2008 June 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Thousands of low-income parents will be eligible for health coverage under Medicaid starting today, and same-sex couples will have new rights, as 189 laws take effect in Maryland.
One of the partners in a Wyandotte County casino proposal dropped out of the running Monday. Mohegan Resorts Kansas LLC, a subsidiary of the Connecticut-based Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, said Monday it has acquired for an undisclosed sum the one-third interest in the proposed Legends Sun casino project held by Las Vegas-based Olympia Gaming.
Whatever it is. It’s illegal The intellectual haze that envelopes American internet gambling policy thickened the past week, as lawmakers failed to define what exactly constitutes “unlawful” internet gambling. As absurd as it sounds, two years after the passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (UIGEA), Congress still cant make up its collective mind as to what behavior the …
MISSION - A McAllen assistant principal who allegedly ran a gambling ring from his home was arraigned on criminal charges Monday. Police say Jose Luis Esquivel, 38, hosted high-stakes Texas Hold Em poker games in his home for months and took a cut of the winnings.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Construction of Pittsburgh’s casino will be suspended for about two weeks until the contractor is paid $10 million owed him since March.
Family of the man suspected of running an illegal gambling ring, speaks to NEWSCHANNEL 5
LAS VEGAS — A 39-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman are being held in Las Vegas pending extradition to New Mexico on allegations they swindled people out of tens of thousands of dollars selling racehorses …
Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis legal problems increased after the Wynn Las Vegas filed a $2 million lawsuit against him for unpaid gambling debts dating back to February 2007.
SINGAPORE: NagaCorp Ltd, the monopoly casino operator in Phnom Penh, said it may sell a licence to foreign companies, giving them the right to develop a new gaming property in the city.