges of wire fraud and identity theft after he became a master of disguise – using a prosthetic face and other disguises to allegedly steal thousands from his victims at casinos.
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Peter Haskell
July 02, 2020 - 2:55 pm
For the first time in 108 days, slot machines will beep, dice will tumble and cards will be dealt at Atlantic City’s casinos Thursday as they reopen amid a coronavirus pandemic. Read the full story now.
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Sports Lounge at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. January 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Sports Lounge at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. January 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 31, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bettors in New York will have their first opportunity to place a wager on the Super Bowl this year.
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Brian Mazurowski
January 16, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has made the plea to bring sports betting to New York state, but there's a big catch. During his State of the State address, Cuomo called for legalizing sports gambling in New York, but only at four state-run casinos located in the Finger Lakes, Southern...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A ruling this week on Seneca casino revenue may not mean an immediate windfall for cities like Niagara Falls. A three person arbitration panel found the requirement for the Senecas to share 25 percent of slot-machine revenues renewed when the compact as a whole was...
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Tom Puckett
January 08, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WBEN) A three person arbitration panel issued a ruling against the Seneca Nation of Indians in the casino compact dispute with the state. The three-person arbitration panel determined Tuesday the Senecas' slot revenue sharing payment obligation must continue beyond year 14 of its...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 05, 2018 - 12:03 pm
(WBEN) - Could New York lawmakers slide sports betting into their agenda before the end of the legislative session? A new bill that would regulate sports betting was introduced in Albany Tuesday by Assemblyman Gary Pretlow. Proponents say the bill is a compromise of sorts between lawmakers in the...
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November 25, 2017 - 12:15 am
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Three new upstate New York casinos have so far failed to generate the big payoffs they projected, meaning less money shared with towns, cities and counties. Slot machine and table game revenue from casinos in the Finger Lakes, the Southern Tier and Schenectady have...
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Seneca Niagara Casino Photo
Richard Root
August 23, 2017 - 6:19 am
Rochester, NY (WBEN) - The heat is being turned up in the dispute between the Seneca Nation and the State of New York. This all started with the Senecas announcing earlier this year that they made the last casino revenue payment that they were obliged to under the compact with the state. However,...
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Some slot machines in the casino
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Richard Root
August 09, 2017 - 6:09 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Last August, the city of Niagara Falls was basking in the glow of a triple-B plus credit rating from Fitch, a Wall Street ratings agency. Yesterday, Standard and Poor's downgraded their credit rating to negative. It's not that the City of Niagara Falls has spent all of...
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