2012 January 21 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
News from NZ Labour Party Changing gambling laws in return for casino giant Sky City funding a national convention centre in Auckland is not the way the Government should be doing business, says Labour’s Auckland Issues spokesperson Phil Twyford.
HARTFORD — Several struggling Indian-run casinos hit by the recession and new competition are trying to renegotiate their debt.
Marvin Steinberg, co-founder and executive director of the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling, is stepping down after more than 30 years with the private, nonprofit organization.
Casinos might create jobs and generate state revenue, but supporters ignore or play down the costs.
Following a ruling last month by the U.S. Department of Justice that only online sports betting is illegal, some states are moving forward to legalize online gambling of other sorts, including card games.
Someone tried to rob a bingo hall and now Crime Stoppers is offering $2,000 for help finding the suspect.
Harry Reid , Barney Frank , Jon Kyl , Joe Barton , Poker and the Law , Poker Players Alliance , Gambling legislation , Politics and Poker For a guy expected to be the key politician involved in eventually getting Internet poker legislation passed in the United States, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has never said much on the topic.
The warning from the ratings agency could not have been more direct: The parent company of the Mohegan Sun faces a "wall of debt" due early this year.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The warning from the ratings agency could not have been more direct: The parent company of the Mohegan Sun faces a "wall of debt" due early this year as the casino, struggling with rising competition and a weak economy that's hammered consumer spending, tries to refinance hundreds of millions of dollars in loans.