2009 April 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Gambling: Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano determined to compete with older, established Seminole Casino Coconut Creek For more than a month, the Isle Casino and Racing has promoted a drawing for a Buick, at 7 p.m. Sunday. For three months, rival Seminole Casino Coconut Creek has advertised a “mystery car giveaway.” This week the details came out. Their car giveaway just happens to be 7 p.m. …
The unfortunate thing about charity bingo is the revenue it generates tends to go down just when it’s needed most. People don’t gamble as much when the economy is weak, which also is when there’s a spike in people turning to social service organizations for assistance, said Brenda Ratliff, executive director of Volunteer Center of Kern County, an umbrella organization that recruits volunteers …
Gambling: Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano determined to compete with older, established Seminole Casino Coconut Creek For more than a month, the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach has promoted a drawing for a Buick LaCrosse, at 7 p.m. Sunday.
PRIZE bingo sessions are starting up in Kilham to raise funds for local groups. (22/04/2009)
Bingo operators received mixed blessings from the Budget when the chancellor bowed to the industrys demand for an end to double-taxation, but stifled its joy with a rise in duty on their profits.
Legislators representing three Alabama counties aren’t waiting to find out whether a court rules or a statewide law is enacted to regulate, limit or flat-out ban electronic bingo machines. They’re trying to stop the slot-like machines before they
Casinos rallied to end the week on Friday after Pinnacle Entertainment reported better-than-expected earnings.
The non-casino gambling industry is primed for a shake-up.
After debating the merits and drawbacks of casino gambling for years, its time island residents got some facts about the issue, members of a community recovery committee told the city council Thursday.