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MGM Resorts Frontrunner for Western Massachusetts Casino Venture

It’s a sort of skip America pageant for Massachusetts casinos, and it’s now right down to the finalist round; MGM Resorts Global is waiting tearfully having its Springfield, Massachusetts sash on, hoping her name is called to express the western part of the state as its only casino project.

The announcement came recently that MGM beat out runner-up Penn National Gaming with their proposal to Springfied Mayor Domenic Sarno, having a project plan to build an $800 million hotel-casino on a 10-acre site that continues to be in pretty bad shape from 2011 tornado damage.

‘Today is just a great day for both MGM Resorts and the city of Springfield,’ MGM Resorts President Bill Hornbuckle said in a statement (while adjusting his digital tiara.). ‘ We have worked very hard to show our project worthy of this opportunity. It’s been an extraordinary journey thus far, and we look ahead towards the next phase.’

Finalists Proceed to Next Round

There can simply be one winner in this beauty pageant, and before MGM may also move on to the final round, it will be needing approval through the Springfield City Council and the city’s voting public. Once it passes that hurdle, it can then go to outsmile, out-dazzle, and outdo both a possible west springfield hard Rock International project, and a Palmer Mohegan Sun casino-hotel. Oh, the nail-biting!

The winner defintely won’t be announced until 2014, so we will be down to th Continua a leggere

Joe Sebok Sextortionists Sentenced to Multi-Year Prison Terms

It had been straight back in 2010, and poker pro and TV commentator Joe Sebok ended up being winding away from his poker profession anyway, because of group of bad expert decisions, or just due never to winning money that is enough dependent on who you ask. It was not over yet, but the writing was on the wall. Into the midst of that chaos, Tyler Schrier, 23, hacked into Sebok’s email account, where he found some Anthony Weiner-esque photos and intimate emails, and contacted Sebok, threatening to post the photos if Sebok (and apparently some others whom had been equally scantily clad and effusive in their penned thoughts) don’t pay up hundreds of thousands of dollars in blackmail payments to Schrier.

Fast Forward to Now

Now Schrier and his cohort, Keith James Hudson, 39, have been sentenced with regards to their crimes, including conspiracy, extortion, unauthorized access to a protected computer, hacking, and stealing information that is personal.

Schrier received a sentence that is 42-month pleading guilty; component of his plea deal included admitting that he also extorted $26,000 off their pro poker players in another similar scenario (the other players remain unnamed for the time being). Oh, and while free on bond after he had been charged in this instance, real to create, Schrier illegally accessed several more e-mail accounts, and using information from those accounts, went on to steal near to $4,000 fro Continua a leggere