2006 August 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
BOOKMAKER Ladbrokes yesterday celebrated a jump in winnings after declaring the World Cup the biggest betting event in the company’s history.
Edmonton-area charities are feeling the squeeze after their bingo profits plummet by $6.8 million in the year following the city smoking ban.
(Associated Press via Newsedge) Slot machine giant International Game Technology was approved by Nevada regulators to compete in an emerging market for hand-held, mobile gambling devices.
Hallandale Beach — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a church during a bingo game Thursday, Hallandale Beach police spokesman Andrew Casper said.
ANNAPOLIS Horseracing interests are beginning to hedge their bets in the race between Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and Baltimore Mayor Martin OMalley, who both support legalizing slot machines at the tracks.
Slot machine giant International Game Technology has won final approval from Nevada regulators to compete in an emerging market for hand-held, mobile gambling devices.
Oregon has expanded its nationally recognized gambling-treatment services with the opening of the states first inpatient facility. Within a week of opening its doors, the new facility was filled to capacity and had a growing waiting list.
Afghanistan? Nah. Pakistan? No. Ocean City, Maryland? Bingo! The bizarre story began Monday, when a man walked up to some Ocean City cops and said he was Osama bin Laden. He was captured and…
ELMHURST (AP) Republican gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka, a past critic of gambling expansion, unveiled a statewide budget proposal Wednesday that centers on building a Chicago casino and adding gaming spots at the state’s nine riverboat casinos.