2010 May 03 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Depending on your point of view , the big winner on Sundaya s episode of High Stakes Poker was not Tom Dwan or Doyle Brunson .
We developed a tremendous amount of respect for S.C. Senator Robert Ford last year when he announced his support of universal school choice legislation in South Carolina.
Mirror mirror on the wall, Jessica Jane Clement has a huge rack. Wait, was that supposed to rhyme? Lots of interesting poker news today and tournament updates from over the weekend.
South Carolina’s three Democratic candidates for governor differed on the use of economic development incentives and whether to drill for oil off the Palmetto State’s coast during a televised interview on ETV on Sunday.
The World Series of Poker is once again broadening its horizons and will be making its way to South Africa for the first time this coming October, with two events slated to take place at the Emerald Resort and Casino.
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The Chinese government is about to tighten the internet screws on activities that it deems to be undesirable – including online gambling – in a new initiative to tighten controls, reports Associated Press.
The new initiative will target any online information from “overseas hostile forces”, a government spokesman said in comments this week.
The move is part […]
The Chinese news agency Xinghua illustrated the power of China’s gambling market this week by reporting on the first quarter revenues for lotteries, which soared 24.5 percent between January and March 2010.
Releasing the numbers, the Chinese Ministry of Finance revealed that the lotteries earned 34.62 billion yuan (US$ 5.07 billion).
Sales of the Welfare Lottery in […]
A corruption “sting” operation instigated by the News of the World newspaper in the UK has left a three-time world snooker champ making excuses and embarrassed the controlling body for the sport.
Snooker champ John Higgins has been suspended pending the outcome of investigations on allegations that he accepted an offer of $400 000 in the […]