2005 November 06 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
SBy CARLA K. JOHNSON the Associated Press Forget shuffleboard, needlepoint, and bingo. Web logs, usually considered the domain of alienated adolescents and home for screeds from middle-aged pundits, are gaining a foothold as a new leisure-time option for senior citizens.
If the people of Mecklenburg County want to keep electing Jim Black to the General Assembly, that’s their business.
Filed under: Celebrities , Legal Issues The New York Daily News cant stop talking about New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez and his affinity for poker. T.J. Quinn wrote an article about Alex and other athletes today including the Minnesota Viking football team. T.J. thinks most people are making too big a deal about A-Rods extracurricular gambling activities. He thinks its A-Rods
No airline would ever offer free airfare, right? Dont bet on it. Europes leading discount airline believes that revenue from in-flight gambling could eventually allow the airline to offer all passengers free airfare on all of its flights….
Some poker players netted in a police raid of a popular South Baltimore gambling club complained bitterly yesterday about state and local laws that outlaw betting on a wildly popular card game, and railed …
The combination of new-style casinos and extended drinking hours will create a “lethal cocktail” of super bars in town centres catering for thousands of drinkers at a time, the Conservatives have said.
SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–After two delays, Singapore Friday said it will launch the formal requests for proposals for a casino resort at Marina Bay near the city center on Nov. 15, with a submission deadline of March 29, 2006.
The online betting exchange, Betfair, predicts mainland states will follow Tasmania’s lead and issue licences to it.
Filed under: Bloggers , Books , Celebrities , Professionals Bill Rini recently posted an excellent book review of Michael Craig’s book The Professor, The Banker, and the Suicide King: Inside the Richest Game of …