Trump Pushes for Rhode Island Resort - Friday 17th of February 2006

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island – As reported by the Providence Journal: "Donald Trump wants to 'put Johnston, R.I., on the map' with a resort-casino to rival what Harrah's Entertainment has proposed for West Warwick. For the last several years, state lawmakers have been negotiating terms and tax rates for an exclusive casino-operating license with Harrah's alone.

"Yesterday, James B. Perry, president and CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts, came to town to launch what he described as a campaign to persuade Rhode Island lawmakers to set the terms and tax rate themselves and then allow competitive bidding for a single casino-operating license.

"…He said the Trump organization and its Rhode Island development partner, David H. Nunes also took their cue from recent comments by high-placed lawmakers that led them to believe the legislature is again open to the recommendation made in 2003 by a House gambling study commission for competitive bidding…"

Other news from around the same time

Kelly Technologies Wins Station Casino Contract - Friday 17th of February 2006

IRVINE, California – Network InstallationCorp. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWKI) announced today that ....


Powerball Jackpot Reaches Record Amount - Friday 17th of February 2006

UNITED STATES – The estimated Powerball jackpot forSaturday evening has not only reached a new ....


Irish Open to be Televised - Friday 17th of February 2006

The final table of the paddypowerpoker.com Irish Open 2006 will be broadcast live on Sky Sports ....


Bally Gaming Opens Macau Office - Friday 17th of February 2006

LAS VEGAS – Bally Gaming and Systems, a business unit of Alliance Gaming Corp. (NYSE: AGI), a....


VIPCasino Player Goes from Rags to Riches - Friday 17th of February 2006

LONDON, UK A new VIPCasino player Jemo who registered as a new player on February 12th went from....


Mega Millions Jackpot is Still Growing - Friday 17th of February 2006

UNITED STATES – Mega Millions players from coast tocoast are feeling the excitement as the jack....


Las Vegas Bets Big on Macau - Friday 17th of February 2006

LAS VEGAS AND MACAU As reported by MSN Money: "...it's refreshing to know we are shipping at least....


Earnings: Las Vegas Sands' Earnings Increase - Friday 17th of February 2006

by Howard StutzLas Vegas Gaming WireRevenue and profit rose in the last three months of 2005 for La....


£1.2bn Riverside Plans Unveiled - Friday 17th of February 2006

GLASGOW As reported by the BBC: "A revised masterplan for Glasgow's riverfront could create 10,000....


Harrah's CEO Welcomes Employees Back to New Orleans - Friday 17th of February 2006

NEW ORLEANS – Gary Loveman, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Harrah's Enterta....