2012 January 03 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
It’s one of the busiest times of the year for those that love all things sports and those betting on the games.
“I’m excited that Mr. Reedy is continuing to invest in downtown Kalamazoo in the entertainment district , creating unique destinations that will draw people to our downtown to certainly spend their dollars and experience Kalamazoo.
Editor’s note: The Department of Justice conceding its war against online betting is great news for poker players but sports bettors are still getting unfairly singled out. Our industry writer Larry Josephson explains the current situation in a thr…
Bingo, a popular activity in nursing homes, senior centers and assisted-living facilities, has benefits that extend well beyond socializing. Researchers found high-contrast, large bingo cards boost thinking and playing skills for people with cognitive difficulties and visual perception problems produced by Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
State gambling regulators have finally hired a company to run the computer system to monitor video poker at betting machines in bars, restaurants and truck stops.
LAS VEGAS — The fight to fully legalize online gambling in the U.S. is now less about whether Americans will be able to play and more about who will bring the action to them - and when. A recent U.S. Justice Department opinion opened the door for…
OKLAHOMA CITY — A metro woman says she was shorted on a big prize. What was supposed to be a $2,500 bingo jackpot ended up being just $500 at the Almonte Bingo hall in southwest Oklahoma City last year.
Revel, a $2.4 billion casino, is scheduled to open in May with help from New Jersey. Supporters hope it will help spur a new era in Atlantic City, but critics say it may hurt an already fading market.
Here’s the one sure thing about Atlantic City in 2012: There’s going to be more gambling and drinking.New Jersey casino regulators are letting casinos put slot machines and table games into places they’ve …