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Texas Gaming

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.
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

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.
article MOWA Choctaw gaming facility joins a list of defeated enterprises (11/23/2013)
(Alabama) -- Inside the emptied room, Framon Weaver stands, the leader of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians, surrounded by another fleeting economic dream. “This is...
article Statement on Center Stage Bingo Machine Ruling (10/18/2013)
(Alabama) -- Attorney General Luther Strange is pleased to announce that Houston County Presiding Circuit Judge Michael Conaway has issued a decisive ruling in a case...
article State, HEDA file final bingo arguments (9/26/2013)
(Alabama) -- Lawyers for the State of Alabama and the Houston Economic Development Association made their final cases to a local judge this week, the final step before...
article Former Attorney General Troy King forms company to promote bingo game (4/20/2013)
(Alabama) -- Former Alabama Attorney General Troy King, a veteran of the state's bingo wars, is now in the business of promoting a bingo game that plays something...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Catawba Nation

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...
article Catawba Indian Nation signs lease on Rock Hill bingo hall (12/25/2013)
(South Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation has signed a lease with a Cherry Road shopping center owner to bring high-stakes bingo back to Rock Hill by March.
article Catawba Indian Nation looking to bring ‘high stakes bingo’ back to Rock Hill (7/19/2013)
(South Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation is working to finalize a lease agreement to bring back its “high stakes bingo” business on Cherry Road in Rock...
5 Total Articles 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.
article Casino-like gambling arrives at Cambrige Bingo Centre (10/26/2013)
(Ontario) -- Plagued by dwindling crowds and declining proceeds, Cambridge Bingo Centre is gambling that casino-like electronic games will boost revenues and ultimately...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Poarch Creek

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...
1 Article 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

Ohio Gaming

article Ohio bingo profits dropping (12/9/2013)
(Ohio) -- Profits generated by Ohio charities on bingo games have dropped steadily in recent years, according to state statistics.
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article 'Bingo' game room taking another bite at the gambling apple (12/8/2013)
(Florida) -- They are billed as bingo halls, but the traditional elements of the game are not the main draw. Instead of rows of tables crammed with players marking off...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Nurse wins $54K at bingo (11/22/2013)
(California) -- Merrilie Rousseau, a registered nurse, drove out to the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula on Saturday, Oct. 26 to check out the resort and their...
article PECHANGA: Disco the night away at bingo Sept. 28 (9/22/2013)
(California) -- After its wildly successful launch last month, it’s no surprise that Pechanga Resort and Casino is bringing back Cosmic Bingo for another go round...
article Bingo returns to Pechanga Casino & Resort (7/9/2013)
(California) -- Pechanga Bingo made its permanent return to Pechanga Resort & Casino with a grand opening and ribbon cutting on July 4th.
article PECHANGA: Bingo returns with 4th of July grand opening (7/2/2013)
(California) -- Pechanga Bingo is making its return to the resort with a big four-day grand opening session during Fourth of July weekend. The casino has renovated Silk...
press release Grand Opening of Pechanga Bingo set for July 4-7 (6/26/2013)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino introduces a whole new attitude in bingo coming to the resort/casino starting Thursday, July 4. Pechanga Bingo makes its...
article PECHANGA: Bingo grand opening Fourth of July weekend (6/17/2013)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort and Casino is ready to open its new state of the art bingo hall. The grand opening will take place Fouth of July weekend.
article Pechanga bringing bingo back, for good (5/21/2013)
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians announced Tuesday it will be building a dedicated bingo hall at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, a move that should...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article NYE bingo brings out big bucks (11/11/2013)
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino will once again have its New Year’s Eve bingo, with this year featuring a $100,000 payout. It all starts with...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Country Online

article Tribes Eye Bingo Route To Internet Gambling Market [sub req'd] (9/30/2013)
(Las Vegas) -- The electronic bingo games that led to a landmark 1987 U.S. Supreme Court decision and congressional legislation allowing Las Vegas-style casinos on...
1 Article on this Issue

Maine Gaming

article Maine veterans groups struggle as they lose bingo players to casinos (8/18/2013)
(Maine) -- The American Legion and other veterans' organizations in Maine are facing financial woes as bingo revenues dry up, resulting in fewer donations back to...
article Maine Officials Block Penobscot Bingo Upgrade—Again (6/18/2013)
(Maine) -- Although Maine officials are not renowned for their expertise in gaming machine technology, they have blocked a bill which would allow the Penobscot Indian...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cayuga Indian Nation

article Cayuga Nation won't seek gambling license for Class II facility (7/29/2013)
(New York) -- The Cayuga Nation of New York won't be seeking local approval for its Class II gaming facility. The tribe reopened the LakeSide Entertainment earlier...
article Cayuga Indian Nation says it won't get bingo hall license from Union Springs (7/26/2013)
(New York) -- The Cayuga Indian Nation and the village of Union Springs might be headed back to court after the tribe said it won't comply with village's...
article Molloy: You call it gaming, I call it gambling (7/14/2013)
(New York) -- It seems that while Old McDonald had a farm, there doesn’t seem to be anyone singing the praises of any bingo that might take place in the farming...
article Cayuga Indian bingo hall ordered to obtain Union Springs gambling license (7/9/2013)
(New York) -- The village of Union Springs has ordered the newly re-opened Cayuga Indian bingo hall to apply for a license from the village. The "Order to Remedy...
article Cayugas reopen dormant bingo hall in central NY (7/5/2013)
(New York) -- The Cayuga Indian Nation says it has reopened a bingo hall in central New York eight years after shutting down in the middle of a dispute with local...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article LETTER: Bingo hall no good for Union Springs (7/14/2013)
(New York) -- I am concerned that the Native Americans have reopened their bingo hall in Union Springs. This activity is not good for the community.
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Commission

article National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) Reverses Stance On One-Touch Bingo Classification (7/7/2013)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has proposed a rule that will classify one-touch bingo as Class II gaming, reversing its previous...
1 Article on this Issue

