2010 February 06 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Middleborough officials say they are not concerned to hear that the leader of the Mashpee Wampanoag was in Fall River recently discussing the possibility of building a casino there with the citys new mayor. But they say that if the talks turn serious, they will decide whether to take legal action to protect Middleboroughs interests.
When it comes to gambling, the Super Bowl is one of the most bet-on sporting events. Many people bet on the game, and they don’t even like football! Our Allison Lazarz shares the story of one woman whose football gambling was part of an addiction that changed her life.
Poker lobbyists are ramping up an aggressive push backed by millions of dollars to legalize Internet gambling in the United States this year, hoping to overcome passionate objections from social conservatives, sports leagues and other longtime opponents.
When it comes to big games like the Super Bowl sports fans may be tempted to make things interesting and put a little money on the line. Right now, sports betting is illegal in most states, but in Iowa that may be coming to an end.
YOUNGSTOWN — A former Ohio congressman convicted of corruption is acknowledging business groups appear uninterested in his plan to pitch an Indian gambling casino in Youngstown.
SINGAPORE, Feb 6, 2010 (AFP) - Singapore’s authorities issued a casino licence to neighbouring Malaysia’s Genting group on Saturday, allowing the company to add gaming to its ambitious development plans in the city-state.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) The commander of the governor’s antigambling task force says the dog track in Greene County needs to shut down its electronic bingo operations, which he describes as illegal slot machines. But the sheriff of Greene County warns the task force not to attempt to shut down Greenetrack. Mobile District Attorney John Tyson Jr., head of Gov. Bob Riley’s task force, issued a …
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The commander of the governor’s antigambling task force says the dog track in Greene County needs to shut down its electronic bingo operations, which he describes as illegal slot machines.
Here’s tomorrow’s front page story in the Chicago Sun-Times reports: Casey Szaflarski allegedly runs a multimillion-dollar video poker business for the Chicago mob.