2009 October 22 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
INDEPENDENT senator Nick Xenophon supports a call to cap the maximum bet on poker machines to $1. He’ll be introducing a private senator’s bill when the Senate resumes next week, backing up the recommendation as made by the Productivity Commission yesterday.
A pro-casino group has spent nearly $32 million promoting a fall ballot issue that would authorize Ohio casinos, outspending its anti-casino counterpart more than 5-to-1.
Kevin DeSanctis, chairman and CEO of Revel Entertainment, speaks Thursday at the Casino/Hotel Leadership Panel Forum during the Atlantic City Hospitality Trade Show. The show brings together casinos and vendors of all kinds.
The Kentucky Supreme Court is deciding whether the state has the power to seize Internet domain names involved in online gambling, after hearing arguments from both sides of the issue.
THE first major roadblock to gambling reform is Australia’s state governments
Mental health and addictions specialists say that problem gambling among Asian Americans in Oregon is little discussed in the community because gambling is a common social activity.
The 11 News I-Team is raising new questions about the revenue estimate Baltimore city’s banking on from slot machine gambling after one analyst called the numbers ridiculous.
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies took so many slot machines and computers they think were set up for online gambling from businesses around The Villages, they had to rent a storage shed to hold them all.
Three Boca Raton residents are among 30 people indicted by New York authorities in a multimillion-dollar offshore Internet sports-betting operation.