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  • CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire says it's the first state in the country where people can buy Powerball tickets using a smartphone app that is channeled through a convenience chain. The Concord Monitor reports the San Francisco- based startup AutoLotto has been selling the tickets through its app for several weeks. A high-profile launch is planned on Saturday as...

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

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's casinos saw revenue decline slightly in June, down a bit more than 1 percent compared to a year ago, while revenue for the first six months of the year was slightly higher. The eight casinos collectively won $216.5 million from gamblers, a decline of 1.2 percent compared to June 2015, according to figures released Wednesday.

  • 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...

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, turned out to vote on Thursday on whether 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. "We've taken care of the companies over the years so we feel it's time that they give back to us now," said Chuck Baker, a...

  • June 16- Workers at four casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey's gambling hub, turned out to vote on Thursday on whether 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. "We've taken care of the companies over the years so we feel it's time that they give back to us now," said Chuck Baker, a...

  • Four Atlantic City casinos closed in 2014 and remain shuttered, in part because of gambling competition from neighboring states. Atlantic City casino revenues increased 2.7 percent to $802.6 million in the first quarter of 2016, according to state data. Thursday's strike vote pertains to the Tropicana casino and two properties, Caesars Atlantic City and...