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Here’s An Idea: A Lottery To Pay For Honolulu Rail  Honolulu Civil Beat

How about a lottery to pay for rail? Sure, it's a form of gambling, but so is expecting a train to attract sufficient ridership to alleviate traffic congestion on an island ...

Barclays app stops you spending on the wrong stuff  KITV Honolulu

By Ivana Kottasov, CNN Business. Barclays rolled out a new mobile banking feature on Tuesday that allows users to switch off categories of spending including ...

New Jersey sports betting market closing in on $1B mark  Hawaii News Now

New Jersey's sports betting market is closing in on the $1 billion dollar mark after less than six months of operation.

The Casino Pioneer Poised For A Comeback In Las Vegas And Beyond  Forbes

As the casino landscape gets more crowded and pressure mounts, executives should be revisiting the ideas of Bill Harrah, who founded a company that ...

Campaign to impeach city prosecutor launched as he shows no signs of stepping aside amid federal probe  Hawaii News Now

Among those pushing for his impeachment: A man who Kaneshiro's office tried and failed to convict, twice.

A fan screamed the loudest 'No!' as Hawaii failed to cover the spread on a missed shot  For The Win

One of the best parts about March Madness is watching the hilarious reactions in sportsbooks as otherwise meaningless shots cost bettors a bunch of money.

States eye sports betting, wrestle with regulatory details  West Hawaii Today

This Nov. 20, 2018, photo shows a gambler placing a sports bet at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven ...

Looking to buy a home? Apply for Maui County’s assistance program for first-time home buyers  Hawaii News Now

The program is designed to help low to above-moderate income first-time home buyers get a down payment and help with closing costs.

Rodeo week kicks off at South Point hotel-casino with gold carpet event  KTNV Las Vegas

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Week kicked off at the South Point hotel-casino Tuesday night with a gold carpet event and welcome reception hosted by ...

Alexander City residents like lottery, Facebook poll says, but ministers don't - The Alexander City Outlook  The Alexander City Outlook

State lawmakers who consider giving Alabamians a lottery to benefit education in 2019 will be caught between the Bible on one side and the allure of instant ...

MLB strikes deal with MGM as legal gambling expands in US  Hawaii News Now

NEW YORK (AP) — MGM Resorts International became Major League Baseball's official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan, a deal made as the sport tries ...

Vegas releases gambling lines for every college football bowl game  AL.com

Check out the early gambling line on all 40 college football bowl games this season.

Cleveland Cavaliers owner selling Detroit casino in $1B deal  Hawaii News Now

Businessman and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has reached an agreement to sell Greektown Casino-Hotel in downtown Detroit for $1 billion.

Esports integrity chief concerned about Fortnite gambling  Hawaii News Now

The commissioner of the Esports Integrity Coalition says skill-based betting on battle royale games like Fortnite could be vulnerable to cheating.

Lotto Winner Heads to Hawaii To Escape Win  Gaming Post

A lottery winner from Kindersley, Sask. Immediately flew to Hawaii after learning he had won. He came back knowing that he was not ready to retire – yet.

British lottery winner will pay you $76K a year to date her  Hawaii News Now

Applicants are being asked for their name, age, email address, links to social media and to explain what would make them a good suitor for Ms. Park.

UK reverses delay to gambling machine reform after outcry  Hawaii News Now

The British government says it will cut the maximum stake on electronic slot machines from 100 pounds ($130) to 2 pounds ($2.60) in April _ reversing an ...

US Federal Trade Commission to investigate Loot boxes & child gambling  Dexerto.com

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said they're concerned about loot boxes in video games.

Mega Millions jackpot is up to $970 million as lottery fever intensifies  Hawaii News Now

Combined with Powerball, the two jackpots total $1.4 billion.

Winner of Mega Millions’ record $1.5 billion jackpot still hasn’t claimed prize  Hawaii News Now

The winner must still come forward to claim the prize. And they do not have forever to do so.

Bruno Mars to provide Thanksgiving meals for 24,000 people in Hawaii  FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Bruno Mars will mark the end of his massive "24K Magic World Tour" by providing meals to 24000 Hawaii residents in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Loot boxes equivalent to gambling, FTC to investigate  USA Online Casino News

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched an investigation into “loot boxes” in video games. Loot boxes allow players to pay for the possibility to win ...

Retired government worker revealed as $343M Powerball winner  Hawaii News Now

A retired government worker from Harlem has been revealed as the winner of over $343 million from the Oct. 27 Powerball drawing. It's the biggest jackpot in ...

Loot boxes and gacha games dubbed newest forms of gambling  Borderzine

Loot boxes and gacha games where players purchase virtual items have become a topic of debate within the online gaming community according to aficionados ...

