2006 April 28 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A federal judge threw the gate open, and a new Niles business charged out. The new Off-Track Betting location at Greendwood and Church streets at Golf Mill Mall opened Monday, Apr. 24 to a crowd of horse race and sports enthusiasts and the curious.
Having her hair done at a West Hempstead, NY, beauty parlor, a woman told a cautionary tale. On a recent weekend in Atlantic City, the woman related, she won a bucketful of quarters at a slot machine. She took a break from the slots for dinner with her husband in the hotel dining room.
Federal, state and local agents on Friday afternoon launched a series of raids linked to a three-year investigation of what authorities called a massive illegal video poker machine operation.
If you thought the “bridge to nowhere” was too expensive, take a look at the price tag of the “railroad to the casinos.” The anticipated changing of a railroad route may not be a surefire route to riches for the citizens of Mississippi but it would be a straight flush for the casinos.
Man pleads guilty to allowing gambling.
Okay, we’re sorry for the second Paris Hilton post in the same day. But don’t go reach for the sanitizing wipes just yet - there is still no evidence that herpes can be contracted electronically.
The main trade group for U.S. casinos called for the creation of a Congressional commission to study whether the online-gambling industry should be regulated, in a move that appears to relax opposition to the practice.
Cornell Estates Retirement and Assisted Living will host “Big Bucks Bingo” on Friday, May 5, to benefit the Meals on Wheels program in Hillsboro. Bingo players will have a chance to win a $100 grand prize in addition to winning when they play each game.
It’s only a matter of time until they offer credited courses in “Texas Holdem Poker: The Craze that Swept Not Only the Entire Nation, but the Entire World” Bravo’s “Celebrity Poker Showdown” and the Travel …