casinos http://wwno.org en Lawsuit Claims L'Auberge Casino Owner Stopped Payments http://wwno.org/post/lawsuit-claims-lauberge-casino-owner-stopped-payments <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Texas company that built the frame for L'Auberge Baton Rouge has sued the casino's parent company and two executives for $1.9 million.</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:51:30 +0000 The Associated Press 28560 at http://wwno.org Casino Program Nets $806K in Back Child Support http://wwno.org/post/casino-program-nets-806k-back-child-support <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The state Department of Children and Family Services has intercepted more than $806,000 in casino winnings from 599 parents to cover back child support payments.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 18:31:26 +0000 The Associated Press 28167 at http://wwno.org Ameristar: Casino project on schedule http://wwno.org/post/ameristar-casino-project-schedule <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Officials of Ameristar Casino say construction of a $500 million casino is moving ahead on schedule and the development should open in 2014.</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 17:58:44 +0000 The Associated Press 20150 at http://wwno.org Isaac closing at least six Louisiana casinos http://wwno.org/post/isaac-closing-least-six-louisiana-casinos <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Tropical Storm Isaac is closing at least a half-dozen casinos in Louisiana — four in the New Orleans area, one in Baton Rouge and one in Morgan City.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:06:36 +0000 The Associated Press 18714 at http://wwno.org Grand opening for new Baton Rouge casino postponed http://wwno.org/post/grand-opening-new-baton-rouge-casino-postponed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The opening of Baton Rouge's new $368 million casino has been delayed because of Tropical Storm Isaac.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">L'Auberge Baton Rouge was scheduled to open Wednesday, but Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. announced Monday that it was postponing the grand opening. No rescheduled date was immediately announced.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 17:39:27 +0000 The Associated Press 18628 at http://wwno.org Louisiana casinos take in $203 million in June http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-casinos-take-203-million-june <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Louisiana&#39;s state-licensed casinos took in nearly $203 million from gamblers in June, a 3 percent growth in winnings over their take a year earlier and a slight dip from the previous month.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The figures, compiled by the state police, were presented Thursday to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:50:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16136 at http://wwno.org States Go To Casinos, But Does The Gamble Pay Off? http://wwno.org/post/states-go-casinos-does-gamble-pay Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Coming up, we'll meet a couple who didn't just worry when their daughters started coming home making disparaging comments about their own looks. They decided to surround the girls with positive messages that they, too, are beautiful. We'll meet them and hear what they did in just a few minutes.<p>But, first, to matters of personal finance and the economy. And you know those two things are often linked and we noticed that, these days, a number of states facing tight budgets are turning to casinos. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 15:05:00 +0000 Michel Martin 15045 at http://wwno.org