Traffic study considers three casinos
A West Contra Costa transportation group is studying the potential impacts on local traffic if three casinos were to operate at full capacity. Two Indian tribes have each proposed large casinos for Richmond and North Richmond, and Casino San Pablo is already permitted to increase their banks of video bingo machines from 805 to 1,000.
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Casino gambling information:
- Video Poker machines were introduced in the 1970s, when an oil embargo had a negative impact on Vegas revenues. The machines were popular enough to spark a recovery in casino business.
- The MGM Grand, situated on the a Las Vegas strip has come up with a brand new slogan to promote the casino, "Think of all the New Year's resolutions you'll break." Some say it might even rival the famous Las Vegas catchphrase, "What happens here, stays here."
- Playing cards are believed to have been invented in China and/or India sometime around 900 A.D. The Chinese are thought to have originated card games when they began shuffling paper money (another Chinese invention) into various combinations.
- Lotteries Have Been Prominent Throughout History. Ancient India, China, Greece, and Japan all had lotteries. The emperor Nero had lotteries for prizes at parties.