2012 January 05 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
BISMARCK, N.D. — A state lawmaker who unsuccessfully pushed Internet poker licensing in North Dakota said Wednesday he has no plans to revive the proposal after a new U.S. Justice Department legal opinion concluded the gambling would not violate federal law.
Erie, PA, January 05, 2012 –( a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.pr.com/”>PR.com a>)– Presque Isle Downs and Casino will host a $4500 Invitation Only Free Roll on Sunday, January 29th at 11:30 am in the casino poker room. A player receives an invitation to the event by playing a minimum of 20 hours in cash games January 1st through 11:59 on January 21st, 2012. Registration opens January 22nd at 10 am and will remain open until the first 90 participants fill the event. /> />“Thi
–Presque Isle Downs and Casino Announces "Winter Weekend Of Poker"
–Presque Isle Downs and Casino Announces $53,675.50 Bad Beat Jackpot Winners
–Presque Isle Downs & Casino Collects a Record 31,292 Lbs of Food for Charity
Each week, the Global Poker Index releases a list of the top 300 tournament poker players in the world, using a formula that takes a player’s results over six half-year periods.
Global Gaming Events (GGE) (http://www.globalgamingevents.com) is ringing in the New Year with an amazing set of tournaments. Party Poker (http://www.partypoker.com) has partnered with GGE and will host the first set of Online Forum Challenge Events of 2012. In addition to $2,500 in cash that will be given away, poker players will have the opportunity to win their way in to Party Poker’s $200k Guaranteed Sunday Tournament. />The first OFC Event is a $500 Freeroll, taking place on Saturday, J
–Intertops Poker Hosting Christmas Poker Tournaments, Giving up to $300 Reload Bonus
–Intertops Poker's Endurance Challenge Points Race for Cash Prizes and New Years Free Roll Tournament Entries Has Begun
–Intertops Poker Hosting 5 Thanksgiving Free Rolls This Weekend
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Local casino boat opeartors in Mayport support a proposal to add new casinos to Florida, while State Senator John Thrasher opposes the measure.
‘I Hope The Legislators Are Prepared For The World They Are Opening Up’ Joe Turbessi couldn’t put his laptop down, let alone stop the poker playing.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s call to expand gambling in New York is facing more opposition form religious and anti-gambling groups. Their concerns range from personal issues, such as a possible increase in gambling addiction, bankruptcy and suicide, to crime and other community problems. Longtime anti-gambling activist Charlotte Wellins — and a self-described “strong supporter” of Cuomo — said she …
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