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|OLQP Recognizes Retiring Volunteers
New Bingo Program at Tichigan Lions
MILWAUKEE: Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish recently recognized the contributions of
three of their volunteers who are retiring from bingo. Lois Hammond, Kay Perry and Ralph
Singer have each dedicated many years to Bingo at OLQP, so now that they are stepping
away from the game, the Parish decided to honor them with a surprise luncheon at Meyer’
s Restaurant in Greenfield. Our Lady Queen of Peace continues to play Bingo every
Wednesday morning at 10:00 am and every Friday evening at 6:30 PM.
TICHIGAN: The Tichigan Lake Lions Club, playing Bingo every 1st, 3rd and 5th
Thursday of the month at 6710 Big Bend Road, has announced a few changes to their
Bingo program. Early Birds start at 6:30 PM and include 5 games each for $50.00.
The regular $1,000.00 session follows at 7:00 PM and now features 4 “High Pay” games
with jackpots of $125.00, $125.00, $150.00 and $200.00. Progressive Bingo then follows
at 9:00 PM.
St. Francis: Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps will host Bingo on Wednesday May 6th at
the St. Francis Lions Club, 3476 E. Howard Ave. Bingo will begin at 7:00 pm.
Pioneer has additional Wednesdays scheduled at the St. Francis Lions Club all the way
through December 2015. The Bingo Bugle will list each Wednesday in the Player’s Guide
Reno: Bourbon Square casino in downtown Sparks has closed. New owners plan to turn
the hotel into residential units and the casino into office space. The property was the
Silver Club from 1982 to 2009 when it closed, then reopened in 2013 as Bourbon Square.
Also in Reno, Las Vegas-based redeveloper The Siegel Group has purchased the
Nevadan Hotel Tower for $2.7 million and plans to turn it into residential accommodations
along the lines of its budget Siegel Suites model. The property was formerly the Onslow
Atlantic City: In the on-again off-again saga of the sale of Revel to Florida developer
Glenn Straub, the deal is on again at a reduced price of $82 million. Meanwhile, in
continuing efforts to position Atlantic City as a more diverse tourist destination, plans have
been approved to upgrade the Boardwalk with new beachfront attractions that include a
giant Ferris wheel, a zip line, and new restaurants.
South Dakota: Three new games have been approved for the casinos in Deadwood.
Casinos may now deal craps, roulette, and keno, which haven’t been allowed in the 25
years that gambling has been legal there.
Online: While proposed bills to derail Internet gambling continue to surface, attorney
general nominee Loretta Lynch stated that she “[does] not intend to take any action to
suspend or revoke the opinion” of the Office of Legal Counsel that opened the door for
online poker and casino games. In New Jersey, online poker is losing market share. Poker
revenue plummeted by 33% to just $2.3 million in January compared to 2014, and now
represents just 21% of all of New Jersey’s iGaming revenue.