- Lotto - Power Ball, State Lotteries, Lotteries
on an outcome - 9th April 2009
and Arnold Schwarzenegger Gambling, Poker Connection
- 4th May 2009
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 weekend.
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.
loss hits agents, by James Campbell - 11th March
leaked to the Sunday Herald Sun reveal the dire
plight of Intralot's lotto agents.
of documents show that between the end of September
last and January, 204 of the company's 769 agents
- who each paid between $8000 and $10,000 for
their licences - lost money each week selling
the company's products.
196 agents each made less than $22 a week from
selling Intralot's Keno, Lucky Lines, Bingo and
worst performing product was Lucky Lines, which
averaged only $44 a week across all the agencies.
Sales of Bingo have also been a disaster for the
company, with agents averaging only $53 in sales
best performer was the company's scratchies, which
averaged $1287 in sales.
documents show many agencies went weeks without
selling a single Lucky Lines, Bingo or Keno ticket.
revelations come as a group of lotto agents is
considering taking legal action against the Greek
spoken to lawyers and are working out our next
step," an agent said yesterday.
Australian chief John Katakis said on Thursday
that two-thirds of the company's agents were now
Lotto Agents Association of Victoria chief Peter
Judkins rejected the claim, saying the Sunday
Herald Sun's figures were consistent with what
his members had been telling him.
appear to be in line with the anecdotes we've
been hearing," he said.
are approximately 300 to 400 retailers who are
nowhere near covering their costs."
Harrison, a spokeswoman for Gaming Minister Tony
Robinson, said he met regularly with stakeholders.
a meeting with LAAV this week, the minister noted
agents' concerns about Intralot's performance,"