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Taking Advantage of Aloha  Hawaii Business Magazine

It's the plot to countless Victorian whimsies: Some accidental mix-up at birth is unveiled or a rich but distant relative dies and leaves you millions. And though ...

Navy corpsman bought 27 lottery tickets, won 26 times. He just won his biggest in NC  WBTV

Navy corpsman Michael Strong has won a cash prize with 26 of the 27 lottery scratch-off game tickets he's bought for $20 each over the years.

Navy Corpsman Bought 27 Lottery Tickets, Won 26 Times  Military.com

He beat odds of 1 in 1.8 million with his latest win of $1 million.

Man fined, conviction expunged in gambling case  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

A 39-year-old former Honokaa man pleaded no contest Monday to a gambling charge related to a sweep of seven establishments across the Big Island by local ...

Woman arrested in gambling raid in Kalihi  Hawaii News Now

Officers executed a warrant at around 6 p.m. at a business near the intersection of Kalihi and Democrat streets.

Devo and Kneivel to Flavor Flav and Meat Loaf: 25 acts who played Oneida Casino in 25 years  Green Bay Press Gazette

As Oneida Casino celebrates its 25th anniversary, a look back at 25 acts who played there, from Carrie Underwood and Jay Leno to Flavor Fav and Meat Loaf.

The Conversation: TMT Construction Sparks Organized Protests  Hawaiipublicradio

TMT Construction Begins; Sit Down with U.S. Representative Ed Case; Coral Reef Damage from Kauai Flooding; Turtle Bay Garden Lottery.

Casino's guitar-shaped hotel is a rock star. Here's what's coming for the debut  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Construction is almost completed at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and is scheduled to open on October 24th. The $1.5 billion expansion ...

Navy Corpsman Michael Strong banks $1 million thanks to NC Education Lottery  Connecting Vets

Michael Strong, who serves as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy, has won on the last 26 out of 27 $20 lottery scratch-off tickets he's purchased. His luckiest ticket to ...

Crain's Daily Gist podcast: Planned Parenthood Illinois' funding dilemma  Crain's Chicago Business

Health care reporter Stephanie Goldberg talks about the organization's funding cuts and what it's like covering controversial health care topics as a reporter. Plus ...

National Lottery results: Winning Lotto numbers for Wednesday July 17 2019 £12.4million jackpot  The Scottish Sun

TONIGHT'S National Lotto results are in and it's time to find out if you've scooped the must be won £12.4million jackpot. You can find out by checking your ticket ...

Hawaii's McDonald Named To Maxwell Award Watch List  KITV Honolulu

The award is presented to the outstanding collegiate football player in America since 1937 and is named in honor of Robert W. "Tiny" Maxwell.

Navy corpsman snags $1 million lottery ticket at Richlands store  WITN

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Navy corpsman won a $1 million prize after be bought a scratch-off ticket in Richlands. Michael Strong, who currently calls Waianae, ...

3 things to do at Southern California casinos (July 19-25)  Press-Enterprise

Harrah's Resort Southern California. Catch some reggae, R&B and pop music poolside when singer and songwriter Anuhea performs at Dive on July 21.

Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 6/18/19: Did Anyone Win the $50 Million Jackpot on Tuesday (Last) Night?  Newsweek

On Tuesday, June 18, the latest Mega Millions jackpot was an estimated $50 million. But was anyone lucky enough to win it? The lottery numbers were drawn at ...

Tyrannosaurus rex take to the race track at Washington casino  Hawaii News Now

Emerald Downs took a break from racing its usual thoroughbreds to let some dinosaurs take the track and people loved it.

Mega Millions Results, Numbers for 7/02/19: Did Anyone Win the $83 Million Jackpot on Tuesday (Last) Night?  Newsweek

Two people matched four numbers and the Megaplier.

More than 2000 people win lottery with '0-0-0-0' in NC  Hawaii News Now

There were 2014 winning tickets Saturday for the Pick 4 lottery's $7.8 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 0-0-0-0.

Hawaii Governor Vetoes Airbnb Tax Bill  Governing

Gov. David Ige on Tuesday vetoed bills that would have imposed the state's corporate income tax on real estate investment trusts and required vacation rental ...

Mega Millions winner must pay $15 million to ex-wife  Hawaii News Now

Rich and Mary Zelasko finalized their divorce last year after a lengthy legal battle. Now, the Michigan man will lose a portion of his winnings to her.

