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Oklahoma Casinos Open New Exit Ramps, Build New Tower To Handle Texas Clientele

Oklahoma Casinos Open New Exit Ramps, Build New Tower To Handle Texas Clientele

In order to accommodate the increasing numbers of Texas gamers who drive to casinos in Oklahoma, two Native American tribes are expanding at an impressive

Starr County Legalizes Eight-Liners in Unincorporated Areas

Starr County Judge Eloy Vera has legalized 8-liners in rural, unincorporated areas of the county. Local officials expect that the amusement arcade machines will generate

Oklahoma Horse Industry Growing Steadily While Texas’ Is in Trouble

A new study shows that Oklahoma’s horse industry is growing and has had an economic impact of $3.6 billion in 2012.  Meanwhile, the Texas horse

Texas Voters Miss Chance to Win Big, Winstar Casino Cashes In

Texas voters missed an opportunity to vote on expanded gaming at the ballot this week on Election Day.  However, just across the border in Oklahoma,

Player from Austin Has Winning Hand in WSOP Tournament, Can’t Play Poker at Home in TX

Player from Austin Has Winning Hand in WSOP Tournament, Can’t Play Poker at Home in TX

Austin, Texas native Beverly Lange played in the World Series of Poker main event earlier this year.  During a winning hand, Lange was asked by

Expanded Gaming Would Provide More than “Band-Aid” Solution for Transportation Funding

Longtime Texas Monthly political writer, Paul Burka, has an interesting blog post on the results of the special legislative sessions and the legislature’s “band-aid approach”

Third Special Session Starts, Lawmakers Still Looking for Money to Fund Transportation

Third Special Session Starts, Lawmakers Still Looking for Money to Fund Transportation

Governor Perry has called the Texas Legislature for a THIRD special session with transportation funding being the only agenda item.  Texas’ transportation system is expanding

Legislature Undecided on Funding Roads That Lead to Casinos in OK, LA

While Texans burn up Texas roads on their trips to Oklahoma and Louisiana, the Texas legislature is struggling to compromise on funding the state’s transportation

Red River Rivalry: Give Us Back Our Gambling Money So We Can Buy Your Water

As Greg S. Pate of Fort Worth, TX points out in his Ft. Worth Star-Telegram letter to the editor, Texans spend billions in Oklahoma each

Texas Association of Business Releases Study Showing Job Creation & Investment from Expanded Gaming in Texas

Texas Association of Business Releases Study Showing Job Creation & Investment from Expanded Gaming in Texas

On Wednesday, April 17, the Texas Association of Business announced a new study performed by Weinstein, Clower & Associates that measures the positive economic impacts