Sports betting

A Philadelphia Eagles fan chants while waiting for the team to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 05, 2018 - 8:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses in part due to a seemingly deep-pocketed mystery bettor and the many records set during the game, which allowed gamblers to cash in on proposition...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, employees work at the DraftKings office in Boston. The leading daily fantasy sports company has launched a new sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL football playoff game, which has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A new daily fantasy sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL playoff game has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. The "Showdown" variant offered by...
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December 19, 2017 - 9:59 am
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian and Croatian security have busted an international crime syndicate involved in sports corruption, illegal betting and trying to fix soccer matches in several countries including Serbia, Macedonia and the Czech Republic, European police said Tuesday. Europol said...
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December 07, 2017 - 3:22 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers want to give the state's horse racing tracks a piece of the action on internet gambling. The state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would authorize tracks to offer internet gambling on their premises if they reach a partnership agreement with an...
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In this Nov. 30, 2017, photo, a Quick Draw lotto sheet is seen on the bar at the William Hill Sports Bar inside Monmouth Park racetrack in West Long Branch, N.J. With banks of TVs tuned to all-sports stations and a spacious bar, the lounge a the racetrack is a sports gamblers’ paradise-in-waiting. All that’s standing in its way: A 25-year-old federal law that bars betting on sports in most states. The high court is weighing On Dec. 4, whether a federal law that prevents states from authorizing sports betting is constitutional. If the Supreme Court strikes down the law, giving sports betting the go-ahead, dozens of states could quickly make sports betting legal. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 04, 2017 - 1:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could make sports betting widely available. The case the justices are hearing Monday is a result of New Jersey's yearslong effort to bring betting on sports to its casinos and racetracks. New Jersey is challenging a federal law that bars...
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This undated rendering provided by Caesars Entertainment depicts a 1,050-foot-long zip-line that the casino operator will build above its outdoor promenade that's anchored by the Linq hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Set to open in 2018, the attraction will join the city's entertainment repertoire geared toward millennials. (Contour Entertainment, Inc./Caesars Entertainment via AP)
November 25, 2017 - 1:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram-worthy moments and maybe even get them to gamble a little. In 2018, a zip line across the street from Caesars Palace and an e-...
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FILE – In this Jan. 27, 2015, file photo, Super Bowl proposition bets are displayed on a board at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook race and sports book in Las Vegas. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Dec. 4, 2017, as the state of New Jersey challenges a 1992 law forbidding state-authorized sports gambling in all but four states that met a 1991 deadline to legalize it: Delaware, Montana, Nevada and Oregon. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:31 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. Supreme Court. Some gambling industry officials, regulators and analysts think that a favorable ruling...
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November 04, 2017 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former sports radio host charged with cheating investors to pay gambling debts will fight a newly filed indictment because he swindled no one and he's a victim of the criminal misdeeds of another man, his lawyer said. Attorney Robert Gottlieb said Craig Carton will plead not...
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October 25, 2017 - 8:05 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The solicitor general's office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the leagues. The court is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. Michigan state Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr., D-East Lansing, is sponsoring legislation to regulate and make legal daily fantasy sports games popularized by sites such as FanDuel and DraftKings. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
October 21, 2017 - 4:00 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends. Bipartisan bills that cleared a Senate committee 7-0 this past week would clarify that playing...
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