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Armed security officers walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 02, 2017 - 12:27 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an attack at a casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): 12:15 p.m. South Korea's Foreign Ministry says one South Korean has died after being evacuated from the Philippine casino stormed by a gunman. The ministry said the South Korean...
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Armed security officers walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 01, 2017 - 11:41 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an attack at a casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): ___ 11:30 a.m. Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde says 36 people suffocated from smoke after a gunman stormed into a casino-hotel complex and set fire to gambling...
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Smoke rises from the Resorts World Manila complex early Friday, June 2, 2017 in suburban Pasay city southeast of Manila, Philippines. Friday, June 2, 2017. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
June 01, 2017 - 9:26 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A gunman stormed a mall-casino complex in the Philippines, torched gambling tables and stuffed a backpack with casino chips before fleeing but was found dead of an apparent suicide in an adjacent hotel early Friday, authorities said. The attack sent hundreds of people...
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Armed security officers walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's international airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
June 01, 2017 - 8:22 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on an attack at a casino and hotel complex in the Philippines (all times local): ___ 7:40 a.m. Philippine police say the suspect in the attack on a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport has been found dead of apparent suicide. Metropolitan Manila...
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FILE – In this Aug. 31, 2011, file photo, Bobby Geiger of Oaklawn Racing and Gaming explains how wagers are placed on a "Yukon Willie's Gold Rush!" game in the instant racing area at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky. The result of each wager on the game is tied to a past horse race. With New Jersey's horse racing industry struggling, a state Assembly committee held a hearing Thursday, June 1, 2017, on a proposal to legalize gambling on races that already happened, known as historical racing. The date and place of the races, and the names of horses and jockeys, remain secret until money is wagered and the recording of the race begins to play. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)
June 01, 2017 - 12:29 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It sounds like the ultimate sure thing — or the ultimate sucker's bet: Wagering money on horse races that have already happened. It's called historical racing. The date and place of the pre-recorded races and the names of horses and jockeys remain secret until after the money...
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FILE - This Nov. 3, 2014, file photo, shows a plaque bearing the likeness of Donald Trump at the entrance to the Trump Taj Mahal Casino resort in Atlantic City N.J. Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has revealed in documents filed with federal securities regulators that he sold the shuttered Taj Mahal, which the now-president of the United States built for $1.2 billion in 1990, for $50 million to Hard Rock International, or about 4 cents on the dollar from what Trump spent on it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
May 09, 2017 - 4:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump wrote "The Art Of The Deal," but it was Florida's Seminole Indians who made a truly amazing deal to buy the opulent casino built by the man who is now president. The Trump Taj Mahal, the Atlantic City casino that the real estate mogul built for $1.2 billion...
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People look at fire damage at the Bellagio casino and resort, Friday, April 14, 2017, in Las Vegas. A fire official says a late Thursday blaze damaged decorative facing on the roof of a shopping and restaurant annex at the resort on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 14, 2017 - 5:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A tourist wondered at first if the flames he saw whipping across the roof of a Bellagio resort shopping complex were part of the iconic dancing fountain show on the Las Vegas Strip. Sean Kim told The Associated Press on Friday that he realized something was wrong when plastic-...
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File - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, teams compete against each other during the Dreamhack Masters e-sports tournament at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated for competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level e-sports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday said the venue is expected to open in early 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 11, 2017 - 4:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level esports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday announced plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video...
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This Oct. 5, 2016 photo shows a sign outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. warning that the casino is to shut down on Monday Oct. 10. On March 1, 2017, billionaire investor Carl Icahn sold the shuttered casino to Hard Rock International, which plans to rebrand and reopen it. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 03, 2017 - 10:22 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The sale of Trump Taj Mahal casino to Hard Rock International has left some winners and losers in Atlantic City. The winners included a union whose members were willing to lose their own jobs to stand up to Taj owner and billionaire investor Carl Icahn. And, a Native...
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This July 1, 2016, photo shows striking union members on the picket line shortly after a strike began against the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, owner Carl Icahn reached a deal to sell the casino, which shut down on Oct. 10, 2016, to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors. The sale price was not divulged. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reached a deal Wednesday to sell the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors. The sale comes four months after Icahn closed it amid a crippling strike. A sale price was not...
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