Online Bingo News - October 2006

Bingo Ace Lee Walker in Grand Final of the Bingo Caller of the Year Competition
Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Bingo Caller Lee Walker. more popularly known as

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McClain Pleads Guilty in Bingo Tournament Skimming
Thursday, October 19, 2006

Earl Gene McClain, a 63-year old man from Cattlesburg, Kentucky pleaded guilty to the charges filed against him at the Boyd County Court in Cattlesburg, Kentucky. In exchange for a lesser sentence, McClain agreed to testify for the state and help investigators on the case against his co-accused in t ...

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San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino Targets World Record
Sunday, October 08, 2006

San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino held a record breaking attempt of being the

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Benefit Bingo to Support Chine Youth Museum
Saturday, October 07, 2006

A bingo bash will be held on Monday at the Chino Fairgrounds for the benefit of the planned construction of the Chino Youth Museum. Those who are interested can go to the Chino Fairgrounds which is located in the corner of Central and Edison Avenues. Dinner is also available for the participants.

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Catawba High Stakes Bingo Reigns in Palmetto State
Friday, October 06, 2006

South Carolina, with its beautiful sceneries, is considered a prime destination for a good vacation. But right now, the state is also becoming known as a good destination for people who want to play a good round of bingo or poker or to simply put it, to gamble.

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Kentucky Receives $36,300 to Prevent Gambling Sponsored Terrorism
Thursday, October 05, 2006

Kentucky officialsn receive a $36,300 dollars grant from the Office of the Homeland Security to be use to make sure that revenues from bingo games will not be used for terrorism. Although many do not believe that a bingo hall in a small state like Kentucky would attract potential terror suspects and ...

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Smoking Ban Impacts Casinos in Scotland
Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The smoking ban in Scotland, which was implemented on March 26, 2006 is beginning to affect local bingo halls because the majority of the bingo players are smokers. One of those affected is Mecca Bingo Hall, who already experience drop in their sales as much as 14%.

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Top Ten Holdings Surge with Strong Annual Earnings Statement
Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Top Ten Holdings surged ahead the market today when it revealed that the company experienced a strong showing an a sharp rise in their yearly earnings. The group said that it hopes that they can continue their steady pace and is looking forward to the coming year.

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Glasgow Bus Driver Hits Mecca Bingo Hall Jackpot
Monday, October 02, 2006

An unidentified bus driver from Glasgow, Scotland won Mecca Bingos jackpot prize of 100,000 Pounds. The bus driver was playing bingo in Mecca Bingo Hall while waiting for his passengers, who were also playing bingo, when he unexpectedly hit the bingo jackpot.

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Online Bingo Growing As Scottish Smoking Ban Begins
Sunday, October 01, 2006

Bingo halls and different establishments are beginning to feel the effects of the smoking ban in Scotland whih was implemented three months ago. The online bingo industry there is on the upswing, benefitting from the same law.

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Indian Tribes to Review Class II Gaming Machines
Sunday, October 01, 2006

There are looming problems that can posed a significant threat to the welfare of the indian tribes both economically and otherwise. One of the sources of this problem is the National Indian Gaming Commission, the Department of Justice and the Senate Bill 2078 ammending the Johnson Act.

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