2010 February 19 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A senior Russian police officer says illegal gambling has spread rapidly across the country since a law banned casinos and slot-machines in towns and cities, as Richard Galpin reports.
The bingo crackdown continues in Alabama. 300 electronic bingo machines were recently found in a Birmingham warehouse.
FARMINGTON HILLS — Miro Jovic lost his automotive factory job six months ago. Today he’s attending “Casino College” for a new career as a dealer in one of the new casinos opening in Ohio.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Educational institutions interested in establishing education and training programs to prepare Pennsylvania workers to meet the current demand for table game staff in casinos can now access the Curriculum Guidelines and Minimum Proficiency Requirements for Gaming School Instruction online at a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.dli.state.pa.us/”>www.dli.state.pa.us a>. Developed and adopted by the Department of Labor & Ind
em>PGCB web site offers public documents and information on citizen participation em> HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it would hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 to gather evidence, including public comment, on the petition submitted byGreenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc., operator of the parx casino in Bucks County, requesting authorization to conduct table games. The hearing will b
–Public Input Hearing to Consider Permitting Table Games at Mount Airy Casino Resort Scheduled for February 25th
–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
Cirque du Soleil, in partnership with Elvis Presley Enterprises, a CKX,Inc (NASDAQ: CKXE) company, celebrates the world premiere of its latestresident show Viva ELVIS(TM) at ARIA Resort & Casino(TM) at CityCenter in LasVegas. The star-studded opening night will include, among others, PriscillaPresley, and Guy Laliberte, Founder of Cirque du Soleil. Viva ELVIS, a fusion of dance, acrobatics and live music is a tribute tothe life and music of Elvis Presley. Created in the image
–City of Gold: Vegas’ CityCenter Earns Six LEED(R) Gold Certifications for Hotels, Residences and Retail District Opening This December
–Concierge Now On Hand to Assist ARIA Resort & Casino Guests With Ideal Vegas Visit
–IGT Provides Total Solution to ARIA Resort & Casino
President Barack Obama is setting the record straight - he loves Las Vegas. And Las Vegas was glad to hear it.
Two Republican measures pumping horsepower into the road-building fund are galloping out of the Virginia Senate. But the proposals to retool the fuel tax and expand horse-race gambling could come up lame in the House of Delegates, where anti-tax and social conservatives hold sway. Senators yesterday endorsed, 31-9, Senate Bill 343 by Republican Emmett W. Hanger Jr. of Augusta that would …
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada’s major casinos posted a net loss of $6.8 billion in fiscal year 2009, a 1,040 percent plunge from the $721 million earned in the prior year, according to a report released Friday. The annual “Gaming Abstract” issued by the state Gaming Control Board tracks casinos statewide that gross $1 million or more in gambling revenue. It’s only the second time the state’s …