What's the most popular game on the Strip? It's the name game  Travel Weekly

The SLS will soon become the Sahara, just the latest name change in a city where hotel rebrandings are as ubiquitous as resort fees and Elvis impersonators.

How Much Does the Average American Spend on the Lottery?  Yahoo Finance

The lottery proves that of the many things Americans don't understand, probability ranks near the top. People buy lottery tickets with the idea that somebody has ...

Ahuimanu named finalist in search for 'Nicest Place in America'  KITV Honolulu

Reader's Digest has named the 50 finalists of its third annual search for a national crowd-sourced effort to uncover places where people are kind and treat each ...

Maui police make 2 more arrests tied to illegal cockfighting  Hawaii News Now

MAUI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -Two men caught cockfighting on Maui over the weekend have been arrested. Police said 48-year-old Joseph Kahana and ...


LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters may decide next year whether to legalize casino gambling in a ballot measure that could tip the number of states that ...

WALSH headed to Hawaii — Time for the ENCORE — WARREN's debate prep  Politico

GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. WALSH'S BIG MEETING — I sat down with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh ahead of his trip to the U.S. Conference of Mayors ...

Unsealed records: Kealoha was prosecuting cases despite 'serious' medical condition  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Records unsealed Monday by a federal judge show Katherine Kealoha was not capable of prosecuting cases for at ...

Danny De Gracia: Quit Scalping Hawaii Taxpayers - Legalize Gambling  Honolulu Civil Beat

Spare us the morality lessons and let's get real about taking advantage of funding sources that don't raise taxes.

Quest For World Series Of Poker Championship Draws All Backgrounds  Hawaiipublicradio

Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer, owning a gold.

La Mesa AYSO girls net trip to Hawaii  La Mesa Courier

By DAVE THOMAS | La Mesa Courier. It is not every day that a young soccer player gets to pack their bags and head off to the nation's 50th state. That said, this ...

4 Reasons to Visit Hawaii at Least Once in Your Life  Breaking Travel News

Hawaii, the tropical vacation spot with natural beauty is unlike any other place in the world. Starting from the majestic mountains to city life, you will find it all.

Officials are on alert for match-fixing at World Cup  West Hawaii Today

The Women's World Cup is growing in every respect. The field for the latest edition of soccer's quadrennial event is now 24 teams, news media coverage and ...

Online v Land-based Casinos: the Ongoing Battle  Legal Reader

Like it or not, gambling is here to stay. Whether the casinos are land-based or online, however, is still an issue in the U.S. ...

Powerball or Mega Millions lottery in Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Powerball or Mega Millions lottery in Hawaii is not happening anytime soon. Not even a study on the lottery looking into raising more money for the general fund.

What to watch on the last day of the legislative session. Mayor Elorza is off to Hawaii.  The Boston Globe

Rhode Island lawmakers have mostly completed their top goals as they head into what is expected to be the final day of the legislative session. So will Friday be ...

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Hawaii  Golden Casino News

Free youth baseball clinic to feature Fernando Vina, Hawaii native MLB players and other Alumni Colorado Springs, Colo. – Hawaiian youth will have an ...

How the California Hotel shaped Las Vegas into Hawaii's 'ninth island'  NBCNews.com

When Harriet Shobu first stepped foot in the California Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 1983, she noticed she didn't need to worry about her bags, she was ...

Letter: Don't fall for siren song of Hawaii lottery funds  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Those who think that a Hawaii lottery to help fund the rail project is a good idea (“Lottery is among common-sense ideas,” Star-Advertiser, Letters, May 5) should ...

Hawaii Mulls Gambling Revamp  USA Online Casino News

Sports betting could soon be legal in Hawaii. A bill proposing this form of betting recently passed its first hearing. The bill would establish a state office to ...

Hawaii Says Aloha To Possible State Sports Betting Corporation Measure...  Casino.Org News

Hawaii House Bill 1107 would introduce the possibility of a sports betting entity to the Aloha State, following the overturn of PASPA in May 2018.

Arizona, Hawaii Have Sports Betting Bills, But Will They Become Law?  PlayUSA

Arizona and Hawaii are two states unused to sharing any sorts of headlines. In fact, they are on opposite sides of each other in almost every way, from ...

Someone from Hawaii won big in Vegas ... after playing for less than 5 minutes  Hawaii News Now

To be exact, the total payout was $1029529.13. But who's counting?

