Herbert to Congress: Don’t legalize online gambling
Herbert to Congress: Don’t legalize online gambling By Matt Canham The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 12, 2012 10:48AM MDT Washington • Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is pressing congressional leaders to block any attempt at legalizing online gambling for fear that it could end the state’s total ban on games of chance. Herbert sent a letter on April 4 to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House …
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Casino gambling facts:
- Riverboat Gaming Has Captured 20% of the Casino Market Share. Mississippi now has more gambling square footage than Atlantic City.
- The MGM Grand, situated on the a Las Vegas strip has come up with a brand new slogan to promote the casino, "Think of all the New Year's resolutions you'll break." Some say it might even rival the famous Las Vegas catchphrase, "What happens here, stays here."
- Keno, the casino version of lotto, originated in China nearly 2000 years ago when Cheung Heung devised a lottery as a way of raising funds for his province's army.
- Bingo as we know it today is a form of lottery and is a direct descendant of Lo Giuoco del Lotto d'Italia - the Italian National Lottery organized in 1530.