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Alabama Gaming

article Alabama Supreme Court ruling in Houston County gaming case has implications for Greene County electronic bingo (11/25/2014)
(Alabama) -- Attorney General Luther Strange today announced a decisive victory in an Alabama Supreme Court case involving “electronic bingo.” The case is...
article Alabama Supreme court rules against Dothan gambling hall (11/21/2014)
(Alabama) -- Alabama's highest court on Friday upheld the attorney general's raid on Center Stage gambling hall near Dothan. The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that...
article Luther Strange, Alabama AG, files sealed motion in Greene Co. bingo case against his own staff (5/22/2014)
(Alabama) -- The Greene County Democrat has learned that Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has filed a sealed motion in an upcoming case of “perjury and...
article AG Strange, Sheriff Hale Announce Court Victory In Electronic Bingo (4/15/2014)
(Alabama) -- Attorney General Luther Strange and Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale today announced a decisive ruling in a Jefferson County case involving so-called...
article Alabama AG, Jefferson County sheriff applaud court ruling in bingo raid (4/15/2014)
(Alabama) -- A joint electronic bingo raid three years ago by Jefferson county Sheriff Mike Hale and Attorney General Luther Strange has been upheld in court. Circuit...
article Ala. Supreme Court rules for state in bingo cases (4/2/2014)
(Alabama) -- The Alabama Supreme Court has again sided with the state's attorney general in attempts to shut down electronic bingo casinos.
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article Has racino affected the bingo crowds? (11/24/2014)
(Ohio) -- The start of live thoroughbred horse racing is sure to attract plenty of people to the racino in Austintown. Then there’s the crowd who prefers to play...
article Area bingos holding on as racinos open up (5/25/2014)
(Ohio) -- Six months after the Miami Valley Gaming opened up its racino, the new gambling venue is reportedly having an impact on at least one Middletown bingo game that...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Santa Ysabel

article Californian Tribe Served Federal Lawsuit Over Online Gambling Site (11/23/2014)
(California) -- On Tuesday, 18th November, the state of California brought a federal lawsuit against the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel after it launched a real-money...
article Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel Hit by Cease-and-Desist Federal Order (11/22/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is facing the first legal challenge to its new online bingo platform, which could impact its impending online poker site...
article Injunction Filed Against Iipay Tribe for Gambling Launch (11/22/2014)
(California) -- Criminal complaints have been filed by the State of California against the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, or otherwise known as Santa Ysabel Band of...
article Santa Ysabel Online Gambling Goes Live in California, But Not With Poker (11/4/2014)
(California) -- The Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel, the go-it-alone tribal gaming operator that has vowed to launch a real-money online poker site whether California...
article Santa Ysabel Temporarily Forgoes Real-Money Online Poker for…Bingo? (10/8/2014)
(California) -- As first reported by Chris Grove via his daily newsletter OPR Quick Take, the Santa Ysabel tribe is putting its real-money online poker plans on...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Alabama Supreme Court says no electronic bingo (11/21/2014)
(Alabama) -- Alabama's highest court on Friday upheld the attorney general's raid on Center Stage gambling hall and made it clear that bingo can't legally be...
article That's not bingo, Alabama Supreme Court says about machines seized in Houston County (11/21/2014)
(Alabama) -- The Alabama Supreme Court ruled 9-0 today that electronic machines seized from a Houston County casino are illegal gambling devices and not bingo machines.
article Plan to bring slot-style bingo to Jacksonville getting scant consideration (2/12/2014)
(Florida) -- Bringing slot-style bingo machines to places along Interstate 10, including Jacksonville, has not gotten a lot of consideration as a Senate committee...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Oneida bingo book author to visit history museum (11/16/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- The author of a book detailing how bingo games helped revived the Oneida Nation’s economy is set to visit the Wisconsin Historical Museum this week.
1 Article on this Issue

Victoryland

article VictoryLand trial focuses on definition of bingo (9/14/2014)
(Alabama) -- A judge trying to decide the legality of 1,615 gambling machines seized from VictoryLand casino in Macon County said Friday the issue would be simpler if a...
article Alabama casino trial focuses on bingo definition (9/13/2014)
(Alabama) -- A judge weighing the legality of gambling machines seized from VictoryLand casino in Macon County said Friday the issue would be simpler if a constitutional...
article Experts testify whether bingo or slot machines (9/12/2014)
(Alabama) -- The third day of a trial over gambling machines confiscated from VictoryLand casino in Shorter was spent mostly arguing the heart of the conflict that has...
article Our view: Another chapter in bingo controversy (9/12/2014)
(Alabama) -- The long-running controversy over the differences or similarities between electronic bingo machines and casino-style slot machines has found itself in a...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Texas Gaming

