Gambling

  1. Country Singers May Be Part of AL Corruption Trial

    June 07, 2011 5:30 PM EDT MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A federal gambling corruption trial at the Alabama Statehouse could look like a country music concert or a political convention rather than a court case. The nine defendants in the case that began this week include VictoryLand c ...

  2. BamaJam Founder Ronnie Gilley, Others Indicted in Alabama Bingo Probe

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The owner of Alabama's largest casino, four state senators and several lobbyists face federal charges of conspiring to buy and sell votes for millions of dollars to get electronic bingo legalized, according to an indictment released Monday. O ...

  3. Melbourne's Tote Venue Re-Opens

    June 11, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Melbourne's Tote Hotel is alive and rocking once again. The iconic venue has new owners, a new alcohol license and its doors have swung open for business again. Earlier this year, the famous rock 'n' roll pub became the highest-prof ...

  4. DMX Back In Business With New Bodog Deal

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST After being released from his Sony Music deal earlier this year, rapper DMX has signed a deal with the music division of Canadian online gaming company Bodog Entertainment. The rapper plans to release his next two albums, "Walk With Me Now&qu ...

  5. Australia's Arena Management Taps Cunningham

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian venue operator Arena Management has hired veteran venue manager Ross Cunningham to fill its newly-created role of managing director. He starts in December, reporting to Sydney-based CEO and executive chairman Michael Jacobsen. Arena Man ...

  6. Fall From Grace Wins $1 Million Bodog Competition

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Bodog Music, a division of the international digital entertainment organization Bodog Entertainment, has awarded Seattle band Fall From Grace a $1 million recording contract as a result of their victory in the first-ever Bodog Music Ba ...

  7. AMG Buys Newcastle Venue

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT London-based venue operator Academy Music Group has added a site in Newcastle, North East England, to its expanding portfolio. Financial details of the Gala Bingo Hall acquisition -- announced today ( London-based venue operator Academy Music Grou ...