Listing of Online Casino News for March 2008

No Casino Games In Kentucky
Added: March 30, 2008

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear announced that the casino initiative he was backing to bring in slot machines, roulette wheels, and blackjack tables into the states is dead.

Elvis Has Not Left The Building
Added: March 28, 2008

FX Real Estate and Entertainment has announced that they are going to move ahead and continue their development plans to construct a casino on the Las Vegas Strip dedicated to…who else?  Elvis Presley.

Caesars Gets First Non-United States Casino
Added: March 26, 2008

Casino Windsor, will be adding the name ‘Caesars’ to all of its signs sometime in June.  Casino Windsor is Ontario’s premiere gambling hall, and while they insist that they will not be rebranding their properties to match, they are looking forward to the new partnership...

Chicago North Harbor Gets a Boost Thanks to Casino
Added: March 24, 2008

With all the recent bad publicity casinos and gambling have been getting in the news, its nice to occasionally see the plus side of having a gamin establishment in your city and how its revenues are being put to positive use.

Casino Bill Dead By 108 to 46
Added: March 23, 2008

There is no doubt about it; Massachusetts will not be getting three more casinos.  The bill that was introduced by Governor Deval Patrick was rejected by the house 108 to 46.

Casinos No Go In Massachusetts
Added: March 20, 2008

Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick is not having a good day.  He received word that the legislative committee reviewing his casino gambling bill has given the recommendation to reject the bill, squashing the hope of getting three new revenue making casinos constructed in the state.

Casino Debate Still Raging
Added: March 18, 2008

Massachusetts may find a state wide referendum on the ballots if the House kills a gambling proposal latter in the week.  Senator Steven Panagiotakos, a Democrat and a member of the state’s Ways and Means Committee, feels that the gambling issue is too important...

Court Intervention Sought By Native Indian Tribe
Added: March 17, 2008

Oklahoma’s Fort Sill Apache tribe has filed suit in the federal court in Oklahoma City to help get their casino in Luna County opened after the Governor of Oklahoma, Bill Richardson, swore to block access to the establishment using law enforcement...

Casino Smoking Ban Could Be Challenged
Added: March 14, 2008

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe are getting set to fight a law that would prohibit smoking at the two tribal casinos, Foxwoods Resort Casino, and the Mohegan Sun.

Indian Casino Move May Make History
Added: March 12, 2008

In what could be a historic move, the Eagle Mountain Casino outside of Porterville, California may get permission to move the establishment from its current location on Reservation Road to the South Valley floor.

Are Casinos Pushing Out Horse Tracks
Added: March 10, 2008

Gamblers in De Moines, Iowa sit at the slot machines and gambling tables at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino all day and night.  Unfortunately, that is leaving the stands at the establishment’s horse track pretty well empty.  This scene is not unique to the Iowa casino.

Casino and Poker Sites Targets By Extortionists
Added: March 8, 2008

Computer hackers are doing everything they can to get to personal information and the latest attacks have been hitting online gambling sites.  Casino and poker sites have now been targeted by online extortionists and system wide shutdowns are being caused by the cyber sabotage.

New Software Could Peg Online Player DNA
Added: March 6, 2008

Online poker players do not have the luxury of being able to see their opponent’s faces, a trick many use when playing poker to decide which way to go with their hands.  They cannot tell if their opponent is bluffing unless they have played against...

The 2008 Irish Open
Added: March 4, 2008

Everyone in the poker world – and probably quite a few people who aren’t – has heard of the World Series of Poker tournament.  There is another tournament that is just as well known and that is the Irish Open.

Political Contribution Ban For Casinos Not Equal
Added: March 2, 2008

The state of Pennsylvania’s recent ban on allowing their lawmakers to accept political contributions from casino firms is not all-encompassing or equal.  According to the wording of the law, licensed officers and key employees are not allowed to contribute to political campaigns.