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Romney's spike in followers makes us ask: What is a person?

Aug 8, 2012
A large number "people" on Twitter are just bits of code intent on spamming.
Posted In: Twitter, Facebook, gambling, bots

Australia's carbon tax boosts gambling

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.
Posted In: Australia, gambling, poker

Rain or shine: Betting on the Olympics

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.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, London, Sports, gambling

No more wagers on Greek exit

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.
Posted In: Greece, bets, gambling, bookmaker, euro, Eurozone

Atlantic City revels in new casino

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?
Posted In: casinos, Atlantic City, gambling

March Madness and American gambling habits

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?
Posted In: gambling, casinos, March Madness

What 'Luck' tells us about the horse racing industry

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.
Posted In: HBO, horse, gambling, television

Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Posted In: Ohio, casinos, tourism, gambling

The Vegas economy, beyond gambling

Feb 1, 2012
Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.
Posted In: Nevada, tourism, gambling, Las Vegas

The state of gambling from the head of Caesars

Jan 31, 2012
The head of Caesars Entertainment discusses how casinos are faring in this global economy.
Posted In: casinos, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, gambling

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