2006 May 19 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A weakening dollar, on top of budget deficits and a savings shortfall, is a recipe for recession. The question now is whether the country will change direction in time.
GAINESVILLE - Cases against four of ten defendants in an alleged illegal horse racing gambling operation in Hall County are moving forward. Hall County D.A. Lee Darragh says the alleged ring leader Vincente Escandon made bond shortly after his arrests.
Spotlights International Game Technology and looks at the business strategy that makes the company the number one maker of casino slot machines in the U.S.
Nick Calamos of Calamos Growth fund picks four growth stocks with strong earnings and little debt, including a manufacturer of medical devices, a women’s clothier, an online auctioneer, and a slot-machine maker.
Dear Mark, Please can you tell me when and where did the game of Bingo originate? Was it not called Housey Housey years ago? Yvonne B. Sometimes called beano, the corn game, and yes, Yvonne, even Housey-Housey; credit the Italians for being the inventors of Bingo.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - State gambling regulators on Friday voted to let either private contractors or another state agency handle a backlog of employee background checks so that the state police can concentrate on completing similar checks of machine suppliers.
FRIDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) — A Canadian study that questions the growing public access to automated external heart defibrillators found that the devices are only cost-effective in three types of locations — casinos, non-acute hospitals and nursing homes.
BHS football’s Cow Chip Bingo is tomorrow morning, 9 a.m. at Sherman E. Burroughs Stadium. Funds from bingo deeds go to help the 2005 CIF Southern Section Div. VIII program with the 2006 season’s expenses.
Grande Prairie’s Native Friendship Centre won its appeal this week and will soon be reopening the doors on its own bingo hall in the city. The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission awarded the centre a community bingo licence, allowing it to run up to three games a week for fundraising purposes.