2009 October 26 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Sherm Lewis might want to go back to bingo. Or, better yet, he might want to apply for a job as the Philadelphia Eagles’ play caller — it’s a much easier job with someone such as DeSean Jackson on your side. Jackson scored on a 67-yard reverse and caught a 57-yard touchdown pass in the first half, and the Eagles converted three turnovers into points Monday night in a 27-17 win over the…
Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance Jr. ordered all electronic bingo facilities to cease operations immediately. The case hinged on whether or not Walker County’s bingo amendment was meant to include electronic bingo. After three days of expert testimony from both sides, Judge Vance ruled that it did not. Walker County District Attorney Charles Baker and Sheriff John Mark Tirey say …
Concerned citizens got a chance Monday night to ask last-minute questions about Issue 3, the issue before voters next week that would legalize construction of one casino in each of Ohio’s four largest cities, including one at Cincinnati’s Broadway Commons.
Associated Press JASPER - A judge ruled Monday that bingo halls in Walker County that use electronic player stations are illegal and has ordered the halls to shut down immediately.
By Andy Powell Times Staff Writer A ruling that bars electronic bingo in Walker County will not have an impact on a proposed $200 million electronic bingo development in Etowah County, District Attorney Jimmie Harp and an attorney for developer CBS Supply said.
Electronic bingo gets the boot in Walker County, Jefferson County may not be far behind.
The Marion City Council has denied a permit for a business interested in operating some video poker machines.
A group hoping to build a casino south of Wichita promised Monday to open a hotel within six months after gambling starts, but a state review board remained skeptical of the project.
It didn’t take democrat Ron Sparks long to respond to today’s court ruling that electronic bingo machines are illegal. Here’s the candidate’s statement: Statement by Ron Sparks On Judge Vances Walker County Bingo Ruling. October 26, 2009 Judge Vances ruling that bingo operations of Walker County are illegal, underscores the urgent need for a statewide approach to address the fastest growing …