2007 August 22 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Highlighting LuckyDog’s e-mailbag this week are questions about playing against a sophisticated poker computer and making all-in raises in limit hold ‘em. * Dear Russ, I read in the paper about a Texas hold ‘em … via Daily Journal/Sunday Journal
It may ban gambling at home, but the government of Dubai said yesterday it would invest as much as $5bn (£2.5bn) in Kirk Kerkorian’s MGM Mirage, the world’s second largest casino company.
BY MATT SCHOOLEY One of New Hampshires newest laws is right on the money for local bingo players. The law, which went into effect Friday, Aug. 17, changes the total prize amount for senior citizen bingo organizations from $150 to $500, while also decreasing the minimum age of players from 60 to 55. For bingo areas such as Hopkinton, the law will be beneficial in increasing the size …
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Aug. 23 (Bloomberg) — Tabcorp Holdings Ltd., Australia’s largest gaming company, had a 12 percent decline in second-half profit after the introduction of smoking bans cut earnings from casinos.
There’s an old poker saying that goes something like this: “If thou attempts to bluff a bad player, thou becomes one.” The meaning behind that adage is extremely important; learn what it means and your poker … via Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Casino Association of South Africa has urged further consultation and research on the draft National Gambling Amendment Bill.
A grave digger, a Christian talk radio host, a chicken farmer and a WWE wrestler lead the newly announced castaways for CBS’ “Survivor: China.” The 15th installment of the Mark Burnett-produced CBS staple will … via Zap2it
The draft National Gambling Amendment Bill - which lawmakers hope will help regulate interactive gambling, such as on the Internet - is not up to the job, says the Casino Association of South Africa.