2005 December 13 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Casinos are serving as an economic lifeline in Biloxi, Miss., which lost well over 10,000 jobs after Hurricane Katrina.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Lehigh University class president accused of robbing a bank had a gambling problem and had lost about $5,000, his lawyer said.
‘Bingo!’ October 26 2005: The Iraqi constitution. Kangaroo court October 20 2005: Day one of the Saddam Hussein trial.
VICTORIA, Texas Adopting a state sales tax and adding taxes to cigarettes, gambling and gasoline were among the suggestions aired Tuesday during a three-hour hearing in Victoria conducted by a task force that will make reform recommendations to the Legislature.
A judge ruled today that a 1993 agreement allows the Catawba Indian tribe to operate video poker on its reservation despite a statewide ban on the practice.
Hay, the annual literary festival started 17 years ago with the winnings from a poker game, is taking its blend of books, writers and ideas to Colombia.
Neither rain nor regulation appears to be holding back the sprawling gambling industry, casino lobbyist Walton Chalmers told tourism officials Monday in a “state of the industry” address.
Co-founder of Betfair, Edward Wray, and Tom Kelly of the Association of British Bookmakers give their differing opinions on the rise of betting exchanges.
Melbourne’s Crown Casino has announced that it will host the world’s richest poker tournament next year - a winner-takes-all battle for $80 million.