article Change is coming to Texas bingo halls (8/13/2014)
(Texas) -- Bingo in Texas is about to get a digital supercharge. The Texas Lottery Commission gave the green light Tuesday to upgrading so-called card minders, small...
article Decision delayed on allowing slot-machine like devices in Texas (8/5/2014)
(Texas) -- Texas officials aren’t ready to take up the issue of historical racing — and perhaps they never will. Texas racing commissioners said Tuesday that...
article Texas Bingo Officials Consider Some Changes (8/5/2014)
(Texas) -- The Texas Lottery Commission is considering whether to allow electronic card machine software to speed up the gaming process.
article Is Texas ready to upgrade bingo technology? (8/4/2014)
(Texas) -- Bingo halls could soon be allowed to pick up the pace of play for their games — a move that could make it easier for people to spend more, which in turn...
article Texas Lottery Commission hears opposing views on technology to make bingo games start quickly (8/4/2014)
(Texas) -- Bingo players in Texas could soon be able to skip the lines and buy games electronically. Texas bingo officials are considering permitting electronic card...
article Plan to bring more technology to bingo on table in Texas (8/2/2014)
(Texas) -- Some say it’s time to bring Texas’ bingo halls into the 21st century. That’s why bingo advocates are asking state officials to allow an...
article Texas bingo operators win suit to lobby lawmakers (7/30/2014)
(Texas) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that charitable bingo operators can use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including...
article Texas bingo operators win suit to lobby lawmakers (7/29/2014)
(Texas) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that charitable bingo operators can use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including...
article Faced with conservative opposition, lottery commission delays bingo vote (4/16/2014)
(Texas) -- The Texas Lottery Commission delayed a vote Wednesday that could have allowed bingo hall operators in Texas to include a video component in their games.
article Texas Lottery Commission delays decision on expanding bingo rules (4/16/2014)
(Texas) -- State lottery officials on Wednesday delayed voting on a proposal to let bingo halls in Texas use certain electronic devices that some fear would expand...
article Proposal would allow slot-machine-like devices in Texas bingo halls (4/15/2014)
(Texas) -- A proposal to let bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines is drawing fire from opponents who say it will expand gambling.
article Texas agency to weigh slotlike devices at bingo halls (4/13/2014)
(Texas) -- The Texas Lottery Commission is set to consider this week letting bingo halls in the state use electronic devices similar to slot machines.
article Proposal would allow slot-machine-like devices in Texas bingo halls (4/12/2014)
(Texas) -- A proposal to let bingo halls in Texas use electronic devices similar to slot machines is drawing fire from opponents who say it will expand gambling.
13 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Downe Township to allow bingo and raffle licenses (7/20/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The township committee voted 4-0 at its regular July meeting last week to adopt an ordinance which repeals a long-standing ordinance that banned games of...
1 Article on this Issue

