2012 April 08 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
Those involved in negotiations over gambling laws in Illinois believe some sort of expansion will be debated again this spring in the General Assembly.
Julie Jacobson / The Associated Press archives Anyone who tries to tell you they haveni 1 2t had major setbacks in their poker careers is bluffing you big time.
LANSING — In the nearly 30 years since the casino industry began to form in Michigan, 25 gaming establishments have cropped up throughout the state.
ROCKTON — With efforts to bring a casino to Rockford tied up in the state Legislature, officials in at least two northern Winnebago County communities are pinning hopes to a casino just across the Wisconsin border.
When Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley brokered a compromise on slots in 2007, he cast it as a way to move beyond a divisive issue that had paralyzed Annapolis for years. The debate clearly hasn’t ended. On Monday, the final scheduled day of the Maryland General Assembly’s annual session, the issue of gambling will be front and center again. Read full article >>
Day 1 of the World Series of Poker Circuit Horseshoe Council Bluffs Main Event kicked off with two starting flights on Saturday.
Experts say Cleveland's new casino could attract chronic gamblers.
Casino gambling is coming to one of America's poorest cities, and with the glitz and new jobs it'll bring to Cleveland, the games of chance are also likely to attract troubled gamblers.
Corporate and tribal casino proposals in other communities are reigniting interest in the status of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' proposed casino-centered development at the former Great Lakes Downs racetrack site in Fruitport Township.