2009 May 28 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell welcomed a ruling by the state’s Supreme Court that left intact a new sports gambling law expected to generate millions in revenue for the fiscally strapped state.
A reputed mobster who went to federal prison in an early 1990s crackdown on organized crime has been indicted along with a suburban Chicago police officer and five others in a racketeering case, authorities announced Thursday.
An employee was shot Wednesday afternoon inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and died soon afterward.
A disgruntled casino visitor, having just shot and mortally wounded a worker at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, planned to kill himself in a parking garage but was stopped by police, a casino executive said.
A Philadelphia television station says a man accused of fatally shooting an employee at a casino in Atlantic City, N.J., wrote a letter dated two days before the killing in which he accused the casino of cheating.
A new video bingo hall in Port Vincent can’t open its doors. Pier 13 Video Bingo has been sitting empty along Highway 16 for about two months. State law requires charities to run all bingo sessions and receive a large chunk of the profits, but so far no charities have jumped on board.
Charles Barkley says he is still not gambling but might again someday. The NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst also said hes still drinking, but not drinking and driving, since a DUI arrest on New Years Eve.
In a 22-page advisory opinion, the Delaware Supreme Court justices concluded that the state constitution would allow a sports betting lottery as long as chance is predominant in winning or losing.
Sheldon Adelson, a Dorchester native who built his billion dollar empire building what he calls “integrated resort” casinos like the Venetian and the Sands, now has his sights set on his home state.