2009 October 29 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A Ridgeland charity won’t be able to benefit from a bingo parlor it operates in Olive Branch anymore.
Police say two Cumberland County men were involved in an illegal gambling operation in Upper Allen Township.
A member of the governors staff has reportedly attempted to stop the shipment of 1,703 electronic bingo machines bound for the Country Crossing development south of Dothan.
The state gaming commission denied a new license to an Olive Branch bingo hall. It alleges the organization that runs it is not properly using money, meant for charity.
Thursday, the Governor’s office asked the Justices to consider recent rulings outlawing electronic bingo in two counties.
State police arrested three men for running illegal high-stakes poker games in Las Cruces.
Two of the three men who were charged in February with running an illegal gambling operation above an auto body shop in Upper Allen Township pleaded guilty Thursday before a Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas judge.
The board of Columbus’ convention and visitors bureau backed off an earlier decision to remain neutral on Issue 3, voting today to oppose Tuesday’s ballot effort to allow casinos in Ohio.
Had Dolphins over Saints as my Upset of the Week last week, and with Miami up 24-3 late in first half the Upset Bird was preening insufferably up in the press boxAnyhow, the Dolphins choked, of course, but it was all good. I emerged a solid 7-4-2 against the spread anyway, and my sports writing colleagues delighted to violate the no-cheering-in-the-press box edict by showering the unpopular …