2012 March 02 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
A private member’s bill by NDP MP Joe Comartin has paved the way for the Criminal Code to be amended to allow single-game wagering on football, hockey, baseball, soccer, basketball and other sports.
“All In — The Poker Movie” will get an advance screening next Tuesday by Westport producer/director Doug Tirola at the Avon Theater in Stamford.
Joe Comartin’s bill to legalize single-event sports betting passed its third reading in the House of Commons today and is headed to the Senate for debate.
Jurors will return to the federal courthouse at 8 a.m. Saturday for more discussions.
Las Vegas casino owner Steve Wynn unveiled details Friday of a proposed Massachusetts resort casino he hopes to develop near the home of the New England Patriots.
Sands earned $25.3 million from its slots, the casino's second-ever highest slots take.
By Evan Seal - Surrey North Delta Leader Published: March 01, 2012 12:00 PM Updated: March 01, 2012 1:43 PM Members of the media were given the opportunity on Thursday to have the first official glimpse at the 12-table poker room, which will feature no limit and limit poker games, outstanding food and beverage options, a full service bar and … (more)
The National Lottery operator Camelot is threatening the Gambling Commission with a judicial review within days unless it shuts down upstart competitor The Health Lottery, run by the Daily Express proprietor Richard Desmond.
— The odds on Las Vegas-style single-game sports betting are finally in Ontario’s favour.