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Reuters* Kenyatta pledges to cut red tape, help industry * Business leaders say this time he must follow through * Kenya yet to return to 2007 growth rate of 7 pct * Peaceful election raises hopes for change By Duncan Miriri NAIROBI, April 23 (Reuters) -...
Tags: Africa, Elections, Finance, Kenya, Eastern Africa
Gold has lost some of its gleam among small investors who once saw it as a financial salvation. The precious metal suffered its sharpest price drop in three decades, as the frenzy that drove gold to fantastic heights in recent years reversed course with...
ReutersBy Nathan Layne and Farah Master TOKYO/HONG KONG, April 23 (Reuters) - After Singapore, Japan? A pro-casino group of Japanese lawmakers has tapped an influential member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) as its leader and plans to submit...
The Hartford CourantConnecticut's casinos reported Monday that their take from slot machines was down again in March compared with the same month in 2012 – the 15th straight month of year-over-year revenue declines. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket reported slot...
ReutersSINGAPORE, April 23 (Reuters) - Gold turned lower on Tuesday after rising to a 1-week high on bargain hunting in the previous session, while more gold outflows from exchange-traded funds summed up investors' weakening confidence in the metal. Investors...
Tags: China, Metal and Mineral, HSBC Holdings plc, Japan, Metal
The "many [Illinois] legislators [who] would love to pass a gambling bill that they think would bury the pension mess in oodles of new revenue" ("How to expand gambling," Editorial, Mar. 17) should consider the sorry condition of Detroit. Its three...
For the second time this month, Des Plaines officials have balked at approving a proposed water rate hike. Aldermen postponed a vote last week on a proposed 6.9 percent rate hike, with some saying they'd still like to find ways to use reserve funds or...
Because the track naturally attracts all types of characters, everyone in the pari-mutuel business has likely muttered, “I should write a book.” Well, two men who spent decades working with South Florida’s pari-mutuels collaborated...
Tags: Gulfstream Park, Hialeah
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence is asking lawmakers to reject an expansion of gambling amid pressure from new casinos in bordering states. Pence told reporters Tuesday that he has concerns about the industry's effort to bring the state's...
Already home to a major gaming industry, Nevada is preparing to take its expertise online after officials rapidly approved a law to become the first state in the nation to authorize what could become one of the most lucrative gambling markets still to...
Chicago Tribune reporterLong before the state of Illinois figured out how to make big money from gambling, mobsters devised "a 50 million dollar a year business in nickels and dimes," as the Tribune reported in 1950. Called "policy" — the game took bets for as little...
PIERRE — Video lottery machines soon will be allowed to accept bets as small as one penny in South Dakota. The state House of Representatives gave final legislative approval to the change Thursday, after lawmakers argued yet another chapter in...
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