2007 August 11 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
CHICOPEE, Mass. — Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette is trying to salvage his proposed ballot question that asks if the city should accept proposals from casino developers
PROVIDENCE This year, the General Assembly enacted a law to make property owners liable if their vegetation overgrows and damages a neighbors fence.
“If this was Benny or Jack, this would all have been taken care of”Read the rest »
CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - A casino question could appear on the November 6th Chicopee election ballot. Mayor Michael Bissonnette says he will call a special meeting if he receives a petition with ten signatures next week requesting the ballot question.
A convenience store manager told police she gambled away more than $22,000 in store deposits at the Presque Isle Downs & Casino in one week last month.
Chicopee Mayor Michael Bissonnette is trying to salvage his proposed ballot question that asks if the city should accept proposals from casino developers.
By just 33 votes, the prospect of jobs and economic development appeared to trump moral concerns over gambling Saturday, as voters in West Virginia’s largest county approved poker, blackjack and other table games at the local greyhound track. With all 175 of Kanawha County’s precincts reporting, the table games proposal was slightly ahead 50.1 percent to 49.9 percent, with 45,055 ballots cast. …
Nevada casinos set a record for total winnings in fiscal 2007, raking in $12.7 billion dollars.
“CryptoLogic took major steps this quarter towards a return to growth and profitability - with an increase in operating revenue, and a decrease in operating costs”Read the rest »