A former Santa Clara County supervisor who pleaded guilty to blowing taxpayer funds at casinos may have returned to his gambling ways.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former District 2 Supervisor George Shirakawa.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning voted to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former Supervisor George Shirakawa, who resigned Friday amid perjury and other criminal charges.
Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged county Supervisor George Shirakawa with four felony counts of perjury and other charges in connection with his alleged misuse of public and campaign funds, according to court documents.
The owners of Casino M8trix claim the city forced them to delay the opening of its card room by four months.
Sports fans bet a record $98.9 million at Nevada casinos on the Super Bowl, the Nevada Gaming Control Board said Monday.
It’s estimated that as much as $6.3 million will be placed toward bets on Super Bowl XLVII before kickoff on Sunday afternoon, according to industry estimates. However, not all of that money will be wagered by gamblers on the actual game.
Online games company Zynga said it has asked Nevada gambling regulators for a decision that could pave the way for it to enter the U.S. gambling market.
Jim Harbaugh’s decision late in the 4th quarter of a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks Thursday caused his team to fall short of covering the betting spread, potentially shifting the payout of hundreds of millions of gambling dollars, according to a report from ESPN.
After months of regulatory delays, San Jose’s brand new casino opened its doors to card players on Wednesday.