2011 October 23 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
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The sports betting world is already looking ahead due to seven lines being released by Las Vegas oddsmakers for Week 8 of the NFL season. Bettors found little advantage in terms of betting trends before Sunday night’s contest between the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints, as favorites were 5-5-1 ATS, while the “under” held a slim 6-5 edge. Let’s take an early look at next week from a …
Lawmakers who supported the bill generally got money from the tracks.
The odds of winning the grand prize in the Powerball lottery are 1 in 195,249,054. State governments, by and large, encourage participation in this monopolistic enterprise, even though it randomly rewards a very few people with a very large amount of money for doing very little.
When you arrive at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in the East Village, the usher hands you a program and a few extra photocopied sheets.
Do you want to allow a slot machine facility at a harness racing track in Biddeford or another community within 25 miles of Scarborough Downs, subject to local approval, and at a harness racing track in Washington County, with part of the profits from these facilities going to support specific …
The Fantasy Sports Trade Association has hired its first federal lobbyist as part of a political campaign to protect its financial interests and to expand into states that ban betting (even on fictional team). Now fantasy sports have officially joined politics in the real world.
The Associated Press The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Officials say the advent of table games at Pennsylvania casinos — and marketing to Asian populations — has spurred a hiring boom of workers of Asian descent for jobs at gambling establishments in the commonwealth. The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News (http://bit.ly/q9fdlj ) says Asians appear as a stand-alone demographic in the Gaming Control …
Weekly radio ratings don’t always tell full stories, but WOR (710 AM) general manager Jerry Crowley still calls it very satisfying that in the first week of Arbitron’s October ratings, WOR’s John Gambling had the highest-rated nonmusic morning show in tow.