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Charity Bingo In Texas Set To Get Big Overhaul

Big changes are in store for Charitable Bingo in Texas.

10/08/2014

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Texas Bingo Operators Win Suit To Lobby Lawmakers

A federal appeals court has ruled that charitable bingo operators are allowed to use proceeds from their games to lobby Texas lawmakers on a variety of issues, including gambling.

07/29/2014

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Lottery Commission Knows About Game Rooms But Doesn’t Shut Them Down

New reports uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team show that the Texas Lottery Commission has known for years that their bingo halls play host to potentially illegal gambling.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

While investigating the way bingo halls are run in the State of Texas and who truly benefits from the millions of dollars the industry generates, the CBS 11 I-Team uncovered another issue.  Our undercover cameras caught people playing inside bingo hall “game rooms” and getting paid in cash if they won. (credit: CBS 11 News)

I-Team: Some Bingo Halls Paying Out For Computer Games Too

When you think of bingo – You might think of your sweet 80-year-old grandmother going to play bingo at a church down the street. It helps her pass the time and stay social.

05/09/2014

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Developments In CBS 11 I-Team Charity Bingo Investigation

On Monday, the CBS 11 I-Team confirmed the Director of Charity Bingo, Sandra Joseph, resigned from her post. Her resignation was submitted two days after the I-Team’s initial investigation into charity bingo in Texas.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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I-Team Uncovers Charity Bingo Doesn’t Always Benefit Charities

Some charity organizations across Texas have been pushed to the brink of bankruptcy after getting involved with bingo. The Lottery Commission runs charity bingo. But some non-profit groups believe the state isn’t doing enough to protect the groups.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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New Rules For Texas Bingo Halls On Hold

The Lottery Commission has delayed making a decision about the use of video confirmation of pull-tab tickets – which critics say would open the door to slot machines in Texas.

04/17/2014

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Fun For The Road – Car Games For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip this summer? Entertain yourself and the kids with these fun car games along the way.

05/14/2012