2008 October 01 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot speaks out against legal gambling Friday at a conference held at the National Harbor.
Gov. Schwarzenegger signed legislation that bans charities from using electronic bingo games, preserving Indian tribes’ monopoly on slot machines.
No one disputes that Angela Domino won — and won big — while playing a progressive slots machine last year in Atlantic City.
FROM now until who knows when… whenever we talk about dark betting days, total bummers, football’s most embarrassing moments and UFO sightings, we will mention Arsenal.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — A report out this morning shows slumping revenues at Illinois casinos. The Illinois Government Forecating Office says riverboat tax revenue fell almost 18% in the last year. The gambling boats generated $564 million for the state in July down from $685 million a year ago.
The theme for this years Big Bucks Bingo hosted by Helpmate, will be Lets Celebrate America. The theme was chosen because this year is an election year. This year new Helpmate board members will be welcomed and those that will be retiring will be honored.
Wayne Parry October 1, 2008 - 5:00 p.m. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - No one disputes that Angela Domino won and won big while playing a progressive slots machine last year in Atlantic City.
Schwarzenegger signed a bill that bans charities from using electronic bingo games, preserving Indian tribes’ monopoly on slot machines.
Ethanol producer VeraSun Energy, headquartered in Sioux Falls, faces a liquidity crisis after betting wrong on corn prices.