Parisian Macao in Legionnaires’ Illness Breakout Scare

Parisian Macao in Legionnaires’ Illness Breakout Scare

Sheldon Adelson’s lavish $2.7 billion Parisian Macao is linked to a possible outbreak of legionnaires’ illness this week.

Could the fountains at the Parisian Macao be the source of a legionnaire’s disease breakout or is the resort the target of a bizarre coincidence?

Wellness officials in Hong Kong and Macau are investigating whether three Hong Kong nationals who succumbed to the condition, all of who recently stayed at the Parisian, caught the illness during the hotel.

The men, aged 84, 66 and 70, contracted the condition between January 9 and April 10. Two had stayed overnight at the hotel, while the other had merely paid a visit.

One remains in critical condition, another in a ‘serious condition,’ although the third has restored, Hong Kong health authorities said.

Legionnaires’ disease is just a lung that is serious caused by legionella germs, which is usually found in streams and lakes, mainly harmlessly and in low numbers. But when it enters artificial water systems, like air conditioning systems, for example, it can multiply quickly.

That’s why big structures like destination casino resorts may be at risk of legionella, because they’ve larger and more water that is complex systems. The Parisian, for instance, has a water park that includes fountains, jacuzzis and pools that are swimming.

Source of Infection A secret

But in line with the British’s National Health provider website, ‘the two items that legionella ba Read more

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Becomes Media Target in Casino Stock Ownership Investigation

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Becomes Media Target in Casino Stock Ownership Investigation

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft may be the target of a new investigation published to sports news siteDeadspinthat claims the billionaire is in violation associated with National Football League’s (NFL) ownership policies due to his investment in a hedge fund.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft (seen here with President Donald Trump at an NFL game in 2012) is being accused by one reporter of violating the league’s ownership policy for keeping interests in Caesars.

Kraft, well worth a believed $5.1 billion according toForbes, has a small stake (by his criteria) in Apollo Global Management (AGM). The Kraft Group CEO holds 267,240 shares of AGM, a publicly traded company, currently valued at around $7 million per SEC filings.

Since Apollo presently retains a 30 % stake in Caesars Entertainment, since well as positions in British betting house Ladbrokes and casino games manufacturer American Gaming Systems,Deadspinauthor Bart Hubbuch claims Kraft is in violation regarding the NFL’s gambling policy. The League strictly prohibits owners from directly owning casinos or gaming businesses.

Regarding the Apollo website, the hedge fund says Kraft has been a director of its business since 2014. The billionaire is listed alongside nine other directors and executive officers.

‘Holding that position would appear to be a violation that is clear of NFL’s gambling policy. While the policy enabl Read more

Spokane Tribe Casino Continues Construction Despite Lawsuit

Spokane Tribe Casino Continues Construction Despite Lawsuit

Despite two pending lawsuits, construction on a $400 million casino and project that is retail the Spokane Tribe will move forward, in accordance with tribal officials. The facility, announced in 2006, could simply take up to ten years to complete, regardless of appropriate action.

Spokane Tribe Chairwoman, Carol Evans said construction on the $400 million casino project will carry on despite two lawsuits that are pending.

Tuesday, the three county commissioners voted unanimously to sue the United States Interior Department in an effort to block the development situated in Airway Heights, a suburb nine miles from the 2nd biggest town in Washington State.

One other lawsuit is from the Kalispel Tribe, which own and operate the Northern Quest Casino about two miles from the proposed site.

They stated in their filing aided by the federal court that Spokane Tribe Casino ‘will have a devastating effect on Northern Quest, which funds nearly all of the Kalispel Tribe’s government operations.’

Group Touts Facility’s Advantages

The rival tribe is adamant that its plans will continue and they believe they’ve gone through the required procedures to build. Spokane Tribe Chairwoman Carol Evans told the Associated Press she was ‘saddened by the lawsuit’ but said construction will not be halted.

The organization held a task fair, Wednesday, to start hiring the anticipated 5,000 employees. Besides the casino, the 145-acre task will f Read more