2007 October 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
“The reason that we (Australia) are the world’s biggest gamblers is because our states have a very narrow revenue base and they’ve desperately turned to poker machines in particular to fund schools and hospitals”Read the rest »
There will be 20 games for $20. Early bird, special games, and raffles will be extra. Doors open at 1:00 with the early bird game starting at 1:45. Regular bingo begins at 2:00. Light refreshments will be available.
The world of poker is coming hard and fast to China in the form of the first major international No Limit Texas Holdem poker tournament to be held in that country. via What’s new on Launchpoker.com
HARTFORD - At first it sounds odd … the idea of promoting literacy through bingo, but over 100 parents and children proved its value last Tuesday night at Grassy Fork Elementary School.
Thanks to a law passed this year by Arkansas legislators, two non-profit organizations in Arkadelphia have a new way to raise money - Bingo.
“It’s a great way to learn and practice the skills of seeing what things look like from another person’s point of view.”Read the rest »
Two men who funded a casino gambling spree from a tourist’s stolen cheque book are jailed.
GAMBLERS can bet until 6am after councillors agreed to extend two casinos’ hours.
SPRINGFIELD — Before Illinois lawmakers vote to expand gambling, House Speaker Michael Madigan says they should first toughen oversight of the stateâs casinos.