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As Casinos Come to Arkansas, All Ships Look for Lift

Jim Shamburger owns the Best Western Winner Circle Inn just across the street from Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs. When Oaklawn announced in mid-November its plans for a $100 million expansion on site to include a 200-room hotel, an 28,000-SF casino and a 14,000-SF events center, Shamburger couldn't have been happier.
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Mitch Bettis Buys Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Mitch Bettis Buys Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Mitch Bettis, president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock, is purchasing the company from a limited partnership led by Olivia Myers Farrell, the two announced Monday.
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Windstream: Disappointed, Surprised by $310M Ruling

Windstream: Disappointed, Surprised by $310M Ruling

Windstream CEO Tony Thomas says the Little Rock company is "disappointed" and "frankly surprised" by a federal court ruling in New York that slapped a $310 million judgment on the firm.
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The List Largest Hotels

The Largest Hotels in Arkansas, ranked by number of guest rooms (including suites.) Also includes contact information.

Rank Name City
1 Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, The Hot Springs
2 Little Rock Marriott Little Rock
3 Embassy Suites NWA Hotel Spa & Convention Center Rogers
4 DoubleTree by Hilton Little Rock Little Rock
5 Four Points by Sheraton Little Rock Midtown Little Rock

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Cynthia Dunlap Sees Love for Arkansas Coming Naturally for Visitors

Cynthia Dunlap, the interim director of the Department of Parks & Tourism, says tourism tax receipts are up, and robust in the northwest.