2009 August 24 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Even at her wake, Jackie Randazzo Page was a Brooklyn character. The lady who ruled over Randazzo’s Clam Bar in Sheepshead Bay like Queen Neptune lay in repose in her coffin, a thin, almost sarcastic smile on her always-Fra Diablo lips.
The six-shooters and saloon girls are long gone, but the 155-year legacy of gambling lives on in Pacheco.
The Flyers take on the Long Beach Armada in the final regular season home stand of 2009 as they try and make the playoffs! Tuesday - will be Alzheimers Association Night along with Baseball Bingo!
Highland Baptist Church in Senatobia recently donated over 100 stuffed animals to local law enforcement and the Senatobia Convalescent Center. Law enforcement will use the animals to comfort children who have been traumatized, and the Convalescent Center will give them as bingo prizes to residents.
Laurel Racing Association Inc. is urging state leaders to start from scratch in their search for gaming parlor developers, claiming the state commission overseeing the process has changed the rules of the game midstream to benefit a select number of hopeful casino builders.
Delaware’s bid to offer unlimited sports betting was thwarted by a federal appeals court Monday, a ruling that severely curtails what the state’s three casinos can offer.
Pro-gambling groups are ramping up their lobbying efforts in Massachusetts as lawmakers weigh whether to adopt slot machines, casino gambling, or a combination of both, a review of state lobbying records by The Associated Press has found. In 2005, companies and groups pushing legalized gambling in Massachusetts spent $764,500 on lobbyists to press their message on Beacon Hill. In 2008, those …
Services for Station Casinos founder Frank Fertitta Jr. will be held Friday and Saturday. A rosary and vigil will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church at 7260 West Sahara Ave.
Casino operator Station Casinos Inc. says funeral plans have been set for its founder, Frank Fertitta Jr. The company says a Friday vigil is planned for its 70-year-old founder in Las Vegas, while a funeral is set for Saturday morning.