2009 May 16 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
An East Hartford woman says “meet me at Foxwoods” after winning a million dollar jackpot on a penny slot machine.
Top Illinois lawmakers want to pay for a massive public works program by legalizing video poker, raising liquor taxes and more.
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, off Route 78, will become the fourth slot-machine operator in eastern Pennsylvania since 2006, joining two racetracks in the Philadelphia area and the former Mount Airy Lodge off Route 80 in the Pocono Mountains.
LAS VEGAS (AP) A neighborhood casino is laying off workers less that two month from its opening.
At least five matches are being probed by football and gambling authorities for suspect betting patterns.
EXCLUSIVE: Fears as FA widen probe into gambling after alleged threats
A neighborhood casino is laying off workers less that two month from its opening. Officials at M Resort in Henderson say they have laid off about 5 percent of its 2,000-person work force this week.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko has said that a law banning the operation of gambling businesses in Ukraine is incomplete, but he is ready to sign it after additional talks.
The Ukraine government sees a big rise in gambling over the past decade, and they have now vowed to put a stop to it. On Friday, parliament passed a Bill that will temporarily stop all gambling. That will include slot parlors and casinos.