2009 March 14 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
AUSTIN — Casino gambling at resorts and Indian reservations. Video slot machines at racetracks.
Buy a lottery ticket in New Jersey and dream about the winnings: quit-your-job rich with Pick-6 Lotto, or buy-a-private-island rich with Mega Millions, the game played in a dozen states.
Mental attitude awards have been presented to four Castle High School winter sports athletes by the Chandler and Newburgh Kiwanis Clubs. The awards went to Ashley Tofani in girls’ swimming, Austin Vaughn in boys’ swimming, Jean Ann Scarafia in girls’ basketball and Christian Bowling in boys’ basketball.
I like to gamble. Always have. When I was 11, 12 years old, during the occasional weekend with my father, he would buy me a football sheet.
Overcapacity in the gambling industry? It wouldn’t be a surprise.
Poker pro Roy ‘The Boy’ Brindley believes poker should not be considered as simply “gambling” because it also requires considerable skill to be successful.
Once or twice a month, Djuna Brown-Jennings of Trotwood heads south to the Argosy Casino in Lawrenceburg, Ind., or north to Greektown in Detroit to play the slots “Wheel of Fortune” is her favorite and a little blackjack.
Like many formally communist nations, Poland’s turn to capitalist gambling has now backfired.
SHELBYVILLE #8212; Thousands of people lined up Friday for the opening of the new $200 million casino at the Indiana Downs horse track near Shelbyville, forcing police to turn some visitors away as the facility filled up.