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Between derby and boxing, a big betting weekend

May 1, 2015
Most of the money bet on sports will be bet the old-fashioned way: illegally.
Posted In: bets, gambling, Kentucky Derby, boxing
Lucky Mart, on Chicago's South Side, sells almost nothing but lottery tickets

This store sold $5 million in lottery tickets last year

Apr 20, 2015
Lucky Mart barely sells anything else.
Posted In: lottery, Chicago, gambling
The Mirage Resort Race and Sports Book in Las Vegas is crowded with basketball fans during the 2010 NCAA March Madness Tournament.

For one Vegas sports book, it's anyone but Kentucky

Apr 3, 2015
William Hill sports book is on the hook if Kentucky goes undefeated.
Posted In: gambling, Vegas, Sports, Las Vegas, basketball, college sports

My money story: Boom and bust, at the blackjack table

Jan 30, 2015
A story of one very lucky hand.
Posted In: gambling, online gambling
The Manhattan Skyline

New York and New Jersey bet on casinos

Sep 25, 2014
Even while the industry and Atlantic City struggle, more casinos are in the works.
Posted In: gambling, Atlantic City

Casinos developers take extra steps to sweeten the pot

Jul 15, 2014
A new casino promises $300 million to Boston, even though it won't be in the city.
Posted In: casinos, boston, gambling
Online gambling

Online poker could get a second chance in U.S.

Jun 13, 2014
A deal between a Canadian company and the owner of sites like PokerStars may clear the way for online poker to return to the U.S.
Posted In: online poker, gambling

Turning a rookie poker chump into a champ

May 6, 2014
One man's story of the changing face of poker.
Posted In: gambling, poker

Super Bowl point spreads: Seahawks, Broncos, and Gatorade

Jan 31, 2014
You could look to social psychology to examine why the Super Bowl brings out the inner gambler in so many.
Posted In: gambling, point spreads, Superbowl

Justin Timberlake, unlikely casino industry spokesman

Oct 4, 2013
The American Gaming Association is using the new movie "Runner Runner" to lobby for more regulation on Internet gambling.
Posted In: Justin Timberlake, Runner Runner, Caesar's, MGM, gambling

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