2008 March 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
GASTONIA - A Gaston County grand jury indicted seven people last week on gambling charges stemming from police raids on two businesses in Gastonia and one in Cherryville.
PROVIDENCE With gambling promoters dangling the promise of tens of millions of new state dollars before their eyes, lawmakers yesterday turned their attention to professional sports-betting and round-the-clock gambling at Twin River and Newport Grand as possible ways to plug the states massive deficit.
Tasmanian Liberals want to know if there has been a breach of the Gaming Deed. Map: Hobart 7000 The Tasmanian Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee has decided to examine the monopoly poker machine Deed of … via Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Jacqui Odell is one of an estimated six to nine million Americans who have a gambling problem. “It’s a problem for me everyday,” says Odell. “It’s going to be a problem for me for the rest of my life. It’s something i’m going to have to fight forever.”
Eds: ADDS more details; Will be led. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An Iowa company moved closer to building a new Kansas City casino, and the state Gaming Commission withdrew a proposed rule Wednesday that would have required casinos to get new licenses when they relocate.
Connecticut’s casinos are seeing revenues decline as the economy cools.
Littlefield Corporation (17891;OTCBB:LTFD) announces that its Let It Ride Bingo hall in San Angelo will
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Two independent studies on the link between gambling and crime admit difficulties in establishing a direct link between the two.