2011 June 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
I know, I know. Nobody wants to hear some poker player’s bad beat story. You’ve heard them all.
The D.C. Lottery announced roll-out dates for its unprecedented Internet gambling program, kicking it off with two demonstration games in midsummer before players wager real cash in September. The lottery will debut Blackjack and Victory at Sea in late July and release four more games - Bingo, poker, E-Scratch Offs …
It blames Illinois’ poor economy for the loss of gambling revenue.
It’s no wonder premiers would prefer to gag Tony Greig and Richie Benaud than do anything that might impact their AAA-credit ratings. Read more on the blog…
Day 27 of the 2011 World Series of Poker saw bracelets awarded in the $5,000 No-Limit Hold’em Six-Handed event and the $1,500 Limit Hold’em Shootout.
PROVIDENCE, R.I., June 27 (UPI) — A Rhode Island Indian tribe says a bill moving through Congress could allow it to seek gambling rights without needing voter approval in a statewide referendum.
James “Whitey” Bulger lived “a relatively comfortable lifestyle” with his girlfriend for the 16 years he was a fugitive, including numerous gambling trips to Las Vegas, according to a government document filed in his case Monday.
A -A A bill has been introduced in Congress to legalize Internet poker in the U.S.A The “Review-Journal” says Nevada Congresswoman Shelley Berkley is one of the bill’s key sponsors.A She says, “People are entitled to play poker from the privacy of their own homes.”A Under the measure, the Commerce Department would issue regulations and grant …
Reputed South Jersey mob leader Anthony Staino, arrested on racketeering charges last month, once told an associate that he was a member of the “board of directors” and the “chief financial officer” for the crime family headed by Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi, according to federal prosecutors.