2009 December 09 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
When Las Vegas-style slots and blackjack arrived at the Seminole Tribe’s Florida casinos in 2008, the tribe’s successful gambling empire was poised to become an even bigger powerhouse.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Pathological gambling can be successfully treated with medications that decrease urges and increase inhibitions, according to researchers at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP). Researchers found positive outcomes in gamblers treated with medications often used for substance addictions.
A POKER champion accused of killing his wife before spending her money in Las Vegas could face the death penalty if he is extradited from Britain.
GIBRALTAR, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2009) - Sports bookmakers Victor Chandler have reported strong support for Spain in the latest World Cup betting . Spain have accounted for 52% of all bets placed since last Friday’s draw, with England the next most popular team with 18% of bets. Following this, are Brazil with 14% of bets and Holland with 9%. The remaining 28 nations account for …
By Veronica Gonzalez Veronica.Gonzalez@StarNewsOnline.com William Joseph Inman, whose sentence will be followed by five years of probation, was found guilty in April of illegally possessing a firearm as a convicted felon while participating in what his lawyer said was a peaceful, albeit illegal gambling business.
Off-track betting venues like the one inside J.D. Coopers Restaurant in Putnam are becoming more popular.
Gamblers play in the smoking areas of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in November 2008 in Atlantic City. Councilman Dennis Mason announced Wednesday that City Council will not consider a full smoking ban in casinos for at least two years.
Bingo club operators celebrated as the Chancellor said the duty on their earnings would be reduced from 22 per cent to 20 per cent in the spring.
It may be time to rock the boat where Indianas casino industry is concerned.