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New Isle of Capri Casino Manager Appointed

Isle of Capri Casinos has appointed Robert S. Fiore to the position of vice president and general manager of the company's Black Hawk, Co. properties, Isle of Capri-Black Hawk and Colorado Central Station.

Investors to Cash In On Colorado Tribal Casino

News Brief: Developers of a proposed Indian casino near Denver would pocket a significant share of the casino's revenues during its first 12 years of operation, according to the executive spearheading the project.

Senator Considers Hearings on Tribal Casino

News Brief: Retiring U.S. Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell says he is strongly considering conducting oversight hearings on a request by two Oklahoma Indian tribes to build a casino in Colorado.

Casino Drags Exec into Spotlight

News Brief: Low-key executive Steve Hillard's controversial proposal to build a Colorado tribal casino has ended any hope he may have had of remaining inconspicuous.

Oklahoma Tribes Petition for Colorado Casino

News Brief: A pair of Oklahoma Indian tribes are planning to petition the federal government to build an Indian casino in Colorado.

Colorado Lawmakers Pass Casino Resolution

News Brief: Colorado lawmakers in the House of Representatives have passed a resolution calling for Indian casinos that might be built in Colorado by out-of- state tribes to abide by state rules and regulations.

Colorado Legislators Propose Lottery Laws

News Brief: State legislators on Tuesday said they would propose laws to prevent conflicts of interest at the Colorado Lottery.

Indicted Gaming Agent Claims Promise Broken

News Brief: A former state gaming official indicted for allegedly selling poker chips claims that officials with the Gaming Division and Colorado Bureau of Investigation promised he wouldn't be charged if he resigned his post.

Colorado Casinos' Numbers Dip

News Brief: Colorado's casino industry reported a 3 percent revenue decline during 2003, the first annual dip in the industry's 12-year history.

Casino Crossfire Upsets Colorado Senator

News Brief: A proposal to build an Indian casino in Colorado has U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, the only Indian in the Senate, claiming he's being singled out because of his heritage.

Colorado Lottery Adopts New Rules

News Brief: The Colorado Lottery Commission, in an attempt to spruce up the it’s tarnished image, has approved tough new conflict-of-interest rules.

Oklahoma Tribes Push for Colorado Casino

News Brief: A pair of tribes in Oklahoma have declared support for a controversial proposal to build a casino in Colorado.

Colorado Gambling Windfall Reaches $684 Million

News Brief: Gamblers who have tried their luck at Colorado casinos since they opened in 1991 have wagered $88.3 billion in an industry that has proven to be a $684 million windfall for Colorado.

Colorado Casinos Embrace Coinless Technology

News Brief: Colorado casinos didn't want the state's racetracks to have video lottery terminals, but they are ready to take advantage of `ticket-in, ticket-out’ technology traditionally associated with the machines.

Colorado Lottery Fund May Face Changes

ews Brief: Two powerful Colorado legislators said they will push for changes in the state's management of the Conservation Trust Fund, a $43 million pot of lottery profits that is supposed to pay for parks and recreation.

Colorado Casinos Money Eyed for Tourism Promotion

News Brief: Colorado’s tourism industry is eyeing casino revenue stream as a possible source for promotion funding.

Voters Reject Expanding Casino-Style Gambling

News Brief: For the third time in a decade, voters on Tuesday turned down an attempt to expand gambling in Colorado by overwhelmingly rejecting a proposal to add casino-style gambling at five racetracks.

Isle Black Hawk to Start Expansions

A joint venture between Nevada Gold & Casinos and Isle of Capri expects to begin expansion on racetracks now that Colorado voters have rejected an amendment that would have allowed VLTs.

Colorado Lottery Terminal Vote Generates Controversy

News Brief: It is alternatively portrayed as a way to revive Colorado's stagnant economy by increasing tourism promotion and painted as a boondoggle to give a British company a near-monopoly on gambling along the state's Front Range.

Colorado Tribe Opposes Slot Amendment

News Brief: Southern Ute tribal officials don't think video lottery terminals at Front Range racetracks will take away one nickel from their slot machines, but they still oppose them and Amendment 33.

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