2009 July 01 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
MOSCOW, July 1 — Thousands of casinos and slot-machine parlors across Russia were outlawed Wednesday as new restrictions on gambling took effect, shutting down an industry that had come to embody the seedier side of capitalism in the post-Soviet era.
Legalized table games in Pennsylvania casinos would create many well-paying jobs and narrow the state’s crippling budget deficit.
Casinos, gambling halls close across Russia under new law.
IN SIX months or so, the jackpot machines in the two casinos in Singapore will start pealing, and gamblers will be in town. But groundwork has been laid to get both man and system to keep the fun clean - and ready to act if it does not stay that way.
With Russia’s ban on gambling taking effect on Wednesday, following a similar ban in Ukraine last week, critics fear the move could cost hundreds of thousands of jobs and force the industry underground
Russia enforced a new law Wednesday, confining gambling to four regions far from the capital Moscow.
With the economy ailing, a group of Jefferson County business owners and residents says it’s time for another spin of the wheel on table games.
Hundreds of thousands of Russian jobs have been axed as the country bans gambling and shuts down its casinos.
Valley congressman Tim Ryan is throwing his support behind a bill to legalize internet gambling in America. He’s co-sponsoring the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act.