2009 January 14 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
COMMENT ON THIS ! Your Views! A Vietnamese court jailed or handed suspended prison terms to 24 people for gambling, including three Malaysians who were tried in absentia and a Vietnamese-American man, state media said on Thursday.
BOSTON Legislators across the state are filing bills this week to legalize casino gambling, undaunted by a House defeat last spring and a seemingly indifferent governor.
Dozens of Slotland players found an extra $500 to $15,000 deposited in their accounts this month as part of two annual bonus prize programs. Slotland.com gave away a total of $68,500 in free bonus draw prize money in 2008 and vows to do the same again in 2009. In random draws, the slots and video poker site will give away another $13,200 in prize money this year.
The East Bay heads into the new year with two Las Vegas-style casinos on the drawing boards and economic uncertainty ahead. Two tribes hope to build what would become Californias first urban casinos, and they follow the two basic prototypes created decades ago.
Pennsylvania’s slots industry returned to earth last week after posting record-setting figures during the New Year’s holiday. But the numbers show the industry continues to grow, both in total revenues and penetration by individual casinos.
The operators of Sunrise Internet Depot, an Internet cafe that allegedly doubled as a high-tech eight-liner operation, were arrested on gambling charges, Brownsville police said.
PITTSBURGH - Giant cranes rising over the Pittsburgh waterfront are busy seven days a week to complete a $780 million casino here by summer.
The subject of the first bill of the Prince George’s County Council’s 2009 legislative session deals with the same issue that dominated the 2008 General Assembly session: slot machines.
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