2012 February 19 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
SACRAMENTO — As California considers a major expansion of legalized gambling, Gov. Jerry Brown wants to revamp how the state regulates the industry and protects its millions of customers.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — A study released last week says the state’s nine racetrack casinos have a nearly $2 billion economic impact and account for more than 17,000 jobs.
Day 3 of the 2012 PokerStars.net Latin American Poker Tour Grand Final wrapped up shortly after dinner on Sunday in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Tribune file photo) Jeremy Johnson is greeted by relatives after leaving the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City in 2011.
MANILA, Feb.19 (PNA) — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III has expressed alarm over an “undeniable increase” in gambling operations, both legal and illegal, in the country and wants the Senate Committee on Games and Amusement and other pertinent committees to conduct an inquiry to determine its social and economic impact on the people.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland lawmakers are still waiting for the big payout from the Legislatures gamble more than four years ago on legalized slot machines. To truly hit the jackpot, though, some lawmakers believe the state must expand gambling further, thro…
THE PROPOSAL to build a $1 billion casino barely a mile south of the District in Prince George’s County — a project tantamount to Las Vegas on the Potomac — is a grandiose grab for easy money. It is the latest symptom of gaming fever gone wild in Maryland, which, having trumpeted the supposed benefits of slot machine parlors only to discover they were badly hyped, is now flirting with the idea …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland lawmakers are still waiting for the big payout from the Legislatures gamble more than four years ago on legalized slot machines. To truly hit the jackpot, though, some lawmakers believe the state must expand gambling furth…
Don’t stick your nose where it doesn’t belong. That’s the advice a Niagara Falls man had for former TD economist Don Drummond regarding his recommendation that the provincial government close one of the two casinos currently operating in the city.[…]