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Boston-area City Backs Casino Complex

[image] 25, 2014 11:11 p.m. ET BOSTONResidents just outside the city voted Tuesday for a $1.3 billion resort-casino at a horse track, keeping the competition alive for a coveted casino license tied to the area. Voters in Revere, Mass., also backed a casino project in November at the Suffolk Downs thoroughbred track. But because that property straddles the border with a Boston neighborhood, where voters said no the same day, the new vote was needed to move ahead...
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Police Find $115,000 In Counterfeit Casino Chips Floating In Lake

Las Vegas Sands Corp Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson attends a news conference in Tokyo in this February 24, 2014 file photo. Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino/Files Japan TOKYO/MACAU (Reuters) - Billionaire Sheldon Adelson is willing to bet $10 billion that his Las Vegas Sands (LVS.N) will become the leader in casino gambling in Japan, an offer he says his competitors can't match. What remains to be seen is whether one of the world's last great untapped gaming markets is willing to bet on him. For months, the chief executive of the world's largest casino operator by market value has insisted he's the person to beat in Japan as it moves closer to legalizing casinos, with parliament expected to start deliberating an initial bill in May. Adelson's aggressive, go-it-alone strategy is, however, worrying lawmakers and businessmen who want domestic firms to play a significant role in any casino business. At the same time, rival operators including MGM Resorts International (MGM.N) and Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O) and local firms like slot machine maker Sega Sammy Holdings (6460.T) are also gunning hard for the few licenses expected to be up for grabs.
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Gaming magnate Adelson bets on himself to win Japan's casino race

Las Vegas Sands Corp Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson attends a news conference in Tokyo in this February 24, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/Files with conspiracy and theftafter determining that they were using counterfeit chips at the Hanover gambling palace. Authorities are looking for two other suspects in an unrelated case. According to police, Rosa A. Nguyen, 36, purchased $150,000 worth of counterfeit casino chips -- which had been altered to appear similar to Maryland Live! chips -- over the Internet for $12,000. Police served search warrants with the help of Virginia State Police and Homeland Security Investigations on Feb.
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