2006 May 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Voters are one step closer to deciding whether Rhode Island should have a casino to compete with those in neighboring Connecticut.
Given the amount of tax revenue that states raise regressively through legalized gambling such as lotteries and video poker, I thought this was an interesting table.
DES MOINES (AP) The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is using more of its resources on casinos, with more agents working on gambling than on general crime cases.
Microsoft ’s Larry Hryb and Xbox Live product marketing lead Aaron Greenberg revealed during a podcast some of the details of the upcoming Xbox Live dashboard update.
Jeffersonville City Councilman John Perkins will hold a public meeting Tuesday night in an effort to gauge whether there is support for another referendum on casino gambling in Clark County. The vote, which could be scheduled only after a successful petition drive, would be the first in Indiana since November 2003, when Orange County voters approved the state’s 11th riverboat casino. In this
The Burroughs Football Parents Organization dolled out prizes to Cow Chip Bingo winners last week. The winners in Game A were: 1st prize, $500 Wendy Baudhoin. Geffrey Medel sold the plot; 2nd prize, $300 Jalene Martin. Jake Martin sold the plot; 3rd prize, $200 Bill Harwood.
Dream Poker at a Glance Size Prima Network is the 5th-8th most popular online poker site for ring games.
NORTH ST. PAUL Crazy Days What: Carnival, bingo tent, music, car show, and food, craft and business vendors. When: June 1-3. Where: Downtown North St. Paul; vendors along 7th Avenue. More info: www.nstpaulevents.com/crazy_days. RAMSEY Community picnic What: Kids’ games, free wellness screening, free entertainment, petting zoo. When: June 3. Where: Central Park, 161st Avenue and Armstrong
A House committee recommended a bill Tuesday that would ban video poker machines in North Carolina by next summer, a move that represents a dramatic change in the stance of Speaker Jim Black.