Supreme Court ruling could lead to sports gambling bills in Hawaii Legislature  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Bills that would call for legalized sports betting in Hawaii are likely to be introduced in next year's state Legislature in the wake of today's stunning U.S. Supreme ...

Las Vegas Exec Who Subsidized Gambling with $1.5 Billion Ponzi Scheme Guilty of Fraud  Casino.Org News

A Las Vegas CEO who funded a luxury gambling lifestyle through a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme was found guilty of fraud and money laundering by a jury in ...

Legislature eyes lottery as the fix for Hawaii's homeless crisis  Hawaii News Now

The annual lottery debate is happening again at the state Legislature.

MLB players concerned about retooling teams, attendance drop  Hawaii News Now

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others following a ...

Gonzaga Beats No. 1 Duke to Win Maui Invitational  OnlineGambling.com

Gonzaga, led by Junior forward�Rui Hachimura, defeated No. 1 Duke 89-87 in the finals of the Maui Invitational in Lahaina, Hawaii. Duke (5-1) lost its first game ...

Dane Cook Announces First Full Stand-Up Tour Since 2013 :: Comedy :: News :: Dane Cook :: Paste  Paste Magazine

Dane Cook has just announced the Tell It Like It Is Tour, his first full-scale stand-up tour since 2013's Under Oath. In 2015, Paste interviewed Cook for the ...

College Football Hidden Betting Gems: Bucknell, Princeton, Fresno State, and Hawaii  OnlineGambling.com

Four college football hidden betting gems include Princeton, who is one win away from an Ivy League title. Fresno State is trying to lock up their second ...

Disney says 'no merit' to Malaysia resort company lawsuit  Hawaii News Now

Disney says 'no merit' to Malaysian resort developer complaints over Fox Entertainment-related theme park.

Nurses donate Mega Millions winnings to co-workers in need  Hawaii News Now

A group of nurses at a St. Louis hospital took home a piece of the record Mega Millions drawing last month. But instead of pocketing their winnings, they decided ...

US-China trade truce sends US stocks solidly higher  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Trader Vincent Napolitano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street, ...

Warriors to play for 'pineapples,' 'bowl games' on Senior Night vs UNLV  KHON2

With two games remaining on the schedule, the Rainbow Warriors need just one win to secure a second bowl berth in three years while locking up a winning ...

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. >> For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts ...

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?  Hawaii News Now

Lottery officials have some advice if you win the $970 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Friday night.

Gambling, game rooms still have strong hold in Honolulu  KHON2

Gambling has long been outlawed in the islands, but that hasn't stopped people from getting their fix.

Lottery office pools increase odds — and possibly headaches  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

DES MOINES, Iowa >> A group of New Jersey construction workers noticed that the sixth member of their lottery pool had abruptly left work. Turns out, he had a ...

Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy road near Memphis  Hawaii News Now

2 dead and 44 others hurt in tour bus crash in northern Mississippi as pre-winter storm pummels parts of South and Midwest.

Police conduct raid on alleged gambling operation in McCully  Hawaii News Now

Honolulu Police raided an alleged gambling operation in McCully Wednesday evening.

These Are the Only States Where You Can't Play the Mega Millions Lottery  The Cheat Sheet

Only a handful of states don't participate in MegaMillions lottery drawings.

MGM opens Massachusetts casino with a flourish - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Massachusetts' first resort casino with expansive gambling and entertainment options opened Friday with a Las Vegas-style flourish.

California office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month's $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the ...

Settlement talks set to begin in civil rights suit over huge gambling case that failed twice  Hawaii News Now

Honolulu city attorneys are heading to the bargaining table to try and end a civil lawsuit over a gambling case that failed twice in court and resulted in deputy ...

Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds  Hawaii News Now

For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot and the $620 million Powerball prize, the games come ...

Malaysian resort company sues Disney, Fox over theme park  Hawaii News Now

A Malaysian resort developer is seeking at least $1 billion in damages from Walt Disney Co. and Fox Entertainment Group for alleged breach of contract related ...

With newfound riches, lottery winners have done some weird stuff  Hawaii News Now

What would you do if you won? Build a house? Buy a car? How about finance a wrestling show?

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal  Hawaii News Now

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy in effort to reach settlements in sex-abuse lawsuits, delay decertification.

4 arrested as police raid suspected gambling parlor in Liliha  Hawaii News Now

Four people were arrested after a suspected gambling parlor was raided Tuesday night in Liliha, Honolulu police said.

Asia Minute: Japan's Casino Gambling Plans  Hawaiipublicradio

Hawai'i's state legislature is in recess today, but a number of bills will be returning for consideration and discussion later this week. One issue that is.

