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Gambling

  1. crime
    Two Unruly Nuns Apparently Embezzled $500,000 From School, Hit the CasinoSo much for that whole vow of poverty thing.
  2. games
    Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports FansThe Supreme Court has just unleashed misery on the average viewer.
  3. the law
    Why the Supreme Court Just Opened the Doors to Legal Sports Betting in AmericaIt has a lot to do with the Tenth Amendment.
  4. las vegas shooting
    What, If Anything, Does Paddock’s Gambling Have to Do With the Vegas Shooting?With no tangible motive for the attack, much of the focus has been on the gunman’s high-rolling lifestyle — and that’s left many in Las Vegas nervous.
  5. las vegas shooting
    Gambling Industry’s Largest Convention Kicked Off Right on Schedule in Las VegasAmid upbeat talk there were small signs of distress, like a woman in body paint weeping by a slot-machine booth.
  6. casinos
    The Casino Dealer Whose Regulars Don’t Seem to Enjoy Gambling“You wonder why is someone going to do something every day or every week when all they’re doing is complaining about not winning.”
  7. select all
    Video-Game Streamer Pleads Guilty to Running Gambling OperationFIFA is big business, even in the virtual realm.
  8. Gambling on the Olympics Is Legal in Vegas for the First Time in a Long TimeYou can definitely place a bet on basketball. Racewalking? That might be a problem.
  9. hard times
    David Milch Lost $100 Million to GamblingThe writer is left with $17 million in debt, according to a lawsuit.
  10. What You Need to Know About the Tennis Match-Fixing ScandalAn investigation by BuzzFeed and the BBC found that 16 players have been repeatedly flagged to authorities because of suspicions they threw matches.
  11. Betting Market Names Ted Cruz the GOP Front-runnerAt PredictIt, shares of the Texas Senator are trading above those of Marco Rubio for the first time ever.
  12. the sports section
    The FBI and the DOJ Are Coming After Daily Fantasy SportsThey’re looking into employees’ behavior, and whether the sites should be banned under federal gambling laws.
  13. The DraftKings Scandal Highlights Fantasy Football’s Deeper ProblemThe DraftKings scandal raises difficult questions for the booming industry. 
  14. My Book-Prize Betting Addiction: A User’s Guide to Making Money Off Alice MunroUnlike most gambling addicts, I’m still in the black.
  15. the sports section
    Does This Ex-Con, Ex-Referee Know the NBA Better Than LeBron?Tim Donaghy sees a different game from the rest of us. Which is why, out of prison, he’s now sports gambling’s golden boy.
  16. ruins of atlantic city
    The Lonesome Death of Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza CasinoWhat was once the hottest spot in town closed last night. Nobody cared.
  17. Don’t Worry, You Can Still Play Poker in MidtownPolice raids are NBD, say game organizers.
  18. life upstate
    New York’s New Casinos to Come With More WarningsAbout compulsive gambling.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Gambling Nun Jailed for Stealing From ChurchesHer convent has her back.
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Mystery Celebrities on the Fringe of a Russian Mob Gambling BustThe client list stays dark.
  21. hurricane sandy
    Gambling, Tap Water Return to Atlantic CitySome tenets of normalcy are finally returning.
  22. Deals
    City Sip and Sassafras Seduce Revelers with Spinning SpecialsCity Sip and Sassafras offer gambling for boozey discounts.
  23. Fox Buys a Comedy from Ryan ReynoldsFox has made a put pilot commitment to Ryan Reynolds’s production company for All In, a single-camera gambling comedy written by Allan Loeb. […]
  24. gambling
    Haruki Murakami Favorite for Nobel PrizeWith ten-to-one odds.
  25. cuomolot
    Cuomo Says Gambling Donations Didn’t Influence His Pro-Casino AgendaThe timing was just a lucky coincidence.
  26. gambling
    See a Trailer for Holy RollersChristian gamblers? Sure, why not?
  27. Chicago Casino
    Will a Chicago Casino Mean More Fine Dining or Endless Buffets?Chicago may get its own casino, but how will our restaurant scene change?
  28. jesus christie
    Chris Christie Vetoes Online Gambling LegislationIt’s not all about the benjamins.
  29. mets
    The Mets’ Equipment Manager Is in Lots of TroubleThe Mets’ equipment manager is in a lot of gambling trouble.
  30. Mediavore
    E. Coli Scare Shuts Down Schools in NJ; Atlantic City’s Visitors Are SpendingPlus a new study says alcohol is more dangerous than crack and heroin, and North Korea’s new leader, Kim Jong-un, is “chubby,” all in our morning news roundup.
  31. gambling
    Lottery Addict Faces Up to Fifteen Years In PrisonHe stole a whole lot of money.
  32. gambling
    Shinnecock Tribe Formally Recognized by Federal GovernmentCasino, here we come!
  33. gambling
    Bridges and Bigelow Clear Favorites, Oddsmakers SayBest Picture race is too close to call! Exciting!
  34. Mediavore
    Video Gambling is On the Table; KFC Franchisees File SuitPlus: Chef Boyardee’s sneaky sodium reduction, and Giada’s cookware line launches, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. gambling
    New Service to Allow Consumers to Wager Real Money on Weekend Box-Office ResultsQuick, someone check Paul Dergarabedian’s pulse!
  36. white men with money
    Former Bear Stearns Exec Loses $22 Million in One Hand of PokerFormer Bear Stearns head of corporate strategy finished sixth in the World Series of Poker.
  37. early and often
    Malcolm Smith Eyeing Cushy Aqueduct Afterlife?The former Senate majority leader has ties to one of the groups bidding to turn the racetrack into a casino.
  38. early and often
    This William Ayers Thing Can’t Go On Forever — Maybe McCain Should Start Playing CrapsYesterday afternoon, the McCain camp escalated their Ayers rhetoric, but there are still 26 days until the election. If this is going to be their only tactic, they’re going to have to get extreme.
  39. the morning line
    The Islamofascist Handbook • To aid in terrorism surveillance, the NYPD has released a jihadi version of The Preppy Handbook, detailing how average Muslim schlubs morph into Islamic terrorists. Grow a beard, renounce booze and broads, play paintball war games, dis the U.S. a lot — you know the drill. [NYDN]
  40. the morning line
    Viva Sullivan County • Governor Spitzer has approved a “Las Vegas-style” gambling den in the Catskills. The Mohawk tribe will run it, despite the casino being 400 miles away from its reservation, and the state will get a 25 percent cut. That is, if environmentalists and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior get on board. [NYT] • Call us twisted, but we love watching JetBlue continue to flagellate itself over last week’s stranding of its JFK passengers; the CEO of the formerly cuddly airline is scripting a my-bad TV ad and proposing a “customer bill of rights” that will financially penalize JetBlue for such things. [NYDN] • The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office seems eager to reinvent itself as a telenovela. An ADA was suspended for allegedly passing witness info to her boyfriend, a defense attorney; that’s one day after a female investigator was accused of a dalliance with a jailed mobster. How soon before evil twins show up? [NYP] • Next up for Bloombergian rezoning: the Garment Center. Crain’s predicts “a flurry of buying and selling.” Luxury condos? Actually, no, just newer and better offices. Whew. [Crain’s] • And you can always rely on the City Council for an offbeat ordinance proposal. Today, the honor goes to Councilman Simcha Felder, who wants warning labels on coffee. [amNY]