2012 April 01 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
SPRINGFIELD — The wait for video gambling in Illinois could be over in a matter of months, but some state officials are tamping down expectations of a big payday for the state.
Jason Aldean wasn't having much luck at the slot machines. He already lost $500 this weekend.
Province gives current deal just one more year, asks for proposals from private sector to take over Flamboro Downs slots.
The move may be the Peacock network’s response to ABC’s upping the stakes in the morning news show ratings poker game.
Advocates of a proposed casino in Prince George’s County sought over the weekend to bolster the support of state delegates from the jurisdiction with talk of several proposed amendments to pending legislation. Read full article >>
Residents have waited decades for a $500 million container port to be built on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.
The Committee for More Michigan Jobs is seeking approval from the state this week to launch a $50 million campaign aimed at convincing Michigan voters to allow casinos in Cadillac, Birch Run, Detroit, Grand Rapids and other cities.
Opponents of Internet cafés say the establishments expose a loophole in state gaming laws. Patrons pay to use a computer game that resembles a slot machine, which reveals whether they have won a sweepstakes. To critics, that sounds too much like slot machine gambling, which is illegal in most Florida counties, including Lee and Collier.
LIMBANG: The police have never taken online gambling lightly and are keeping a keen eye on the activity in the district.