2008 December 05 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Employees at a Pinehurst business were arrested on charges related to 8-liner gambling thanks to a tips from concerned citizens. At 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, the Montgomery County Sheriffs Office Special Investigations Unit served a search warrant at a business known as Lindas, located in the 32300 Block of FM 249, in Pinehurst.
Citing the struggling economy, the developer of the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel at Kansas Speedway withdrew its application for the project because it needs the option to phase in construction of the hotel, convention facilities and other parts of the project.
A man once framed by the FBI for murder pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges that he ran an organized crime ring that took in hundreds of thousands of dollars from illegal gambling. Peter Limone, 74, of Medford, was charged with 12 counts of attempted extortion, loan-sharking and illegal gaming. He’s accused of running a ring of bookmakers who took bets on sporting events and …
A plumbing contractor owned by a man who pleaded guilty to tax evasion is working at a casino even though state regulators have not issued the company a license to do so, a newspaper reported.
A proposed state-owned casino in Kansas City, Kan., is on hold while its developer revises plans for the hotel-and-gambling complex because of the economy. That leaves only one facility currently in the running for an operating license in the state.
A partnership involving Kansas Speedway wants to revise its plans for a state-owned casino in Kansas City, Kan. The partnership, Kansas Entertainment, announced Friday it is withdrawing its pending application to build and manage the casino. Its proposed gambling-and-hotel complex would overlook the NASCAR track.
HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2008 — Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. announces it will host a conference call on Thursday, December 11, 2008 at 9:00am EST to discuss its second quarter 2009 financial results.
LAKE TAHOE - While one smoke-free Nevada casino holds its grand-opening Saturday, other casino executives on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe said smoke-free gambling might not be a viable option for them.
An alleged ex-mobster who wrongly spent 30 years in jail for murder when the FBI covered up evidence that could have cleared him was back in a courtroom Friday, pleading not guilty to illegal gambling charges.