2006 September 14 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The South Korean is cracking down on South Koreans who have set up Internet gambling Web sites overseas to escape a domestic drive against betting, an AFP report said.
The son of an Elks Lodge leader was charged Thursday with beating another man who helped in a criminal gambling investigation of the lodge.
Buckets of Beer, Game Tickets Lure Guys to Hotel ‘Mancations’ By MATT SEDENSKY Sept.
MANITOBA As reported by CBC News: “First Nations bars, restaurants and casinos will no longer be exempt from Manitoba’s smoking ban, provincial minister Dave Chomiak announced Wednesday.
LOUISIANA As reported by the Advocate: “Riverboat casino officials told regulators at a closed-door meeting Tuesday that the state should consider cutting gambling taxes and perhaps moving floating casinos off the water to allow the industry to compete in the future.
The chairman of British online gambling company Sportingbet PLC, who was arrested last week after New York customs officials discovered his name on a Louisiana warrant charging him with illegal online gambling, resigned on Thursday, the company said.
CALIFORNIA As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle: “In most parts of California, mention the word progressive and people start thinking politics. In the world of gambling, however, a progressive means something much different: a slot machine with the potential to win you millions.
Attorney General Roy Cooper is rebuffing a request from a Raleigh law firm representing video poker businesses in North Carolina to stop a phase out of the roughly 10,000 machines across North Carolina.
A new law, which seeks to establish a Gaming and Gambling Authority to effectively control the gambling industry and set up a national lottery, is in the offing.