2010 March 12 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
em>Second-Largest Virginia Prize is Worth the Wait em> HARRISONBURG, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — They say good things come to those who wait. em>Steve Williams of Shenandoah em> would probably agree. For nearly five months he waited, holding a Mega Millions ticket that he knew was worth $200 million. Finally, on March 12, 2010, he officially claimed his prize, becoming the second-largest winner in the Virginia Lottery’s history. He found out he was a mega-winner wh
–Powerball Drawings to Be Available Live on the Internet
–Virginia Lottery and Washington Redskins Reveal ‘Redskins Mania’ Scratch Ticket
–Redskins and Virginia Lottery to Launch Team-Specific Game
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Century Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that the company will attend the 22nd Annual Orange County Growth Stock Conference hosted by Roth Capital Partners from March 15 to March 17, 2010 in Dana Point, California, USA. This conference has proven to be a premier event for emerging growthcompanies and investors featuring presentations from more than 200 companies.In the past, the conference
–Century Casino Edmonton Presents The Yardbirds
–Century Casinos Announces Dates of Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
–Century Casinos to Present at the Twelfth Annual ICR XChange Conference in Dana Point, California
LAS VEGAS, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) under which it will sell its 50% ownership interest in the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa and related leased land in Atlantic City. The settlement is subject to approval by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (CCC). If approved, MGM MIRAGE will cease doing business as a gaming licensee in New Jersey.
–MGM MIRAGE Prices $845 Million in Senior Secured Notes
–MGM MIRAGE Is Named to Fortune Magazine’s ‘Most Admired Companies’ List
–MGM MIRAGE Announces Proposed Private Offering
DUBLIN, Ireland, March 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.Boylepoker.com”>http://www.Boylepoker.com a> today announced a special EUR2,500 freeroll forall a target=”out” rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.Boylesports.com”>http://www.Boylesports.com a> punters who place a losing bet at next week’sCheltenham horse racing festival. Anyone who places a losing bet over $1/GBP1/EUR1 with Boylesports.com onany race at Cheltenham between Tuesday March 16 a
–Leading Poker Radio Show The Poker Show Live Returns for Season III on March 2
–Boylepoker.com Sponsors Irish Poker Rankings 2010 with a $10,000 Prize for the Winner
–Boylepoker.com Launches Battle Royale for its Irish Open 2010 Qualifiers
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–CryptoLogic Answers ‘Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’ in newest Casino Games
–CryptoLogic becomes Big Player at European i-Gaming Congress & Expo
–Littlewoods Casino pays out more than $1.3 million on CryptoLogic’s 9-line Millionaires Club jackpot slot game
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, aerial view, April 16, 2009. ATLANTIC CITY Gaming giant MGM Mirage Inc. will sell its 50 percent ownership of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in a settlement with New Jersey regulators over concerns that the companys Asian casino partner is too close to organized crime.
The looming budget crisis for the state of Texas could present lawmakers with a prime opportunity to expand gambling in the state. Past bills which would have opened the door to slot machines and casinos never received enough backing in the legislature, but with money tight, keeping dollars in state might force stronger consideration. Representative Jose Menendez drafted a bill in 2009 and says …
SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose voters will decide in June whether to allow the city’s two card clubs to expand and impose higher taxes on gambling revenue.
The Kent City Councils Operations Committee will consider a resolution to approve a grandfather clause to allow the Great American Casino to remain in business after July 1 when the city annexes the casino and the rest of the Panther Lake area.