Casino dealer accused of trying to help players win
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A Waterloo casino card dealer has been accused of cheating for the benefit of players.
Black Hawk County court records say 27-year-old Jordan Makinster is charged with...
Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules
LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games.
Sports betting bill sent to Gov. Sununu’s desk
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Sports betting is close to becoming legal in New Hampshire.
The House voted Thursday to accept the Senate's minor changes to a bill that would legalize betting on...
Maine sees record casino year, but it might not last
OXFORD, Maine (AP) — Maine's two casinos set a state gambling record last year by taking in almost $144 million.
The Portland Press Herald reports the 5% increase in spending is a result of...
TUNICA, Miss. (AP) — With casinos in northwest Mississippi's Tunica County continuing to shrink, another big employer wants to give displaced workers a chance.
West Virginia sports betting app delayed
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lottery officials say the launch of a sports betting app has been delayed to ensure compliance with a federal law that deals with interstate...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas-based casino company with plans to expand into Washington state says it has acquired three more northeast Nevada properties.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that a law prohibiting interstate wagering applies only to sports gambling, setting aside a Justice Department opinion that some states feared...
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Greg Sankey does a little bragging when asked about the main item on the agenda for this week's Southeastern Conference spring meetings.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has reluctantly allowed a sports betting proposal to...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's attorney general has sued the U.S. Department of Justice to get documents related to the department's recent legal opinion that could criminalize some online...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR is making its first big play in the world of expanded legal sports betting, hoping a sports data partnership will lead to gamblers being able to bet during races on much...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is mulling key decisions on several divisive bills that have been approved by the Legislature.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators have fined PokerStars $10,000 for taking bets on New Jersey college basketball teams in violation of the state's sports betting...
English FA charges Paul Scholes with betting on games
LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association has charged Paul Scholes with breaching gambling rules by betting on games.
The FA alleges the former Manchester United and England midfielder...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday gave the U.S. Justice Department two weeks to clarify its stance on laws regulating internet gambling after hearing arguments from New Hampshire...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Seeking to reverse its struggles, one Atlantic City casino is reversing its name.
The Ocean Resort Casino is now calling itself the Ocean Casino Resort. The change...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sports and horse wagering may soon be available for visitors to the two Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian casinos in western North Carolina.
Charlie Ebersol was sure his new football league was different, even as it ventured into the dark hole that had swallowed up ventures like his before.
Lottery lawsuit looms over budget writing
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers are writing the state budget without knowing whether they can rely on a key source of revenue, but the state attorney general hopes the question will...
Biloxi House wants to build 300-room casino on coast
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Another casino may be in the cards for the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Local media reported that Biloxi House LLC has filed an application with the Mississippi Gaming...
BOSTON (AP) — One of Boston's largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters.
Sports betting company DraftKings is unveiling its new headquarters in downtown Boston...
Pennsylvania sports betting flattens in third full month
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The third full month of legal sports betting in Pennsylvania saw gambling flatten.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said gamblers bet $31.5 million in February at...
Sports betting at upstate NY casinos can begin in May
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Upstate New York casinos authorized to offer sports gambling could be accepting wagers by Memorial Day weekend.
The state Gaming Commission formally posted its rules for...
The Latest on Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament (all times local):
Betting on March Madness is starting with many gamblers throwing their weight behind Duke and...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico House of Representatives has endorsed a bill that would halt plans to create a state lottery game tied to the outcome of sports.
BOSTON (AP) — In the early years of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, a couple hundred math whizzes gathered on the school's campus hoping for a breakthrough that would make them the next...
Gambling, tobacco groups among top spenders on lobbying
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — New lobbying reports show that gambling, tobacco, utility and marijuana groups are among the top spenders on lobbying so far this session in Maine.
Alabama church returns $25,000 gift from casino
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama church damaged by a tornado is returning a $25,000 donation from a casino because it doesn't support gambling.
The pastor of the First Baptist Church of Wetumpka, James Troglen, tells WSFA-TV that church members voted Sunday to return the contribution from Wind Creek Casinos.
New Jersey, Pennsylvania oppose online gambling shift
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The attorneys general of Pennsylvania and New Jersey have registered their objection to a Department of Justice legal opinion that could affect online gambling.
The opinion last month indicated federal laws against interstate transmission of gambling information could apply to online gambling. That reversed a 2011 DOJ opinion.
To watch Asian Cup final, some fans had to pay betting sites
LONDON (AP) — At Qatar's embassy in London, a screening of the Asian Cup final used a feed from the country's sports network. Qataris in the rest of Britain had to give money to betting companies to view the nation win its first major soccer title.
NASCAR bans drivers, team members from betting on races
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has banned all drivers and team members from betting on its races as part of new gambling guidelines established in this season's rulebook.
Wayne Newton celebrates 60 years in Las Vegas with new show
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wayne Newton dropped out of high school his junior year to perform with his brother at a Las Vegas hotel. It was 1959, and he was too young to spend his breaks at the casino and too broke to eat dinner there.
Six decades later — with more than 30,000 live shows on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip alone — Newton is kicking off a new series of shows in the gambling mecca.
Soccer great Hagi’s club fires player for gambling issues
CONSTANTA, Romania (AP) — Gheorghe Hagi's soccer club in Romania says it has terminated a player's contract for gambling on games.
Viitorul Constanta, which is owned and coached by the former Romania great, had previously said it suspended Mihai Vodut while verifying media reports of his betting.
Nebraska commission considers historical horse race betting
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska commission will consider approving a race track's request to allow wagering on historical horse races, even as the state attorney general challenges its legality.
The Nebraska Racing Commission this week revisited a request from Fonner Park in Grand Island to allow historical horse racing, which allows gamblers to bet on previously run races, though the identities of horses and riders are changed.
NJ probes $1M sports gambling tourney with bet timing issues
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are looking into a sports betting tournament held over the weekend in which some competitors were unable to make bets on an NFL playoff game, costing them a shot at a $1 million top prize.
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said Monday it is reviewing the DraftKings tournament that is the first high profile tournament of its kind since sports betting was legalized in New Jersey.