2006 January 13 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
PLEASANTON - Police arrested three Oakland residents early Friday morning after a woman was robbed of her bingo winnings in a home invasion. Investigators identified the suspects as Devette Wagner, 21, Tacara Miller, 19, and Derron Oliver, 22. The suspects were booked into Santa Rita county jail on suspicion of robbery, false imprisonment and assault with a deadly weapon.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of the only riverboat casino in St. Louis city is suing a Kentucky company over a failed deal to purchase the casino. President Casinos Inc. filed suit Thursday in federal Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
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A friendly game of bingo turned violent this morning after three people followed the big winner from Oakland home to Pleasanton and robbed her of her winnings at gunpoint, the Pleasanton Police Department reported.
Problem gambling activists are pushing legislation to lift the gambling age from 18 to 21.
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Prosecutors have dropped charges against the last three people cited after a raid last year at a Palmer Lake restaurant that sparked a debate over recreational gambling.
EDMONTON (CP) - The first scientific study on electronic warnings built into video lottery terminals to help people control their gambling indicates the features are having limited success at best.
January 13, 2006 - A veteran of the Chicago Police Department has been charged with running a gambling operation.