Seward Fire Dept Under Fire For Poker Tournaments
State officials say a fire department in Westmoreland County raised thousands of dollars through illegal gambling.
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- Gun Show at West Potsdam Fire Department Bingo Hall February 21 and 22
- Beer at the Fire Hall
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- County Fire Station Wins Poker Tournament at Fire Fighter Appreciation Day in Morongo Valley
- Local Fire Dept. President Accused Of Fixing Bingo Game
- Attorney Accused Of Illegally Running Charity Poker Games
Do you know that:
- In 1857, Prince Charles III of Monaco decided to introduce gambling to his Mediterranean principality to boost its finances.
- The Great Wall of China was financed, in part, by a lottery. The Bible is replete with references to drawing lots. Lot casting was a favored means of communication between man and god.
- In 1980, the American Psychological Association included pathological gambling in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III).
- Men and women tend to have different preferences in their gambling. Men are more likely to gamble in games such as blackjack and lotteries and women are more likely to engage in bingo and raffles.