2008 October 07 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
With a $76 million price tag, officials at Rancho Mirage’s Agua Caliente Casino Resort and Spa see their new entertainment venue as a key component of completing the resort and for driving business to the casino.
The slumping economy has unleashed money problems everywhere, from Wall Street to local households. But that’s not stopping some people from placing their bets. In fact, Northwest casinos are cashing in, thanks to new marketing.
Apparently, a small demon has crawled into the skull of the governor of California and started whispering, “kill that bill!” over and over. Arnold Schwarzenegger made headlines last week by vetoing a remarkable 415 bills, or 35 percent of the total legislation passed this year.
Lawyers from around the country packed a Franklin County courtroom Tuesday asking a local circuit judge to dismiss Kentucky’s attempt at blocking residents’ access to numerous online gambling Web sites.
The CEO of the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation says this province has one of the lowest rates of problem gambling in the country. Marie Mullally was the guest speaker at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Tuesday.
Sep. 29, 2008 Sanyan is shipping an Intel-based ATX motherboard and an AMD-based single-board computer (SBC), both of which run Windows XP Embedded. The T601 ATX board has a Core 2 Duo clocked to 1.6GHz, and the T502 SBC offers an AMD Geode LX clocked to 500MHz, says Sanyan. …
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - How badly do the former owners of the Tropicana Casino and Resort want to get back into Atlantic City-
Men in ghoulish masks protested Tuesday after Halifax business leaders listened to the head of Nova Scotia Gaming talk about responsible gambling. One of the men, GameOverVLTs.com ’s Terry Fulmer, said the Nova Scotia Gaming Corp. looking out for gambling addicts is “like the fox saying how deeply they care for the chicken’s welfare.” The comments came after president and CEO, Marie …
Sports Interactions betting analyst Frank Doyle recalibrates his guns in an attempt to pick Week 6 winners in a time of parity. Parity is good for competition, but it can make life something of a nightmare for bettors. Beat Pittsburgh one week, lose to Chicago the next. Ask Andy Reid. He knows.