2008 May 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
BOSTON - The state Senate today voted to launch a new study of casinos in Massachusetts, after first rejecting a move for a vote on Gov. Deval L. Patrick’s bill to license three casino resorts.
A WORKING partnership and increased funding will help The Anglican Counselling Service for the Diocese of Armidale and Centacare New England North West to help combat problem gambling throughout the region.
A bingo ban at a Wisconsin senior center is angering some long-time players.
Bingo.com, Ltd., operator of the popular online gaming community http://www.bingo.com, today announced it has closed a private placement of 2 million common shares at $0.30 per share to raise net proceeds of $600,000.
Four new casinos are opening in Puerto Rico and requests for another two are pending. Tourism officials say one casino is expected to open in 2009 in San Juan’s newly renovated La Concha hotel. The others will open in Guayanilla, Cabo Rojo and Aguadilla, a western coastal town popular with surfers.
Play bingo. Food is available at 5 p.m. Admission is free. 7 p.m. Moose Lodge. Montana Avenue and 21st Street. 452-5420.
An undercover and deliberately suspicious Canadian broadcaster’s investigation of Ontario casino pay-outs found loopholes for possible money-laundering.The Canadian Broadcasting Corp. sent a crew of three employees to two casinos, carrying $15,000 in cash. In full view of staff members and overhead security cameras, they rapidly fed $20 bills into slot machines, which casino officials and police …
Former NBA star Charles Barkley has retired his debt to a Las Vegas Strip casino that sued him after he failed to pay $400,000 in gambling loans. But the civil lawsuit remains open, and it’s going to cost Sir Charles $40,000 more to get out of the legal doghouse.
The man charged with stabbing three members of a family to death in their Tenafly home is due in court.