DALLAS (AP) — Almost every top official in a remote South Texas city was arrested Thursday under a detailed federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes from contractors and sending city workers to help an illegal gambling operator nicknamed “Mr. 591 more words
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BANGKOK — Add aging Western bridge players to the list of desperadoes in Thailand’s seaside resort of Pattaya, a sin city rife with prostitution, corruption and foreign and home-grown gangsters. 285 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The golden anniversary of the NFL’s most watched event, Super Bowl 50, is expected to set off the biggest betting frenzy ever. 412 more words
BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) — Birmingham police said their vice narcotics unit raided an illegal gambling operation in the city.
They say the operation, located in the 7800 block of 1st Ave N, was disguised as a daycare and set up to look like one from the outside, but was not a real daycare. 431 more words
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ attorney general says daily fantasy sports betting is illegal gambling.
Lisa Madigan issued an opinion Wednesday declaring that illegal gambling occurs when someone “plays a game of chance or skill for money.” 113 more words