2009 August 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A battle over the legalities of poker is headed to the Colorado Supreme Court. The Poker Players Alliance, an advocacy group, said today that one of its members will petition the state’s high court for a review of a district court’s ruling this month that poker is considered gambling under Colorado law.
Hillview Police broke up an illegal gambling hall and said they caught an off-duty police officer among more than a dozen people who were inside breaking the law.
Casinos urge the State House Gaming Oversight Committee to approve table games.
Mayville (N.D.) State University is planning a season of five shows from September through May, including the musicals “Bingo” and “Once Upon a Mattress,” the Ibsen classic “A Doll’s House,” a community sing of Broadway tunes and a children’s show. Gifts & More! WALL’S HEALTH MART PHARM - Ends Aug 20, 2009
Potowatomi Bingo and Casino says it’s going to give away Miracles on Canal St. Wednesday the casino held an annual event, picking out 14 local children’s charities to help over the next year. Money is raised at special “Miracle” bingo sessions. Charities like Father Gene’s Help Center says it’s a great boost for the charities and kids in need across America.
Dwight Drake, a lobbyist and former staffer for Gov. Dick Riley, on Tuesday joined the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.
DOVER, Del. Delaware officials are fighting a request by professional sports leagues and the NCAA for a quick ruling by a federal appeals court on the state’s plan to offer sports betting.
A gambling expert says gambling at Internet cafes is a growing trend that could be too tough to crack down upon.
BURBANK, CALIF. Online horse racing and betting company Youbet.com Inc. on Wednesday said its second-quarter profit fell 28 percent, as the gambling industry continued to suffer from the drop in consumer spending amid the recession.