2009 January 13 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The Dean of the House, state Rep. David Flynn, D-Bridgewater, blasted proposals to raise the state gas tax, saying Tuesday that other options, such as slot machines, should be explored first.
Residents in Black Hawk today overwhelmingly agreed to expand gambling, joining Cripple Creek.
Residents in the mountain town of Black Hawk have voted in favor of increasing the amount of bets and allowing 24-hour gambling at its casinos.
Etowah County Commission members are not planning to battle state Attorney General Troy King any longer about the constitutionality of electronic bingo in the county.
A third of gambling websites allow under-18s to bet, an official investigation has discovered.
Some lawmakers want the state to crack down on businesses they are acting as “co-conspirators” with the Seminole Indians to offer blackjack and other casino-style games.
INDIANAPOLIS | A group pushing for a statewide smoking ban released a study Tuesday that suggests secondhand smoke levels in Indiana casinos are 14 times greater than federal air pollution guidelines.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Anti-smoking advocates say air quality inside Indiana casinos is far worse than federal standards deem healthy. The advocates hope new data will spur lawmakers into passing a law to ban smoking in all public places statewide.
Youth soccer league to hold registration; Basket bingo event to be held Sunday; Garden club to meet Jan. 21; EMS drawing winner named