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Final Four NCAA Tournament

Final Four Matchups Feature Top Seeds and Surprise Contenders

Villanova comes into the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament as the favorite to cut down the nets in San Antonio. But three other teams still stand in their way, including one of the most unlikely championship contenders in recent memory. Villanova... Staff Writer March 30, 2018
Galaxy Entertainment founder Lui Che-Woo

Galaxy Entertainment’s Lui Che Woo Makes $12 Billion in Two Years from Stock Surge

Wynn Resort’s newest major shareholder, Hong Kong-based Galaxy Entertainment, has been riding the wave of Macau’s revival. According to Bloomberg this week, the group’s shares have skyrocketed by around 200 percent over the last seven quarters, placing it among the top four... Staff Writer March 29, 2018
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Beginner’s Luck: 18-Year-Old Wins $1K a Week for Life, Internet Gambler Wins $194K

A bit of beginner's luck won two individuals considerable money this month and will make many others wonder why they haven't been as lucky. In Quebec, Charlie Lagarde celebrated her 18th birthday by purchasing a bottle of sparkling wine and her first-ever... Staff Writer March 29, 2018
Andrew Cuomo New York casinos

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Rejects Idea of Casino Bailouts

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) warned owners of commercial casinos this week that there will be no financial bailout from the state regardless of how bad they're struggling. Responding to a petition from del Lago Resort & Casino seeking some sort... Staff Writer March 29, 2018
MLB Opening Day

Opening Day Begins MLB Season Set to Be Dominated by Elite Teams

For millions of baseball fans, there’s no better time of year than Opening Day. This year, every MLB team was scheduled to play on Thursday, kicking off the season for the entire league at once. In reality, a few teams will see... Staff Writer March 29, 2018
Who Bit Beyoncé

Who Bit Beyoncé? Online Gambling Sites Taking Bets

The internet is abuzz, with millions of people trying to figure out the answer to one question: who bit Beyoncé? And for those who think they might know the answer, there are plenty of bookmakers who are willing to let you bet... Staff Writer March 29, 2018
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is behind north New Jersey casino expansion

New Jersey’s New Governor Phil Murphy Wants North Jersey Casino

New Jersey has a new Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, and that means a casino in north Jersey is back on the agenda. That’s according to former Democratic State Assemblyman Vincent Prieto, who is newly appointed by Murphy as president of the New... Staff Writer March 28, 2018
Nevada casinos revenue Las Vegas Strip

Nevada Casinos Win $1 Billion in February Thanks to Chinese New Year

Nevada casinos collectively won $1,017,914,000 during February, a nearly eight percent premium on the same month in 2017. It's the second straight month that the industry has surpassed the $1 billion mark, and the first back-to-back 10-digit performance since the ceremonial feat... Staff Writer March 28, 2018
British Columbia AG David Eby

Suspicious Transactions Plummet at BC Casinos Following Crackdown

Suspicious cash transactions at British Columbia’s casinos have dropped significantly in the wake of tighter controls implemented by the provincial government in January. That’s according to BC Attorney General David Eby, who told a federal committee on Tuesday that suspicious transactions to... Staff Writer March 28, 2018
casino bus DUI Graton California

Casino Bus Driver Arrested for DUI in California, Potential Tragedy Averted

A female casino bus operator was arrested for DUI Sunday morning after law enforcement received numerous 911 calls reporting erratic driving. Transporting 40 passengers from San Francisco to the Graton Casino some 50 miles north, riders say it quickly became apparent that... Staff Writer March 28, 2018