Gambling

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Ex-LA firefighter pleads guilty to illegal gambling

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A retired Los Angeles County firefighter has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of running an illegal sports gambling business that authorities say netted him hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

01/27/2014

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Michigan man wins million-dollar lottery — again

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — This guy has all the luck. Officials say Joseph Palmarchuk won a $1.35 million lottery jackpot Wednesday in Michigan’s Classic Lotto 47 game. In the past few years, Palmarchuk has also […]

11/08/2013

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Deadbeat gamblers as economic indicator

LAS VEGAS (AP) — How do you know the economy is coming back? High rollers are paying their gambling debts. All four major U.S. casino corporations bumped up their allowances for bad debt during the […]

10/29/2013

Bret Lewis

Serious about poker

By Bret Lewis, Morning Sports Anchor If you really want to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em … you need “Poker-Tox.” That’s a procedure that a doctor in Manhattan is […]

11/27/2012

Powerball

Millions chase record $425M Powerball jackpot

By Jeff McMurray, Associated Press It’s the gambler’s mantra: Somebody’s gotta win, so why not me? The first part is true; somebody will win the Powerball jackpot. Chuck Strutt, executive director of Multi-State Lottery Association, […]

11/26/2012

Less than great football

By Bret Lewis, KFWB Sports Anchor Now I told you last week about the eight head coaches and assistant coaches in Florida that were betting on their own Youth Football League games — for kids […]

11/05/2012

Casino offers refunds on Seattle-Green Bay game

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas casino took an unusual step Wednesday and offered refunds to gamblers who lost money when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial touchdown at […]

09/26/2012

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