2006 February 02 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Bids to own slot-machine gambling parlors apparently ended for two groups Thursday when state gambling regulators ruled their applications did not have the required proof that they could pay the $50 million licensing fee.
Think you’re the local version of poker great Doyle Brunson? If you can afford a $1,000 buy-in, here’s a chance to prove it.
Chief executive of 888 Holdings plays down challenge posed by PartyGaming’s expansion into casino games like blackjack.
In recent years, Super Bowl weekend has been a particularly tough bone of contention between Las Vegas casinos and the NFL. Proposals to show the annual championship tilt on rented, giant-screen TVs and to charge admission drew the ire of the league.
A California man who admitted Monday to leaving bogus markers worth $50,000 at two Stateline casinos was ordered Monday to make restitution at $1,500 a month as soon as he pays off a similar debt in Las Vegas.
WINDSOR, Ont. (CP) - Mayor Eddie Francis makes no apologies for this border town being dubbed Sin City during Super Bowl week because of its legalized gambling, massage parlours and strip clubs as well as the availability of fine Cuban cigars.
Police shut down an illegal gambling operation in Virginia.
The boss of online casino and poker group 888 has said he was hoping to buy an internet betting business this year.
VLADIKAVKAZ, February 3 (Itar-Tass) - Head of Russias constituent republic of North Ossetia Taimuraz Mamsurov said at an extraordinary meeting of the government that all gambling houses will be closed in the republic. He was supported by government members.