2009 October 31 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
ELYRIA - Art Schlichter knows a lot about gambling. Thats why the former Ohio State quarterback whose professional football career was destroyed by his crippling gambling addiction said he is crisscrossing the state telling anyone who will listen that Issue 3 is a bad idea. The proposed constitutional amendment would allow the construction of casinos in Cleveland, […]
The top floor of most Coast casinos have luxury suites reserved for VIP players or restaurants and lounges where patrons can enjoy the view from the top.
LAS VEGAS The same agency that promotes Las Vegas as an adult playground now wants to make it more family friendly. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is pressing for a county code change that would let casinos provide temporary day care for conventions.
A commission studying gambling in New Hampshire will hold its next meeting in Concord on Tuesday.
After spending nearly $1 million battling it, county decides it cannot gamble on losing millions in gaming payments. Foes see door opening for third casino, expansion to slot machines at Casino San Pablo.
Four new Holiday poker tournaments are on offer from free poker tournament site, NoPayPOKER.
With several big games taking place tonight, such as Game 3 of the World Series and the showdown between USC and Oregon, Notre Dame finds itself in a rare position of not getting much attention. Tonight’s game between the Irish and Washington State has barely registered a blip on anybody’s radar.
Of course that may have something to do with the fact that Washington State is bad. Extremely bad, which is why they are nearly four touchdown underdogs to Notre Dame.
The Yankees and the Phillies return to action tonight, as Andy Pettite faces Cole Hamels. Hamels, the World Series MVP last year, clearly hasn’t been the same pitcher he was a year ago and struggled nearly all season.
The battle between Oregon and USc should be a great one to watch. The Trojans are favored by three on the road and will have to work hard to contain Jeremiah Masoli. Eugene is a tough place to play, but it’s been several years to find USC favored by as little as a field goal. The Ducks defeated USC in Eugene the last time the teams met there.
Today’s plays are up at Free Sports Betting Picks located in the Sports Gambling 101 section of the site.
Photo: Notre Dame will have to put up plenty of points to cover the large spread against Washington State. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The four Democratic candidates vying for the late Edward Kennedy’s Senate seat are staking out different positions on casino gambling. City Year co-founder Alan Khazei is opposed. He warns that casinos will fundamentally change the state. He’s launched an online anti-casino petition on his campaign Web site. U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano acknowledges casinos have drawbacks but says he’s not …
RENO, Nev. After five days of waiting to see how the University of Hawai’i’s quarterback situation would shake out, Las Vegas oddsmakers have installed Nevada as a 28 1/2-point favorite on the betting line for today’s 10 a.m. (Hawai’i time) game.