2008 February 09 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The state House of Representatives last week approved a proposal that would double the amount of prizes that volunteer fire companies, churches and other nonprofit organizations could award and loosened rules about who can work at the games.
State officials say they’re prepared to get help for compulsive gamblers when Hollywood Casino at Penn National opens its doors, but gambling critics fear the region could see more gambling addicts.
Just days after voters approved a huge expansion of American Indian gambling for four tribes, officials with the Pechanga band in Temecula said Thursday that they had already begun installing nearly 400 additional slot machines at their casino.
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ter Electronic bingo could spark Flamingo revival The Rochester Flamingo bingo hall plans to install electronic bingo this month. The electronic system, which uses handheld devices, will allow bingo players to control three times as many bingo card
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General Sessions Court Judge Ron Durby said he went on a casino trip with former Sheriff Billy Long about a month ago, but he said he “has no idea if he had a gambling problem.”
FRANKFORT (AP) - Gov. Steve Beshear is planning to unveil gambling legislation by the end of next week, a proposal that he said could bring the state “several hundreds of millions” in new revenue over the next two years.
An illegal gambling ring gets busted in Maumelle. Local members of the American Veterans — or AMVETS — tipped off police that this business had no affiliation to theirs. Officials say the owner will be arrested.