2008 April 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
David Bentley was refreshingly honest in his admission about his gambling addiction as he confessed to placing 100 bets a day.
Hermes Private Equity has been forced to inject millions of pounds into Mayfair Gaming, one of Britain’s biggest operators of bingo clubs, underlining the ‘perfect storm’ facing companies across the troubled industry.
As the ‘posh’ sport adopts dancing girls, loud music and more betting, at least the Royals are keeping one tradition alive
CARSON CITY (AP) - The casino industry has appealed a district judge’s ruling that allowed the teachers’ union to proceed with an initiative petition to raise the state’s gambling tax.
UKIAH Coyote Valley tribal representatives Friday dismissed a state commission’s contentions that there are widespread software lapses in slot machines at the Mendocino County casino and six larger Indian gaming centers around the state.
THE FACTS Why the Blue Grass matters The Kentucky Derby is only three weeks away, so any horse who races well Saturday will probably run for the roses on May 3 at Churchill Downs. Theres also a $750,000 purse up for grabs. Saturdays schedule Drive-through betting opens at 8 a.m. The Keeneland gates open at 11 a.m. The first of the days 10 races begins at 1:10 p.m. The Blue Grass Stakes …
Time for a little trail-side “bingo!”
Proponents of electronic bingo are asking a Bessemer Division judge to reconsider his ruling that the bingo games were illegal because they were being played on slot machines. Circuit Judge Eugene Verin said Friday he will hear arguments in the case April 25.
Sat, Apr 12, 2008 (2 a.m.) Carson City The casino industry has asked the Nevada Supreme Court for speedy handling of its appeal to stop a petition by school teachers to raise the states gaming tax.