gambling

Borgata casino in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
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.
Wayne Parry/AP Photo
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
Julio Cortez/AP
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!"
Jeopardy Productions, Inc. via AP
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
Jeopardy!
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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Jackpots, including the Powerball jackpot, are on display at the Lotto Store at Primm just inside the California border Wednesday, March 27, 2019, near Primm, Nev.
John Locher/AP Photo
March 28, 2019 - 7:56 am
NEW BERLIN, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Lottery says a single ticket that matched all six Powerball numbers to win the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history was sold in a Milwaukee suburb. The ticket worth an estimated $768.4 million, or a cash option of $477 million, was sold in New Berlin...
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sports betting in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
March 13, 2019 - 4:27 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year. New Jersey gamblers plunked down more than $320 million on sporting events in February, led by action on the day of the Feb. 3 Super Bowl and...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
March 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Despite concerns raised by initial reports, the executive director of the Gaming Control Board says a reinterpretation of the federal wire act has not derailed the pending launch of Internet gaming in Pennsylvania. As state budget hearings continued, Kevin O’Toole...
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