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Pete Rose in 1989 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Rick Wolff: How I Was Hustled By Charlie Hustle

The year was 1989, and I was serving as the editor on Pete Rose’s forthcoming autobiography. But then, as the the manuscript was coming into final form, he was accused of gambling on games.

03/11/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 8, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Officials Warn Super Bowl Is Tough Time For Those With Gambling Problems

Jeff Beck with the Council of Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey said the group’s phones are usually ringing off the hook the day after the big game from people who realize they have a problem.

01/27/2014

Gamblers play slot machines in Atlantic City, N.J. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Expanding Video Gaming, Slots

Connecticut might gamble on slots and video gaming in Bridgeport, New Haven and Windsor Locks.

01/13/2014

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Battle Brewing Over Casino Expansion In New Jersey

With competition in New York and Pennsylvania eating into New Jersey’s gambling revenue, state lawmakers are considering bringing casinos to Bergen County.

12/12/2013

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N.J. Lawmakers To Mull Casino Gambling In Bergen County

Lawmakers in New Jersey will hold a meeting to discuss bringing casinos to Bergen County.

12/11/2013

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More Applicants Emerge As New York State Prepares To Grant Casino Licenses

More potential competitors for upstate New York casino licenses are emerging despite an increasingly crowded Northeast market.

12/07/2013

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‘Ray Donovan’ Producer Sentenced To 2 Years’ Probation In Gambling Case

A producer of the Showtime series “Ray Donovan” will avoid prison time for his role in an illegal sports betting business that New York prosecutors have linked to the Russian mob.

11/25/2013

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6 New Jersey Casinos Start Taking Bets Online

State regulators approved six casinos for Internet gambling effective immediately.

11/25/2013

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Online Gamblers Near N.J. Borders May Be Shut Out By Digital Fences

Technology companies working with the Atlantic City casinos tell The Associated Press they intentionally set their digital fences slightly away from the edge of New Jersey’s borders.

11/17/2013

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Expert Warns Coming N.J. Online Gambling Opens Doors To Addicts

New Jersey is extending its self-exclusion list to allow people to ban themselves from online betting.

11/12/2013

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Activists On Both Sides Hold Events In NYC On Casino Issue

Two events were held Thursday in New York City for and against the proposal that, if approved, would allow the development of as many as seven casinos across the state.

10/31/2013

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N.Y. Casino Proponents, Foes Make Their Cases

A discussion presenting both sides of a referendum on amending the state constitution to allow Las Vegas-type casinos was held.

10/21/2013

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Candidates For Nassau County Exec. Urging Voters To Approve Casino Gambling In NY State

Thomas Suozzi and Ed Mangano are expected to join labor unions and business groups in support of the ballot referendum called Proposal No. 1.

10/15/2013

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Lawyer: New York Casino Referendum Was Passed In Secret

The referendum was reworded to promise more jobs, tax cuts and aid for schools — all additions made to the initial version.

10/08/2013

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Court: Pro Poker Player Can Play In Legal Games While Awaiting Sentencing

Lawyers for the pro players have argued their clients make a legitimate living playing poker. They say the players should be able to pursue their careers until the case is resolved _ and a judge has agreed.

09/14/2013

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