What’s coming with the Louisiana Legislature in anticipated gaming measures could be a gamble for an industry that’s become a more appreciated tax revenue source with the state’s tight budget, but among them is an effort to ease restrictions on video poker. […]
Gamblers in St. Charles Parish continue to dump loads of money on video poker, with nearly $31 million spent in the parish in the last fiscal year. […]
A 36-year-old Paradis man pled guilty to four counts of simple burglary after police say he broke into bars to steal money from video poker machines. According to court documents, when Steven A. Brumley was asked about the money by his ex-girlfriend, he said that it had been given to him by angels. […]
Luling’s Video Bingo Palace closed its doors last Tuesday night, and no other video bingo business will be allowed to open in the parish again without permission from the St. Charles Parish Council.
Video poker has swept the nation and the state of Louisiana. In 1992 Louisiana lawmakers authorized the use of video poker machines in restaurants, bars, truck stops, racetracks and off-track betting facilities.