2009 May 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A proposal for an Indian-run casino at Belmont Park racetrack may be in jeopardy before plans get off the ground. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has long been opposed to the concept of additional gambling at Belmont.
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The hopes for a riverboat casino remain alive in the Illinois General Assembly, but it could be months before a final decision is made.
EDINBURG About a dozen Mission-area investors bet the house four years ago on what sounded like a foolproof venture. But because the developers of an online gambling Web site failed to disclose the true risks, the investors ended up losing
The policy prohibits smoking in all Killeen restaurants and public buildings, and within 15 feet of doorways. Stand-alone bars, pool halls, clubs, bingo halls and bowling alleys are excluded from the ordinance.
Pianist Tom McDermott does a free 3 p.m. set at Snug Harbor with Leroy Jones on trumpet; Sunday night, the John Mahoney Big Band takes over. The Bingo! Show is in session at One Eyed Jacks. Testament tops a heavy…
Illinois casino industry is a step closer to expansion after a 30-28 Senate vote Saturday evening, the Chicago Tribune reports. It is now being sent to the House where reception to the measure has been lukewarm. Speaker of the House Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) was weary of approving the expansion, according to the Tribune. The expansion hopes to curb Illinois dollars from being spent in Indiana …
Leasing Alligator Alley, gambling and failing to fund a criminal-tracking computer network inspired by the killing of Fort Myers Police Officer Andrew Widman highlight questions for Florida Sen. Garrett Richter, R-Naples.
CARSON CITY (AP) — A company that has won approval to build one of Carson City’s largest casinos is being sued for more than $260,000 by the owner of the resort’s proposed site.