2009 July 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
BEAVER Last week, Beaver County prosecutors said they would not pursue gambling charges against Frank P. Unis Jr. if he agreed to plead guilty to a charge related to the shooting of an Aliquippa man last year.
Michael “Mickey” Caliendo was apparently in two places at the same time. During Tuesday’s federal trial, prosecutors presented evidence that while Caliendo was working security for ex-Melrose Park Police Chief Vito Scavo, he was also playing slot machines at area casinos.
LAS CRUCES The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma on Tuesday received a notice of violation from the federal government for operating paper bingo at its Akela casino.
Black Hawk, Colo., bolstered by a huge expansion of legal gambling that was approved last fall, is alive and pushing the frontier.
A players’ group is trying to strengthen its hand as it pushes for passage of a measure that would legalize online poker.
The move to expand gambling in Ohio is getting more complex and confusing as each day passes. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has this update on the latest developments.
The District Court has heard a former Redbacks cricketer suffered from a gambling addiction when he stole $50,000 while working for the South Australian Farmers Federation (SAFF).
WASHINGTON A pair of veteran Republican senators urged Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the legality of a new Delaware law allowing sports betting and to defend a federal anti-sports betting law that New Jersey politicians are challenging. Both efforts “threaten to greatly expand sports gambling and undermine the integrity of our” national pastimes, wrote Sens. Orrin Hatch of Utah and …
A pair of veteran Republican senators urged Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the legality of a new Delaware law allowing sports betting and to defend a federal anti-sports betting law that New Jersey politicians are challenging.