2006 September 25 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A study looking at the economic impact of the proposed West Warwick casino estimates that during the first six years of operation it would provide the state $681.2 million for property tax relief.
A retired lawyer in the US who served under former US President George H.W. Bush resigned yesterday as chairman and director of an online gambling company, highlighting fears among executives in the sector that they face arrest by travelling to the US or other countries taking a tough line against gambling.
Controversial language to curb illegal gambling on the Internet snuck back into the defense authorization bill over the weekend.
James Packer is selling his private investment in the London-based Aspinalls casino business to his public company, Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd, for $91.8 million.
TV shows like “Celebrity Poker Showdown” has half the audience it had when it first launched, but online poker has picked up steam You had to know the time would come.
Rhode Island could lose $1.1 billion over 11 years if a proposed West Warwick casino becomes reality, according to a study released this afternoon by casino opponents.
Dave Manaster did a great thing by starting the ERE Foundation. At the silent auction in Florida, there were a number of very generous people/companies who donated products and services for the silent auction.
LONDON, 2:10 p.m. Sept. 25 (AP): Internet gambling company World Gaming PLC said Monday that Chairman James H. Grossman and non-executive director Clare Roberts resigned from the company’s board.
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