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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...
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.
9 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

Ohio Gaming

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...
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.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

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.
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...
7 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

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...
2 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

Other News

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...
article B-9!: How Two Oneida Women Dabbed Bingo into the Tribe's History to Save Community (7/17/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawotomi tribe recently announced it has dropped the word "bingo" from its casino complex in Milwaukee, which will soon include a hotel.
article Alexandria City Council temporarily lifts moratorium on new bingo halls (7/8/2014)
(Louisiana) -- The public will get more places to play bingo in Alexandria after the City Council today temporarily lifted a moratorium on new bingo halls.
article Yellowknife Super Bingo pays out $100,000 (6/30/2014)
(North Canada) -- Some big money was given away this weekend at Super Bingo in Yellowknife, which drew people from across the N.W.T. and beyond. Nancy MacNeill is the...
article Bingo! How Jewish Charities Are Gambling Away Our Future (6/23/2014)
(USA) -- Gamblers know that the house always wins — except, as some Jewish charities are learning the hard way, when it doesn’t. Federal tax law and state...
article Spanish bingo hits North Las Vegas casino (6/7/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- A North Las Vegas casino is trying to broaden its appeal by billing itself as “Las Vegas’ first and only” with bingo in Spanish. Bingo...
article North Las Vegas casino touts itself as first with bingo in Spanish (6/6/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- A North Las Vegas casino is working on broadening its appeal by billing itself as “Las Vegas’ first and only” to have bingo in Spanish.

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