2007 February 17 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Reports that Iran is arming various factions in Iraq are about as surprising as claims that Mafia members have been seen in Las Vegas casinos. Iran has been meddling in its neighbors’ affairs for a long time, and not just in Iraq. Teheran has trained terrorist and guerrilla groups in Bosnia, Lebanon and Palestine, all of which are far from Iran.
David Stern proudly discussed a new pension plan for former NBA players and spoke hopefully about the futures of teams in struggling markets. As for those gambling questions, the commissioner seems pretty sick of them.
A young woman vanished from a California casino after a night of gambling. Would a casino security video tape help in crack the case? Erin Moriarty reports.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa lawmaker is pushing for a change in the rules dealing with the state’s casinos. Senator Michael Connolly wants them to be high an dry.
STAFF at a Lothian bingo hall claim they have become the latest victim of Scotland’s smoking ban.
Gov. Deval Patrick wasn’t placing odds on a Mashpee Wampanoag casino yesterday, one day after the tribe’s federal recognition triggered speculation about a gambling rush on Beacon Hill.
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Legislation permitting casino-style gambling at West Virginias four racetracks passed the House of Delegates for the first time Friday. The bill (HB2718), which now goes to the Senate, would give the state 35 percent of the profits from the games.