In modern English, a casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities. The industry that deals in casinos is called the gaming industry. Casinos are most commonly built near or combined with hotels, restaurants, retail shopping, cruise ships or other tourist attractions. There is much debate over whether or not the social and economic consequences of casino gambling outweigh the initial revenue that may be generated. In the United States, many states are grappling with high unemployment and budget deficits and are now turning to legalizing casinos, often in places that are not tourist destinations.
Posts about Casino
  • SEC Fines Ex- LPL Broker for Churning

    …, bankruptcy, tax lien, regulatory action, judgment or criminal conviction. While a judgment or lien doesn’t mean a broker is stealing, it should be a red flag for compliance officials within the brokerage firm. Ditto for certain criminal convictions. A broker with money problems, casino debts or addiction problems is more prone to steal or engage…

    Due Diligence- 10 readers -
  • Game Room Laws in Texas

    … that certain electronic or electromechanical gaming devices are legal, as long as they are intended for genuine amusement and only pay out non-cash prizes that are valued at no more than 10 times the cost of one play of the game or $5, whichever is less. This exception to the law has led to the rise of a serious underground gambling problem…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 21 readers -
  • Even Pro Athletes Not Immune to Financial Fraud

    … From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Dez Bryant In a beef between the Dallas Cowboys’ star receiver, Bryant, and current Texas State Sen. Royce West, Bryant was awarded $200,000 citing a breach of “professional and fiduciary duty.” This case comes on the heels of a lawsuit filed by Sen. West, claiming money for damages…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 14 readers -
  • Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino

    … Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino Posted by Matthew Sharp under Identity Theft, Theft February 10, 2016 Casino Conspiracy Leads to Long List of Charges In January of 2016, two men and a woman were taken into custody in Pennsylvania and charged with a huge list of offenses. These charges stemmed from a clever and complicated plot…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 42 readers -
  • PA Gaming Control Board Rescinds Unlawful Regulation

    … agency….Accordingly, the Board’s regulation is inconsistent with the provisions of Title 18 inasmuch it regulates the possession of firearms in a location (licensed casino facility) not contemplated by Title 18.” Yesterday, April 16, 2015, the Board convened and repealed the firearm regulations in Section 465a.13. You can find a copy of the final…

    Joshua Prince/ Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 7 readers -