2007 July 02 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Just as peanut butter has jelly, and Jerry Lewis had Dean Martin, bingo will forever have smoking. I recently spent a night playing bingo and smoking at the Concord Bingo Center, and I learned a few key lessons.
The local animal shelter will no longer hold bingo events as fundraisers. We decided to give it up. It was just not paying off, said Pat Kessler, shelter manager for the Humane Society of Ottawa County. We gave it a good shot, but it just didnt fly.
LITTLE ROCK - The Dallas County Museum is one of the first organizations to apply for a license to conduct charitable bingo, but the museum’s volunteer director said she doesn’t know if she’ll actually host any games.
MTR Gaming Group says it will sell the former home of the World Series of Poker, Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel, to TLC Casino Enterprises for $32 million. via KVBC-TV
Associated Press - July 2, 2007 9:54 PM ET Starting July 31, charities can begin operating bingo and raffles to raise money in Arkansas. The state’s voters approved a constitutional amendment…
Attorneys for bar, restaurant and bingo hall owners filed the appeals and a judge has agreed to hear them.
Two men have been arrested and charged with breaking into a bingo parlor and cracking a safe. New Bern police are looking for a third suspect. The two men are Rexie Carawan, 28, of the 1600 block of Highway 55 West and James Ipock, 32, of Dover.
Western Casino Night a rootin tootin success! Gambling is not unknown in the rich legacy of the Glen Tavern Inn, but Saturday might have been the first time that blackjack tables and roulette wheels were being operated blatantly on the first floor of the historic hotel.
State records show The French Lick Resort and Casino is still lagging financially behind Indianas 10 other casinos. The figures show the facility ranks last in all significant categories including amount of money won per admission, and per gambling position.