2 retired police officers face charges in connection with missing evidence, gambling cases  Hawaii Tribune Herald

KAILUA-KONA — Two separate indictments were filed Monday against two retired police officers, each with more than 20 years of *service*. Brian Miller was ...

Look: Luck strikes fast for Hawaii resident in Las Vegas  UPI News

A Hawaii resident visiting Las Vegas won a jackpot worth more than $1 million in less than 5 minutes of gambling.

Seven charged with gambling-related offenses  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Seven people have been charged with gambling-related offenses that allegedly took place in 2016 and 2017. The charges were outlined in a pair of felony ...

Sports Betting Bill Roundup: New Legislation Pops Up in Arizona, Hawaii  Legal Sports Report

Among the dozens of sports betting bills already on file this year are new proposals from two unlikely states — Arizona and Hawaii.

Single ticket from Wisconsin wins $768M Powerball jackpot  Hawaii News Now

Lottery officials say only one ticket matched all six numbers to win the jackpot but more than 5.4 million tickets total won prizes.

Hawaii tests the waters with surprise sports betting bill  SBC Americas

One of the most surprising stories to break this week, courtesy of Legal Sports Report, was the news that Hawaii has emerged as being among the latest US ...

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.

Gambling capital: DC votes to legalize sports betting  Hawaii News Now

City lawmakers in Washington have voted to legalize sports betting, making the District of Columbia the first U.S. jurisdiction without casinos to authorize sports ...

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.

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.

UPDATE: Former Big Island police officer turns himself in after being charged with gambling, drug related crimes  KITV Honolulu

Brian Miller is charged with multiple offenses including tampering with evidence, obstructing government operations, and theft.

Powerball jackpot hits nearly $500 million after no one matches all six numbers  Hawaii News Now

Powerball is still looking for its first jackpot winner of 2019 as the grand prize edges ever closer to half a billion dollars.

Unclaimed $1.5B jackpot mystery: Winner died? Ticket lost?  Hawaii News Now

The winning ticket was sold at the KC Mart in Simpsonville, SC. No one has claimed the historic jackpot.

Brothers facing charges in connection with arcade raid plead not guilty  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald From left, Stacey Yamada and Lance Yamada appear Friday in Hilo Circuit Court with attorney Jeremy Butterfield. HOLLYN ...

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate  Hawaii News Now

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn't collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to ...

Store clerk steals more than $100,000 in lottery scratchers, police say  Hawaii News Now

Mantej Singh, 37, faces grand theft and embezzlement charges.

Hawaii’s Debate: Recreational marijuana, gambling, lottery  KHON2

Do you support the legalization of recreational marijuana, gambling, or a lottery?

Chinese Workers Sue Saipan Casino Over Forced Labor Scheme  U.S. News & World Report

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands (AP) — Seven Chinese men allege in a lawsuit that they were victims of a forced labor scheme while constructing a Saipan ...

Why I'm cashing out of San Francisco's tech IPO boom and retiring to Hawaii at 42  CNBC

My wife and I moved to San Francisco in 2001, and after 18 years, we finally decided we've had enough. Our plan now is to cash out of the tech IPO boom and ...

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 ...

Saipan casino to pay $3M for construction worker wage claims  Hawaii Tribune Herald

SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Islands — Court documents say a Saipan casino developer will pay $3 million to settle U.S. Department of Labor claims that ...

Lawmakers to decide on legalizing recreational weed and sports gambling bills  KITV Honolulu

The two bills being discussed at the Capitol on Thursday have to do with legalizing recreational marijuana and sports gambling.

Casino-resort Circa to open in downtown Las Vegas in 2020  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Downtown Las Vegas will see its first casino-resort built from the ground up in more than three decades when Circa Resort and Casino opens in ...

‘Persecuted’ Sweepstakes Operator Spearheads Impeachment of Honolulu’s Embattled Top...  Casino.Org News

Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro is being impeached by a former sweepstakes operator who claims he was maliciously targeted.

Two Former Hawaiʻi County Police Officers Indicted  Hawaiipublicradio

Two former Hawaiʻi County police officers have been indicted on a variety of charges involving cases from drugs to gambling.

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

In Hawaii, a sweepstakes machine supplier and a group of arcade owners, who were on the wrong end of the islands' biggest ever gambling bust, are turning ...

Ige sounds off  Thegardenisland.com

KOLOA — The first question posed to Gov. David Ige at Thursday's Kauai Chamber of Commerce luncheon stumped him — for a moment. “What is your favorite ...

