2009 July 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The slot machine is proof that you can fool all of the people some of the time. The saying “a positive anything is better than a negative nothing” is another way of saying you should be happy with whatever win in a casino you can get.
It’s a tournament like no other. Millions watch it from home and there are millions up for grabs, over 8.5 million dollars.
Declines in convention business and tourism took their toll on Las Vegas casino operators in the second quarter, as Wynn Resorts Ltd. and Las Vegas Sands Corp. each reported worse results Thursday than they did a year earlier.
City police raided gambling dens in Sabarmati, Naroda and Ramol and arrested 27 gamblers on the basis of tip-off. The officials have also seized goods worth Rs 1.26 lakh in subsequent raids.
The United Auto Workers union is ratcheting the pressure up on four Atlantic City casinos where workers have agreed to unionize but don’t yet have contracts.
BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Bessemer Mayor Ed May says he intends to veto an electronic bingo ordinance approved by the city council. The council president says he expects the ordinance to pass at the next meeting on Tuesday and that the council will have enough votes to override the mayor’s veto.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge has ordered a Walker County bingo hall to close immediately. The judge issued the order against Helping Hands Charity Bingo after ruling its operation had not complied with county law.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - In a vote of 5 to 2, the Bessemer city council approved an ordinance allowing electronic bingo in the city.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An ordinance to change the minimum number of electronic bingo machines in Birmingham has failed.