2006 August 09 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Shares in Europe’s online betting companies fell yesterday as a fresh set of legal worries from Germany about private gaming groups caused another bout of panic among investors.
Werder Bremen, one of Germany’s leading football clubs, is used to facing down opponents on the pitch rather than in the court room. But this summer the team has been fighting a legal battle to save its 6m ($7.7m, £4m) sponsorship deal with Bwin, an internet betting company.
Seven Topeka bar employees are headed to court for gambling violations. A grand jury indicted them Wednesday after prosecutors said their slot machines were illegal.
Luke Chung called it ‘murder row.’ He should know, he was one of its victims. For several hours Wednesday the two leaders at the World Series of Poker, former talent agent Jamie Gold and tournament pro Allen …
Call him the new million-dollar baby. Florida State University student Leif Force Jr.
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. has completed its previously announced corporate relocation to St. Louis and established a regional office in Biloxi, Miss.
A lawsuit challenging voter approval of an amendment that would have allowed slot machines in South Florida has been restored.
INDIANAPOLIS - The company responsible for marketing successes like Dungeons & Dragons and Magic The Gathering is betting its newest game will develop the same cult-like following.
An American Indian tribe said Wednesday that it has struck the agreements it needs to open a slot-machine gambling parlor at a horse racing track in northeastern Pennsylvania, despite its complaints about the state’s high tax rate.