2006 January 18 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Al Pacino dives into his persona of manic intensity to the point of caricature with an over-the-top performance as a mogul in the high-stakes business of sports betting.
HOLLYWOOD celebrities and sports stars are turning their hands to the extreme Poker game Texas Holdem. THE aim of Texas Holdem is to construct a winning hand using some or all of seven cards - made up of two cards dealt to each player and five community cards dealt face-up.
Will 2006 prove friendlier for the casino cruise business? Around 11:00 p.m. January 6, three miles out on a chilly Atlantic Ocean, Mike Biancone began to sweat.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Members of Pennsylvania’s gambling regulatory board get paid full-time salaries but are allowed to hold down outside jobs, a practice that some say could complicate their efforts to remain impartial when awarding casino licenses.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) _ A state assemblyman from Atlantic City introduced legislation Wednesday that would extend the state’s new indoor smoking ban to casino floors, as three state senators introduced a similar bill in the Senate.
PLEASANTON — Three people were arrested on charges they broke into the home of a bingo tournament winner and robbed her at gunpoint of more than $2,000 in winnings, police said.
Officiating can be a factor that makes handicapping games that much more difficult and last weekend witnessed some of the most questionable NFL officiating ever seen. No matter how much time you spend analyzing a match-up, a judgment call can be the ultimate decider of who wins and who loses.
DOVER, Delaware As reported by the Delaware State News: “When state officials, General Assembly members and casino officials agreed to expand slot machine operations in Delaware, the pact included a provision to increase the guarantee of funding for gambling treatment services.
HONG KONG As reported by Bloomberg: “Michael Malone, the head of Bank of America’s gambling finance unit, first visited Macao on a Wednesday afternoon in April as horizontal rain pelted the city.