2006 November 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A dealer sits at a gaming table in a casino in Macau. A former senior official in southern China has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for gambling away some 14 million US dollars in public money in Macau and Hong Kong.Save
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski and U.S. Rep Greg Walden received giant-sized thank you cards last week for their ongoing support of a tribal gambling casino in Cascade Locks.Save
Parlay Entertainment Inc., the world’s leading supplier of Internet bingo solutions, announced today that, at the request of the Ontario Securities Commission, it has re-filed the following documents pursuant to its December 31, 2005 year end:Save
Granite Christmas Tree Lighting will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. Daily activities will be on Main Street and will include craft booths, bake sales, Granite Lion’s Club hot dogs, Granite Fire Department Bingo, Greer County buck’s drawings, lighting of the Christmas tree and many more.Save
A PUB with no beer is unfortunate. A pub with no pokies spells financial ruin, and no more so than in the bush, where the local hotel can be the lifeblood of the community.
DEHESA, California As reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune: “A community group is circulating a petition opposing legislative approval of the Sycuan Indian band’s amended gambling compact, which would allow the East County tribe to open a second casino with up to 3,000 slots.Save
Bar owners in Ahwatukee and Chandler are bracing for Prop. 201 to kick in and some say they anticipate losing business to nearby casinos. Prop. 201, which voters approved earlier this month bans smoking in public places including bars. However, the law does not apply to Indian reservations.Save
The head of the Michigan state agency that oversees Detroit’s $1.23 billion casino gambling industry said he’s stepping down to lead a nursing home advocacy group.Save
There’s nothing worse than sitting at home alone on Thanksgiving. But many senior citizens do.