BOSTON— The Massachusetts Lottery has enjoyed its most successful holiday sales period ever. That's according to new state Treasurer Deb Goldberg, who told lawmakers the Lottery took in $972 million during the ten weeks from early November through early January. Goldberg, who took office last Wednesday, said the Lottery faces more challenges ahead, including...» Read More
Opening a new front in the government’s battle against Internet gambling, federal prosecutors have asked four American banks to freeze tens of millions of dollars in payments owed to people who play poker online.
Executives of some European gambling companies are whispering that they may get a second chance in the United States.
This might be the craziest sentence you'll read all day: ONLINE SPORTSBOOK IS BETTING AGAINST THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS.
Many people are fans of Vince Offer, the ShamWow! guy who is now offering up the Slap Chop. The big laugh line in the Slap Chop commercial is "you're going to love my nuts." Tune in at 36 seconds in to hear the phrase.
I haven’t been too impressed with the print advertising Accenture has rolled out since they signed Tiger Woods many years ago.
Wealthy buyers will be flocking the Fasig-Tipton horse sale today at the Calder Racetrack in Miami to bid on thoroughbreds in the two-year-old-in-training sale.
Never has a sports star returned from major surgery with so few doubters. After an eight-month absence, Tiger Woods was a heavy 4-to-1 favorite to win the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
As you might know, I am a big fan of tennis player Ana Ivanovic. That means any time we come across some new photos or ads, I'm going to post them.
Thank you to everyone who submitted their best caption to our photo yesterday. We received more than 300 entries from all over the world, including captions from Guatemala, Australia and South Africa.
Today, I spent 35 minutes or so with the new Sports Illustrated cover model Bar Refaeli. In that short period of time, I found out that Bar does eat curly fries (I bought them for her in our cafeteria) and loves the Snuggie (she was surprised to find out how cheap it was).
As we approach the All-Star Game in Phoenix this weekend, the NBA has some pretty eye-opening statistics regarding its worldwide reach.
Over the past couple days, we've seen a lot of ticket price announcements from NFL teams to college football teams to NBA franchises. So what have teams done? Here's a list of recent ticket announcements.
The New York Mets are all over the Madoff client list document released last night. But the only New York Mets player on the list is Tim Teufel, who is linked to four accounts on the list.
The Madoff lists indicate that perhaps some money was lost from what many have called the best deal in the business of sports
A measly $81.5 million was wagered in Nevada on Super Bowl XLIII, according to the State's Gaming Control Board.
After the Super Bowl, we caught up agent Joel Segal, who represents Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes.
I think it's wait-and-see for Michael Phelps' sponsors, but you'll hear a lot about these morality clauses that are in endorsement contracts that allow a company to get out if their endorser messes up.
We are a world that likes to build people up and then is ready to tear them down. When athletes are torn down because of a mistake in their personal life, we only forget thanks to their sporting excellence.
The Super Bowl is a strange beast in that it's one of the only events where there isn't a true public sale.
After more than 300,000 votes over 11-day period, CNBC.com readers have made their decision. The ShamWow! is the best "As Seen On TV" product of all-time!