BOSTON— The casino gambling industry is off and running with the recent opening of the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts. Gambling revenues from the Plainville slots parlor are flowing daily into the state coffers, though the Massachusetts Gaming Commission cautions it's too early to say whether revenues will meet projections.» Read More
Casinos and lotteries in most states are reporting a downturn in revenue for the first time, resulting in a drop in the money collected by state and local governments, according to new state data.
For months, Atlantic City has been dreading the opening of a new casino in Bethlehem, Pa., a short drive from some of its best markets in northern New Jersey and New York.
Tickets for the chance to see British tennis hopeful Andy Murray play in the men’s final of the Wimbledon championship have been rocketing in price, with one tout offering to sell centre court tickets for £20,000 ($32,636) each, according to media reports.
One of the largest mass layoffs in recent Russian history is to occur on Wednesday, and the Kremlin itself is decreeing it, economic crisis or not.
I'm here at the media center at the US Open and the common subject of "Would you bet against Tiger?" came up. It's a fun game to play—Tiger or the field?
Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson (like “Saddle”) celebrated the grand opening of another casino yesterday. Not in Vegas but Bethlehem. Yes you’re reading this correctly, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania’s “Sands Casino Resort.”
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