MGM Coy on Plans for Atlantic City Casino

ATLANTIC CITY - Gaming giant MGM Mirage isn't saying it will definitely build a new casino in Atlantic City. It's not saying it definitely won't, either. Terry Lanni, MGM Mirage's chairman and chief executive officer, said he is encouraged by Gov. James E. McGreevey's new pledge not to raise taxes on casinos or push for video slot machines at New Jersey racetracks without first winning the gaming industry's support. But whether the Las Vegas company will finally build a new casino here remains anyone's guess because Lanni isn't tipping his hand. "We'll continue to evaluate that and at the appropriate time we'll move accordingly. We're bullish on Atlantic City," Lanni said during a conference call Wednesday to discuss the company's fourth-quarter earnings. "We're much more encouraged, as we all are,…
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Mega Million Lottery Jackpot Finally Hit With Ticket From Georgia

The Mega Millions lottery has been on the minds of millions of people across the United States. The multi state lottery game has been watching its jackpot grow over the past month and a half. Just when it was beginning to look like the jackpot would approach one of the highest the game has ever had to offer, it all ended with five lucky numbers, and a lucky money ball. Friday night, the Mega Millions Lottery jackpot top prize climbed all the way up to $270 million. If nobody would have hit, it would have just been a few more draws before it became the all time biggest jackpot. That will not be the case after the winning ticket was sold at a convenience store in the small town of…
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