2007 August 01 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A state senators trip to the casino might end up costing him more than what he wagered at the card table. Missouri gaming officials on Tuesday night cited state Sen. Jeff Smith, D-St. Louis, for presenting false identification to gain access to a gambling boat.
“Members agree to treat all those involved in poker competitions with courtesy and respect. Members are expected to reflect admirable sportsmanship in the context of spirited competition.”Read the rest »
A bingo hall in Northants is set to close after seeing its takings fall by 16% after the smoking ban.
Casino operator Ameristar Casinos Inc. on Wednesday lowered its yearly guidance due to higher-than-expected expenses. The company now sees yearly earnings between $1.25 and $1.29 per share, down from previous guidance of earnings between $1.41 and $1.49 per share.
“It’s almost hard for us to fathom that we are here today”Read the rest »
Arkansas began allowing 70 organizations to legally offer charitable bingo games and raffles on Tuesday, and the Saline County Moose Family Center on U.S. 67 was the first group in the county to take advantage of the new law.
LOUISIANA — As reported by the Advocate: “A third video bingo parlor has opened in Tangipahoa Parish at the Kentwood Plaza in Kentwood, while a video bingo operator has expressed an interest in opening a parlor in Ponchatoula, officials said Tuesday.
FBI agents have arrested 12 people, including two former Buncombe County sheriff’s deputies, on charges involving the running of an illegal video gambling operation in western North Carolina. via News Observer
GIBRALTAR — (PRESS RELEASE) — The introduction of bespoke Bingo Chat Games to leading online gaming destination, River Belle’s already popular bingo offering, has seen players flocking to its online bingo halls in search of hours of fun and entertainment in a highly social environment.