2009 February 20 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
One industry is managing to beat the recession and it’s hiring in Colorado — casinos are in need of work. Ameristar Casino says the passage of Amendment 50 allowed them to create 100 to 150 new jobs at the Black Hawk operation.
When youre on a roll, the best place to be is in a casino. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, long one of my favorite whipping boys, is on a roll, And CIAC officials have a casino to thank for part of that roll.
A Mankato area businessman was charged with felony racketeering, theft, unlawful expenditures and submitting false tax records Friday in Blue Earth County District Court as a result of a charitable gambling and mortgage fraud investigation by state officials that spanned more than two years.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House approved a bill Friday eliminating the penny tax on charitable bingo cards, after hearing promises that strict enforcement will remain in place to keep illegal bingo halls from operating.
Democratic Congressman Barney Frank, chairman of of the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, plans to introduce legislation to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act which placed a ban on Internet gambling in the U.S. A spokesman for Rep. Frank said the legislation should be introduced in the next month. Frank opposed the passage of the original bill saying it …
Gambling charges have been dropped against the former owner of a now-shuttered Mundelein bar that was the subject of an undercover police investigation last year.
A compromise that would increase the Deadwood gambling tax, rather than raise the annual license fee on slot machines and card tables, was announced Friday morning at the Capitol for the Legislature to consider….
BRIDGEWATER — The Janet Zilinski Memorial Fund will be hosting A Riverboat Gambling Fundraiser from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 27 at the Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater. The event will feature six gaming tables, music,…
PANAJI- The Leader of the Opposition, Mr Manohar Parrikar on Friday warned of a major agitation as well as legal action against all cabinet ministers, bureaucrats and government officers, if all offshore casinos are not moved to deep waters by March 15. The legal action would be on the lines of the one resorted to by the Bharatiya Janata Party against the electricity department, some ten years …