2008 March 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Enacting a statewide ban on smoking last year appears to have had a precipitous effect on charitable gambling revenues from pull-tabs and bingo, a report released today shows.
The game of bingo is a popular past-time at many senior centers. Players used to pack a northern Virginia firehouse to try their luck, but now, firefighters are extinguishing the tradition. They’re saying bye-bye to bingo and the big bucks it raked in. Fox 5’s Stacey Cohan has more details on why.
In the latest twist of the 500-year-old game of bingo, viewers of a new TV game show hosted by Patrick Duffy of Dallas fame can win cash at home playing along with cards downloaded from the Game Show Networks Web site.
By now, most readers of the site have heard me say once or twice that’s it’s wisest to wait until a few baseball games have been played before jumping…
MyOhioNow.com is airing radio, TV, and newspaper ads calling on Ohioans to sign petitions that would put a casino issue on the ballot in November. via WMMS-FM Independence
The first of two local bingo initiatives is on tap when the state Senate reconvenes Tuesday. And the fate of the second amendment hinges on the first.
Hailsham Bonfire Society raised £155 at an Easter-themed bingo night at the Charles Hunt Centre (31/03/2008 05:00:00)