Class II

article NIGC proposes to classify one-touch bingo as Class II game (6/24/2013)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission is proposing to classify one-touch bingo as a Class II game, according to a forthcoming Federal Register...
1 Article on this Issue

Vikings Stadium

article E-Bingo Now Closely Watched as Funding Source for Vikes Stadium (5/8/2013)
(Minnesota) -- Electronic pull tabs have not done so well and that means electronic bingo will be under a microscope of scrutiny.
article Could E-bingo be the answer to the stadium revenue issue? (4/29/2013)
(Minnesota) -- Electronic pull tabs have come up short when it comes to revenue. Originally expected to bring in $35 million the first year, it's now predicted to...
article Minnesota bets on e-bingo to fund Vikings stadium (4/27/2013)
(Minnesota) -- Starting this week, Minnesota will be the first state to launch statewide electronic bingo systems allowing players at dozens of locations to compete for...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article Back to bingo: Former cafe players try luck at old game (4/28/2013)
(Florida) -- Peg Kane is back after a two-year hiatus. But playing bingo isn't her first choice. "I'm an Internet cafe player," said Kane, 72, as she...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Greene County Bingo Parlors Re-Open After Raid By State Authorities (4/18/2014)
(Alabama) -- Some of Greene County's bingo parlors are reopening following a raid by state authorities. The Tuscaloosa News reports that Sheriff Joe Benison says the...
article Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room (4/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Rampart Casino’s new bingo room is opening Saturday, with six one-hour sessions every day. The 300-seat room next to the buffet will include...
article Bingo! Viejas Tribe Brings Gaming to Shopping Center Near San Diego (4/11/2014)
(California) -- The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians selected a highly trafficked area for its new Bingo Hall—the Viejas Outlets. It is believed to be California...
article Henry Jackson considers gamble on Gala Bingo (4/8/2014)
(UK) -- Henry Jackson, the man behind the takeover of collapsed electricals group Comet, is eyeing bingo group Gala Bingo.
press release Viejas Casino & Resort Opens New Bingo Hall at Viejas Outlets (4/5/2014)
(California) -- What is believed to be California’s first-ever bingo hall to be located in a shopping center opened today at Viejas Outlets east of San Diego.
article Viejas moves bingo hall into outlet mall (4/3/2014)
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort has relocated its bingo hall to the adjoining outlet mall, making room for more slot machines in the casino and bringing more...
article Court strips electronic bingo losers of class certification (4/2/2014)
(Georgia) -- An appeals court has rescinded the class certification granted to plaintiffs who had filed a lawsuit seeking the return of money they had lost playing...
article OUTrageous events aren't your grandma's bingo (3/30/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Anyone who thinks bingo is a drag would find OUTrageous Bingo a real game changer. At a time when traditional venues are struggling, this monthly event...
article Bingo protest prompts jackpot turnout (3/27/2014)
(British Columbia) -- Close to 50 seniors gathered at Minoru Arenas yesterday morning to voice their concerns and attempt to overturn the recent Thursday bingo closure.
article Speakers announced for Bingo World (3/27/2014)
(Mississippi) -- Bingo World will return May 6-8 to the Southern Gaming Summit with a lineup of speakers, an expo and the popular Bingo University that will look at...
article UK Bingo Halls Celebrate Tax Cut (3/23/2014)
(UK) -- Bingo halls in the UK are celebrating after the Chancellor, George Osborne, cut the bingo duty rate to 10% in this year’s budget. Osborne cut the rate...
article Surrey group applauds removal of bingo hall slot machines (3/16/2014)
(Canada) -- A community group in Newton is applauding Surrey City Council’s decision to push for slot machines to be removed from a local bingo hall.
article Surrey wants temporary slot machines removed (3/11/2014)
(British Columbia) -- The city of Surrey is pushing for the removal of 150 slot machines from Newton Square Bingo Hall, saying the owner of the property is not likely to...
article North bingo bosses urge George Osborne to reduce tax (3/2/2014)
(UK) -- George Osborne is being urged to get his eyes down on plans to slash taxes on bingo in a bid to boost the Tories’ image among working class voters in the...
article Blackpool luckiest place for bingo (2/26/2014)
(UK) -- The bustling seaside resort of Blackpool has been named Britain's luckiest town after a study of national bingo wins.
article Rampart appoints bingo manager for new room (2/22/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Rampart Casino has appointed Joanne Farwell as bingo manager in preparation for its new bingo room, opening this spring.
article First Nations bingo-VLT centre targets ferry start (2/21/2014)
(Nova Scotia) -- It’s bingo four nights a week and Saturday afternoons as Yarmouth’s newest gambling centre has begun welcoming the public.
article Liberals under fire for $140,000 plan to save P.E.I.’s failing charity bingo industry (2/12/2014)
(Prince Edward Island) -- The P.E.I. bingo industry is failing, like bingo halls across the country a victim of changing habits and smoking bans. But the island’s...
article MPs back calls for bingo tax cut in UK (1/21/2014)
(UK) -- A group of 54 MPs is backing calls to cut gambling taxes on bingo in the UK in order to halt the amount of hall closures in the country.
article Derby bingo halls' fight for lower tax wins backing of MP Nigel Mills (1/20/2014)
(UK) -- BOSSES at Derby bingo clubs are calling on people to back a campaign to cut gambling taxes on the game – and now have the backing of Amber Valley MP Nigel...

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