2008 September 11 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A former Delaware State Police trooper charged with robbing fellow players in a high-stakes poker game has pleaded guilty.
“Useless, I find, the argument that the athletes sign up for sports and games not out of unbridled patriotism, in the first instance, but for their own personal satisfaction and glory-the end result is that the countries of their birth bask in glory and satisfaction when they win, their individual successes taken to mean that there is something positive and splendid in the national collective….”
The Florida Supreme Court voted 6-1 late Thursday to deny a request by Gov. Charlie Crist and the Seminole Tribe for another shot at arguing the case that threw out the state’s multimillion-dollar gambling compact over slot machines.
The Greenbrier County Commissioner Thursday unanimously approved that a gambling referendum be placed on Novembers ballot allowing voters to decide if state-sponsored table games can be played at The Greenbrier resort.
The organizers of the Whitehorse Curling Club’s weekly bingo have found a way to slash the amount of garbage they produce from 30 bags to half a bag per get-together.
With Mexican Independence Day almost here, a number of Inland casinos and the L.A. County Fair have special events planned to commemorate the event. Some celebrations will be going on through the month.
Greenbrier County voters in West Virginia will decide again whether state-sponsored gambling can be held at The Greenbrier resort.
LAKESIDE, Calif. If there’s one true thing about casinos, it’s that they all feel alike. Walk through that big smoked-glass door and you know where you are in an instant. The casino floor, where the money is won and lost, could be just about anywhere. Day is indistinguishable from night.
The Florida Supreme Court won’t give Gov. Charlie Crist another chance to argue that the gambling deal he made with the Seminole Tribe is valid.