2009 May 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
In a classic case of going from worst to first, online player NORCALonica began the final table as the short stack and ended as the champion of the PokerStars Sunday Million, earning a hefty payday of $163,430 for his poker efforts.
Town and Country Humane Society offers a fun fundraiser at the Glenn County Fair. Fairgoers will have a chance to shout bingo Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds will be used to buy food and supplies for the humane society at 4111 County
CHATHAM A Tilbury woman faces a six-month house sentence in connection with a criminal breach of trust that was spurred on by her gambling addiction.[…]
Delaware became the fourth state to allow sports betting on Tuesday.
Two long-awaited studies on Iowa’s gaming market ordered by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission have identified Lyon County as one of the best prospects for generating revenues if new casinos licenses are issued. The commission on Tuesday released the studies, which they hope will assist them in deciding whether to issue new casino licenses. The commission is looking at the possibility of …
Police departments of 31 municipalities bordering eight Illinois towns with riverboat casinos report no significant crime or traffic problems as a result of the gambling operations, according to a study by members of the Park Ridge Police Department.
Most of the folks at Pennsylvania’s slots casinos are over 65. And, no surprise, the new Rivers Casino wants them to come play the slots here in Pittsburgh more than anywhere else. But the CEO of Pittsburgh’s casino is probably one of the youngest in the country and he wants 20, 30, and 40-somethings to make the Rivers Casino their destination, too.
The state Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would authorize Delaware to become the only state east of the Mississippi River to offer sports betting, sending it to Gov. Jack Markell for his promised signature.
Labour MP Dr Ian Gibson sets out the details of his Westminster Hall debate on sports betting and the integrity of sport in the UK.