2010 February 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
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em>PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participation em> HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 25, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted by Mount Airy #1, LLC, operator of the Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County, requesting authorization to conduct table games. The hearing will begin
–PA Gaming Control Board Meeting Rescheduled Due to Impending Inclement Weather
–PA Gaming Control Board Schedules First Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at a Casino
–UPDATE: Slot Machine Revenue in Pennsylvania Increases 39% in January
Voting to make gambling legal in Hawaii would be the dumbest thing legislators could do this year.
Vegas-style games would bring more revenue to city, new mayor says Baltimore Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake said she would like to see the state’s fledgling slot-machine gambling program expanded to include poker, blackjack, craps and roulette, adding her voice Friday to a growing number of lawmakers who support bringing Vegas-style table games to Maryland.
LEXINGTON, Ky. Michael J. Burke said he put a .38-caliber gun to his head one night at his Michigan law office and came within seconds of blasting a bullet through his skull delivering what he believed would be sweet release from a full-throttle gambling addiction.
There is growing concern over the number of people turning to gambling to survive the recession, a debt charity says.
One of the 2 people who robbed an elderly woman of her bingo winnings receives a year in jail. 24-year-old Kasey Morcom got credit for 105 days that she’s already served.
Pat Patte Jr., the owner of Patte’s Sports Bar in Wilkes-Barre, has been charged with wire fraud in an apparent betting ring that has already led to charges against a bar employee and another man, according to court papers.
Facing increasing criticism from lawmakers, Governor Steve Beshear (D-KY) is fighting back. Both the Democratic leader of the House and Republican leader of the Senate pronounced Beshear’s budget, balanced with the help of expanded gambling, dead on arrival. With lawmakers starting from scratch on a budget that does not include revenue from slot machines at racetracks, Beshear sent a letter to …