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Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problemsTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.



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A casino shuttle boat caught fire Sunday in Florida, forcing the evacuation of dozens of passengers

A casino shuttle boat caught fire Sunday in Florida, forcing the evacuation of dozens of passengersOfficials said passengers were "lucky" the burning boat was close to shore.



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Ohio Man Threatened Historical Mass Shooting At Las Vegas Casino

Ohio Man Threatened Historical Mass Shooting At Las Vegas CasinoAn Ohio man is facing federal charges after he allegedly threatened to stage a historic mass shooting at a Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife was employed at the time.



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Stephen Paddock: CCTV footage showing Las Vegas shooter in casino accident that led to legal battle released

Stephen Paddock: CCTV footage showing Las Vegas shooter in casino accident that led to legal battle releasedSecurity footage caught Stephen Paddock, the man named by police as the shooter, falling to the ground while walking through Las Vegas’s Cosmopolitan Hotel in 2011. The frequent gambler claimed he slipped on a puddle of liquid, and attempted to sue the hotel for his medical bills and pain and suffering, according to NBC News.



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Las Vegas casino workers recognize Stephen Paddock: 'I wish I had never seen his face'

Las Vegas casino workers recognize Stephen Paddock: 'I wish I had never seen his face'The name sounded familiar, but when a worker at the Tropicana Casino and Resort saw the first public photo of Stephen Paddock, she recognized the man who police say shot and killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 at a concert here Sunday night.



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U.S. casino stocks fall following mass shooting in Las Vegas

U.S. casino stocks fall following mass shooting in Las Vegas(Reuters) – Shares of Las Vegas casino operators fell as much as 5 percent in premarket trading on Monday after a gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded 200 others in a mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip. MGM Resorts International, which owns the Mandalay Bay hotel from where the gunman opened fire, was down 5 percent. Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd, Wynn Resorts Ltd and Las Vegas Sands Corp each fell 1 to 2 percent.



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Man burned by caustic beer at casino eatery awarded $750,000

Man burned by caustic beer at casino eatery awarded $  750,000ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man whose esophagus and stomach were severely burned when he drank a beer tainted by a caustic chemical at an Atlantic City casino restaurant has been awarded $ 750,000.



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The Latest: Police: Man dropped off kidnapped ex at casino

The Latest: Police: Man dropped off kidnapped ex at casinoHENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a California woman believe kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend (all times local):



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Hundreds Flock To Atlantic City To Grab A Piece Of Trump’s Taj Mahal Casino

Hundreds Flock To Atlantic City To Grab A Piece Of Trump’s Taj Mahal CasinoPopular items at the sale include room furnishings, king and queen size beds, coffee tables, end tables, sofa sets, tables and chairs, chandeliers, lamps, daybeds, artworks, mirrors, TV sets, and much more.



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Philippine casino gunman identified, not a terrorist: police

Philippine casino gunman identified, not a terrorist: policeA man who set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital killing 37 people was a father-of-three from Manila motivated by heavy gambling debts, not terrorism, police said Sunday. “We reiterate that this is not an act of terrorism but this incident is confined to the act of one man alone,” Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde told reporters after the man was finally identified. Albayalde said the man was Jessie Carlos, 43, a Catholic with three children from Manila who had been banned from all casinos in April following a request from his family because of a gambling addiction.



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