2009 March 16 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Monday had Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne thinking about NCAA Tournament Brackets. You just can’t avoid them this time of year. He thinks that a good thing. The mindless banter should take you mind off other not so good things, like the economy. That is unless you lose money betting on the Big Dance.
Sheriff’s deputies in Limestone County have made an arrest following a drug and gambling raid.
We would favor a bill allowing social gambling and gambling-themed fundraisers. But only if it passes muster with state Sen. Wes Hayes, R-Rock Hill.
A Huntsville business owner was arrested last week in connection with a months-long gambling investigation by the Huntsville Police Department.
Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell is betting that hearings in North Charleston and Greenville will generate enough support to pass legislation that will legalize friendly poker games and church raffles in this state.
Mohegan Sun’s top executive has given a thumbs-down to a plan by the state treasurer for a slots-only gambling hall in Palmer. “We want to build a resort-style…
Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos reported a loss of $651,000 in the fourth quarter of 2008. The company blamed the loss on the weak market in Colorado, where Century owns Womacks Casino and Hotel in Cripple Creek and the Century Casino and Hotel in Central City, and the strong U.S. dollar, which hurt its Canadian profits.
The State Government says South Australian laws will prevent legal gambling on Good Friday.
Tabcorp has hit back at outrage over its decision to open for gambling on Good Friday for the first time, saying it is responding to changing community standards.