2011 September 19 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Spending on electronic gaming machines in Beckenham-Cashmere-Hillsborough-Huntsbury-Opawa jumped $352,000 to $1.253m in that quarter, says the Department of Internal Affairs.
A report in the New York Post says Albany’s top political leaders would support new privately owned casinos in New York State.
By Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Monday, September 19, 2011 TALLAHASSEE — The full-throttle push to bring casino gambling to South Florida has prompted the head of the No Casinos political committee to resurrect his organization to oppose expanded gambling in Florida. John Sowinski, an Orlando public relations consultant and president of No Casinos Inc., activated the dormant …
SHANGHAI — On the first Saturday in September, about 50 well-off Chinese crowded into a fourth-floor conference room in a high-rise on fashionable Nanjing Road to listen in hushed silence to an unusual sales pitch. For a mere $500,000 investment, they were told, the participants could receive a coveted American green card to allow them and their family members to live in the United States. Read …
In the aftermath of Black Friday, there could be a huge impact on the game in the US as players and companies look to move abroad.
The “Ante Up” tournament on Saturday, Sept. 24 requires a $230 buy in with a $10,000 guarantee.
BILOXI — Recovery from the recession began at Coast casinos in the spring of 2010 and likely will continue over several years, according to the newly-released State of the State annual report on Mississippi casinos.
BINGO IN THE CROSSHAIRS: One of the boys in the neighborhood has a BB gun now. It was bound to happen.
NEW YORK — Albany politicians will back casinos in New York state, according to the New York Post. Two politicians Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos confirmed their support for casinos, including a possible casino in New York city, to the New York Post.