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No more texting, speaking non-English language at Deadwood poker tables

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A “games protection” package of changes for Deadwood card games received final clearance Tuesday from the Legislature’s rules review committee.

They came in response to complaints received last fall by the state Gaming Commissio…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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

Deadwood digs for answers in 19th Century death

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Tom Griffith

Rapid City Journal

DEADWOOD (AP) — Modern-day investigators continue to unravel the 130-year-old mystery of a young man buried on a hillside during this gold camp’s earliest days by using forensic dentistry and spectrum anal…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

HEIDELBERGER: Out, not in

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Cory Allen Heidelberger

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HEIDELBERGER: Out, not in

March 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Cory Allen Heidelberger

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"561662","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]If you look at the view coming into Deadwood from the north …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Deadwood City Commission repeals ban on psychics

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — Deadwood city commissioners have repealed an ordinance banning fortune tellers, psychics and mystics from operating in the western South Dakota gambling town.

The ban had been in place for more than two decades. The local Chamb…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Deadwood City Commission repeals ban on psychics

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — Deadwood city commissioners have repealed an ordinance banning fortune tellers, psychics and mystics from operating in the western South Dakota gambling town.

The ban had been in place for more than two decades. The local Chamb…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

Deadwood looks at ending fortune-teller ban

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEADWOOD (AP) — Deadwood city commissioners are weighing whether to lift a 21-year-old ban on fortune-tellers and clairvoyants in town.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports the proposal passed a first reading this week and on Tuesday will be discus…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com