2012 April 13 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
I would be interested in seeing a survey of how many people would vote to legalize poker or other games of chance.
Handmade signs urging residents to “Stop the Casino” dot the two-lane road known as state Route 94 as it cuts through the East County hamlet of Jamul. Just south of town sits Jamul Indian Village, a rolling, 6-acre patch of rocks and dirt being eyed for a $230-million gaming center projected to generate more than 10,000 automobile trips every day.
South Coast Rail and a Southeastern Massachusetts casino wouldn’t seem to have much in common, except possibly their “Waiting for Godot” timetable. We have been talking about both for over two decades, but unlike the various casino proposals, at least the rail project is making slow and steady progress. But is there a possibility that these two would-be developments could be mutually beneficial …
That leaves the tour companies uncertain about how much business they'll find here. Instead, some are planning trips to Toledo and Columbus, where new casinos are expected to offer incentives.
On the anniversary of the biggest shakeup in the online gaming world, poker in the digital age is a far cry from what it was just one year ago.
Bookmaker William Hill paid out GBP 100 000 on a GBP 500 000 single bet placed on Big Bucks continuing his winning streak by making […]Read the rest »
The developer behind a proposed gambling complex in Gwinnett County is trying to sweeten the deal. On Friday, developer Dan O’Leary announced he will donate nine acres of the land for a possible transit station onsite in Norcross. But, the project remains a tough sell. Channel 2’s Kerry Kavanaugh met with O’Leary at the proposed site off Jimmy Carter Boulevard in Norcross. O’Leary believes the …
A casino outside Pittsburgh has a new parking garage as part of a $25 million expansion project.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's top budget adviser says nearly $783 million in gambling proceeds are available for tax relief this year.Budget Secretary Charles Zogby announced the total Friday, saying …