2007 December 15 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Is UF alum Taylor Pro Bowl bound? Ocala Jai Alai wants poker room A scaled-back version of Las Vegas-style action may be in Ocala Jai Alai’s future. via Gainesville.com
Nintendo’s video-game console isn’t just for kids: Retirement-community residents who used to play bingo are embracing the Wii.
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As a downtown Chicago casino inches closer to reality, results from gambling forays in Detroit and other Midwestern cities suggest a limited payout here for the convention and tourism industries. Three casinos near downtown Detroit, the first of which opened in 1999, have done little to attract …
The new governor of Kentucky wasted little time in bringing up the possibility of casino gambling.
Above: Jolly old’ Saint Nick calls out bingo numbers to parents and children eager to win an early Christmas gift on Thursday night at Reese Elementary.
Two suburban Pittsburgh men will be on probation for three years for taking part in a multimillion-dollar bookmaking ring. via The York Daily Record
Gov. Steve Beshear said yesterday that a constitutional amendment to allow expanded gambling in Kentucky should specify the number of casino licenses that would be authorized. Beshear’s comments were his first on the gambling issue, which he made a centerpiece of his campaign, since taking office Tuesday.
Gov. Steve Beshear wasted no time pushing his plan for allowing casino gambling in Kentucky. In a speech Friday at a Kentucky Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Lexington, Beshear said the state is facing tough financial times.