2005 July 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
INCOMING New South Wales premier Morris Iemma is under pressure to cut business taxes, just one day after refusing to end speculation on the future of vendor duty and poker machine tax.
Having failed in its attempts to turn its San Pablo cardroom into a Las Vegas-style casino, the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians on Monday will unveil 500 new electronic bingo machines, the first in the state.
Pauline Berube-Nelson of Kittery, Maine, plays a new slot machine, a Monte Carlo Spin & Win, at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
CHICAGO - Already in a downward spiral, the American union movement emerged this week from a pivotal confrontation with its future even more in doubt.
Satellite radio could be ‘hear’ to stay, having quickly established a major foothold in the sports broadcasting market. What does this mean for the local fan, and for local stations?”>
ST. FRANCISVILLE — On the front porch of the stately 19th century Oakley Plantation House, Dennis Dufrene stood at a table Saturday dealing cards and taking bets.
MUNCIE - The ready availablity of games of chance like Texas Hold ‘Em poker raise serious moral issues for the faithful, local church leaders say.
“A person addicted to gambling gets the same rush betting $10,000 in chips as if it was really $10,000,” said Michael J. “Mick” Alexander, a local attorney and poker player.
In what could be the opening salvo of a long and expensive public relations campaign, Cloverdale casino developers have begun running backpage ads in the local newspaper, touting the benefits of Las Vegas-style gaming for the former sawmill town.