2008 June 25 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Bingo companies welcomed the governments decision on Wednesday to help the beleaguered industry by allowing them to double the number of high-stakes gaming machines in their clubs.
A federal judge got a hands-on demonstration of electronic bingo machines at the heart of a high-profile lawsuit.
CHARLESTON When Harold Hackett calls Red, White & Blue Days bingo, he usually sees a lot of familiar faces in the crowd.
Country’s racetracks would immediately go broke, chairman of Woodbine Entertainment Group says
A man who worked for a former Philadelphia mob boss will spend 3-4 years in prison for running an internet gambling operation in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON The House soundly defeated a plan Wednesday that would have advanced two proposed Indian casinos in Michigan, as gambling opponents and interests protecting Detroit’s casinos rallied to scuttle the bill.
The Government has handed a lifeline to the ailing bingo industry after performing a U-turn on restrictions governing the number of slot machines allowed in clubs.
Lawmakers failed Wednesday to agree on setting a clear definition of illegal Internet gambling to go along with a ban on online betting passed in 2006.
Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) suffered a stinging defeat Wednesday when an Indian gambling bill hes being pushing for more than a decade was handily defeated in a lopsided vote of 121-298.