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CIAA renews Charlotte contract

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association last week said it is renewing its contract with Charlotte through 2014. Last month, the Charlotte chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People had called for major events, including the CIAA, to ...

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PokerTek installs electronic poker table in France

Matthews-based PokerTek said it has installed PokerPro, an automated poker table, at Seven Casino d’Amnéville in France. PokerPro tables offer poker for up to 10 players on an electronic platform that eliminates mistakes and provides a faster game, a news release says. PokerTek develops and ...

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Carowinds to hire 2,100 seasonal employees

Carowinds said it is accepting applications as it prepares to fill more than 2,100 seasonal positions before the park opens April 2. The positions are for food and beverage, rides, games, merchandise, admissions, marketing, aquatics, security, warehouse, cash services and ...

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Convention expected to be boon to tourism industry

Charlotte’s snagging of the 2012 Democratic National Convention is expected to have an impact on many of the city’s sectors, including hospitality and tourism. The convention, expected to draw more than 35,000 attendees, will mean quite a windfall for area hotels, ...

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