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David Madden
June 28, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been little more than a year since sports betting was expanded beyond Nevada and, to a lesser extent, three other states. New Jersey successfully fought for the expansion through the highest court in the country and now it appears they’ve won on the business...
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June 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the 1985 Albert Brooks movie “Lost in America,” a couple sold their possessions to live in an RV but at their first stop in Las Vegas, the wife proceeded to gamble away all their money. The husband tried to convince the...
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Ian Bush
June 12, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new name is in the works for SugarHouse Casino: It'll be called Rivers Casino Philadelphia. The owner, Rush Street Gaming, said the rebranding is designed to bring the Fishtown property in line with its other casinos across the country. Other sister casinos are...
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Borgata casino in Atlantic City
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May 22, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. The name is a reference...
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War of Will
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Andrew Kramer
May 19, 2019 - 10:06 am
BALTIMORE (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-...
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In this March 22, 2019 photo, customers watch a game during the NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament at the Hard Rock casino in Atlantic City N.J.
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May 04, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mobile apps might drive the future of sports gambling in the United States, but casinos are still betting big on physical sportsbooks as legal wagering expands to new places. Lounges, bars and other shiny new spaces are giving casinos and other operators a new way to...
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April 26, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the state must refund millions of dollars to two successful casinos in our region. The Sands in Bethlehem and Parx in Bensalem had filed suit in 2017. They claimed that a law calling for profitable casinos to pay into a special fund...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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April 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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James Holzhauer on "Jeopardy!"
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April 24, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant. But given how he's made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it sometimes seems that way. Holzhauer eclipsed the $1...
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James Holzhauer
April 23, 2019 - 1:11 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — James Holzhauer is killing it on "Jeopardy," but it's all in a day's work for the Las Vegas professional sports bettor. He has been on a winning streak on the game show which has entranced viewers and even drawn praise from "Jeopardy's" most famous contestant. Just...
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