2010 July 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
RENO, Nev., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — GameTech International, Inc. (Nasdaq: GMTC), a leading supplier of electronic bingo equipment and video lottery terminals, announced today that Bill Fasig has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Fasig’s appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer is effective immediately, although subject to regulatory approvals. While Floyd “Bud” Glisson will no longer be serving as President and Chief Executive Officer
–GameTech International, Inc. Announces Installation of New Operating System and Games
–GameTech International, Inc. Announces Bud Glisson as Chief Executive Officer
–GameTech International, Inc. Announces Two New Additions to Its Board of Directors
LAS VEGAS,July 21 /PRNewswire/ — Melonie Johnson, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.’s vice president of finance for Harrah’s and Horseshoe Tunica, recently received recognition by em>Casino Enterprise Management em> magazine as a 2009 Great Women of Gaming “Rising Star” and by the Memphis based em>Tri-State Defender newspaper em> with the 2010 “Women of Excellence” award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070718/HARRAHSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20
em>Full Committee Hearing Reengages Members, Positions Bill for a Mark-Up em> WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing to discuss the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act (H.R. 2267). The legislation, introduced by Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA), would regulate Internet gambling activity in the U.S. and require licensed operators to put in place safeguards to protect against underage an
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that the August 31, 2010 public input hearing for Category 3 resort casino applicant Mason-Dixon Resorts, LP will be held at the Comfort Suites at 945 Baltimore Pike in Cumberland Township, Adams County. The hearing will begin at 10:00 am. Residents, community groups and elected officials wishing to present testimony at this public input hearing must register by Noon, Thursday, Augus
–Governor Rendell Reappoints James Ginty to Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
–Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Receives Three Category 3 Resort License Applications During Special 90 Day Period
–Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Approves Reinstatement of Louis A. DeNaples’ Principal License
Analogies were quite popular in Wednesdaya s Congressional hearing on Rep. Barney Franka s online poker bill.
Shane Muscarello, 37, of 1419 Lakeshore Drive, and Travis Nuccio, 31, of 705 Focis St., were booked with injuring public records and skimming video poker proceeds, according to arrest reports at the Jefferson Parish Correctional Center in Gretna.
POKER POT Jonathan Duhamel, 22, of Boucherville has parlayed a modest investment of $100 two years ago when he opened an online poker account into a chance to win a $9-million jackpot as one of nine people, and chips leader, left standing from the 7,319 entrants in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Several S.C. lobbyists who spoke with FITS on condition of anonymity said that a “major push” in support of the video poker industry was scheduled to begin in 2011 - just as lawmakers return to Columbia to begin drafting the first budget in three years that won’t include President Barack Obama’s bureaucratic bailout money.
Published: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 12:01 a.m. Last Modified: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at 3:46 p.m. Q: I’m a stay-at-home mom who attends a moms’ group that meets every two weeks.