A sports betting expert was arrested this past Thursday on felony warrants that ranged from intimidation to theft to fraud to even rape.
LAS VEGAS – (Associated Press) - Visit Las Vegas in 2015? Count yourself among the more than 42 million people traveling to the casino corridor last year, according to the resort's biggest travel booster.
It's a number that breaks 2014's record visitation of 41.1 million based on estimates from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
A concussion has ended troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel’s career in Cleveland, but the injury hasn’t stopped him from heading to the Vegas casinos.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Associated Press) - A small Oklahoma-based tribe plans to launch an international gambling website after an arbitrator ruled that the plan does not violate state or federal laws.
LAS VEGAS - (Associated Press) - The sale of Nevada’s largest newspaper to the family of billionaire casino-mogul Sheldon Adelson has gambling regulators watching.
The Antiguan Government is set to resolve its decade long dispute over online gambling this January 2016 according to the website CalvinAyre.com.
But there's a rumor being floated around that this situation compromised Boston University's championship game loss last April. That's obviously such a collossal issue, if that were the case, that even though it's unsubstantiated rumor, it's an elephant in the room that should be addressed. And this rumor is being perpetuated by coaches, agents and scouts in New England — so it isn't just fans on the street trying to fabricate their own conclusions and stir the pot.
The CBS news magazine show “60 Minutes” featured its special Christmas weekend show on – what else? Notorious mobsters.
Stories of murder, mayhem and the Mafia on a special edition of 60 Minutes this Sunday, Dec. 27 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.
Among the segments: The apprehension of the notorious Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger; John Gotti Jr. discusses his infamous father, John Gotti Sr.; an FBI agent who infiltrated the Gambino family.
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(Associated Press) - The FBI says a 28-year-old man faces federal and state charges after he robbed a credit union in Bend, then went on a shopping spree that included buying a Christmas tree he later used to try and hide from police.
Folks living in Canada can no longer bet with Betfair.com, the world’s largest wagering exchange.
The company alerted its customers this week following a merger with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, which had previously severed ties to Canada.
Senior International Correspondent Jenny Woo and the rest of the staff at Gambling911.com wish everyone a very merry Christmas. Jenny looks forward to meeting up with all her old friends at the 2016 Daily Fantasy Sports Expo in Miami Beach March 3-4.
The following is an annual Christmas carol begun by Jenny in 2005. It is destined to live in the annals of history as a timeless holiday classic the whole family can enjoy much the same as Rudolph, Charlie Brown, the Little Drummer Boy and Heatmeister.
Prosecutors Wednesday received extra time to prepare for a preliminary hearing in what authorities say was an intentional case of a crash along the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday that killed one person and injured at least 35.
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A judge set a status check for Jan. 20 to set the preliminary hearing, which normally is set within 15 days.
The defendant, Lakeisha Holloway, agreed to the terms.
State lawmakers still cannot agree on how to ask voters whether to allow two new casinos in Northern New Jersey.
Both the Senate and Assembly committees met on Monday to discuss their amended bills but significant differences remain between the two including who is eligible to build the new casinos and how the new tax revenue they generate would be divvied up.
(Reuters) -- An Oregon woman who intentionally drove her car onto a crowded Las Vegas Strip sidewalk on Sunday night, killing one person and injuring at least 35 others, was homeless and had been living in her vehicle with her 3-year-old child, police said on Monday.
Lakeisha N. Holloway, 24, was arrested a short distance from the scene of the carnage, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Sheriff Joe Lombardo said at a news conference.
As many as 37 people may have been injured after a vehicle careened into a sidewalk along the famed Las Vegas Strip. Authorities have confirmed that one individual has died.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – (Associated Press) - The Borgata casino asked a judge Monday to order Atlantic City to pay more than $62 million in tax refunds that the court has already determined the casino should get — a move that could end in seizure of some of the seaside gambling resort's assets or even bankruptcy.
One of the better pieces dealing with the sports wagering industry we have read in some time also delves into the relationship between the NFL and Daily Fantasy Sports firms DraftKings and FanDuel.
The New York Giants didn’t win outright, though they came close. What the Giants did do is provide the bookies with an early Christmas present thanks to an improbable come-from-behind performance that allowed New York to tie 35-35 in the final two minutes.
Carolina had been a -4 road favorite coming into this game, winning by a field goal. They owned it coming into the fourth quarter.
Reporters of the Las Vegas Review Journal were told to monitor three area judges, one of whom is overseeing a case involving casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson. This weekend it was revealed that Adelson is the new owner of the LVRJ.
SANTA FE – (Associated Press) - Former New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran surrendered to deputies and was booked into jail Friday to serve a 30-day sentence for siphoning money from her election account to fuel a gambling spree.
ONCHAN, Isle of Man - PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. (Nasdaq: AYA; TSX: AYA) brand, announced today its new sportsbetting brand, BetStars. BetStars will initially be available in select jurisdictions on the domains Betstars.com, Betstars.eu, and Betstars.uk, and on dedicated iOS and Android applications. This is the next stage of development of PokerStars' new sportsbook offering, which will continue to be rolled out during 2016.
Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical industry entrepreneur and founder of Turing Pharmaceuticals has been charged with securities fraud.
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Shkreli is best known for licensing the HIV and cancer drug Daraprim through his pharmaceuticals company then hiking the price from $13.50 a pill to $750.
Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ: AYA; TSX: AYA) today provided clarity regarding a dispute in the Commonwealth of Kentucky relating to certain activities of the PokerStars business during a period between 2006 and 2011, approximately three years prior to Amaya’s acquisition of the brand. Amaya believes the action is frivolous and without merit.
More and more people are beginning to understand the complexities of Bitcoin and this has translated into 25 percent of customers utilizing the anonymous digital currency at some online casinos and sportsbooks.
Fortune Magazine has reported that casino magnate and GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson is the new owner of Nevada’s biggest newspaper the Las Vegas Review Journal.
The story was so hot that Fortune’s website was not loading throughout much of Wednesday evening.
LAS VEGAS -- (Associated Press) - Pete Rose said he believes he still has a chance to one day get back in baseball. In the meantime, he’s turning his attention to the Hall of Fame.
CINCINNATI (Associated Press) - Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred rejected Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement on Monday, citing his continued gambling and evidence that he bet on games when he was playing for the Cincinnati Reds.
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New England covered easily Sunday night with 80 percent or more of the betting action on the Patriots as -3 to -5.5 road favorites in Houston.
Books got beat up early on with the Seahawks big cover in Baltimore and Green Bay’s win over Dallas.
Speculation is running high that casino billionaire and staunch online gambling opponent Sheldon Adelson is the new owner of Nevada’s biggest newspaper The Las Vegas Review Journal.
The new owners until now have refused to identify themselves.
Following a precedent-setting decision by a Superior Judge Friday morning ordering Daily Fantasy Sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel to halt operating in New York, leading payment processing company PayPal has decided to stop permitting money transfers to and from those websites.
It is often said that the individual’s vote does not count in presidential elections. While this is largely true there is no reason why we the people cannot financially benefit from an election year.
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