2012 March 27 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
THE comforts of home and anonymity are luring growing numbers to internet gambling, say academics at Southern Cross University.
ANNAPOLIS — The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that could bring a casino to Prince George's County and table games to the state, but the proposal faces a tougher test in the House over concerns it might oversaturate the local gambling market. The Senate voted 35-11 in favor of the …
Before poker was cool, it was cooler. And not only in casinos. Behind closed doors, it was the preserve of a covert, often illegal New York club scene that symbolized a golden age of gaming.
The Casino Association of Goa said that the increase in the annual licence fee may lead them to close down their casino operations in the state.
The Sanshui bureau of public security in Foshan, South China's Guangdong province, is looking into the case of 26 middle school students who were caught betting on NBA basketball games this past month to the tune of some 34,000 yuan ($5,400).
To prevent 115 Schaumburg businesses from becoming automatically eligible for video gambling machines later this year, village trustees Tuesday exercised their right to ban such gambling. The decision makes official the direction the village board has been leaning almost ever since Gov. Pat Quinn approved a $31 billion capital improvement package and signed the Video Gaming Act in July 2009.
A Boca Raton woman has filed a lawsuit asking a judge to take a slot machine referendum off the November ballot in Palm Beach County because she believes it "may be nothing more than a straw poll."
Tracks could fail as slot-machine money dries up, industry officials say
One of two men nearing trial in a case that shut down U.S. operations for three Internet poker companies has admitted he conspired with others to deceive U.S. financial institutions so they would process hundreds of millions of dollars in gaming transactions.