The Alabama-Coushatta want their casino back. The Texas horse tracks say betting on races isn’t enough. Both see expanded gambling in the state as their ticket to solvency.
Earlier this month, the producers of Free Press Summer Fest released the results of an economic impact analysis they had commissioned from the University of Houston about the 2012 festival, which took place this past June 2 and 3 in Eleanor Tinsley Park. The figure they arrived at is certainly impre ... More >>
According to an economic study by the University of Houston, Free Press Summer Fest brought in more than $14 million to the local economy this year, according to Summer Fest producers Free Press Houston and Pegstar Concerts. Rewind: Complete Free Press Summer Fest 2012 coverage The study was cond ... More >>
We were kind of amazed to read that the NAACP's Dallas chapter wants to shut down the Texas lottery, mostly because we didn't realize all the other racial injustices on the To Do list had already been checked off. "People oftentimes make decisions not in their best interests," Chapter President Ju ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!!] And why do they love scratch-off Lotto tickets?
Step right up.In these tough economic times, there's no greater financial plan than putting your money into a game where the odds of winning are relatively microscopic. Right? Apparently that's what a lot of Texans think: This year, for the first time in ten years, there has been an increas ... More >>