Japan's Osaka to host 2025 World Expo, beating Russian city  Hawaii News Now

PARIS (AP) — The Japanese city of Osaka will host the World Expo in 2025, after beating out cities in Russia and Azerbaijan in the race to host an event ...

Nobody won Friday’s Mega Millions jackpot; grand prize rises to $654 million  Hawaii News Now

Lottery officials announced early Saturday that no winning ticket had been sold. The jackpot has now climbed to $654 million.

Ex-shareholder sues Wynn, executives over sex assault claims  Hawaii News Now

A former Wynn Resorts shareholder is suing company founder Steve Wynn and former and current executives and board members, alleging that they concealed ...

Here Are the Potential Winners in the Gambling Plan for ‘China's Hawaii’  Bloomberg

Beijing's ambitions to bring more tourists and gambling to an island billed as China's Hawaii is sparking visions of a rapid transformation for an important ...

Inside the Chinese tropical island dubbed the 'Hawaii of the East,' which the Communist elite is making a hotspot for gambling, tech, and luxury  Business Insider

China is planning to transform an island the size of a small country into a sprawling hub for foreign investment, gambling, tourism, and luxury. Xi Jinping's ...

Hawaii Illegal Gambling Defendants Sue Prosecutors Over ‘Vindictive’ Charges  Casino.Org News

Hawaii sweepstake machine operators believe they have been maliciously targeted by a bungling prosecuting attorney's office.

Esport betting platform gets license for video game gambling  Hawaii News Now

Video gamers in the United States and elsewhere will soon be able to bet on themselves.

No video game loot boxes for buyers under 21, say proposed Hawaii bills  Ars Technica

The Hawaii state legislature is now considering two sets of bills that would regulate games containing randomized in-game item purchases—commonly known ...

Utahns buying lottery tickets at Idaho convenience store ahead of Tuesday's $1.6 billion Mega Millions draw  Salt Lake Tribune

Franklin, Idaho • At “the Home of the Utah Lottery,” La Tienda convenience store in this Idaho border town, three cashiers served a steady and slowly growing ...

No winning Mega Millions ticket; jackpot climbs to $868M  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

DES MOINES, Iowa >> No winning lottery ticket was sold for the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to $868 million. Mega Millions officials ...

158 Hawaii residents affected by lottery scams in 2017 - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Fake lottery scams frauded people out of over $117 million in 2017, according to a new report by the Better Business Bureau. The report found that In Hawaii, ...

Casino workers in Las Vegas continue weekly picketing  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Unionized casino workers in Las Vegas are continuing their weekly picketing campaign as they negotiate new contracts. Culinary Union ...

Colleen Hanabusa (D)  KHON2

Colleen Hanabusa is a U.S. representative who is running for the office of governor.

Asia Minute: Casino Confusion in the Philippines  Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2

Casino gambling was legalized in Japan last month, although the first one is unlikely to open its doors until the middle of the next decade. Elsewhere in Asia, the ...

Utahns are flooding into Idaho and Wyoming as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion  Salt Lake Tribune

As the Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion — the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history — Utahns hurried across state lines ...

Man wins $1 million lottery payout thanks to fortune cookie ‘lucky numbers’  Hawaii News Now

(RNN) – A man scored a million-dollar payday when he took a fortune cookie at its word and played the lucky numbers that appeared inside. It makes you ...

Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines.  NBCNews.com

Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.

Downtown Las Vegas casino details revealed  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Documents filed with the Las Vegas Planning Commission have revealed some details about the secretive 18 Fremont project, the downtown resort that will ...

Mississippi vote shrinks number of lottery-free US states to five  CalvinAyre.com

The number of US states with no lottery products whatsoever has shrunk to five after Mississippi legislators did an overnight about-face on a lottery bill.

Gambling - Ranking every US state by its current position in legalizing sports betting  ESPN

The Supreme Court ruled in New Jersey, opening the doors for states to introduce legislation for legalized sports betting. Ryan Rodenberg checks in on where ...

Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

BRAINTREE, Mass. >> A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World ...

Hawaii residents can buy Powerball lottery tickets, but winnings will be taxed  KHON2

By SCOTT McFETRIDGE and KHON2 Web Staff - For the many Hawaii residents who have been asking, there is, in fact, a way to buy lottery tickets for the ...

Oahu SPCA Fourth Annual Fundraiser Casino Carnival  Hawaii News Now

The O'ahu Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (O'ahu SPCA) presents, "Casino Carnival Night" on Sunday June 10, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

What tax reform means for the next big lottery winner  KITV Honolulu

President Trump has signed one of the most sweeping tax reform bills in years. CNN's Christine Romans has the answers to what the changes mean for you.

