2012 January 22 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Embattled Labor backbencher Craig Thomson has applauded the government’s new approach to pokies reform, saying launching mandatory pre-commitment without a trial would have been “improper”. The government on the weekend backed down from its deal with independent MP Andrew Wilkie to introduce the scheme by the end of 2014, announcing instead a … (more)
Indicating signs of possible funds related to crime and terror trickling into the India n casino sector, a government report has said that more than 7,000 instances of suspicious transactions have been detected in the elite gaming business during the last financial year.
There is one group that definitely won’t be cashing in on Gov. Cuomo’s push to legalize casino gambling in New York — politicians.
After months of debate, Miami-Dade voters don’t clearly support or oppose large-scale casinos, are worried about the local economy and oppose re-naming the Miami Art Museum for a generous donor.
Two starting flights and over 14 hours of action on Day 1 of the World Series of Poker Circuit Main Event at the Choctaw Casino and Resort saw nearly 1,000 players take to the felt.
Detroit's Dan Gilbert is expanding his growing real estate, sports and casino empire eastward — to Baltimore.
The Beer Hunter Casino Night is coming up quick, with limited tickets still available.
JOHOR BARU: Batu Pahat police successfully crippled several gambling syndicates, despite their switching of operations to rural areas, in operations since the start of the year.
HARTFORD, Conn. — 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.