2010 November 07 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Filippo Candio was the first Italian player to reach a World Series of Poker Main Event final table, and by finishing fourth, he put himself in the history books once again as the leading Italian player on poker’s all-time money list.
Curiosity may draw new gamblers to a downtown Davenportland-based casino for a while, but keeping them or those loyal toother casinos coming back will be a challenge for the new facility,a national gaming analyst said.
SkyCity has put $100-$110 million on the table to buy the half of Christchurch Casino it doesn’t already own, BusinessDay understands.
Did you read all the hubbub just before the election about poker games? Of course, there were other transgressions claimed, too, but that righteously indignant wail about backroom poker seemed very strange.
NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. — Krik Jaques took a drag on hiscigarette, as lights flashed on the video lottery screen in frontof him at the Dakota Rose Casino here last week.
French poker pro Pascal Lefrancois has been signed on a a red proa sponsorship deal to Full Tilt Poker .
STEVE McQueen died 30 years ago today, aged 50, after a series of hit movies that secured his place as an all-time Hollywood great.
As Michael Sarno’s stature improved in the Chicago mob, so did his nickname. When he was 17 and little more than a gofer for aging mobsters, he was “The Fat Kid.” Michael Sarno leaves the Dirksen Federal Building in September, 2010.
Finally, some good news after four years of slumping revenues: Even though fewer people are coming to the nation’s second-largest gambling resort, they’re spending more on things that don’t involve gambling.