2009 October 05 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
It happens when players walk down the aisles of casino slot floors every day. A hot new game catches your eye. You give it a try — and you like it. You like the game play, you like the bonus rounds, maybe you have a couple of pretty good wins. You seek out the game each time you go to the casino.
> Taiwan Church News >3005 Edition >September 28~October 4, 2009 Church leaders and anti-gambling organizations help defeat referendum in Penghu >Reported by Chang Yi-chein and Chen Yi-hsuan >Written by Lydia Ma The defeat of the referendum on casinos in Penghu was yet another example of small organizations and regular citizens taking on giant corporations and winning in the process.
Governments in Ohio would reap more than $640 million a year from taxes on the four casinos proposed in a Nov. 3 ballot initiative, according to a state analysis published today.
Casinos operator Crown plans to sell prime Southbank sites neighbouring its Melbourne casino that it longer needs as a training facility.
Ottawa Mayor Robert Eschbach, who doubles as city liquor commissioner, said Monday he suspended the liquor licenses for two bars where Ottawa police found illegal gambling in the spring. Gultekin J. Gocmen, who runs Berta’s Tap, Kenneth M. Cusick
COLUMBUS - Two advocacy groups formed an unlikely alliance Monday to oppose a plan to put casinos in Ohio’s largest cities, temporarily casting aside opposing philosophies to say that casinos would harm Ohio’s economy, increase crime and require increased social spending.
JAME Packer-led casinos operator Crown plans to sell prime Southbank sites neighbouring its Melbourne casino.
HALFWAY The Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway indefinitely suspended bingo operations Monday.
Nebraskans are racking up an average gambling debt of $26,722, according to the annual report for the Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program (GAP) in the Department of Health and Human Services.