2006 September 22 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Aiming to reach younger business travelers, Holiday Inns and Resorts is betting on sports.
WASHINGTON - At some Indian casinos, they’re not playing your grandmother’s church basement bingo anymore. Now the game is video bingo, played at blinking, whirring consoles virtually indistinguishable from slot machines.
CERRO GORDO - At first, the Cerro Gordo High School post-prom committee was a bit worried that Kitty the Cow wouldn’t cooperate in their Willie Bingo quest.
PROVIDENCE - Hoping to prevent Rhode Island from traveling down “the road to perdition,” the Rhode Island Council of Churches on Friday allied with the anti-casino group, Save Our State, to oppose the constitutional amendment to allow a gambling facility in West Warwick.
Thirty baseballs that Pete Rose signed and inscribed with an apology for betting on baseball were sold Friday for $1,000 apiece. The baseballs were scheduled to be put up for bid in April by Robert Edwards Auctions, which is selling sports memorabilia from the estate of former New York Yankees limited partner Barry Halper. Auction house president Robert Lifson said he recommended accepting an
Thirty baseballs that Pete Rose signed and inscribed with an apology for betting on baseball were sold Friday for $1,000 apiece.
HARRISBURG, Pa. - Boyd Gaming Corp., one of the 22 applicants for slot-machine licenses in Pennsylvania, is giving up on its bid for a gambling hall in suburban Philadelphia, a company spokesman said Friday.
JOHOR BARU: Most fun fairs attract children, but at least six in the district are a hit with adults. Thats because they are a front for gambling dens.
Madison County - The accused ring leader of the state’s largest suspected illegal gambling ring faced a judge and official charges Friday. The Madison County Prosecutor filed 71 counts against former Teamster’s boss John Neal, accusing him of illegal gambling, money laundering and corruption.