2006 October 07 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
At the Pinitos Learning Center in Boca Raton, disaster workers dressed as “Windy Biggie” and “Sunny” teach 30 preschoolers a song about how the wind is good, even during a hurricane.
The Red Sox spent more than 80 years tormented by the curse, real or imagined, of The Bambino. Little did the Dodgers know they’ve quietly been carrying their own Babe curse for eight decades.
Seven of the 10 biggest buyouts this year have been engineered by private-equity firms — the entities that use debt and investors’ money to take over public companies.
THESE ARE UNEASY times for online gambling proprietors after Congress passed legislation aimed at keeping them away from American money.
Rochester billionaire Tom Golisano is not into gambling. The Buffalo Sabres owner is spending more than $1 million on an anti-casino campaign. The “Buffalo News” reports he made the announcement at a forum against legalized gambling.
Hurricane bingo game Warren Citron, a crisis counselor for Project H.O.P.E., calls out items instead of numbers for seniors at Rustic Retreat Retirement Home in Boynton Beach.
Brilliant. A new Marlins stadium near Pompano Park harness track built with slot machine revenue. Just invite Pete Rose to throw out the first pitch, and I’ll buy the hot dogs.
Readers of Marketing Blurb are probably too young to realize the woman dealing poker in this picture is a Playboy Bunny– Bunnies used to hostess at Playboy Clubs in several cities worldwide from the 1960s …
A proposal to allow slot-machine gambling in Ohio would generate about 40% of the amount its supporters have predicted for college scholarships, according to an analysis by state budget experts.