2007 December 06 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
In obituaries Dec. 4 and Dec. 5 for David “Chip” Reese, The Associated Press reported the wrong year when he won a $1.8 million event in the World Series of Poker. via The Minneapolis-St. Paul Pioneer Press
– Brian Fritz, host of the “Between The Ropes” wrestling radio show (available free through iTunes and airs weekly in Orlando), said in his most recent show that he’d received word that the three following stars from the past will have some part in this Monday’s Raw 15th Anniversary show: Haku, 2 Cold Scorpio, and Bart Gunn.
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Pro-gambling lawmakers are plotting a Beacon Hill legislative hearing with a glitzy guest list that includes casino moguls Donald Trump, Sheldon Adelson and Harrah’s…
Rosa D has just won £107,897 in Full House Bingo’s first Progressive Jackpot. The prize ranks as the highest bingo jackpot awarded by Jackpotjoy. “I’m elated,” Rosa said. “I felt so shocked when I saw that I’d won on the screen. It’s not sunk in yet.”
LONDON, England — As reported by Reuters: “Casino and Mecca bingo firm Rank Group said on Monday Malaysian gaming giant Genting had taken a 9.4 percent stake in the firm.
MTR Gaming Group expects to sell its Binion’s Gambling Hall & Hotel in Las Vegas by February. The $32 million cash deal with TLC Casino Enterprises is subject to regulatory approval, but MTR said Thursday it expects both the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission to consider the sale next month.
BARGO is a game very similar to the childhood classic BINGO, except it is meant to be played at a drinking establishment. To win, be the first in your group to cover 5 squares in a straight line vertically, diagonally or horizontally. You may cover a square upon observing the action in or near a bar.
Titan Poker, the largest online poker room on the iPoker Network, is seeing huge playing fields in the first four days of its lucrative European Championship of Online Poker tournament series. via RGT Online