2008 October 09 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The News’ Hank Gola picks the best games to bet on each week. This week, Gola is taking the Jets over the Bengals, the Giants and the over against Cincinnati and lists some other important betting info.
Hosted by online poker room Ladbrokes Poker, the Ladbrokes Irish Poker Festival has come and gone and has a winner.
SANDUSKY A Huron police dispatcher stole $5,200 from a police fingerprinting fund to support a gambling habit, his attorney told Erie County Common Pleas Judge Roger Binette.
Clara Nalley of Lake City was the second and final winner of Lake City Reporters annual Cover-All Bingo contest. Nalley brought her winning ticket to the Lake City Reporter office Wednesday morning and was awarded a $250 check from Lake City Reporter Publisher Todd Wilson . I just couldnt believe it, Nalley said, calling her winnings a blessing.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Eased rules sought by Nevada casinos who want more high-end action in private gambling salons, where hundreds of thousands of dollars can change hands on a roll of the dice, were endorsed Thursday by state regulators.
WINCHESTER . Citizens’ opinions were split during a public hearing Thursday night about a proposed smoking ban in Clark County. On Sept. 23, the Clark County Board of Health approved on first reading a county-wide ban on smoking in enclosed public places. The establishments affected would include bars, bingo halls, restaurants and retail stores. About 25 people came to the hearing …
Eased rules sought by Nevada casinos who want more high-end action in private gambling salons, where hundreds of thousands of dollars can change hands on a roll of the dice or a turn of the cards, were endorsed Thursday by state regulators. Read comments
The Maryland Jockey Club threw its support Thursday behind a proposal to legalize slot machine gambling, a plan that would raise $100 million annually to help subsidize the states struggling horse racing industry. (MECA)
GRAND JUNCTION (KJCT)- This amendment on your ballot wants to fund community colleges with revenue from gambling. The “limited gaming initiative” would allow voters in cities where gaming is allowed to extend the hours, the types of games and the maximum single bets.