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New South Wales second largest state by number of gaming machines

According to the Gaming Technologies Association March 2014 report (p. 7, note – PDF document), the state of New South Wales (where I live) has the second largest number of “gambling machines” of any “state” in the world (95,799) – second only to Nevada, USA (181,109). 128 more words

Social Disadvantage

Silverman Rebound: The Developer Who Lost his Wife to Simon Cowell is Moving On, One Brick at a Time

In New York, where real estate is the city’s lifeblood, its tangled, baroque storylines unfolding beneath the graceful splendor of the city’s skyline, developers often become larger-than-life characters, their family dramas and romantic entanglements playing out in Page Six and Curbed alongside their deals in the business pages. 1,528 more words

The Short Trip

One hour drive to the border.

Today is a cloudy, grey, chilly day just the way I like it. This trip gets shorter every time. 197 more words


China's Prostitution Crackdown Is Empty Gesture

China’s recent crackdown on prostitution reminds me of the scene in Casablanca where corrupt Captain Renault proclaims he’s “shocked, shocked’’ that gambling is taking place at Rick’s Café. 198 more words


Revere voters approve casino plan at Suffolk Downs

Vote decided fate of $1.3B casino plan

REVERE, Mass. — Voters in Revere approved a resort casino proposal on Tuesday, keeping alive Mohegan Sun’s $1.3 billion project and setting the stage for a competition with Wynn Resorts for the sole eastern Massachusetts resort casino license. 618 more words


Revere voters weigh Mohegan Sun casino proposal

Voters head to polls Tuesday

REVERE, Mass. —nA large voter turnout is anticipated in Revere for a referendum on a proposed $1.3 billion resort casino. 125 more words


Revere casino battle heats up days before vote

Opponents of plan going door to door

REVERE, Mass. — The battle for votes in a casino fight in Revere is heating up during the final weekend before the vote. 172 more words