2008 August 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. announced today that it expects to close its properties in Lake Charles, La. and Biloxi, Miss. temporarily due to Hurricane Gustav on Sunday, Aug. 31.
None of the 12 casinos on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast will gamble with Hurricane Gustav. More
The Coast casinos will close Sunday, Mississippi Gaming Commissioner Larry Gregory announced tonight. All patrons will be off the casino floors by 7 a.m. and eight hours later, at 3 p.m., the casinos will be on a complete lockdown, Gregory said.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Southern Indiana’s Horseshoe Casino Hotel has agreed to pay a $59,000 fine and one of its dealers will serve a two-day suspension for unrelated violations of state gambling regulations.
An agency that provided counseling and treatment for problem gamblers in Scott County misused state money, hired unqualified counselors and failed to provide adequate oversight of spending, according to a letter cutting off state funding for the agency.
TICKETS marked. Confidence at an all-time high. You’re at the betting shop. You think you’ve got it all figured out. You know where to put your money.
WILL the upset trend continue this weekend? That was the question many punters were asking when I dropped by a betting shop at Bedok yesterday. Last week, the likes of Tottenham, Aston Villa and Arsenal all lost despite being priced as outright favourites in their games.
MAVERICK former Welsh winger Mickey Thomas blew £500,000 on gambling, he reveals today.
The 2006 World Cup second-round match between Brazil and Ghana was influenced by an Asian betting syndicate, according to an article in Monday?s editions of Der Spiegel, a German magazine.