2008 December 09 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The UK’s shortest professional bingo caller is set to become a big hit in the world of online bingo after becoming the mascot for an internet bingo craze which is sweeping the British nation. Jason Owen, 25, is the inspiration behind a new website, www.freebingohunter.com, which will help uk bingo players find the best free bingo.
A former municipal court judge in Kansas City who was convicted in a fraud scheme related to her gambling habit has been named to a state oversight panel for problem gambling. The Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling says Deborah A. Neal will be its first voting member from the “recovery community” of problem gamblers.
DOVER With a new General Assembly set to convene next month, legalized sports wagering remains the top priority for Delawares gambling industry.
Greektown Casino is looking to hire another 150 employees to work in its 400-room hotel, scheduled to open in February.
AGENTS of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Northern Mindanao seized 16 illegal gambling machines in simultaneous raids in at least five barangays in Cagayan de Oro Tuesday.
The Presidential Office yesterday dismissed reports that President Ma Ying-jeou had asked that a task force be formed to study the possibility of establishing casinos on the nation’s outlying islands — one of his campaign promises.
BetAgainstMe.com today announced the launch of their new website for sports betting. The free site will be the first sports betting site where players play against each other to legally win large cash prizes in the US.
ANNAPOLIS In a wave of appointments to implement and oversee slot machine gambling in Maryland, Gov. Martin OMalley has nearly doubled the size of the Maryland Lottery Commission and named two more members of a separate panel in charge of licensing.
People will spend more time at casinos if they can extend the time they have a slot lever in one hand and cocktail in the other, casinos believe. But that controversial plan to extend drinking…