2007 July 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The smoking ban has claimed its first bingo hall casualty after bosses claimed a dive in takings is forcing them to shut.
A pensioner has become Britain’s first £1 million bingo winner after gambling just 60p on the game.
A former card dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy in a cheating scheme at the Nooksack River Casino that prosecutors allege also involved Jacob Nickels, son of Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels.
Charles May doesn’t understand the attraction people have to playing bingo, but he said he’s more than happy to take their money when his Elks Lodge offers the games.
“This beneficial arrangement with the National Celebrity Poker Shootout will help CSFA and FSTI continue to help train California’s first responders in the techniques and strategies that will help preserve lives and property”Read the rest »
State Treasurer Tim Cahill has made it clear he’s no fan of the Middleborough casino deal. He said Tuesday that Massachusetts should try to beat the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe at its own game. NewsCenter 5’s Janet Wu reported that Boston’s power brokers came to hear the one Beacon Hill leader who isn’t afraid of the casino gambling debate. Cahill runs the state lottery, so he has a stake in this …
“We’re looking to provide a complete entertainment complex”Read the rest »
“I am going to make a mighty effort to make safe, legal, and accessible online poker possible.”Read the rest »
Arkansas has long been a holdout in the push to bring more gaming to the Bible Belt. And today, more games will begin. Hundreds of charities across Arkansas will be allowed to run bingo games and sell raffle tickets to raise money for their causes.