2010 February 20 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
The typically noisy chamber at the Alabama Statehouse grew quiet last week when state Rep. John Mack Morrow began a public hearing on an electronic bingo bill by showing video of more than 100 state troopers converging on Country Crossing in the early morning hours of Jan. 29 for an apparent raid of the site.The video played for several minutes while legislators and onlookers moved about for a …
MONDAY: This one’s pricey - it’s a benefit, after all - but it’s great. Theater J hosts a reading of Neil Simon ’s ” The Odd Couple ,” starring Floyd King and Rick Foucheux and featuring a host of D.C. theater vets in supporting roles.
They are just 6 inches from head to tail, little bursts of yellow flitting through the air. But when it comes to courtship, the male saffron finch gives little quarter to its romantic rivals.
The Lewis County Prosecutors Office and the Chehalis Police Department are undecided on how to spend their share of a $1.3 million payout for participating in a Washington State Gambling Commission investigation.
The Kansas City Grand Jury probe into online gambling, which has already seen two men in their twenties plead guilty has brought a further two Kansas men to court.
Two brothers pleaded guilty in federal court this week to operating an illegal sports gambling operation.
Michael C. and Anthony V. Sansone, aged 30 and 27 respectively, appeared […]
Lori and Eric White of Indianapolis had a close call this week when they almost missed out on a lottery win of $2.5 million – finding and claiming on the ticket just one week before the expiry date of the prize.
Eric White didn’t realise he’d left the $2.5 million winning Hoosier Lotto ticket sitting on […]
A SURVEY by the NSW government has found the rate of problem gambling in the state is dropping and that it now has fewer problem gamblers per head of population than Victoria.
Friday was not a good day for the owner of Patte’s Sports Bar in Wilkes-Barre, West Pennsylvania. Officials from the US Attorneys Office filed a forfeiture application on the premises, detailing allegations of online gambling activities made against owner Pat Patte Jnr and two employees.
Federal officials claim that between June 2009 and Feb. 11, 2010, […]
Con Kafataris, the owner of Australian online gambling group Centrebet and a 34 year industry veteran, will be focusing more on his online interests in future following a decision this week to close racing subsidiary CK Racing.
The managing director of Centrebet said he would close CK Racing after the Easter racing carnival this (2010) year […]