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Hard Rock finalizes purchase of Cincinnati's Jack Casino

Hard Rock International finalized the purchase of Cincinnati's Jack Casino, officials announced Friday.Jack Entertainment LLC announced Friday that it has sold its Cincinnati casino to Hard Rock International and VICI Properties for $ 745 million. Under the terms of the agreements, VICI Properties acquired the membership interests of a subsidiary of JACK Cincinnati Casino LLC that owns the land and …

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"Grassroots" anti-Amazon nonprofit turns out to be astroturfing

Enlarge / Amazon logo at the entrance to a logistics center in France, July 2019. It is no secret that retailers who contestants with Amazon for consumer dollars want regulators to take a closer look at how their titanic, world-wide rival works. They have said so many times openly. And yet, three major companies reportedly spent a great deal of …

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Porsche welcomes the challenge of Tesla as it adapts to the EV world

The CEO admits that the decision to buy a car, especially around Porsche, is irrational and emotional. "It's not necessarily about having to and doing everything you can do with a car. But knowing that you could, it's something that gets people involved in our brand," Zellmer said. In other words, you might not take your Taycan or 911 to …

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Dow skates to Friday lay after China's delegation cancels customs-related visit to Montana

US. shares on Friday became steadily lower in afternoon trading, slumping after reports that a Chinese trade delegate canceled a planned trip to Montana farms. A representative of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation confirmed that the Chinese delegation intended to visit Montana farmland as part of the ongoing discussions with the United States on trade, but China changed travel plans …

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Walmart for e-cigarette final sale

Walmart said on Friday it would cease selling e-cigarettes at its locations in the United States. The decision comes amid growing medical concerns over the effects of gunfire. In recent months, mysterious weapon-related illnesses have increased. Medical authorities said on Thursday that the number of weapon-related lung diseases had increased to 530 probable cases, and one Missouri man became the …

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Trump basks Fed and Powell not new to presidents

Economist Alan Blinder, a former Vice President of the Federal Reserve and now a Princeton professor, does not like President Donald Trump. He said it on CNBC on Friday: "I don't like Trump." However, Blinder said that Trump's bashing of the Fed and its current chairman, Jerome Powell, is not new even though it is unusually personal. "People have short …

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Cooking the new impossible burger makes me hungry for beef

Impossible Foods finally started selling its new fake ground meat in grocery stores. More specifically, you can buy Impossible Burger 2.0 at Gelsons Market in Southern California, but the company is planning a nationwide launch soon. We got hold of a few bricks of the stuff and cooked up some burgers and tacos. They tasted good! The feeling of raw …

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