2006 June 22 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
VANCOUVER - , BRITISH - Columbia - Joe Thornton, who beat out Jaromir Jagr for the scoring title by two points, took the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s MVP on Thursday with Jagr again relegated to runner-up.
To the roster of musicians, comedians and magicians appearing at casinos these days, add your favorite author.
June 23 (Bloomberg) — In 2002, Darren Thompson placed wagers at a betting shop before the kickoff of World Cup soccer games. This year, Thompson and gamblers like him are making Internet bets while games are in progress, helping push online sports wagering up 20 percent to $80 billion.
It’s the game industry’s dirty, little secret: Casual games are exploding. More people play these short online games like PAC-MAN and even BINGO than play the highly touted console games. Yet console games get all the glory because of their high production values and inspired graphics. Even though the graphics on casual games are decidedly old school, arguably, casual games are more addicting
Some Catholic parents are taking Calgary’s bishop to task over his stand on using gambling proceeds to raise money for schools.
Albany– Misdemeanor charges are filed against the owners of the three stores. Ellen’s Beverage Barn on North Jefferson, the Stop-N-Shop on the Liberty Expressway, and A & J Foodmart on Newton Road were caught with gambling machines.
The California racing industry proposed legislation on Wednesday that would allow racetracks in the state to install nearly 13,000 video gambling machines.
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2006.
Juventus, AC Milan, Lazio and Fiorentina were ordered Thursday to stand trial in a sports court in the Italian soccer scandal, opening the way for possible demotion from the Serie A.