2012 February 08 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
St. Johns County commissioners this week voted 3-2 to retain a Jan. 17 resolution asking if voters would allow slot machines at St. Johns Greyhound Park & Poker on Race Track Road.
JOLIET — Casino numbers were so bad in January that budget makers for the city of Joliet already are taking a harder look at the gambling revenues they expect in 2012.If the January numbers are repeated in February, the city will have to consider deeper budget cuts, City Manager Thomas Thanas said.The 2012 Joliet budget forecasts a $500,000 decline in casino tax revenues for the entire year. But …
Authorities in Jefferson County have raided a bingo hall and seized 58 gambling machines.
COLUMBUS , Ohio — An Ohio bill that makes broad changes to the state’s gambling laws cleared a legislative panel Wednesday with bipartisan approval, though state lawmakers were split over whether to devote additional money toward helping gambling addicts.
The SugarHouse Casino opened in Philadelphia with two leggy showgirls posing next to a bespectacled Benjamin Franklin re-enactor.
The Kialegee Tribal Town is facing opposition as it continues construction of the Red Clay Casino in Broken Arrow. But this is not the tribe's first development attempt.
CONCORD – For the third time in a month, House Republican leaders canceled a showdown vote on whether to legalize casino gambling. At the urging of top supporters, the House instead voted to kick the bill back to committee for a public hearing. Rep. Stephen Stepanek, R-Amherst, said the proposed changes to the measure, HB 593, were significant enough to warrant more public comment before the …
The poker world was shocked by the news that Thor Hansen had developed terminal cancer.
On Wednesday, online casino operator Circus Groupe , and PokerStars.com announced that www.pokerstars.be has become one of the first online poker sites in Belgium to be granted the Casino de Namur A+ license .