2011 June 30 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
This week marks what Center Stage owners hope is a new era for what was Country Crossing. Owners say the development looks completely different and has a new feel. But one thing is the same–bingo is still in the cards…
The jury in Alabama’s gambling corruption trial has heard tapes of phone calls between indicted casino owner Milton McGregor and indicted legislative employee Ray Crosby, where McGregor told Crosby what changes he wanted made in a pro-gambling bill.
Tobey Maguire didn’t just win more than $300,000 during poker matches against a man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme, the actor’s attorney notes in court filings that he also lost $168,500 to the convicted con man.
PLACERVILLE, CA–(Marketwire - 06/30/11) - Red Hawk Casino kicks off summer with the luckiest slots in Northern California. A loyal Rewards Club member was playing his favorite slot machines on Wednesday, June 29. He had been playing for less than an hour when his first jackpot of $5,000 hit. To his delight, just a mere 40 minutes later he received the top payout of $400,000! His luck would …
Tobey Maguire has just filed legal docs, categorically denying that he participated in illegal celebrity poker games.
Webster Franklin’s phone rang at the Tunica Convention and Visitors Bureau this week. It was a caller from St. Louis who wanted to know if the nine casinos there were open.
Operator says 500 to 600 machines available on Friday at 4 p.m.
3:15 p.m. – Wiretapped phone conversations indicate VictoryLand owner Milton McGregor was on the phone almost constantly leading up to March 23, 2010, when Senate leaders had hoped to make another run at a vote on bingo legislation.
The Reel Life has been quite busy the last week keeping up with the latest happenings in the online slots world, so this week we’re offering you stories on a brand new slot machine and a very happy father.