2009 April 11 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Legislation to allow casino gambling in Texas, already on shaky ground, could be further hampered by the criminal record of the leader of one of the American Indian tribes at the forefront of the effort, some lawmakers said.
Legislation that would allow casino gambling in Texas is already on shaky ground, and its prospects could be further hampered by the criminal record of the leader of one of the American Indian tribes at the forefront of the proposal, some lawmakers say.
There’s an effort in the Texas legislature to open up more legalized gambling. A bill being considered in Austin would open twelve resort-style casinos across the state. Horse tracks like Lone Star Park have a stake in it.
Lawmakers said the Tigua tribe’s bid for casino gambling could be sidetracked by their leader’s criminal record.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. Things have never been this bad for Atlantic Citys casinos.
MAYS LANDING - A reputed Philadelphia mobster avoided prison for his low-level role in an illegal betting ring operating out of an Atlantic City casino.
Elyria, OH - Elyria Police Department continues to investigate the Zulu Motorcycle Club in Elyria for selling beer and liqour without a permit and gambling.
FORT EDWARD — The Washington County Board of Supervisors is skeptical that $63,000 in state money to fight gambling addiction would be effective.
Revenues fall by record numbers as recession continues Atlantic City seems enveloped in gloom these days. The casino industry has been hit hard by the recession, as well as by competing slots parlors in nearby Pennsylvania. Revenue was down a whopping 19.4 percent last month, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission reported this week. That was the biggest monthly drop in the 31 years of …