Artem Metadili completed the small blind, Jon Turner raised to 255,000 out of the big blind, and Metadili announced he was all-in for 1,380,000 total. Turner asked the dealer for a count, but as soon ...
Spain Could Lose 'Eurovegas' Project If It Doesn't Relax On Anti-Smoking Laws
Sheldon Adelson Likely To Back If Exemption Isn't Made
There reportedly is some serious concern about whether the massive “Eurovegas” development project that U.S. casino boss Sheldon Adelson wants to bring to Spain will still happen.
Adelson wants there to be smoking at the strip of casinos — rumored to cost as much as $22 billion — but Spain has a strict anti-smoking law on the books, according to The Guardian.
Madrid’s regional President Ignacio González said: “We are running the serious risk that Eurovegas will end up elsewhere. If we’re not smart, we could lose it.”
A spokesperson for Spain’s ministry of health said: “The Madrid regional government wants an exception to the law [to allow people to smoke] but our concern is the health of our citizens. At the moment, there is no plan to change the law. But we are always open to dialogue.”
It was announced about a year ago that Adelson had picked Madrid for his newest casino project. It had come down between Madrid and Barcelona. Adelson said at the time:
“Barcelona is an outstanding tourism destination, and choosing Madrid over Barcelona was not an easy selection. The regional government of Madrid has been a strong advocate for this potential development, and we are appreciative of the energy they have brought to this process.”
Now, Adelson is hoping for that regional government to allow smoking at his possible casino.
There are reportedly still some questions about how the project would be financed.
|1||Final Nine Set For 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|2||Raymer Not Impressed By Being Last Former Champ Left|
|3||2016 WSOP Main Event: 80 Players Remain After Day 5|
|4||Josephy Headlines Final 27 In 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|5||Damon Impersonates Malkovich From 'Rounders'|
|6||Someone Paid €110,000 To Player Poker With Ed Norton|
|7||2016 WSOP: Colman Among Leaders With 200 Left|
|8||CPPT Venetian: Thomas Paul Leads Final 16 Players|
|9||CPPT Venetian: Erick Lindgren Leads Final 62 Players|
|10||Kuljinder Sidhu Wins Bellagio Cup XII Main Event|
|1||Poker Pro Folds Quads To All-In Bet In Main Event|
|2||Final Nine Set For 2016 WSOP Main Event|
|3||Fedor Holz Wins 2016 WSOP $111,111 High Roller|
|4||Man Runs Up $10K Into One Drop Buy-In Playing BJ|
|5||Phil Ivey Enters First And Only WSOP Event In 2016|
|6||Raymer Not Impressed By Being Last Former Champ Left|
|7||Mercier Proposes To Girlfriend At Final Table|
|8||Man Pays $10K To Enter Ladies Event At 2016 WSOP|
|9||2016 WSOP Main Event: 80 Players Remain After Day 5|
|10||Money Bubble Bursts In 2016 WSOP Main Event|