2007 February 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Boy, was Violet Fojut, 88, distressed when she heard the news: The bingo game that’s been the mainstay of the Cream City…
AUSTIN — El Paso’s Tigua Indians moved one step closer to resuming gaming at their Speaking Rock Casino on Tuesday. The House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence voted 6-1 to adopt a bill that would allow federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling on tribal lands.
AUSTIN The door could open to casino gambling again on the Tigua Indian reservation in El Paso under legislation approved today by a Texas House committee.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pansy Ho has been waiting four decades to get out from under the shadow of her father, Hong Kong billionaire Stanley Ho. After a passionate plea to Nevada gambling authorities that she is not her father’s puppet, she won initial approval Tuesday to go ahead with her partnership with MGM Mirage Inc. to develop a $1.1 billion casino in Macau without his help.
The American Civil Liberties Union and a group of video poker bar owners are suing the Lottery Commission, arguing a 3-year-old law limiting the words and images used in gambling parlor advertising is …
A new bill set to be discussed this afternoon by a House Judiciary Committee would make home poker games legal.
WHY: To benefit the arts education and advocacy programs of The Creative Coalition CELEBS: Joe Pantoliano.
(AP) A divorced couple has been sentenced to three years probation for embezzling proceeds of bingo games for senior citizens. Neal Greenfield of Westland and Shari Greenfield of Livonia are former officers of the Wayne Ford Civic League.
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