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Reorganization plan OKd for Gary casino operator

Majestic Star Casino LLC on Thursday won confirmation of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan after striking deals to end a long-running dispute with the city of Gary and broker peace with tax authorities.

Judge Kevin Gross signed off on the restructuring scheme for Majestic Star at a hearing in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Del., clearing the way for some of the casinos controlled by Detroit mogul Don Barden to move ahead without him. Get the full story »

Blockbuster hits creditors up for another $250M

Blockbuster Inc. is asking creditors to put up more money to help it exit bankruptcy protection, prompting a debate among bondholders about whether to invest further in the struggling video chain or put it up for sale, people familiar with the matter said.

When Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11 protection in September, the company¬† had agreed to turn ownership over to its creditors. But after poor holiday sales and new estimates for a costlier turnaround, the company is asking bondholders for an additional $200 million to $250 million to be used after the chain exits court protection. Get the full story »