Major Expansion Of Tribal Gambling Moves Ahead
The California Legislature agrees to allow the four Indian tribes — including one in San Diego County — to expand casino gambling in exchange for hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue to the state.
Related Gambling News:
- Tribal gaming accords on the table
- WA gambling panel OKs Spokane tribal compact; expansion coming
- Tribal gambling measures make Feb. 5 ballot
- Ill. Senate OKs major gambling expansion
- Casino moves ahead with renovations despite slump
- State senate approves major gambling expansion
- Reno resorts brace for California tribal casino’s expansion
- Tribal casinos to launch online poker sites ‘ahead of Nevada casino giants’
- Committee OKs major gambling expansion in Illinois
- Ill. Senate approves major gambling expansion
- Casino expansion ahead of schedule
- Florida Legislature poised to pass major gambling expansion
Gambling casinos history:
- Dog racing (a race among greyhounds who chase after a mechanical rabbit) operates in 17 states. Jai-alai (a game similar to handball) is legal in just three: Connecticut, Florida, and Rhode Island.
- Men and women tend to have different preferences in their gambling. Men are more likely to gamble in games such as blackjack and lotteries and women are more likely to engage in bingo and raffles.
- In 1911, the state of California ruled that "draw" poker was a skill, and thus could not be banned under existing anti-gambling laws. However, "Stud" poker was still considered illegal at the time.
- Baccarat is the principal of casino card games in the United Kingdom and Europe. Blackjack is a fixture in all American casinos.