2010 February 10 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
MONTGOMEY, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama Senate committee has voted along party lines to approve a bill that would stop the Governor’s Task Force on Illegal Gambling. The bill by Democratic Sen. Bobby Singleton
A long-running federal probe of illegal online gambling netted its first charge Wednesday when a Kansas City man pleaded guilty to running a sports bookmaking business. Michael V. Badalucco, 26, admitted that he and others provided bettors with a toll-free telephone number or access to a Web site www.best24b.com both of which routed from Missouri through Arizona to …
A Kansas City man pleaded guilty to being a bookmaker in an illegal gambling operation that relied on a web site with a computer server located in Costa Rica.
By CLARK MASON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Sonoma County voters may get a chance to weigh in this year on the issue of Indian casinos. A proposed June ballot measure would ask voters if they oppose additional gambling casinos in Sonoma County, including ones planned near Rohnert Park and Cloverdale as well as potential casinos near Petaluma and Windsor.
A Wisconsin man has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with gambling markers totaling $3.75 million at two Las Vegas casinos. Christian Peterson is charged with drawing and passing a check without sufficient funds with intent to defraud.
The Bennet Village Board approved keno gambling Monday after itschairman, Don Murray, changed his mind and voted yes.
Republican Senator Jimmy Holley of Elba, a longtime opponent of bingo legislation, has announced he intends to support a bill that allows a statewide vote on the issue.
The senator opposed similar legislation last year, but he said Wednesday, “The events of the past few weeks dictate and clearly point to the fact that a final resolution to electronic bingo’s legality will require the people of Alabama to exercise their right to vote on the issue.”
others also read… Bingo enthusiasts may soon be able to add a nightcap to their blotters and bingo cards when they go to the Playtime Gaming Centre in Langley.