2012 February 03 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
By Mary Ellen Klas, Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau Friday, February 3, 2012 TALLAHASSEE — A statewide television ad campaign, glitzy architectural renderings — even the promise of thousands of jobs — couldn't change the political odds this year against the resort casino bill in Tallahassee. House sponsor Erik Fresen, R-Miami, abruptly pulled the bill from consideration on Friday, when it was …
Super Bowl weekend is, well, the Super Bowl of sports betting here in Reno. Local casinos expect most people to place their bets on Sunday, but of course some people are already putting their money down now.
The debate over Las Vegas-style casinos has ended in defeat for supporters, who now have to wait until next year to try again to revive the gambling legislation.
Paddy Power Poker today launches Paddy’s Iron Man III, the popular online poker promotion which rewards loyal players at the site with tons of added value including a free Irish Open 2012 package worth a 4,600 up for grabs.
Even with a casino-resort bill on its deathbed
Lesa France Kennedy strode through the Art Deco-inspired lobby, past rows of blinking slots machines and spinning roulette wheels, her eyes trying to take in the homage to old Hollywood.
The Take That star, who has battled addictions to drink and drugs, has been slammed by Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt after putting his name to the official Robbie Williams Poker site.
Tom Tuxworth, public affairs manager for the listed British online betting group Betfair, told a South African parliamentary portfolio committee studying the possible legalisation of […]Read the rest »
A compulsive online gambler who stole almost GBP 400 000 from her employer was sent to jail in Norfolk, UK this week after a judge […]Read the rest »