2007 July 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
When three counties voted on allowing casino-style table games in June, state lawmakers were at the forefront of both support and opposition - indeed, a legislator’s opposition was singled out as a cause for … via Williamson Daily News Online
Middleboro voters are expected attend a town meeting so big on Saturday, that it will be held outdoors. The topic for this weekend’s meeting will be casino gambling. More Massachusetts News
A coalition wants voters to undo legislation signed by Schwarzenegger that would allow four tribes to more than double the number of their slot machines. SACRAMENTO A coalition of labor and horse racing interests announced Friday that it will ask voters to pull the plug on a huge tribal gambling expansion negotiated by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“I do not care about cards. I have no use for cards and I have no desire to play cards.”Read the rest »
New Zealand’s casinos have been told they will have to pay the Government for a crackdown on their own operations. The Department of Internal Affairs takes $4.6 million a year in fees from the six casinos but wants to take more to solve the problems they have with organised crime.
KANSAS — As reported by the Wichita Business Journal: “Sedgwick County residents this week received mailers from the anti-casino campaign, urging voters to turn down a pair of gambling referendums on Aug. 7.
A New York Times article on computers playing poker heads up against humans opens with For anyone stuck on a casino stool, playing hours of video poker, rest assured: humans can still beat a computer. via The Quantum Pontiff
ST. LOUIS, Missouri — (PRESS RELEASE) — Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) today announced that the Company has entered into a new senior secured credit facility totaling $1.35 billion which will be used to replace the Company’s prior $700 million senior secured credit facility which was entered into on February 4, 2005. The new senior credit facility consists of a $475 million …
The Second Life entrepreneur complains that Linden Lab was happy to take his money for months after the U.S. banned Internet gambling. And then Linden Lab shut the casinos down abruptly Wednesday.