2011 June 17 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Entertainment Home >> Top Stories Daily Email >> National/International >> Nearly halfway through, World Series of Poker up Nearly halfway through, World Series of Poker up Page Last Updated: Friday June 17, 2011 12:41pm PDT LAS VEGAS — The World Series of Poker is up so far this year both in attendance and prize money, despite legal troubles for …
These are just two of the 12 convenience stores raided today by the Jones County Sheriff’s office. The offense? illegal use of gambling machines. The machines are legal if payouts come in the form of store credit or prizes but all 12 stores are accused of giving cash payouts.
The Isle of Capri Casino has reopened at Natchez, the last of Mississippi’s riverfront casinos to resume operations after being closed for Mississippi River flooding.
Rep. Susan King
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Southport, a sliver of residential blocks in Old Jefferson bounded roughly by Jefferson Highway on the north, the Mississippi River on the south, the Orleans-Jefferson parish line on the east and Dakin Street on the west.
Gov. Pat Quinn said today that he’s met with sponsors of a major gambling expansion he’s criticized as “top heavy,” the first of what he says will be many meetings as he weighs whether to sign off on the measure.
Elie Payan is WSOP’s latest winner. The French poker scene appears to be thriving, with the country boasting yet another World Series of Poker winner.
Online gambling operator Betclic Everest Group launched Betclic Turf into the French market, this week. Betclic Turf is the company’s new online horse race betting […]Read the rest »
Irish independent bookmaker Boylesports announced the appointment of Sharon Byrne to its senior management team, this week. Sharon joins the company as Commercial Manager, with […]Read the rest »