2008 May 17 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Oceanside Elks to hold bingo OCEANSIDE —- Oceanside Elks Lodge 1561 will hold bingo at 1 p.m. May 18 at 444 Country Club Lane. A free hamburger, fries and soda will be served from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to all who buy in. Call (760) 433-1561.
St. James Catholic School in Millstadt celebrated its Spring Fling May 4 with food, music and Cow Patty Bingo.
Funding is in the cards for the Island Corridor Foundation. Great Canadian Casino is donating $300,000 to ICF, money that will be used to fund community education and planning.
The illegal video poker investigation that caught disgraced Buncombe County Sheriff Bobby Medford and a top deputy doesn’t appear to be at an end. via WLOS
THIS is the thing. Either you ended in the red after betting on the just-concluded Premier League. Or, you made a bundle. I’m hoping, for the sake of harmony at home, in the workplace and the pub, it’s the latter. But let’s not kid ourselves, nothing comes free.
Principal Correspondent Panaji Pride of Goa, perhaps the biggest of all the floating casinos now in state waters, arrived in River Mandovi on Saturday morning and has been moored to the buoys near the fisheries department jetty.
Two of the world’s largest casinos are getting a lot bigger this week, betting that they can draw more visitors by becoming entertainment destinations even as the gaming industry suffers nationally because of high gas prices and the weak economy.
The thing that hits you about the new Bodines Casino, Restaurant and Sports Bar in Carson City is its location.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - With Iowa’s smoking ban set to go into effect on July 1, some bar owners are staging a challenge to the ban, which exempts the state’s casinos.