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  • Powerball Lottery

    The estimated Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.

  • LONDON, July 21- Britain's William Hill has fired Chief Executive James Henderson after only two years in the job because the bookmaker's board said he was failing to deliver enough growth in online and international gambling. A series of mergers among rivals has intensified the competition for William Hill as gambling companies increasingly market...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— With a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino about to enter its fourth week and no end in sight, Atlantic City's main casino workers union turned up the heat Thursday, surrounding the massive gambling hall with hundreds of picketers, some traveling hundreds of miles to support the walkout. Picketers from unions in Baltimore, Washington, New...

  • CHINO HILLS, Calif.— While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— Revenue from Pennsylvania's 12 casinos hit a record high in the just-completed fiscal year, as dollars lost by gamblers rose 3.6 percent. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Monday revenue from slot machines and tables games exceeded $3.2 billion in the 12 months ending June 30. Only Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in...

  • Creating what fraudsters call "sucker lists" is as easy as shooting fish in a barrel.

  • Mega Millions jackpot fattens up to $508M

    The jackpot continues to grow after no winning ticker was sold in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing.

  • Because no one won the Mega Millions jackpot, it will increase to an estimated $508 million for the next drawing on Friday.

  • The winning numbers for Tuesday night's $454 million Mega Millions lottery were 29, 46, 53, 64, 73 and 10.

  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $449M

    The winner of the seventh largest lottery in the US can take home an immediate cash payout of $313-million.

  • July 1- The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $449 million after a drawing on Friday night produced no winning ticket for the multi-state lottery prize, which now ranks as the seventh largest ever in the United States, officials said. With no winner on Friday night, the jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday has grown to $449 million, said California lottery...

  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $415M

    The winner of the lottery can take home an immediate cash payout of $286-million.

  • Las Vegas Strip gaming revenue keeps tumbling

    Gross gaming revenue on the Strip slipped for the third consecutive month in May, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

  • France soccer euro 2016

    The Euro 2016 Championship tournament could provide the kick daily fantasy sports need to get going in Europe, says a gaming platform.

  • Taylor Swift fans bet on her relationship

    A Chinese online marketplace is offering breakup insurance in case Swift ends her latest relationship.

  • Brexit Betting

    Sportsbet.com.au spokesman Will Bryne says the odds are on a "Bremain" because undecided voters will go with the status quo.

  • U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage placing a bet on Britain to leave the European Union

    As polls suggest a tight race between the leave and remain campaigns in the U.K. referendum, bookies say a vote to remain is more likely.

  • AC casino workers vote to strike

    Workers at four casinos vote for changes by the start of the July 4 holiday weekend.

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to authorize a strike if they are not offered what they consider to be a fair contract by the start of the busy July 4 holiday weekend. A strike vote could give Unite Here Local 54 bargaining committees more firepower in negotiations over new contracts...

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to authorize a strike if they are not offered what they consider to be a fair contract by the start of the busy July 4 holiday weekend. A strike vote could give Unite Here Local 54 bargaining committees more firepower in negotiations over new contracts...