Gambling

November 09, 2017 - 8:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday told The Associated Press that Simpson received a trespass notice from the hotel Wednesday. He denied that Simpson was...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to being able to start building their proposed stadium in Las Vegas after local officials on Wednesday approved the use of the land the team purchased near the city's world-famous casino-resorts. Commissioners in Nevada's Clark County voted...
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This March 23, 2017 photo shows Dallas Mavericks forward Nerlens Noel running up court during an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Dallas. Two people with knowledge of the agreement say Noel has accepted a $4.1 million qualifying offer for one year, essentially betting on himself that he can get something closer to a max contract as an unrestricted free agent next summer. Noel's decision as a restricted free agent means he can't sign a long-term deal until after the upcoming season, one of the people told The Associated Press on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 26, 2017 - 3:28 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks center Nerlens Noel has decided to wait a year to try to cash in as a free agent. Two people with knowledge of the agreement said Saturday that Noel accepted a $4.1 million qualifying offer for one year, essentially betting on himself that he can get something closer...
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A customer shows her purchased Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. The winner could take the $700 million annuity option (paid out over 29 years) or the $443.3 million cash prize, minus state and federal taxes. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
August 24, 2017 - 8:52 am
CHICOPEE, Massachusetts (AP) — The Latest on the lone winning ticket for the $758.7 million Powerball drawing that was sold in Chicopee, Massachusetts (all times local): 8: 30 a.m. The error by the Massachusetts State Lottery over which store sold the lone winning Powerball ticket is being blamed...
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A customer shows her purchased Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. The winner could take the $700 million annuity option (paid out over 29 years) or the $443.3 million cash prize, minus state and federal taxes. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
August 24, 2017 - 1:51 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on $758.7 million Powerball drawing (all times local): 12:45 a.m. Powerball Product Group Chair Charlie McIntyre says the $758.7 million jackpot claimed by a ticket sold in Massachusetts is the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history. In...
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File- This Aug. 10, 2017, file photo shows Floyd Mayweather Jr. training at his gym in Las Vegas. Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same. Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Conor McGregor is a joke, a spectacle that has little to do with real boxing. No reason to spend two cents on it, much less $100, when there's a real super fight coming up a few weeks later between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
August 22, 2017 - 2:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won't stop Las Vegas from putting on its party hat. Sin City's nightclubs have booked a long list of celebrities — including one of the fighters — and high-rolling gamblers and VIPs have...
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In this Thursday, July 27, 2017 photo provided by Loto-Quebec, Jules Parent poses with a mock check after winning a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery, in Quebec City. For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery. (Roch Théroux/Loto-Quebec via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 8:11 pm
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — There are lucky men, and then there's Jules Parent. For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery. Parent muses, "Was I born under a good star?" He showed up at lottery offices to pick up a check for $1,...
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July 28, 2017 - 12:56 pm
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — There are lucky men, and then there's Jules Parent. For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery. Parent muses, "Was I born under a good star?" He showed up at lottery offices to pick up a check for $1,...
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July 17, 2017 - 10:24 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's first casino has become the first in Atlantic City to let patrons play daily fantasy sports contests for money. Resorts Casino Hotel on Monday launched FastPick, a daily fantasy sports game in which customers choose head-to-head player matchups of real-world...
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Cameraman and photographer film a court van arrives at an entrance gate of the Baoshan District People's Court in Shanghai, China, Monday, June 26, 2017. Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 26, 2017 - 1:23 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company on Monday pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling and the three Australians were sentenced to nine or 10 months' imprisonment, an Australian official said. The 19 defendants, including three Australians from the sales and...
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