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In Expected Move, Judge Rules Against N.J.'s Sports Gambling Bid

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp on Friday night ruled that the state of New Jersey "cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries." The decision "was the expected outcome, since the judg...

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06/07/96
BREWERS TO STADIUM BOARD: BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE $50M?

The Brewers have asked the Milwaukee Stadium Board for $50M for the proposed Miller Park project, in addition to the $160M to which the board has already committed, according to Lamke and Jones of the

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/07/96
KISSIMMEE ALL OVER: STADIUM COULD WIND UP IN CITY

Osceola County''s proposed $192M stadium for the Bucs could be built in the city of Kissimmee, writes Bouma and Millican of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. City leaders would like to annex the tract of land fro

Tags: Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/06/96
STADIUM NOTES

Arlington County, VA, "edged closer" to submitting its site for a new ballpark by the June 17 deadline, but Loudoun County again voted against a plan to submit a site west of Dulles Airport (WASHINGTO

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp.

06/06/96
KEY BREWERS BACKER PUNTED FROM WISCONSIN SENATE

WI State Sen. George Petak, who provided the go-ahead vote to raise the sales tax for a new Brewers stadium, was ousted in a re-call vote by Democrat Kim Plache. Dale Hoffman of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

06/06/96
HILLSBOROUGH WILL SEND AMENDED TAX PLAN TO VOTERS

At "an emotionally charged" meeting yesterday, the Hillsborough County Commission agreed by a 4-2 vote to put a 15- year, half-cent sales tax increase to help fund a new Bucs stadium on the September

Tags: Facilities, HNTB, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/05/96
HILLSBOROUGH FACES TAXING CHOICE

Following a hearing, the Hillsborough County Commission is expected to choose tonight between two half-cent sales tax proposals and place one of them on the September 3 ballot, according to the TAMPA

Tags: Facilities

06/05/96
ASTROS FAST APPROACHING MCLANE'S JULY DECISION DATE

Because Astros Owner Drayton McLane has said he will decide "sometime in July" whether to move the team out of Houston, Astros officials feel Harris County Judge Robert Eckels "must pick up the pace o

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

06/05/96
VA OFFICIALS TO CLUB: A THIRD'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH

The Virginia Baseball Club offered yesterday to pay one- third of the $300M price tag for a ballpark in Northern VA, but state officials said they will "press them to pay a bigger share," according to

Tags: Facilities

06/05/96
DADE THROWS A MONKEY WRENCH INTO PANTHERS LEASE TALKS

After "seven hours of fractious back-and-forth," Broward County and Panthers officials signed a lease agreement for a new $212M arena, according to this morning''s MIAMI HERALD. But a fax from the Dad

Tags: Facilities

06/04/96
OSCEOLA WANTS GLAZER TO CHIP IN ON STADIUM EXPENSES

If a new Bucs stadium were to be built in Osceola County, Owner Malcolm Glazer would have to pay between $5-$6M a year to help finance it, writes Bill Fay of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Osceola County Commissi

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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