2008 December 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Fire crews were on the scene well into the night of a blaze at a Kentucky Bingo hall.
One more reason to be a sports fan: It’s easier to stay happy even with all of the economy’s struggles.
A local casino received an unexpected surprise on Christmas night, when a dangerous threat was phoned in that evening.
Since opening in February, the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has run into some tough luck. The casino, based in East Hanover Twp., Dauphin County, had the misfortune of opening two months after the start of the nation’s worst recession in decades.
THE failing economy is being blamed for a massive increase in problem gambling in Scotland as desperate punters bank on a big win to ease their financial woes.
The rock-hard jai-alai pelota still cracks against the wall faster than 100 mph, just as in the glory days of the 1970s and 1980s.
MILITARY personnel have stolen thousands of dollars from taxpayer-funded credit cards to service drug and gambling habits.
If there’s a sure winner from casino gambling in Louisiana, it’s the horse racing industry that once warned of its imminent demise from slot machines and table games.
A Nevada casino without smoke might seem like the Strip without neon. But in this town off Interstate 80 a half-hour’s drive east of Reno, a new casino invites gamblers to breathe deeply, and not just to soothe nerves before a bet.