A short stacked player got his last 12,800 all-in preflop and got called by three players. After a flop of Q74 a player who identified himself as Frank The Tank, (and had the tournament receipt ...
Nancy Todd's Arkansas Casino Proposal Faces Significant Opposition
Lawsuit Will Decide Whether Initiative Stays On November Ballot
An earlier report stating that a constitutional amendment referendum for Arkansas casinos was dead turned out to be a bit premature.
Poker pro Nancy Todd’s ballot initiative was originally rejected by state Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, after Chuck Lange, chairman of the Stop Casinos Now Committee challenged the petition.
Todd needed a total of 78,133 signatures and obtained over 80,000. However, the Arkansas Board of Elections ruled that only 23,000 of the signatures were able to be verified. After a one-month grace period, Todd was able to add another 121,000 signatures.
McDaniel then challenged the wording of Todd’s proposal, forcing her to revise the amendment. Now, Todd has sued state officials to keep the proposal on the November ballot.
McDaniel continues to argue that the proposal contains vague or misleading wording and believes state justices should remove the filing from the ballot.
Todd’s proposal would bring casinos to Crittenden, Franklin, Pulaski and Miller counties and would repeal a state law that allows a Hot Springs horse track and West Memphis dog track to offer electronic gambling.
Representatives for each county have had mixed opinions concerning gambling expansion, but have been mostly supportive of any idea that can boost tourism and draw tourism dollars from the border states, specifically Missouri, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Louisiana, which all have casinos of their own.
|1||Doug Polk Calls Out Daniel Negreanu|
|2||Hansen, Blom No Longer With Full Tilt Poker|
|3||Casino Heist Remains Unsolved 22 Years Later|
|4||Gambling Site: 2014 WSOP Main Event Betting Odds|
|5||Ray Coburn Wins DraftKings Millionaire Maker|
|6||NJ Busts Mob-Run Sports Gambling Ring|
|7||Scott Davies Wins 2014 WSOP APAC Main Event|
|8||Poker Hand of the Week: What's Your Play?|
|9||Negreanu, McClelland To Be Inducted Into HoF|
|10||Increase Win Rate With New Video Series|
|1||Judge: Poker Pro Phil Ivey Cheated At London Casino|
|2||WATCH: Man Cracks Opponent's Aces, Rubs It In|
|3||Phil Ivey's Rough Week Continues|
|4||Doug Polk Calls Out Daniel Negreanu|
|5||HoF Nominees Trade Barbs Over $1.8M Prop Bet|
|6||Iowa Police Steal $100K From Poker Players|
|7||Phil Ivey Gives Interview To 60 Minutes|
|8||Poker Pro Matt Smith Wins DraftKings Millionaire Maker|
|9||2014 WSOP Main Event ESPN TV Schedule|
|10||Phelps Was Gambling Right Before DUI|