2 winning tickets sold for $750M Powerball jackpot  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

DES MOINES, Iowa >> Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa ...

Hawaii at Colorado State Betting Preview: Picks for Spread, Total  Sports Illustrated

Defensive inexperience for both teams and a new up-tempo Hawaii offense should see the Rainbow Warriors and Rams go over the total of 56.5. By Scott ...

Delaware lottery ticket spending ranks No. 5  The News Journal

Delaware ranked No. 5 in the nation in lottery spending per capita in 2016, according to a report by LendEDU. Delaware residents spent $416.50 each.

Honolulu police confiscate gambling devices in Liliha - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Honolulu Police seized eighteen gambling devices in a raid on Liliha Street at the corner of Kunawai Lane on Tuesday. Five people were also arrested.

Construction worker keeps $245 million lottery win a secret for weeks  FOX31 Denver

NEW YORK – A New York construction worker kept his $245 million lottery win a secret for weeks, according to WPIX. When Nandlall Mangal came back from a ...

Battlefront II Loot Crates Declared Gambling, Investigated in Hawaii  ExtremeTech

EA continues to take a hammering on all fronts over Battlefront II, and the game isn't going to be helped by declarations from Belgium and Hawaii. Belgium, after ...

Las Vegas Strip casino changes names  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Finally, the transition from Monte Carlo to Park MGM is official. The change in identity for the 22-year-old, 3,000-room Strip resort includes new restaurants and ...

Gambling regulators come together to address in-game loot boxes  Heroes Never Die

Gambling regulators from 14 different European countries, as well as those from America's Washington State Gaming Commission, have come together in hopes ...

County's top attorney reports gambling winnings in latest financial disclosure | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

WAILUKU — Maui County's top civil attorney, Patrick Wong, got lucky again in Vegas last year, winning at least $26,000, although that's not his highest winnings ...

Could a Wave of New Gambling Laws Be Loot Boxes’ Undoing?  Bloomberg

The sports gambling world is giddy right now, following a landmark Supreme Court ruling that could pave the way for broadly legal betting on games. But teams ...

What a break! Man's fall leads to hospital lottery pool win  Hawaii News Now

A New Jersey man was walking to buy a lottery ticket when he fell and broke his hip, landing him in a hospital where he joined a winning lottery pool.

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?  The New York Times

Loot boxes are a substantial revenue stream for the video game industry. But some lawmakers say they constitute gambling and should be regulated.

At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?  Hawaii Tribune Herald

This April 20, 2018 photo shows a game of cards underway at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. As Atlantic City's casinos mark their 40th anniversary, ...

Hawaii illegal gambling den crackdown nets 35 people  CalvinAyre.com

Hawaiian policemen swooped down on different illegal card rooms and underground slot parlors in the island paradise, rounding up 35 people involved in ...

Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley of gambling fraud. The Nevada Gaming Control Board ...

Hawaii Cracking Down on Illegal Gambling, Putting Underground Card Rooms in Crosshairs  CardsChat.com

Police in Hawaii have made 35 arrests so far as part of a crackdown on illegal gambling, poker games, and gambling machines.

Resorts World casino rising from the Strip  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

It took a while to get going, but the 3,400-room Resorts World Las Vegas tower at the center of the Strip is now more than halfway finished, reaching floor 35 of ...

Lottery could be on lawmaker's agenda this year  AL.com

The Alabama legislature could take up a lottery again this year, according to House Speaker Mac McCutcheon.

Kakaako affordable housing condos taking reservations - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) launched reserved housing sales for eligible Hawai'i residents at Aalii, a mixed-use condominium ...

Botched Illegal Gambling Case Prompts Lawsuit Against Prosecutors  Honolulu Civil Beat

Eight people who were the subject of one of the largest illegal gambling stings in Hawaii history are suing Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro and ...

Video game loot boxes under scrutiny by 16 gambling regulators  CNET

An international coalition is concerned about the influence some video games can have on children.

Florida Lottery $1 million lottery ticket sold in Cape Coral 2:01 PM, Aug 14, 2018  Fox 4

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man got a million dollar present for his birthday with a lucky Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.

Developer plans new hotel, casino for downtown Las Vegas  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Plans for a new 777-room hotel and casino for downtown Las Vegas have been submitted to the city for review. The documents show plans to ...

Hard Rock Granted Casino License in Atlantic City  U.S. News & World Report

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey gambling regulators are expected to decide whether to grant a casino license to the new Hard Rock property.

Hawaii Proposes Legislation to Regulate Loot Boxes in Games  ExtremeTech

Legislators in Hawaii were among the first to express concern over the use of loot boxes in video games when Star Wars Battlefront II was in the news. This issue ...


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