2007 July 16 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
No Casinos in Sedgwick County, a grassroots organization trying to defeat expanded gambling in the Aug 7 referendum, is airing a television ad focusing on the economic costs of a casino in the county. Here is a look at the statements made in the ad: The ad says that 73 percent of gambling money goes to the casino “bosses.” This claim is essentially accurate. Under the new law, 22 percent …
Casino revenues in the gambling haven of Macau have shot up 50 percent year-on-year to a record 19.57 billion patacas (2.51 billion US) in the second quarter of this year, official figures showed.
“NLG is now well positioned as one of the country’s largest specialist hotel and gaming operators and we will continue to investigate acquisition opportunities where we can add value and that fit our investment criteria”Read the rest »
Digger: Gordon Brown seems set on looking closely at gambling, which could affect many sports.
“I’d seen very few cards in the last hour and the time was coming where I needed to either pick up chips or go home”Read the rest »
ST. LOUIS, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Isle of Capri Casinos, ( Nachrichten ) Inc. announced today that it will delay filing financial results for the fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended April 29, 2007 due to completion of its on-going restatement of its financial statements through its fiscal year ended April 30, 2006 and through its third fiscal quarter ended January 28, 2007. The …
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and California Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) today jointly announced the designation of the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino as a “Certified Responsible Gambling Establishment.”
So when you think of “bingo,” what comes to mind? Maybe a bunch of older folks sitting around staring at cards full of numbers? Apparently that image is really not accurate- at least not anymore. Our Katia Uriarte explains why in this week’s Millennia People report.
Microsoft announced that a free update for Texas Hold ‘em will take place on Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday. via Gaming Nexus