2007 April 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
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Morongo Band of Mission Indians begins lobbying effort. RIVERSIDE — An Indian tribe has launched statewide television ads that tout the benefits of a proposed slot machine increase at five Southern California casinos.
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians launched a multimillion dollar TV blitz Monday in a bid to pressure members of the Assembly to approve a gambling expansion deal for the tribe. The statewide ad by the Riverside County tribe is running in all ma
Casino giant MGM Mirage Inc.’s chief executive, Terry Lanni, received compensation valued at $9.7 million in 2006, a year in which the company’s stock price rose 36 percent, according to an analysis of a regulatory filing Monday. Last year, the co
Following discussions at political and ownership levels, many online gambling operators and information portal owners are collaborating in trying to mobilise a major wave of player support for the efforts of Congressman Barney Frank to repeal the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act.
Congressmen Barney Frank is not alone in his contempt for the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, which he recently dubbed as the “stupidest law passed by Congress” in his announcement that he will attempt to have it repealed soon. This week he was joined by an influential media watchdog in condemning the UIGEA as a bad law.
Online gambling industry observers were surprised, but still welcomed a move by Washington State legislators last week to introduce some sense into the state’s draconian anti-online gambling laws, which made online gambling a felony with the sort of punitive measures normally reserved for serious crimes.
Bingo Entertainment N.V. has signed up as Platinum Sponsor of the 19th Annual World Championship Bingo Tournament and Gaming Cruise which is to take place from November 10th - November 18th 2007.