Tag: gambling

  • Election 2012 and Jobs: The Most Offbeat Ballot Measures That Actually Passed

    Election 2012 and Jobs: The Most Offbeat Ballot Measures That Actually Passed

    While President Obama's win Tuesday has garnered lots of attention, ballot initiatives approved by voters in six states that boost wages and may result in more jobs in some niche industries -- and threaten jobs in another -- are also noteworthy. Some are praised as breakthrough measures. Others (such as a... Continue Reading

  • Southern California City Bans Coffeehouse Nudity, Gambling

    Southern California City Bans Coffeehouse Nudity, Gambling

    GARDEN GROVE, Calif. -- Glimpses of bare breasts and more will no longer be offered with $5 cups of coffee at lingerie cafes in a Southern California suburb. More than three dozen of the coffeehouses are operating in the Orange County city of Garden Grove, and some waitresses have been slipping out of... Continue Reading

  • Foul Game: Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

    Foul Game: Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

    flickr.com Talk about a bad call! There's a job opening at a major investment firm in Texas because the last guy was sacked - for playing fantasy football at work. According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a "relationship manager" at a Fidelity Investments regional office was recently let go from... Continue Reading