2008 January 04 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs rejected 11 applications for off-reservation casinos Friday, including a 6-year old effort by the Lac du Flambeau to open a gambling hall in Lafayette County.
Gala Coral is to close five bingo halls, with the possible loss of up to 130 jobs, less than three weeks after the chief executive, Neil Goulden, said he had “no plans” for closures
A Jan. 23 trial date has been set for three men charged in an alleged mob-related shakedown in Springfield. via TheBostonChannel
Alistair Darling is coming under pressure from ministerial colleagues to ease the tax burden on Britains ailing bingo industry, amid fears that the economic slowdown will cause widespread closures of clubs.
Owners of casinos and bingo halls in Calgary who thought they found a loophole in a new provincial smoking law and erected outdoor smoking tents have been told they are illegal.
Electronic bingo systems and equipment company GameTech International Inc. said Friday it has repurchased 281,906 shares to date under its stock buyback program for about $2 million.
One thing I’m planning on doing in 2008 is play in more poker tournaments. I played in the World Series of Poker Ladies’ Event in 2006 , but I want to expand that to events with the menfolk this year, and to … via About.com
The National Football League playoffs begin on Saturday and many people will be placing wagers on the contests, even if they don’t really have an opinion on a game,…
Another effort to bring casino gambling to Ohio was launched Friday.