2009 October 03 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The start of fall 2009 is a tough time for casino workers in Atlantic City. Having already cut 3,700 jobs in the past year in response to the severe recession and increased competition, casinos are heading into the off-season.
We humans need choices. Parents learn this early on when tussling with a toddler who refuses to get dressed. Want to wear your blue jacket? Or the red sweater? Bingo! The little guy makes his choice and peace is restored. Works like a charm, every time. Even as children, we grasp the lesson that choosing for ourselves is a whole lot more fun than being told what to do. Choice empowers us …
An illegal gambling den in a cafe in Sydney’s inner west has been uncovered by a food inspector.
Raided…illegal machines at the inner west cafe. EXCLUSIVE: INSPECTORS swooping on a suburban cafe during the morning coffee rush found nine illegal gambling machines, including five pokies.
Share + Oct 3, 2009 1:13 pm US/Eastern MARC LEVY, Associated Press Writer The state Legislature is in the “mischief period.” That’s one Harrisburg term for the hectic days between the handshake agreement on state government’s annual spending plan and final legislative action on the budget a ‘ when rank-and-file lawmakers and lobbyists scramble to …
Ten years ago, Windsor’s economy was surfing the crest of a huge wave of jobs, cash and opportunity. Casino Windsor was said to be the most lucrative non-native casino in the world, raking in $1 billion a year in taxes and profits.
It’s been five years and one month since Frances wrecked the party.
MOBILE, Ala. — Electronic bingo ordinances like the one passed this week in Prichard are popping up around the state, according to Gov. Bob Riley’s office, which contends the enterprises are illegal.