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Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

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Feds Raid Chinatown Building Suspected Of Housing Illegal Gambling Facility

The commercial building has signs in English and Chinese promoting a lawyer and money transfer business inside, but a man across the street said he knew it didn’t just house offices.

05/21/2012

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More Than 40,000 Orthodox Jews To Pack Citi Field Sunday For Internet Protest

More than 40,000 ultra-Orthodox Jewish men plan to pack Citi Field for a gathering on how to use modern technology in a religiously-appropriate way. Organizers have also rented the nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium for the overflow crowd.

05/19/2012

The interior of the seal of the Shinnecock Indian Nation

Shinnecocks Target New Location For Long Island Casino

It’s a 100-acre, uncleared location off exit 66 of the Long Island Expressway in Yaphank.

03/19/2012

Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Markowitz In Favor Of Push For Coney Island Casino

If Gov. Andrew Cuomo succeeds in making table gambling legal in New York, where do you think casinos will crop up? Some are betting on Coney Island.

01/10/2012

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McKinney Opposes Gov. Malloy On Online Gambling

Gov. Dan Malloy believes a recent Justice Department legal opinion opens the door for online gambling in every state. Republican leader John McKinney is not on board.

01/10/2012

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Malloy: Online Gambling Inevitable In Connecticut

Gov. Dan Malloy says it’s inevitable that online gambling will come to Connecticut and his administration is investigating what can be done to protect jobs associated with the state’s two tribal casinos.

01/09/2012

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New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak Pushes Online Bet Bill

Lesniak said he’ll try to get a bill through the Legislature and on Gov. Chris Christie’s desk by next week. The goal is to make New Jersey the national leader in online gambling.

01/02/2012

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says He Supports Casino Gaming In New York City

Cuomo said that if the Legislature took the necessary steps, he’d spend a year working out the details of a casino plan before attempting a voter referendum on it in 2013.

12/26/2011

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Cheaper Chips Coming To Atlantic City Casinos

New Jersey casino regulators have approved gambling chips worth just 25 and 50 cents apiece, instead of the $1 or higher chips commonly used at the casinos.

12/16/2011

New Aqueduct "Racino" (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Aqueduct Casino Nearly Complete As Second Gaming Floor Gets Finishing Touches

It opened in late October and has proven to be very popular, with over 20,000 visitors on the weekends.

12/12/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Economic Plan Includes Expanding Gambling, Tax Credits

Cuomo calls for “comprehensive reform of our tax code” to promote investment in jobs in New York. He doesn’t mention raising taxes or adjusting the tax code to raise taxes for wealthier New Yorkers.

12/04/2011

A man places a bet prior to the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2011 (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Say Yes To Sports Betting Public Question

Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.

11/09/2011

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37 Suspects Rounded Up In Major Bust Involving Gambling, Loan Sharking Rings

The long-term investigation, called “Operation Flat Rate,” focused on gambling and loan sharking rings, the real moneymakers for the Gambino crime family.

10/18/2011

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Atlantic City Casino Workers Concerned Over Weak Gambling Market

The casinos have struggled for five years with plunging revenues amid ever-growing — and ever-closer — competition.

10/09/2011

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