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Casinos & Gaming

Internet poker supporters point to tax dollars; opponents question legality

Despite the promises of jobs, increased tax dollars and the potential of technology businesses locating to Nevada, a lobbyist for the casino industry told lawmakers Thursday one important aspect would keep them from approving Internet poker in the Silver State.

Arguments aired over defining taverns

After nearly two hours of discussion Wednesday on what constitutes a tavern, a Las Vegas businesswoman added a bit of levity to a Gaming Control Board workshop.

Gaming firm sues Oklahoma Tribe over casino control

OKLAHOMA CITY — A Las Vegas gaming management company has sued the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma, alleging tribal officials violated management agreements with the company when they took over control of two tribal casinos in north-central Oklahoma and barred the firm’s employees from them.

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