2006 July 11 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
WASHINGTON The House easily approved a bill Tuesday to curb online poker games, sports betting and other forms of Internet-based wagering that have become increasingly popular.
(AP) - Tribal casinos pulled in $22.6 billion in gambling revenue last year, double the take of Nevada gambling, as Indian casinos recorded another record year, the industry trade group reported Tuesday. The revenue was a 15 percent increase from the $19.
The crackdown on Internet wagering would ban not only sports bets but also online poker and other games.
A Colorado man appeared in court Tuesday after being charged with allegedly running an internet gaming business.
WOODBRIDGE - The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) plans to spend $5 million to turn the old A&P store off Route 1 into a state-of-the-art off-track betting facility.
Legislation, if agreed to by Senate, would require banks to block your online gambling payments.
LINCOLN (AP) - Attorney General Jon Bruning said Monday that petition initiatives to allow casino gambling and video keno should not be allowed on the November ballot.
The crackdown on Internet wagering would ban not just sports betting but online wagering for poker and other games.
Washington - Casino gambling is legal in Indiana, but place your bets on the internet and you could soon be in trouble. The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to make online gambling illegal. There are still long odds it will become law.