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Ark. court rejects casino measure for Nov. ballot
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a proposed ballot measure that would have given a professional poker player the exclusive rights to operate casinos in four counties.
Casino backers ask for more time to collect signatures
Supporters of a casino amendment argued to the Arkansas Supreme Court Thursday they should receive an extra 30 days to collect signatures just like every other ballot measure received.
Lawsuit filed over Ark. casino measure rejection
A professional poker player who wants voters to give her exclusive rights to operate casinos in Arkansas asked the state's highest court Thursday to reverse election officials' rejection of her proposed constitutional amendment.
Ark. court won't extend certification deadline
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Tuesday said it won't delay certification of ballots while justices consider a lawsuit over a casino legalization proposal, a move that election officials said could lead to the proposal appearing on some ballots even if it's rejected.
Jail upheld in appeal of 3 in gambling, drug case
A federal appeals court has upheld the sentences of three men who challenged their convictions that followed an investigation into marriage fraud, illegal gambling and drug trafficking.
SoS office now says Todd's casino item off ballot
A proposed constitutional amendment to allow casino gambling was bounced Wednesday over concerns about the ballot's wording, but the measure's backer says she still intends to put the matter before voters.
PETA wants Faulkner County gambling investigation
Historically speaking, pigeons have been known to deliver messages. This week though, a letter about pigeons landed on Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney Cody Hiland's desk.
Arrests made in gambling bust
Little Rock police make two arrests and issue a warrant in a September gambling raid
Push for Arkansas casinos underway with ballot initiative
A group looking to start casinos in Arkansas began collecting signatures Friday to get on the November ballot. But those behind the idea for a "poker palace" already face opposition.
Ark. officials reject challenge to casino measure
Arkansas election officials have rejected an attempt to block a proposed casino legalization measure over questions about the way tax revenues from the expanded gambling would be distributed.
Gambling worries prompt Bald Knob bingo ban
The Bald Knob City Council has approved a ban on bingo games with cash prizes over concerns about gambling issues at the town's senior citizens' center.
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