2007 October 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Complaints that some people are losing so much money playing video poker in southern Idaho that they can’t afford to feed their families has led to an investigation by state and federal authorities. via KPAX
ALMOST 2.4 million people watched the televised leaders’ election debate, with the biggest audience tuning in to Channel Nine’s controversial “worm” coverage.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Sunday gave the $412 million Mount Airy Casino Resort final permission to open on Monday, even as the casino’s owner remains a focus of a grand jury investigation.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Union workers at nine downtown Las Vegas casinos have ratified new five-year deals with their properties. The votes by Culinary and Bartenders Union members came in separate shift meetings yesterday (Saturday).
All it takes is one dollar. Just a buck. A Washington. One single dead president. via Pahrump Valley Times
Testimony Wednesday in the murder trial of Richard Read failed to support the defendant’s claim he was playing computer poker at home during the time the victim is believed to have been shot. via CT Central
Report: NBA refs disciplined for minor gambling offenses
TUGUEGARAO CITY–An Asian Spirit Boeing plane carrying 18 casino players from Macau landed at the Tuguegarao airport last Thursday to start its flight from that Chinese gambling center.