2009 May 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Senate is approving significant gambling expansion in Illinois. Democratic Sen. Terry Link’s legislation would add casinos in Chicago, Rockford, Park City in Lake County and Danville in eastern Illinois.
The Etowah County Commission will consider two issues in addition to standards for electronic bingo machines prepared by Gaming Laboratories International at its meeting Tuesday. At Tuesdays work session, commissioners agreed to submit an application for federal stimulus funds for Highland Water Authority. The authority will apply…
Fresh off a vote to increase Illinois income tax, senators approved a major gambling expansion to add another possible piece to the states budget puzzle.
The Anne Arundel County Council has been considering whether to approve plans for the state’s largest slots parlor for months and is finally scheduled to vote tomorrow night.
Chesapeake Beach cannot raise its tax on electronic bingo machines, according to the Maryland attorney general’s office.
If the Shinnecock tribe is counting on a casino for financial salvation, it will discover that Indian gambling enterprises are far from a sure bet.
A Taiwanese man who lost $2 million in Las Vegas is threatening to sue the casino for using feng shui to cause his losing streak, a report here said Saturday.
Online poker has a new trick; live poker dealers. A new gaming deal between the Caribbean Gaming and Casino group and the Tradewinds Broadcasting Corporation will use live online dealing during poker games on the Internet.
Local supporters of a riverboat casino for Danville will watch Senate Bill 744 closely today.