For more ailing nonprofits, Texas Hold 'em is a winner
Kim Kozlowski / The Detroit News
Bye-bye, bingo. Hello, Hold 'em.
The popular poker game is giving a boost to Michigan churches and nonprofits that in the past have appealed to gambling urges with fundraising bingo and Millionaire Parties
Such low-stakes venues have suffered over the past decade with increasing competition from Detroit, Windsor and tribal casinos. Where the local parish Vegas Night once was the only game in town, more than 21 casinos statewide now clamor for bettors' dollars."