States that are addicted to the lottery have a lot in common  USA TODAY

5 states — Massachusetts, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New York, and Delaware — spend the most on lottery ticket sales at more than $400 per year.

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.

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.

Bill to cut pensions for convicted government employees stalled for years  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Lawmakers failed this session to pass legislation that would strip state or county employees of retirement benefits if convicted of a felony. Sen.

Asia Minute: Casino Confusion in the Philippines  Hawaiipublicradio

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 ...

Court appearances for ex-cops, two others  West Hawaii Today

HILO — Two retired Hawaii Police Department officers indicted Monday on criminal charges by a Kona grand jury appeared in Hilo Circuit Court Thursday.

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 ...

2 charged after raid on large cockfight in Kihei  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Maui police have charged two people with cruelty to animals after a cockfighting raid over the weekend.

Trial set in missing police evidence case  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

A retired Hawaii Police Department officer accused of illegally taking drug evidence from a police locker and notifying Hilo arcade owners of a gambling raid ...

Arby's promotion offers 24-hour Hawaii trips for $6  UPI News

Fast food chain Arby's is promoting its new sandwich by selling 24-hour trips to Hawaii for only $6.

With no winner, Powerball jackpot soars to $550 million  Hawaii News Now

The jackpot is the eighth-largest in the game's history and largest this year.

2 retired police officers charged with drugs, conspiracy offenses  West Hawaii Today

KAILUA-KONA — Two separate indictments were filed Monday against two retired police officers, each with more than 20 years of *service*. Brian Miller was ...

Obenski Column: Taxes are the star issue  West Hawaii Today

Hawaii is considered a “blue state.” Virtually all the politicians are Democrats, but when the Legislature and councils are in session no one's life, liberty or ...

2 men arrested, charged in illegal cockfighting ring on Maui  Hawaii News Now

MAUI, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Two men were arrested after Maui police broke up a cockfighting ring in Puunene over the weekend. Officers with the ...

New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1  West Hawaii Today

Duke's Zion Williamson stands with his young brother Noah Anderson before the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago.

From Las Vegas With Love  Hawaii News Now

On the surface there is little to compare Hawaii with Las Vegas, but we call Las Vegas the ninth island and some of us visit two or three times a year.

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

Ronnie Martin and his wife will use the $1000000 to pay off their house and bills. Whatever's left they'll put into savings.

Legislature Should Stop Shooting Down Hawaii's Most-Needed Reforms  Honolulu Civil Beat

... • The right to statewide initiative and referendum that citizens enjoy in almost every other Western state. • Legislative term limits to encourage *fresh* leadership ...

Toot! Toot! New riverboat to ride Mississippi in New Orleans  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

NEW ORLEANS — Few experiences capture old New Orleans and the Mississippi River quite like a paddlewheel riverboat coming round the muddy bend with ...

NC Family Continuing to Search for Daughter in Hawaii  Spectrum News

It is believed she may have been jogging in a forest.

Affordable Home/Studio Rentals. For Artists. In Kaka'ako. Wha?!  Hawaiipublicradio

Ola Ka Ilima Artspace Lofts is offering new, affordable, housing and studio space for artists. Located at 1025 Waimanu Street, about midway between Ward and ...

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

For the many Hawaii residents who have been asking, there is, in fact, a way to buy lottery tickets for the record-breaking, billion-dollar-plus Powerball jackpot ...

Should Hawaii allow lotteries? - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Our state doesn't participate in the lottery but that's not stopping a lot Hawaii residents from talking about it. Some of you are asking why doesn't Hawaii take a ...

Should Hawaii Make Prostitution Legal?  Honolulu Civil Beat

The issue of what to do about prostitution in Hawaii has been going on for a long time. The idea of adopting some sort of decriminalized or legal model has been ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

1 winning ticket in South Carolina claims $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot  Hawaii News Now

(RNN) - With Mega Millions officials expecting 75 percent of combinations to be sold for Tuesday night's billion dollar drawing, it's little surprise that at least one ...

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?

Prosecutors want to quiet case involving cop  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

KAILUA-KONA — Prosecutors are looking to have a felony drug case thrown out at the request of the police chief because a key witness is a sworn police officer ...

HPD stepping up gambling laws in Hawaii - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Earlier this month, police seized gaming devices from Yuen's Market and Liquor in Nanakuli.


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