Aug 16, 2012 Someone who recently visited a gas station in the small Michigan city of Lapeer is about to be very rich. That's where the winning Powerball ticket was sold, and the jackpot is $337 million. So what's up with these huge lottery jackpots recently?
Aug 8, 2012 A large number "people" on Twitter are just bits of code intent on spamming.
Aug 7, 2012 A national emissions tax pushed up some electricity and fuel prices so low-income Australians get a rebate check. Many, however, use it to gamble.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 25, 2012 The Olympics get underway later this week but the games have already started. People are betting on all things Olympic from the usual bets, like who will win certain events to less usual bets.
May 10, 2012 As an exodus in the European Union becomes more a sure thing, two of London's largest bookmakers shut down the markets for bets on Greece leaving the E.U. and the existence of the euro in a few years.
Apr 2, 2012 Revel is the first casino to open in Atlantic City in nearly a decade. Will the $2.4 billion complex revive the city’s fortunes?
Mar 22, 2012 The NCAA basketball tournament is a great way for smaller schools to get exposure, prestige -- and alumni donations. Just ask Murray State or Ohio University.
Mar 15, 2012 Statistics show that 86 percent of Americans gamble at least once a year. But how often to we really lose out to the house?
Mar 15, 2012 HBO is cancelling its new horse racing show ‘Luck’ starring Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte. It's being cancelled because three horses have died in production of the show.
Mar 12, 2012 It's a pretty big number, but it also won't matter much in the grand scheme of things.