Gambling

Customers enter Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Fire Agencies Use Graton Casino’s Gambling Profits To Build New Station

Struggling Sonoma County fire agencies will begin to reap the profits from Rohnert Parks’s Graton Resort and Casino in a new deal that will provide greater emergency services.

07/10/2014

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Brisbane Bar’s Liquor License Suspended After Illegal Gambling Uncovered

A Brisbane bar had its liquor license suspended Friday after illegal gambling was discovered on the premises during an investigation, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control said today.

07/04/2014

Pacific Pinball Museum

Oakland Moves To Flip Decades-Old Pinball Ban And Work On New Gambling Laws

The Oakland City Council’s public safety committee is proposing a game-changing move that would reverse the city’s decades-old ban on pinball machines.

06/20/2014

George Shirakawa

Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa Released From Jail

George Shirakawa Jr., is out of custody from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. He served 7 months after pleading guilty to 12 charges, including gambling with public funds, in November.

05/17/2014

River Rock Casino in Geyserville. (CBS)

North Bay American-Indian Tribe Makes Dramatic Change Following KPIX 5 Report On Disenrollment

An American Indian tribe in the North Bay has made a dramatic change following a KPIX 5 report on members being disenrolled.

04/29/2014

River Rock Casino in Geyserville. (CBS)

North Bay Tribe That Runs Casino Could Kick Out Dozens Of Members

A Bay Area Indian tribe that runs a well-known casino could take some potentially drastic action. More than 70 members could get kicked out.

04/16/2014

River Rock Casino in Geyserville. (CBS)

North Bay Casino Struggles With New Competition, Workers Leave In Droves

The Bay Area’s newest casino has resulted in serious consequences for the competition. Workers are leaving in droves and revenue is down significantly at one competitor.

03/19/2014

Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

5 Most Foolish Super Bowl Bets

With the 49ers showcasing their athletic talents on the golf course, niner nation is reduced to rooting for the Seahawks to fail in this Sunday’s Super Bowl. If that’s not enough to get your juices flowing, you may look to Vegas for a bit of added action, but beware – there are some really trivial bets out there that aren’t worth your wager.

01/31/2014

Netstop Internet cafe in San Francisco's Excelsior District. (CBS)

San Francisco Internet Cafe Accused Of Illegal Gambling To Shut Down

Owners of an Internet cafe in San Francisco’s Excelsior District reached a settlement on Thursday in a lawsuit filed by the city’s attorney that called for the end of allegedly illegal gambling and other criminal activity at the site.

01/30/2014

KPIX 5's Christin Ayers is shown a sweepstakes game at an internet cafe. A customer buys internet time to use and in exchange they are rewarded with a chance to win cash. (CBS)

Lawmaker Pushing To Ban California Internet Gambling Cafes

They look suspiciously like illegal casinos: Computer cafes where you can take your chances on winning cash. Now, one lawmaker is cracking down, proposing a ban that could wipe them out for good.

01/08/2014

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