Tattersall’s Agrees to Buy Unitab for A$1.9 Billion
March 27 (Bloomberg) — Tattersall’s Ltd., Australia’s largest lottery operator, agreed to buy Unitab Ltd. for A$1.9 billion ($1.3 billion) in stock to gain control of the nation’s second-biggest chain of sports betting shops.
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Gambling casinos history:
- Catholics were found to be more likely to gamble than Protestants and other religious groups. Catholics were also found to be less likely to disapprove of gambling than other religious groups.
- 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Anne Beaulieu on May 1 in the chapel of the Aladdin Hotel.
1970: Binion's Horseshoe casino hosts the first World Series of Poker.
1971: Female card dealers begin working on the Strip for the first time.
- Although the Greeks had a profound understanding of mathematics they had no concept of probability, and assumed that the outcome of games of chance was due to the will of the gods.
- It was during the 1930's that slot machines began to become very popular across America, and in the late 40's Bugsy Siegel added machines to his Flamingo Hilton hotel in Las Vegas.