Gambling

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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