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Armed Burglary At Bellagio In Las Vegas Sends Panic Through Casino

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 03.25.2017 | Crime

March 25 (Reuters) - The Bellagio Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip was put on lockdown early on Saturday after an armed burglary of a high-end...

This Aggressive Ad For Trump's '90s Game Show Seems Just Like His Campaign

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 03.10.2017 | Entertainment

The phrase “trump card” initially had no association with Donald Trump’s family name. The term “trump” originated around the 16th century as...

Adelson’s Nevada Spending Illustrates Dangers Of Campaign Finance Wild West

Ian Vandewalker | Posted 03.07.2017 | Politics
Ian Vandewalker

Last month, The Nevada Independent reported that the chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board secretly recorded a meeting last April with Nevada Attor...

8 Things to Expect When Visiting Cuba

Jenn Brown | Posted 02.07.2017 | Travel
Jenn Brown

Cuba is the new hotspot destination for American travelers. Many say they want to “get there before it gets ruined by mass tourism,” or before the...

Gambler Leaves Casino To Rob Bank, Comes Back To Gamble More

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.27.2017 | Weird News

Kenny Rogers sang that a gambler needs to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em. He forgot to mention it’s not a good idea to leave a...

7 Sports Issues Donald Trump Could Affect As President

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 01.20.2017 | Sports

Like many presidents before him, Donald Trump is an avid sports fan with deep connections to the sports world. He’s a dedicated golfer who owns 17 c...

Voting For Steroid Abusers And Gamblers For Baseball's Hall Of Fame Is Giving Them A 'Participation Trophy'

John A. Tures | Posted 01.12.2017 | Sports
John A. Tures

These players and their fans demand a plaque in Cooperstown, NY (a museum that they are already a part of) which says "Hall-of-Fame" next to the words integrity, character and sportsmanship.

Philippine President Vows To Halt All Online Gambling In His Country

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Thursday he would halt all online gambling in his country. Duterte made the comment while announcing...

Poker Great Ordered To Return $10 Million In Winnings To Casino

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.20.2016 | Weird News

Is this poker star getting a raw deal? A federal judge ordered Phil Ivey and a friend to repay $10 million to a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, b...

It's winter in Nassau, Bahamas: 82 Degrees & Sunny!

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.20.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The Bahamas are an archipelago of 700 islands, situated 186 miles east of Miami. New Providence Island is home to the Bahamas' capital city, Nassau. I...

The Perfect Bet: An Interview with Adam Kucharski

Phil Simon | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home
Phil Simon

For centuries, man has been trying to outsmart games of chance by means both legal and otherwise. It's interesting to note that some of the very same ...

Millennials And Gambling Addictions

Shannon Ullman | Posted 11.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Shannon Ullman

The psychology of gambling has been studied for decades and historically, many of the reasons for partaking make a whole lot of sense. In the case of millennials, the reasons are quite similar, yet slightly different all at once.

The NFL's Reign Of Dominance May Finally Be Over

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.11.2016 | Sports

You could argue there’s never been a better time to be a sports fan than 2016. Every one of North America’s premier leagues ― NFL, NHL, MLB and ...

Harry Reid: Trump Barred From Casino Business In Nevada Due To Sordid Record

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.15.2016 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) claims that Donald Trump’s history of mismanaging casinos would prevent him from getting government appro...

What's the Right Number of Casinos for Atlantic City?

Laura Goldman | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Laura Goldman

One of the mysteries of life is why Atlantic City, with all its natural advantages including proximity to the ocean, a long boardwalk and a location w...

Big Government Involvement In Fantasy Sports Needs To Change

Marty Robins | Posted 08.31.2016 | Politics
Marty Robins

Strong support for the Libertarian approach of Govs. Johnson and Weld is found not just when the major party candidates open their mouths, but also in an unlikely place, namely ESPN. That's right, the sports people!

Atlantic City Could Look Vastly Different in 2017

Laura Goldman | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Laura Goldman

Who doesn't love a good game of Monopoly especially a real life one? Large swaths of the Atlantic Boardwalk are changing hands. Philadelphia developer...

Thousands Arrested Worldwide In Raids Targeting Soccer Gambling

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.18.2016 | Home

BANGKOK (Reuters) - More than 4,000 people have been arrested worldwide and more than $13 million seized across Asia in operations targeting illegal g...

What One Woman Says It's Like To Be Married To A Man With A 'Gambling Problem'

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Amber claims her year-and-a-half marriage to Jim is being destroyed by Jim’s gambling. She says he has lost their cars and business, and they are pr...

The Government Wants to Access Your Data... Wanna Bet?

Lori Duff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Lori Duff

In the State of New York, after shutting down operations by FanDuel and Sports Kings, the General Assembly is changing things. In mid-June, legislation overwhelmingly passed the NY version of the House that would allow fantasy sports with cash entry fees.

Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope

Allen Frances | Posted 05.16.2016 | Science
Allen Frances

A seemingly small and barely noticed organizational change in DSM-5 disguises what is really a giant conceptual leap -- one that may eventually cause large and harmful unintended consequences.

Kentucky Derby Predictions

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 05.05.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

The prized derby is this weekend in Churchill Downs and hat makers everywhere are having their yearly rush. The Kentucky Derby brings the best horses ...

4 Ways To Become A Better Risk Taker

Ken Budd | Posted 04.30.2016 | Fifty
Ken Budd

As she approached her 40s, Kayt Sukel suffered a midlife crisis... in reverse. Instead of binging on wild adventures--bungee jumping, big-game hunting, flings with Bieber-aged men-- Kayt became a play-it-safe suburbanite, which is not how she sees herself.

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You - I'm Gambling Too Much

Patrick O'Brien | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty
Patrick O'Brien

A weekend bus trip to the casino might sound like a fun and social activity for your retired mom or dad. But if these trips are frequent and seem to t...

Free Florida Fun

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 02.07.2017 | Entertainment
Christina Oxenberg

For five centuries many have contributed to creating this perfect tiny city of Key West. Lush with green dripping trees dangling with flowers amongst ...