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Judge says Deadwood casinos must pay taxes on promo play

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD — A South Dakota judge has rejected an attempt by three casinos to escape paying state gambling taxes on free promotional plays they give to customers.

Circuit Judge Mark Barnett decided in favor of the state Commission on Gaming in the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Deadwood alcohol law sounds good if reasons are legit

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Deadwood hotels want the option to serve alcohol around the clock, and a proposal in the state Legislature may do just that.

Earlier this week, a legislative committee gave its OK to a plan that would allow hotels to sell booze and allow on-site c…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

24-hour alcohol sales for Deadwood squeak through House

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The state House of Representatives decided Thursday that bars in Deadwood hotels should be treated differently than all of the others in South Dakota.

House members voted 36-33 to allow Deadwood hotels to sell and serve alcohol round the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD panel seeks penalty for cheating casino players

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Gaming Commission is seeking a change in state law that would allow it to impose penalties on cheating players who try to re-enter casinos in the Black Hills gambling town of Deadwood.

The commission already has …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD panel seeks penalty for cheating casino players

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Gaming Commission is seeking a change in state law that would allow it to impose penalties on cheating players who try to re-enter casinos in the Black Hills gambling town of Deadwood.

The commission already has …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Deadwood casino fine, license suspension headed into court

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — A Deadwood casino lost in its appeal of a fine and suspension of its gaming license.

The South Dakota Commission on Gaming denied a request from the Platinum Ventures and its Four Aces Casino to reconsider the $25,000 fine and …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Deadwood casino fine, license suspension headed into court

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — A Deadwood casino lost in its appeal of a fine and suspension of its gaming license.

The South Dakota Commission on Gaming denied a request from the Platinum Ventures and its Four Aces Casino to reconsider the $25,000 fine and …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim.

Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of triba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim.

Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of triba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Deadwood slots can be linked to other states

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Chet Brokaw

PIERRE (AP) — Deadwood casinos will soon be able to offer special slot machines that are linked to machines in other states to provide much larger jackpots.

The South Dakota Legislature’s Rules Review Committee voted unanimou…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com