2006 December 18 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
By KIM FUNDINGSLAND, Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Kim Fundingsland/MDN This large rock atop a lonely Badlands butte marks the final resting place of Poker Jim.
The Caldwell YMCA will be hosting an All Ages New Year’s Eve Celebration from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31. Activities will include karaoke, music, games, swimming, water slides, food, dodge ball, bilingual bingo/loteria, Dance Dance Revolution, an Astro Jump and more.
Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) — Melco PBL Entertainment (Macau) Ltd., the gambling venture between James Packer’s Publishing & Broadcasting Ltd. and a company run by billionaire Stanley Ho’s son, raised $1.14 billion in a new-share sale to fund hotel construction and the purchase of a casino license.
MOSCOW The flashy, neon lights of Moscow and St. Petersburgs casinos are expected to go out now that the State Duma has tentatively approved the creation of four gambling regions outside the two cities.
CHEROKEE - Dinah Grant made a last minute inspection inside the cardboard boxes stacked in two rows at the Bingo Hall in Cherokee on Monday.
BOSSES at Edinburgh’s Saughton prison have sparked controversy by putting on bingo nights for prisoners.
The poker game went on for 43 hours A group of poker players are believed to have set a new world record for the longest uninterrupted game.
The government announces plans to allow bookmakers and bingo halls in Northern Ireland to open on Sundays.
TINGEWICK and Water Stratford Horticultural Society will host a Christmas bingo session on Saturday, December 23. (18/12/2006 16:02:50)