2008 October 11 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Marylanders United to Stop Slots, an organization made up of more than 150 Maryland notables, launched in April of this year to oppose the slots referendum.
After years of state lawmakers sparring over legalizing slot machines, the final decision rests with Maryland voters.
BLACK HAWK - Business is slow even at Colorado casinos, which are usually relatively immune to the economy.
AT THE betting shops, almost every punter is backing England to beat Kazakhstan. Some are even saying it is a sure win bet. ‘I think the $1.05 return for England on the straight is a better investment than the stock market right now,’ said investment banker Wilson Ho.
Business is slow even at Colorado casinos, which are usually relatively immune to the economy.
The conventional wisdom is that casinos are recession-proof. But if you come to Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, that conventional wisdom is not necessarily holding true.
This Sunday nights game went from being a turkey feast with all the fixings to a freezer-burnt TV dinner. The Pats and Chargers arent what they used to be and its impacted the way people are betting this game.
ATLANTIC CITY Atlantic City officials say they can’t legally stop a previously approved smoking ban from taking effect on Wednesday. So the 11 casinos there will go smoke-free for seven days before allowing gamblers to light up again.
Gamblers Anonymous has constructed a 20 question test to help diagnose problem gambling symptoms. The questions are simple, but the answers tell an important story.