2009 August 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The confiscation of electronic bingo machines in Birmingham this week sparked more debate Friday over the legality of gambling in Alabama, including among two candidates for governor.
Frank Fertitta Jr., the founder of casino operator Station Casinos Inc. who retired when his sons took the company public in 1993, has died in Las Vegas. He was 70.
Governor candidate sidesteps gambling issu
Frank Fertitta Jr., the founder of casino operator Station Casinos Inc. who retired when his sons took the company public in 1993, has died. He was 70.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - More than $800 thousand dollars has been collected from electronic bingo machines confiscated from a Roebuck VFW. 1,000 machines were seized on Monday.
Governor Bob Riley inspected machines seized from a Roebuck bingo hall on Monday.
A local gaming legend has passed away. Frank Fertitta, Jr., the founder of Station Casinos, died Friday at the age of 70. Fertitta is largely credited with creating Las Vegas’ locals casino market.
Gov. Bob Riley this morning congratulated Jefferson County District Attorney Brandon Falls for the Monday raid on the VFW bingo hall.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio officials say passage of a casino issue on the state’s fall ballot could threaten casino nights held by churches and charities.