Casino and Gambling news stories from Jan 2010

Police say topless dealers and more involved in illicit gambling tournaments - Thursday 21st of January 2010

An undercover sting has broken up an illicit operation in Kent County. The bust took place over the weekend at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Kentwood and police say it was the culmination of a long investigation. Detectives also say that gambling was ju....


Government proposes to bring ban on gambling business until adoption of special law - Thursday 21st of January 2010

The government of Ukraine has proposed to suspend some points of a law on licensing certain kinds of economic activities that regulates the issuing of licenses for the organization and running of gambling businesses. The Cabinet of Ministers register....


Singapores First Casino-resort Opens - Thursday 21st of January 2010

Singapores first casino-resort partially opened Wednesday, a key part of a government plan to reduce reliance on manufacturing and brand the tightly controlled city-state as a cosmopolitan Asian capital.Resorts World Sentosa, built by Malaysias Genti....


Twitter Allowed at WSOP 2010 - Thursday 21st of January 2010

The WSOP have updated their rules regarding cell phone use for the 2010 series. Previously poker players were banned from using their phones for any purpose while seating at the table but now, while players must adhere to the same rules whilst involv....


Wynn Divorce May Mint New Billionaire - Thursday 21st of January 2010

It might be time to carve out some room for a new billionaire on The Forbes 400.Steve and Elaine Wynn, Las Vegasí long-reigning power couple, have finalized their divorce, the Associate Press reported today, citing a divorce decree filed in Las Vegas....


Gaming industry group elects Boyd CEO as chairman - Thursday 21st of January 2010

The American Gaming Association has elected Boyd Gaming Corp. CEO Keith Smith as its next chairman.The industry group for commercial casinos says Smith will replace T.J. Matthews, the former chairman of International Game Technology.Smith first joine....