2006 July 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
By Ann W. Parks A Hampstead man has filed suit against several out-of-state pharmaceutical companies, claiming that a drug he took to treat Parkinson’s disease caused him to develop a pathological gambling addiction.
Photo by Jerry Sowden - Alyse Keverline, seated across the table from her mother, Pam Keverline, both of Venus, scan their bingo cards as letters and numbers are called at the Knights of Columbus hall in Oil City. Bingo games are one of the most popular fund-raisers for area organizations.
The Anchorage Assembly listened to hours of public testimony Tuesday night for the second time in as many weeks regarding an ordinance that could ban smoking in bars, bingo halls, private clubs and places where childcare is provided by a non-parental caregiver, including private residences.
The sports betting website of beleaguered internet gambling company BetonSports will continue to be closed to customers until at least the end of the month after the US Department of Justice won an extension to its temporary restraining order against the company.
SUGARCREEK TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A Sugarcreek Township man is accused of running an illegal gambling business. Federal prosecutors said Robert Roth, along with others, scammed more than $28 million in the operation.
Fans, come join us tomorrow night for “Fan Appreciation Night,” presented by Bellman’s Jewelers. The first 5,000 fans will receive a free bingo card presented by Bellman’s Jewelers with the chance to win a $20,000 shopping spree, and tons of other great prizes all night long.
(Boston - AP) - Connecticut’s two casinos say they’re aggressively courting Asian customers in Boston and New York. Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun together send 100 buses a day to bring in Asian gamblers from Boston’s Chinatown, Dorchester, Quincy and Lowell.
KATHMANDU: After losing his grip on the government and the army and living with the threat of losing his crown, Nepal’s monarch Gyanendra has turned to a new avenue for solace online gambling, according to a report.
Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. reported Thursday that its Mississippi and Louisiana casinos registered a 26.5 percent increase in revenues in the second quarter.