2008 April 26 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Don Barden’s vision for Pittsburgh’s casino, presented to state gambling regulators and the public 18 months ago, has not happened and now might not, at least not right away. And uncertainty and delays have critics and the developer finding fault.
Not everyone goes through tough times during a recession. The health care professions always need more employees during an economic slump because financial problems often lead to stress-related illness.
The chief executive of Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park is betting $6 million that visitors to the West Valley’s future sports arenas would want to cool-off with an ocean-themed activity after baking in the afternoon sun.
In an anticipatory move, Warren County will file briefs in federal bankruptcy court to protect itself from losing property tax revenue in 2008 from DiamondJacks Casino, Warren County Tax Collector Pat Simrall said Thursday.
Lawyers representing electronic bingo outfits in Mulga and Brighton on Friday asked a judge to reconsider his order saying the games are illegal. Bessemer Division Circuit Judge Eugene Verin said he would issue an order in two weeks.
HARRISBURG Bills to revamp gambling enforcement and criminal background checks for slots license applicants will be in the spotlight Tuesday at a House committee hearing.
Two federal regulators have recommended denying the SugarHouse casino a key permit for building into the Delaware River, while a third is asking for more information from the developer.
The advertising watchdog is no one’s puppy, it is made clear as the [directory/associationsandorganizations/advertisingstandardsauthority/UK Advertising Standards Authority] bans two gambling advertisements.
Two-thirds of gambling companies have contributed nothing to a fund for problem gamblers, the BBC learns.