and Arnold Schwarzenegger Gambling, Poker Connection
- 4th May 2009
Ric Flair recently signed a deal
to be a spokesperson for the lottery in the Carolinas...
The Shelby, NC Star ran a story noting that Ric,
David, and Reid Flair are scheduled to appear
on Saturday at the Rec Center for a charity show
to raise for the Shelby City Parks and Police
Department. If he attends this would be Reid's
first public appearance since his arrest last
is of course totally the opposite direction to
Jesse Ventura's stance on gambling, at least publicly,"
Man, Greg Tingle.
made reference to Ventura's support of an online
gambling enterprise, BetUS.com, where he was a
paid spokesperson for more than two years. Interestingly
enough, the state of Minnesota for which Ventura
served as Governor, announced last week it will
try to block access to online gambling websites
from citizens of that state.
there is California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger,
a one time friend of both men, who reportedly
would support an initiative in his state to legalize
November 2004, an advertisement began airing in
California featuring Ventura. In it, Ventura voices
his opposition to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's
policies regarding Native American casinos, the
very casinos that stand in the way of the proposed
poker legislation. Schwarzenegger and Ventura
have not spoken in years, according to reports.
September 2005, Ventura announced on The Mike
Malloy Show that he was leaving the U.S. and planned
to "have an adventure". In late October
2005, he went on the The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch
and reiterated that he was leaving the U.S. due
to, among other things, censorship. He has since
moved to Baja California, Mexico.