2007 June 16 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Jan. 6: An organized-crime task force, launched by Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery’s office, raids 19 locations in Montgomery and Greene counties in what authorities call a multimillion-dollar charity bingo scam.
The case started with a bang a dramatic police raid leading to charges that eight Dayton-area suspects had pocketed $15 million in charity bingo money.
The Madison County Women’s Democrat Club will sponsor a Longaberger Basket Bingo at the National Guard Armory on Thursday. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., and games start at 6 p.m. Cost is $15 for 15 games. Participants must be at least 18 years old.
The manager of a Manhattan card room was arrested after gunmen robbed an allegedly illegal poker parlor that has attracted its share of celebrity players. via The Post Chronicle
GROVE, Okla. A member of a national organization opposed to gambling told a gathering of Grand Lake residents that a casino would be a bad bet for the community.
MOHEGAN A Waterbury man was arrested Saturday for allegedly carrying a bag of cocaine into the Mohegan Sun casino. Police said Theodore K. Alberto Jr., 36, of 38 Edson Ave., removed his jacket while gambling inside the Earth Casino at 10:43 a.m. Saturday.
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The Attorney General’s Office has charged three men in connection with their alleged attempt to rob a poker arcade in Susupe. via Saipan Tribune
Today marks the beginning of a considerable expansion in Iowa’s gambling industry. Burlington will see Catfish Bend Casino open its 35 million dollar complex at noon.