2009 October 25 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Here we go again. Ready to renew its flirtation with casino gaming, the Massachusetts Legislature will conduct its first hearing on the issue in 18 months when the Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technology convenes at 10 a.m. Thursday in…
When a 10-story hotel and casino opens on the Gila River Indian Community on Friday, it will be more than just another venue for fun and gaming.
Dan Gilbert has spent $15.4 million in a political shoot-out with a coalition of horse-racing venues over the Issue 3 vote for casino gambling in Ohio on Nov. 3.
Ohio voters continue to strongly support a proposal to put casinos in four cities less than two weeks before they head to the polls.
A northern Kentucky man is rolling the dice on the idea that there’s public interest in the area’s history as “sin city.” Larry Trapp opened the Kentucky Gambling Museum earlier this month in Newport, displaying a collection of gambling gear dating back to Newport’s heyday from the 1930s through the 1960s as a center for wagering and vice, the …
For Matt Hudson, its all about jobs for the people in his district. The Naples Republican House member expressed that rationale succinctly when asked last week for his reaction to a letter written by his House leader that asks the federal government to shut down blackjack at the Seminole Indian casino in Immokalee until the state hammers out a deal with the tribe. Last spring, Hudson voted …
NEWPORT, Ky. — A northern Kentucky man is rolling the dice on the idea that there’s public interest in the area’s history as a gambling center.
They’re outmatched and outspent, but casino opponents say they’re not folding their cards yet, even as pressure mounts on Massachusetts lawmakers to legalize new forms of gambling. Their main defender, former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi, is out of office and under indictment.
Online poker players at FuguPoker’s new room can scoop a Rolex, RCA camcorder, Bose headphones and $20 free before the end of the year.