2009 September 14 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
ST. CATHARINES A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing outside a St. Catharines bingo hall Saturday. The 33-year-old male victim was confronted by two males in the parking lot of Delta Bingo on Church St.[…]
Evanston became the first major city in Illinois to ban video gambling.
By Andy Powell Times Staff Writer A hearing on the legality of electronic bingo machines in Etowah County has been delayed according to Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp and attorneys for CBS Supply.
Evanston joined the ranks of communities voting against video gambling tonight with the mayor saying the “social consequences” outweighed the financial benefits. The City Council voted 9-0 to ban video gaming. Though she voted for the ban, Ald. Ann Rainey said it was possible that the city would be missing out on revenue by not having video gambling. It should have been given a try, Rainey said …
Dawn Olitsky of Naples won a million dollars as champion of the Seminole $1 Million Slot Tournament held September 11-13 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
A 10,000-square-foot suite that includes a basketball halfcourt rents for $25,000 a night at Palms Casino Resort.
A vote, tonight, on whether to ban video gambling in Evanston.
The Western Springs Village Board decided Monday not to allow electronic gambling machines at local establishments. The board gave preliminary approval to a resolution to opt out of any electronic gambling in the village, though it may be something of a moot point.
Two more high-level members of a $500 million-a-year sports betting operation in three states have been sentenced for their roles in the illegal gambling operation.