2008 October 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Phillies fans defend their city, explain their behavior and break down their reasoning for booing Santa Claus.
A Superior Court judge effectively threw out the cases of nine men indicted in March in a massive illegal-gambling probe.
The worst year in history for Colorado casinos claimed its first victim Friday, when the Wild Horse Casino in Cripple Creek closed its doors, putting 62 employees out of work.
Authorities said Guerry Lamar Reese of Millbrook was arrested on securities and fraud charges in Elmore County in connection with a company that was supposed to make an electronic device to count poker chips.
With three more days until Election Day, the people who want to prohibit slot machine gambling brought out those who became addicted.
The Massapequa Homemakers Evening Chapter will hold its annual basket Bingo fundraiser. It will be held at McKenna Elementary School in the senior center, rear entrance, Second Avenue, Massapequa Park, Wed., Nov. 12. The doors open 7 p.m. The donation is $8 and includes 10 bingo games and refreshments. For information, call Betty at 798-1745.
The North Amityville Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Chinese auction and basket Bingo, Sat., Nov. 8 at the North Amityville Fire Company, 601 Broadway (Route 110), North Amityville. The doors open 6 p.m. and the first game begins 7 p.m.
Casino operators’ stocks climbed Friday as credit and liquidity concerns eased and investors reacted to Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s upbeat third-quarter earnings results.
HONOLULU (AP) - A former Honolulu police sergeant, his wife and three others are on trial in Honolulu federal court on charges related to gambling across from Waialua Elementary School.