Legislators in the state of Cyprus have recently introduced a proposal to regulate gambling, particularly Kazandi. This is a pinball-type gambling game in which a player wagers money on one of the prizes offered on a stand, picks a numbered hole, and then attempts to land a small metal ball in the chosen hole.
The very public gambling scandal involving Janet Jones, wife of star hockey player Wayne Gretzky, has brought attention to the oft- ignored issue of the female gambler. Janet Jones is a multi- millionaire former Playboy model with five children who is accused of engaged in illegal high roller gambling, sometimes betting tens of thousands of dollars in one weekend. The ring was allegedly run by her celebrity husband’s long- time close personal friend, and current assistant coach, Rick Tocchet and a former New Jersey state trooper. Police detectives are also currently investigating the ring’s potential ties to the mob.
In the rural areas of Iowa, in the communities of Emmetsburg and Northwood, people are hoping for an economic boost with the opening of several new casinos at the end of 2006. These casinos will bring hundreds of much-wanted jobs to the area, and the lobbyists for casinos, hope that their hard work is finally going to pay off economically.
Slots machines in Kansas began in the middle of the previous decade, when the Indian tribes and the state signed a pact allowing the tribes to offer Class III gaming in their casinos. Since then, tourists and locals alike have enjoyed slot machine gambling and other forms of gaming at each of the four Indian-maintained casinos in Kansas.
Sweet home Alabama! Or that's how the popular Lynyrd Skynyrd song goes anyway. For slots owners and players, it's a bit different. Gambling has been outlawed in this great southern state for close to a century now. Never fear, though, because people still gamble in Alabama and they most certainly still play the slots, there's just a catch to it. In Alabama you can only play the slots on Native American land or dog tracks with appropriate credentials.
Gambling in India is not very common, thus it becomes a little difficult for the players in India to choose the best portal. While the Indian players look for reliable online casino that caters to their needs to the possible extent, they’ll have several important questions in mind.
Gambling is an old pastime. In fact it would be safe to say that I is just as old as human civilization. Our ancestors must have been playing games of chance too during their time. That's why it is not surprising that we keep on developing ways to make gambling more interesting. Below are the 5 most common mistakes that gamblers make online and how to avoid them.
The first thing that comes to mind when you talk about Woolworths, otherwise called Woolies, would be its supermarket, considered to be among the biggest supermarket in the world. Now, Woolies may also be known for another thing – being the largest operator of pokie machines in the world. It has around 11,700 pokie machines all over Australia.
If there’s one thing that you’ll learn to love about Virginia, it’s the fact that it’s teeming with history and culture. Sad to say, though, there isn’t much happening in the history of gambling in this state. It has remained elusive to casinos and other types of gambling activities.
InterCasino has been the host of an unprecedented flurry of jackpot activity as two players won progressive prizes worth US$180,770.68 and US$118,700.24 respectively in less than 36-hours. The two jackpots shattered any previous claims of back-to-back US$100K+ wins in an online casino.
Online casinos should always be licensed by a governing authority. When a casino is licensed, it indicates that the site is meeting industry standards and is operating in accordance to local gambling laws. The actual laws will depend on where the casino is licensed. There are multiple jurisdictions that license online casinos and to ensure the safety of players, online casinos will provide this license information right on the home page. For players who are new to online gambling, it is essential to always choose a licensed and regulated online casino. This will offer a certain level of protection and will ensure that the casino is operating legally and its operation is being overseen by a regulatory jurisdiction.
After years of struggling with prohibitionist laws, online gambling may finally be legal and regulated in the United States. Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) has introduced legislation to license casino and poker room operators in the United States.
One of the largest cities in the United States, Shreveport is also home to a lot of casinos and slots machine havens that will make the hardcore slots machine fans want to come and just play their hearts out.