April 30, 2010
See how cool this looks?
Casino clothes can be casual or upscale.
Seriously - what should you wear in Las Vegas or any casino? Whatever suites you. Las Vegas and casinos are a very casual place, with that you can dress as comfortable as you want. Most restaurants do not have dress codes, however, if you are planning on a nice dinner at one of the more upscale restaurants you could be required to have a coat. Your best bet for clothing is simple;
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April 23, 2010
A recent poll shows most adults in Massachusetts support casinos - but most don't want one in their own community, according to a new statewide survey by the Western New England College Polling Institute in Springfield. The telephone poll of 528 adults, conducted April 11-15 and partly during a floor debate about casinos on Beacon Hill, found that 58 percent in Massachusetts support approval of casinos for the state while 35 percent are opposed.
Let's hope that we can get this bill passed in Mass, so we can get the jobs much needed and revenues to support our state at all levels.
At Polling shows casino support - MassLive.com
April 16, 2010
Massachusetts Senate leaders are putting the brakes on House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo’s determined push for gambling legislation, sending clear signals yesterday that they would take their time and give the issue a fresh look in June. Yep, they're going to drag their feet on the proposed 2500 jobs, and billions in revenues so each one of them can get their piece. Oh well - let's hope it just passes later this year and we can stop sending people to CT to gamble with money they should be spending in Mass.
At The Boston Globe
April 9, 2010
Good news finally on the earnings from for Las Vegas. Regulators say casinos on the Las Vegas Strip did better in February, pushing gambling winnings up almost 14 percent statewide compared with a dismal month in 2009. Yay! The state Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that Nevada casino win increased to almost $947 million, compared with $831 million in February 2009. Most of the increase was driven by the Strip, where the casino win figure was up a whopping 33 percent.
April 2, 2010
House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo, surrounded by casino lobbyists, labor leaders, and racetrack supporters, said today that his bill to license two resort-style casinos and slot machines at the state’s four racetracks would help lift the state from its economic malaise and close its yawning budget gap. The casinos would be two $500 million resort styles, and there would also be licenses for two $75 million dollar racetrack slot machine casinos. We'll let you know if it passes - but it looks good so far.
Via The Boston Globe