‘Poker Night': Film Review

December 17, 2014

Courtesy of XLrator Media The Bottom Line Stacks the deck Opens Dec. 19 (XLrator Media) Cast Beau Mirchoff, Ron Perlman, Giancarlo Esposito, Titus Welliver, Michael Eklund, Ron Eldard, Corey Large, Halston Sage Director Greg Francis Experienced poker players know in that frequently the hardest thing about playing the game is knowing when to throw in the cards. The lesson is unfortunately lost on director/screenwriter Greg Francis, whose feature debut keeps … Read the rest

New York casino license board votes no on Orange County casinos; opts for Catskills bid

December 17, 2014, 12:25 PM    Last updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 3:14 PM One of the bids was for a proposed $1.5 billion gambling resort at Sterling Forest/Renaissance Faire in Tuxedo, seen here n a rendering, about 25 miles from Paramus. Those hoping for construction of a new casino just north of the New York border struck out on Wednesday when the New York State Gaming Location Board voted to … Read the rest

New York panel recommends 3 upstate resort casinos New York panel recommends 3 upstate resort casinos Updated: Wednesday, December 17 2014 3:50 PM EST2014-12-17 20:50:06 GMT Three economically distressed communities in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board chose sites in Sullivan, Schenectady and … Read the rest

December 17, 2014Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 3:26 PM EST Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Lago Resort & Casino, in Seneca County, won the possibility to apply for a Las Vegas-style casino license, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board formally announced Wednesday. The board held a public meeting at 2 p.m. in Albany’s Empire State Plaza to reveal its picks throughout upstate New York. For the Eastern Southern Tier/Finger Lakes … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Las Vegas, NV / ACCESSWIRE / December 17, 2014 / Pursuant to an announcement dated December 9, 2014, Geo Finance Corp. (GEFI) regrets to announce it has received communication indicating in that Enterprise Asset Management Inc. (EAM) will not be proceeding with its intended transaction with Geo Finance Corp. Although both sides remain amicable, it was determined after considerable thought in that the timing was not right … Read the rest

ALBANY, N.Y. — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities.The Gaming Facility Location Board moreover decided not to recommend a possible fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market in which consumers have more and more options closer to home. While casinos were … Read the rest

WAYNE PARRY, The Associated Press Last updated: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 2:09 PMPosted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 1:50 PM EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) – Proposed tax breaks to assist Atlantic City’s eight casinos would be eliminated under a plan proposed Wednesday by a Republican state assemblyman. Chris Brown’s proposal would freeze Atlantic City taxes for five years of time at 2014 levels on all taxable property, in addition to … Read the rest

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board moreover decided not to recommend a possible fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market in which consumers have more and more options closer to home. While … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel has selected Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties as sites for casinos in upstate New York, deciding not to recommend a fourth. The Gaming Facility Location Board’s announcement Wednesday brings to an end a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities for four casino licenses. With its proximity to New York City, the Catskills and mid-Hudson Valley attracted the most … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> <!– –>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Three economically distressed communities in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel formally announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board chose sites in Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties and decided not to recommend a fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market where consumers … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> By Andrew Chung<!– –> Dec 17 (Reuters) – A U.S. judicial estimate has dismissed Steve Wynn’s lawsuit accusing prominent short-seller Jim Chanos of slander over an alleged acknowledgment in that the casino mogul violated a U.S. anti-bribery law. U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled on Tuesday in that Chanos was giving an opinion protected under the U.S. Constitution. Wynn, who heads Wynn Resorts Ltd, … Read the rest