2009 January 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Studies show decrease in wins better than pace across Nevad
Cricket is at risk of being tainted by gambling, a prominent social advocate says. Tim Costello says the use of betting agencies, such as Betfair, to promote the sport was unwise. When you watch yo
Most council members indicated they were not interested in having charity bingo in the city.
As schools struggle to pay for the basics, one area district announces plans to open a bingo hall. A church group, meanwhile, says they’ll picket when it opens later this…
POLICE are preparing to charge a man in east China’s Jiangsu Province who has admitted drowning his mentally challenged wife after falling in love with a sex worker.
Minor sees proceeds saving horse racing A wealthy entrepreneur who denounced slot machines as the “cancer” of the horse-racing industry now wants to build a slots casino in Anne Arundel County — as a cure for Maryland’s ailing racetracks.
Revenue and taxes generated at all three Detroit casinos dropped by 8.1% in December, compared with December 2007. But despite the fourth quarter declines, yearly revenues went up 1.84% in 2008.
The Taiwanese Legislative Yuan yesterday ratified a draft amendment that liberalizes opening casinos on Taiwan’s outlying islands, legalizing casino gambling for the first time anywhere in the count …..
MILWAUKEE While other major sports properties find themselves unable to outrun the recession, the Milwaukee Brewers are pulling off another small-market surprise.