Poker champion Phil Ivey may have lost his lawsuit seeking baccarat winnings of $12 million against a London casino but he wants the world to know he did not cheat and actually won the money fair and square.
It appears to be a last ditch effort, and it comes as the campaign for and against the repeal of a new gambling law comes to a conclusion, but some 100 religious leaders in Massachusetts have signed on to include anti-gambling points in their forthcoming sermons.
In Indiana, the issue being debated is gambling, taxes and survival. Behind it all, however, is a growing political situation that could involve Gov. Mike Pence, considered by some GOP heavyweights as a potential presidential candidate.
It’s a territorial war between two communities in Louisiana and it appears the city of Baton Rouge will be the ultimate winner. Involved is the community of St. George where currently the L’Auberge Casino and Hotel is located. But, probably not for long.
While New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks await a judge’s ruling regarding the state’s efforts to allow legal sports wagering, officials at Monmouth Park racetrack are trying to stay ahead of the curve.