2011 May 05 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
To borrow a term from the world of gaming, there was a lot of “action” over gambling bills at the state legislature this year. Measures ran the gamut from legalizing shipboard gaming…
The 5th Annual Derby Poker Championship was held Thursday at the Palace. Many celebrities and professional poker players were present.
Residents of quake-devastated Christchurch have turned to gambling in the wake of the disaster that felled their picturesque town centre and killed 181 people.
State to train counselors, promote toll-free help line With two casinos operating in Maryland and more on the horizon, state officials on Thursday unveiled new programs — including training counselors and promoting a toll-free help line — to strengthen the social safety net for people addicted to betting.
The flooding along the banks of the Mississippi River has led Creve Coeur-based Isle of Capri Casinos to temporarily shut down some of its casino boats and barges.
In their most recent post-Black Friday online poker traffic report pokerscout.com has some good news, some bad news, and some very bad news for the three sites that were seized by the FBI and DOJ and saw several owners and founders indicted along with a number of payment processors.
The difference between bribery and legal campaign contributions is so ambiguous that federal bribery charges against nine defendants in the ongoing state bingo corruption case should be thrown out, an attorney argued Thursday.
Alex Pappas Examiner Staff Writer Follow Him @AlexPappasDC The Maryland Lottery formally announced a new initiative Thursday targeting gambling addicts, including a program for people to voluntarily ban themselves from casinos. Stephen Martino, the director of the Maryland Lottery, said those who join the program and still go to a casino can be charged with criminal trespassing. The …
The long-pursued proposal to allow casino-style gambling at Minnesota horse-racing tracks finally got a hearing Thursday in a state House committee, but is showing little momentum just over two weeks from the end of the legislative session.