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  1. gambling
    New Yorkers Really Liked Gambling on Their Phones in 2022The state brought in more than $900 million in mobile sports-gambling revenue in its first full year, almost twice what was anticipated.
  2. early and often
    Who Thought Putting a Casino in Everyone’s Pocket Was a Good Idea?Lately, Democrats are rushing to promote more legalized gambling in their campaigns with no apparent regard for manufacturing a generation of addicts.
  3. explainers
    The One-Page Guide to New York’s New Sports-Betting SceneOnline sports gambling is now legal. Here, how to navigate the seven sports-betting companies that have set up shop.
  4. the city politic
    Sports Betting Will Bring a Wave of Misery to New YorkFacilitating addiction across the state is a high price to pay for all that tax revenue.
  5. the moneyline
    Everyone in New York Is Betting on SportsArmed with a phone and with free money from newly legal sports books, fans are gambling like crazy.
  6. media
    The Dave Portnoy PlaybookOn the precipice of sports-gambling riches — and facing sexual-misconduct allegations — Barstool Sports’ founder doubles down on the culture war.
  7. gambling
    Online Sports Betting in New York Gets Its First WinnersDraftKings and FanDuel are among the firms receiving licenses for sports betting, as the apps prepare to go live in New York before the Super Bowl.
  8. new york
    New York to Legalize Mobile Sports BettingAnother creative solution to close New York’s revenue shortfall has been secured in the state budget.
  9. games
    Welcome to Our New Gambling Hell, Sports FansThe Supreme Court has just unleashed misery on the average viewer.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. select all
    Video-Game Streamer Pleads Guilty to Running Gambling OperationFIFA is big business, even in the virtual realm.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. The DraftKings Scandal Highlights Fantasy Football’s Deeper ProblemThe DraftKings scandal raises difficult questions for the booming industry. 
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. Don’t Worry, You Can Still Play Poker in MidtownPolice raids are NBD, say game organizers.
  22. life upstate
    New York’s New Casinos to Come With More WarningsAbout compulsive gambling.
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Gambling Nun Jailed for Stealing From ChurchesHer convent has her back.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Mystery Celebrities on the Fringe of a Russian Mob Gambling BustThe client list stays dark.
  25. hurricane sandy
    Gambling, Tap Water Return to Atlantic CitySome tenets of normalcy are finally returning.
  26. cuomolot
    Cuomo Says Gambling Donations Didn’t Influence His Pro-Casino AgendaThe timing was just a lucky coincidence.
  27. jesus christie
    Chris Christie Vetoes Online Gambling LegislationIt’s not all about the benjamins.
  28. gambling
    Lottery Addict Faces Up to Fifteen Years In PrisonHe stole a whole lot of money.
  29. gambling
    Shinnecock Tribe Formally Recognized by Federal GovernmentCasino, here we come!
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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]
  34. 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]