diane hurley http://ripr.org en Newport Grand seeking state help http://ripr.org/post/newport-grand-seeking-state-help <p>The Newport Grand slot machine parlor lost its attempt to expand with Las Vegas-style table games in last November’s election. Now Newport Grand is seeking a break from state gaming taxes while the gambling emporium decides its next move.</p><p>Under legislation introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly, Newport Grand is looking to decrease the share of gambling revenues it send to the state by about $3 million over the next two years, according to Diane Hurley, owner of Newport Grand.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 21:41:04 +0000 Scott MacKay 13447 at http://ripr.org