Gambling

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>Latest News<p>LAS VEGAS (AP) -- When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.<p>Casinos constantly adjust their floors to meet …

Business

NCAA Tournament 2017: Professional bettors make their Sunday picks

The Elite Eight games on Sunday are getting hit hard by Vegas insiders who cashed in big on Friday night<p>Need some betting advice? The guys at SportsLine can help in that department. On Friday night when South Carolina trounced Baylor and Kentucky won handily over UCLA, SportsLine experts cashed in …

March Madness

Kansas lawmakers considering lottery vending machines

Kansas Lottery players soon might be able to buy tickets from vending machines.<p>The House voted this week in support of the move, which the state …

Government

Shots fired in jewelry store burglary at Bellagio Las Vegas

Most Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, March 25 2017 2:05 AM EDT2017-03-25 06:05:51 GMT<p>Henderson Police arrested a suspect in an early Friday …

Tom Waterhouse at loggerheads with online betting rivals over gambling reforms

Bookmaker Tom Waterhouse is at the centre of a bitter dispute in the online gambling sector over how much ground the industry should give up to …

Brisbane

Amaya Eyes Acquisitions After Baazov Exit - Bloomberg

In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is …

Business

Florida City breaks ground on a new casino

Florida City, the most impoverished and southernmost city in Miami-Dade County, sits on two popular tourist routes: U.S. 1, a road that stretches …

Florida

Cheaters will be allowed back in to some 'Counter-Strike' tournaments — Pros and fans are not happy

When <i>Counter-Strike: Global Offensive</i> players are caught using cheats or hacks, they can kiss their professional dreams goodbye. At least that's how it used to work. Now, one of the biggest tournament organizers is only honoring Valve's ban on cheaters for two years.<p>Tournament organizer ESL changed …

ESL

Dubai World Cup 2017: Strategies, Race Day Odds, and How Arrogate's Possible $6-Million Win Matters

The betting rubric for the $10-million 2017 Dubai World Cup stakes this afternoon is “Old Home Week,” which is to say, the heavy favorite Bob-Baffert trained Arrogate going off at far less than even money both in the U.S and in London this race day, and after him ride a raft of familiar faces among …

Sports Betting

The Raiders Move: What’s In It for Las Vegas?

LAS VEGAS — Sunlight streams through the sixth-floor windows of the Clark County Government Center and bounces off 13 metal shovels hanging on …

Las Vegas

Participating In Your Office’s March Madness Pool Makes You A Criminal

It’s that time of year when America pauses for a few weeks as we attempt to crown a collegiate basketball champion. Starting on selection Sunday, …

March Madness

From backyard to billions: This startup is leading the game in fantasy sports

There’s a Scottish startup that’s been making waves in the US fantasy sports space, and its eye is now firmly set on changing the fantasy football game in the UK.<p>On a journey that may seem alien to most, Edinburgh startup FanDuel began their venture in North America, and only recently brought their …

Startups

Farewell To The Wimbledon Dogs

"Where were you when we needed help to keep this place open?" one particularly grumpy bookie on the rails grumbled at a film crew last week, when the …

London

Michael Jordan’s insane golf gambling stories revealed

When you’re the richest person in sports history, you’re allowed to splurge a bit on some fun, but Michael Jordan’s betting habits are downright …

Golf

EuroMillions results: Winning numbers on Friday, March 24 as £32m jackpot up for grabs

The EuroMillions draw has now taken place and you could be taking home £32 MILLION.<p>If you bought a ticket, you can check your numbers below.<p>Good luck!<p>…

Sports Betting

Dubai World Cup horse racing betting odds: Arrogate's the huge favourite - but get on Keen Ice to place

Cheltenham? Jumps? Forget it! We’re back on the flat for one day only….over to the desert for the Dubai World Cup…and believe it or not, the forecast …

Sports Betting

The MVP, Hall of Famer and Summer Wind? Vegas Cubs’ kind of town

LAS VEGAS — Ask anyone what they think first when they think about Las Vegas, and the answers are as similar as they are obvious: casinos, blackjack, …

Baseball

When Is The Next Powerball Drawing After March 22, 2017?

A person in Wisconsin won $155 million Wednesday night in the Powerball drawing, and while you may not have had the winning numbers — 2, 9, 27, 29, …

Esports finds a home in Vegas in the most Vegas way

LAS VEGAS -- The first permanent esports arena in Las Vegas, and one of the few in the country, sits atop the 300,000-square foot, three-story …

eSports

The Biggest Risks Facing Las Vegas Casinos Today

Investors should know that one key danger that big gaming companies face is completely out of their control, but the second isn't -- and it's a …

Investing

Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M payout after Michigan loss

LAS VEGAS - Michigan's loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million.<p>Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 …

Sports

Vegas Thinks This Sweet 16 Game Will Be A Blowout

Vegas doesn’t think this one will be close.<p>The contest between No. 1 Kansas and No. 4 Purdue isn’t expected to be a close one according to Las …

Sports

Lauren Looks Back At Williams Pinball

In the landscape of pinball, there are dozens of manufacturers. At this point in time we don’t have that many (Stern being top dog currently) but …

Sports Betting

The odds of a second term? You can bet on all things Trump

Watch Video | Listen to the Audio<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b> President Trump is not only dominating the news here in the United States. His agenda, and his style …

Ex

Last week, retired CBS and ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger, who hosts a sports gambling show on SiriusXM, told the Washington Post he never bet on …

Philadelphia

Sporting codes' deals with gambling companies force them into a Faustian bargain

In 2014-15, Australians gambled nearly A$7.2 billion on sports betting (not including racing), in the process losing around $815 million. Sports …

Sports Betting

Kitten’s Cat, Parlor Stand Out in Spiral Stakes

By J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman") Twitter: @J_Keelerman<p>We're here, folks! After a long winter of anticipation, we are now just six weeks away from …

Horses

Best Pools in Las Vegas- The Brightest Place on The Earth and The King of Hotels

Yes!<p>Las Vegas is the brightest place on earth when you see it from outer space. I just knew this when I went to Las Vegas last month when I went …

Las Vegas

Tax shakeup for online betting floated

Wagering businesses could face higher tax bills amid a push to tax online bets in the jurisdiction in which they are placed, not where the company is …

Nick Xenophon

The Star casino group in bid to hire ex-gambling regulator

The owner of The Star casino is trying to hire the former chief executive of the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority despite a four-year ban …

21st Century