Catawba Nation

article Bingo a winning number for Catawba Indians (7/19/2014)
(South Carolina) -- Five minutes before the first number was called, three Charlotte women – “old retired broads,” they call themselves – sat...
article Catawba Indian Nation offers something different with bingo (7/19/2014)
(South Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation officially gets back into bingo gaming this weekend. The tribe got out of the bingo business back in 2006, citing...
article A look inside the new Catawba bingo hall in Rock Hill (7/18/2014)
(South Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation returns to the business of bingo in Rock Hill on Saturday. First game at the new hall on Cherry Road is 2 p.m. and the...
article Waiting on word of casino, Catawba Indian Nation plays bingo (7/17/2014)
(North Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation is getting back into bingo gaming in for the first time since 2006. Catawba Bingo on Cherry Road in Rock Hill opens to the...
article Catawbas hire NC tribe to build new SC bingo hall (5/26/2014)
(South Carolina) -- When the Catawba Indians wanted to turn a former grocery store into a bingo hall, they did what any other business would do: They hired a contractor.
article Catawba bingo could return to Rock Hill as soon as next month (4/4/2014)
(South Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation is looking to bring high-stakes bingo back to Rock Hill as soon as May. That was the word today from Catawba Chief Bill...
article Construction begins on new Catawba bingo parlor in Rock Hill (2/28/2014)
(South Carolina) -- A subsidiary of the company assisting the Catawba Indian Nation in its efforts to open a gambling casino will manage the tribe’s new bingo...
article OP/ED; Catawba bingo hall is welcome addition (1/2/2014)
(South Carolina) -- The high-stakes bingo parlor the Catawba Indian Nation plans to open on Cherry Road would be an updated and upgraded version of the one it operated...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Bingo going bust in NY (6/7/2014)
(New York) -- Younger generations are choosing casinos and flashy slot machines over sitting in churches and centers waiting for a chance to yell "Bingo!" Over...
1 Article on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article The call of bingo (2/16/2014)
(South Dakota) -- the Dell Rapids American Legion Hall, $9 buys a night of no-frills bingo. For that amount, you get two sessions each of 10 bingo games, three 25-cent-...
1 Article on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article EDITORIAL -- OLG not a saviour for bingo halls (2/12/2014)
(Ontario) -- We aren't sure whether bingo operators would have laughed or cried after reading or hearing comments made at Belleville city council Monday night.
article OLG wants to say bingo! (2/10/2014)
(Ontario) -- The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is looking to generate revenue from more than just a casino proposed for this area, city council heard Monday.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Bigger prizes may be jackpot for charity bingos in Indiana (1/24/2014)
(Indiana) -- Bingo players in church basements and American Legion halls could hit much bigger jackpots this summer if legislators raise the limits on prize money.
1 Article on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article New law allows ‘network bingo’ for Va. charities (12/30/2013)
(Virginia) -- Hundreds of Virginia nonprofit organizations hope to reverse a steady decline in bingo revenue by joining forces for a weekly game offering a top prize of...
article New law allows ‘network bingo’ for Va. charities (12/28/2013)
(Virginia) -- Hundreds of Virginia nonprofit organizations hope to reverse a steady decline in bingo revenue by joining forces for a weekly game offering a top prize of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Union County bingo parlor busted for big payouts (11/15/2014)
(North Carolina) -- Four Union County residents have been charged with felony gambling violations after sheriff's investigators say they found an illegal bingo...
article New laws could introduce bingo machines to shopping centres - would you play? (10/7/2014)
(South Africa) -- South African officials have come under the spotlight after revealing new proposals to introduce electronic bingo machines to shopping centres. The...
article UK Market Loses Microgaming Bingo Brands (9/29/2014)
(UK) -- Tomorrow it’s not only changes for Vehicle Road Tax that come into play but also new licensing regulations from the Gambling Commission, at least that was...
article Bingo: Station Casinos hoping an old game can attract a young crowd (9/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- In an attempt to lure young gamblers, Station Casinos is turning to what may seem like an unlikely game: bingo. Long the domain of the elderly, bingo...
article E-Bingo highly addictive researcher warns (9/24/2014)
(Canada) -- The Responsible Gambling Council will be setting up information booths at three locations in Windsor this week for Problem Gambling Prevention Week where...
article Rockaway seniors told they can’t play bingo (9/24/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Pauline Dademo has lived at the Pleasant View Village senior home for the past 14 years and says the best parts of her week usually are playing bingo.
article South African-Indians protest over bingo machines in malls (9/20/2014)
(South Africa) -- South African-Indians have slammed the proposed legislation allowing electronic bingo machines in shopping malls for gambling across KwaZulu-Natal...
article Bingo! Life Is Beautiful sets its gallery, street program in downtown Las Vegas (9/13/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Patrick Duffy sounds as if he’s on top of the world, and maybe he is, metaphorically. But in fact, he’s on top of an old hotel in downtown Las...
article Outcry over shopping mall bingo (9/12/2014)
(South Africa) -- There has been an outcry from the public and casinos against the introduction of electronic bingo terminals (EBTs) in shopping malls.
article Bingo ejects Tourette’s sufferer over Savile shout (9/1/2014)
(UK) -- A TOURETTE’S sufferer was thrown out of his local bingo hall after shouting “Jimmy Savile’s got my leg”. Louis Bunn, 23, from Eastbourne...
article Antioch buys more time to mull restrictions on bingo halls (8/27/2014)
(California) -- Would-be bingo hall operators will have to wait longer to see what kind of gambling regulations the city will adopt.
article The last bingo hall in Cheltenham faces demolition to make way for housing as smoking ban and online gaming takes its toll (8/17/2014)
(UK) -- The last surviving bingo hall in Cheltenham faces closure after plans to demolish it to make way for apartments and houses were unveiled.
article Meet the man trying to breathe new life into bingo (8/16/2014)
(UK) -- Decades ago, the directors of Rank Group would have been rubbing shoulders with the likes of Sir Laurence Olivier and Little Richard. Nowadays, they are more...
article Bingo is back at Thunder Valley Casino (8/15/2014)
(California) -- Facing an increasingly competitive business environment, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is reaching for new customers, by bringing back bingo.
article Kansas parents fear end of bingo fundraisers (8/4/2014)
(Kansas) -- Some parents at a Wichita school fear their annual bingo-night fundraiser will be canceled, after district officials reminded them that state law forbids pay...
article North Cotabato wants to ban PCSO's 'Bingo Milyonaryo' (8/2/2014)
(Philippines) -- The North Cotabato provincial board has urged local government units in the province to ban the operations of the “Bingo Milyonaryo” of the...
article La Crescent church ends long-standing bingo games (8/2/2014)
(Minnesota) -- You might call it the final blackout. Sunday night marked the end of an era at The Church of the Crucifixion in La Crescent when the last ball was drawn,...
article Judge halts Berkeley County Humane Society's bingo games (8/1/2014)
(West Virginia) -- A judge has dismissed the Berkeley County Humane Society's challenge of a county health board decision to ban smoking at bingo operations after...
article Marion judge upholds decision to close Ocala bingo hall (7/22/2014)
(Florida) -- A Marion County judge says a bingo hall has to close. County commissioners voted to close 200 Bingo for code enforcement violations. Their decision was...
article Ocala Bingo Hall Ordered To Close Again (7/22/2014)
(Florida) -- Its number is up. A bingo hall in North Central Florida has been told to desist. The hall which was run by a charity in Ocala called, Unity Place must close...

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