Gambling

Manchester: Debt-ridden gambler killed wealthy friend to steal identity

Ming Jiang murdered Yang Lui and dumped dismembered body in a suitcase on remote Pennines road.<p>A man has been found guilty of killing his wealthy …

Manchester

Gambling operator links 2 Cabinet men, retired generals to slay plot

Gambling operator Charlie “Atong” Ang on Thursday accused two Cabinet officials and several retired military generals of plotting to kill him over …

Philippines

Bookie loans banned in gambling crackdown

Online gambling sites operating in Australia will be banned from offering their customers lines of credit or advertising payday lenders under …

Fraud

Casinos Are Making a Bet on Virtual Reality

Human brains are already wired to enjoy gambling, and there’s evidence that virtual reality is addictive too. What happens when these two powerful …

Virtual Reality

Barton urges FA to scrutinise 'dependence' on gambling industry

Although Joey Barton accepted that he broke the FA's rules relating to gambling, the Burnley midfielder called on English football's governing body …

Soccer

Florida Legislature proposes deal to expand gambling in Miami-Dade

After years of an impasse between the House and Senate on expanding casinos in Florida, comes a sudden and unseemly rush to get the job done.<p>The …

Florida

Gambling deal coming? Florida legislators trade offers

Florida legislators are moving closer to a gambling deal which could result in a new casino in South Florida and give the Seminole Tribe the right to …

Marijuana

Finally - a problem Alabama doesn't have

Plenty of Alabamians might pick up a lottery ticket while they are in Florida on vacation. Others might opt for a trip to Mississippi to enjoy a …

Marijuana

Why the Gaming Industry Is Ready to Bet Billions in This New Market

Legislators in Japan have paved the way for integrated casinos and resorts to operate in their country after a years-long lobbying campaign from the gaming industry to win over the Liberal Democratic Party. Analysts predict that this could be a massive opportunity for the few companies that win …

Investing

Could Legalized Gambling Save Us From the Insufferability of Fantasy Sports?

In the early 1990s, Bill Bradley, the New Jersey senator and former New York Knick, argued several times in front of Congress that legalizing sports betting would dehumanize athletes and lead to the rampant corruption of children. This was no cynical political crusade; Bradley was a true believer. …

Sports Betting

Lucky AFL gambler picks round perfectly to earn $35k from $100 bet on Round 5

IT’S hard enough to pick nine winners in a round — making this even more impressive.<p>One incredibly lucky punter has turned $100 into over $35,000 by …

Australia

New Resort Openings Return Growth to Macau's $28 Billion Gaming Industry

Two years ago, things looked grim for the region after a Chinese government crackdown drove gamblers away, but investors in the casinos are starting …

Investing

Election betting is our new favourite sport

The attempt by Momentum’s Hackney branch to “change the narrative” around Jeremy Corbyn by encouraging members to put a tenner on their hero is …

Elections

Fit to Do the Job, Part 2 – Keeping You and Your Horse Safe

<i>We are pleased to introduce a new series on the subject of fitness from guest columnist William Micklem. Click here to read all of William’s guest</i> …

Triathlons

Gambler turns $4 into $26,000 with lucky (or genius?) three-way bet

Props to this guy. Maybe it was just a lucky guess, but the games were so particular that he probably had some statistics to back it up. But even still, the odds of actually pulling it off really were slim.<p>The bet, as you can see, was a three-team parlay, which means all three of the bets needed to …

Sports

This Is The Story About Robert Kraft's Casino Holdings That Rupert Murdoch's Paper Never Ran

It goes without saying (hey there, Las Vegas Raiders!) that the NFL’s gambling policy is a hypocritical mess. But now that I no longer work for …

Journalism

Mega Millions ticket to increase to $2

ALBANY, N.Y. — Make it two dollars and a dream.<p>Mega Millions lottery tickets will increase from $1 to $2 later this year, and the odds of winning the jackpot will decrease, according to a measure adopted Monday by New York's lottery regulator.<p>The move, already approved by the Mega Millions national …

Sports Betting

Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko: Latest betting odds and predictions

The IBF heavyweight title is on the line on Saturday night as home favourite Anthony Joshua prepares to go toe-to-toe with Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, London, in the most anticipated heavyweight bout in recent memory.<p>Will Joshua maintain the unbeaten start to his professional …

Boxing

Hollywood writers authorize strike

Hollywood just took a big step closer to shutting down due to a writers’ strike.<p>The membership of the Writers Guild of America have voted to authorize its leadership to order a walkout.<p>This doesn’t mean that a strike <i>will</i> happen, necessarily. It means that WGA leadership can order its entire …

Publishing

Gambling Site Rakes it In Thanks to Trump's Presidency

He may not be their leader, but that doesn’t matter to U.K. gamblers placing bets on President Donald Trump. Gambling on the President’s young tenure …

St. John's man has a Whittle bit of luck and a lot of strategy

Craig Whittle has been played Pro-Line for close to 20 years and while he can’t say for certain how much he’s won on the Atlantic Lottery Corporation …

Baseball

8 Famous City Nicknames and Their Surprising Backstories

Just in case you weren't sure why New York is called "The Big Apple."<p>Sin City. Windy City. The Big Apple. You've heard all these famous city nicknames by now, but you might be surprised to learn where they actually came from.<p>Spoiler: Some aren't as obvious as you think. Keep reading for the …

New York City

Casinos and lottery could go online in Pennsylvania

Gambling and playing the lottery could be more accessible for Pennsylvania residents if the state passes proposals for an online expansion.<p>Delaware, …

eCommerce

Elton John cancels Las Vegas shows after spending two days in intensive care with ‘bacterial infection’

Elton John is now resting at home having spent two days in intensive care.<p>Steps set for first number one in 18 years with Tears On The Dancefloor<p>The …

Elton John

AFL’s happiest player: Toby Nankervis stunning AFL world, stars in Richmond win over Melbourne

OF THE 800-plus AFL listed players, none would be happier or more satisfied than Toby Nankervis after Round 5.<p>And his remarkable turnaround from …

Sport (Australia)

Rafael Nadal reveals next objective as talk about 10th French Open title gathers pace

Nadal became the first player in the Open Era to win a single ATP event - the Monte-Carlo Masters - 10 times<p>Rafael Nadal created history after …

Rafael Nadal

Watch: Tasting Meaty, Cheesy, Submarine Sandwiches in Atlantic City

‘The Meat Show’ tackles huge and hearty sandwiches<p>The White House Sub Shop carries the great honor of calling itself “the home of the submarine,” and although it isn’t the birthplace of the sandwich, it certainly is well-known both in and out of Atlantic City, NJ. After countless recommendations,</i> …

Restaurants

Monte Carlo Masters: Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas clinch first ATP title as doubles team

<b>Monte Carlo:</b> India's Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas lifted their first ATP World Tour title together when they downed …

Sports Betting

‘Dancing with the Stars’ week 6 predictions update: Normani Kordei gets a boost after ‘Disney Night’

Olympic gymnast <b>Simone Biles</b> hasn’t had the high score on “Dancing with the Stars” since the very first week of the competition, but she still hasn’t …

Dancing with the Stars

New York Moving Forward on Adding Threshold Standards

State regulators in New York are moving to add several drugs to race-day threshold standards in order to be in sync with national model rules of the …

21st Century