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Woman Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids In Car While Gambling In Queens

A Brooklyn woman was arrested this past weekend and charged with leaving her children – the youngest just 9 months old — and her middle school-age brother in the car while she went off to gamble.

07/29/2013

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New Legislation Would Bring Casinos Upstate, Video Slot Centers To L.I.

State lawmakers are poised to vote as early as Friday on a measure that would authorize Las Vegas-style resort casinos in three upstate areas.

06/20/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Republican Challenger Tom Foley Bests Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy

Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.

06/19/2013

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Experts Worry Electronic Gambling Provision In Conn. Budget Could Lead To Long-Term Problems

A state budget that calls for big spending increases for science and technology at the University of Connecticut and expands gambling to bring in more revenue cleared the House of Representatives on Sunday and now heads to the Senate just days before the 2013 legislative session ends.

06/03/2013

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Fantasy Leagues To Be Operated By NJ Casinos Under New Regulations

Casinos can partner with fantasy league operators to let them run the tournaments. The gaming halls can also take entry fees and pay out winnings at casino cages, according to the regulations.

04/21/2013

Superstorm Sandy's destruction is seen in Atlantic City - Oct. 30, 2012 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Revenue Down 12.5 Percent In February

Figures released Monday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show the city’s 12 casinos took in $212.3 million.

03/11/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the Hilltop Group Home in Robbinsville - March 7, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie To Keep Fighting For Sports Betting In New Jersey

Christie said Thursday after visiting a group home for people with disabilities that he’ll take the fight to the Supreme Court if he has to.

03/07/2013

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New Jersey Gaming Attorney Sees Online Gambling Coming Soon

The governor of Nevada has signed a bill legalizing online gambling there and one New Jersey gaming attorney and consultant believes it will happen in the Garden State, too.

02/22/2013

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Palladino: Mets’ Casino Proposal Was Bad Idea From Beginning

They thought the fallout from Madoff was bad? What if a rostered lunkhead got caught in their gaming hall?

02/06/2013

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Mets Owners Proposed Casino In ‘Initial Concept’ For Willets Point

Baseball and blackjack? The owners of the Mets were all in on a 2011 proposal for a casino next to Citi Field, only to be rejected by the Bloomberg administration, according to the New York Post.

02/05/2013

Atlantic City Skyline (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casino Workers Push Christie To Sign Online Gambling Bill

The president of Atlantic City’s largest casino workers’ union called on Gov. Chris Christie to sign an Internet gambling bill, saying online betting revenue could make the difference between two or more casinos surviving or having to close.

01/31/2013

Trump Taj Mahal and other casino hotels in Atlantic City, New Jersey (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

High Rollers Leave AC In Favor Of Pennsylvania Casinos

Last week, Atlantic City reported its annual revenues at just over $3 billion. Pennsylvania’s slots and table games brought in $3.16 billion in gross revenue in 2012, according to the state’s Gaming Control Board.

01/17/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the take down of a gambling ring - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Queens D.A. Announces Indictments In Nationwide Sports Betting Ring

25 people have been indicted in the nationwide sports betting ring that had tentacles in several Las Vegas casinos, where NYPD Inspector Brian O’Neil says operatives influenced legal betting to increase payouts.

10/25/2012

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Lichtenstein: NCAA To New Jersey — Drop Dead!

We’re used to hypocrisy from politicians. It’s their job to say whatever it takes to get (re)elected. But in my lifetime nothing compares with the nonsense spewing from the mouths of those running the NCAA.

10/18/2012

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton Is Coming To A Slot Machine Near You

Would you play a slot machine with Dolly Parton’s face on it? What if it sang “Two Doors Down” and “Nine to Five”?

09/14/2012

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