2007 October 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Here is the metropolitan area gambling summary for September 2007. All revenue figures represent amounts lost by gamblers. Casino revenues reflect pre-tax operating income from wagers after all winners have been paid. Missouri Lottery revenues are based on actual sales in Jackson, Clay and Platte counties, minus the historic average 59 percent monthly payouts to players as winnings. Kansas …
The music industry is striking it rich at casinos.
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MECCA Bingo operator Rank saw its shares drop 20 per cent yesterday after a surprise warning that profits will fall well below last year’s level.
“When the second ace comes, the chance that he had an ace to start with is less likely now”Read the rest »
Play Bingo, winner of the 2005 Maryland Million Classic, will not start in this year’s renewal of the race at Laurel Park Oct. 13 because of a quarter crack in his left hind hoof, owner/trainer John Doc Fisher said Oct. 12.
CARSON CITY (AP) A slowdown in gambling by locals and a lack of big special events in southern Nevada contributed to a 4.4 percent statewide decline in casino winnings in August, the state Gaming Control Board said Wednesday.
When nothing appears to be going right, players often begin to question their own theories about the game of poker. via The Times Herald
Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) — Rank Group Plc, the U.K.’s second- largest bingo and casino company, fell the most since at least 1988 in London after saying profit will probably miss forecasts, hurt by a smoking ban that drove away gamblers.