Colorado voters this fall may see competing proposals on gambling, one by a horse racing track that wants to expand into slot machines, another by a casino industry worried by the track’s proposal.
The Colorado House gave initial approval to prohibiting the sale of lottery tickets online.
At least 10 U.S. states are considering bills to legalize or expand Internet gambling this year, according to a group that tracks gambling-related legislation worldwide.
Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
Cripple Creek marked 20 years of legal gambling last month, but the anniversary was muted. The historic mining town doesn’t have much to celebrate as its gaming industry faces an uncertain future.
New versions of most high tech gadgets come with higher price tags, but there are ways around paying full price. In fact, there are ways to find huge discounts.
Black Hawk and Central City are dissolving agreements that had ended years of battling over a share of gambling revenue.