Gambling

This Oct. 14, 2016 photo shows Jeff Gural, operator of the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, N.J. speaking at a forum in Hackensack N.J. in support of a ballot question on whether to authorize two new casinos in northern New Jersey near New York City. That proposal lost, but Gural tells The Associated Press he plans to begin offering sports betting at the Meadowlands on July 15. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
June 22, 2018 - 12:11 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Meadowlands Racetrack plans to bring legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep next month. Jeff Gural, who manages the northern New Jersey track, tells The Associated Press that he plans to begin offering sports betting July 15. That's significantly earlier...
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June 20, 2018 - 8:10 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NHL is handing out its postseason awards in its annual gala show from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The show will close with the awarding of the Hart Trophy for the NHL's most valuable player. The finalists in the wide-open race are Los Angeles captain Anze...
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(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like New Yorkers who were hoping to get in the legal sports betting action will have to find their way over to New Jersey. Lawmakers say there doesn't appear to be enough support in the state assembly to move forward with a bill to legalize sports betting in New...
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City. The East Coast Gaming Congress on Wednesday, June 13, will discuss where sports betting stands and what might be next now that New Jersey has won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to legalize it if they choose. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:11 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor kicked off a new era of gambling Thursday in the state that led the charge for the entire nation to bet on sports legally. Gov. Phil Murphy placed $20 bets on Germany to win the World Cup soccer tournament, and the New Jersey Devils to win hockey's...
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June 07, 2018 - 9:06 am
PARIS (AP) — A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning the My Million lottery twice in 18 months. Le Parisien newspaper says mathematicians it queried calculated the double win at 1 chance in 16 trillion. Radio...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference before Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 31, 2018 - 9:26 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Silver has encouraged the Philadelphia 76ers to both quickly and thoroughly resolve the investigation into whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter inappropriately, a story that the NBA commissioner acknowledged was not one he wants to be thinking about during...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, members of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, assemble for a presentation at a university arena before an evening vote on whether to authorize a strike in Las Vegas. The two largest resort operators in Las Vegas would lose more than $10 million a day combined if housekeepers, cooks and others go on strike, a possibility starting Friday, the union representing thousands of casino workers said, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
May 31, 2018 - 6:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The possibility of 50,000 Las Vegas casino workers going on strike drew closer Thursday, with their contracts expiring at midnight and the prospects of new ones still uncertain. The bartenders, housekeepers, bellmen and other unionized workers at 34 casino-hotels on the Strip and...
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A top New Jersey lawmaker, Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney, urged all 50 states on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, to reject "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation, calling it "extortion" for leagues to demand money for hosting honest games. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 23, 2018 - 6:55 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact. Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney said Wednesday it is "extortion" for the leagues to...
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May 17, 2018 - 10:59 am
By Kayla Jardine/Joe Cingrana We’ve seen the soon-to-be-newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry as little legos and on top of lattes to celebrate their royal wedding -- but this may be the most unique way of all! Artist Chris Naylor carved the royal couple's official engagement picture into a...
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In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas.
(AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2018 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. A great day for the rights of states and their people to make their own decisions...
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