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  1. Nevada hits the jackpot for Most Gambling-Addicted State  KITV Honolulu
  2. Study: Louisiana is 2019's 10th most gambling-addicted state  MyArkLaMiss
  3. Louisiana ranks 10th on the list of 'Most Gambling Addicted States'  www.brproud.com
  4. Illinois ranked among the most gambling-addicted states  TriStateHomepage.com
  5. High Hopes | Panic! At the Disco  iHeartRadio
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new Committee advances Alabama lottery bill  WEAR

A proposal to institute a state lottery cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday and could head to a floor vote later this week. The Senate ...

How One Lucky MetroCard Could Transport You To A Tropical Paradise But Let's Face It Probably Not  Gothamist

The MTA is getting in the sweepstakes game: Beginning today, anyone who buys a MetroCard from a select few stations in Manhattan or Brooklyn will be ...

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 ...

St. Croix Chippewa officials pocketed or misspent at least $1.5 million in casino cash, regulators charge  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

At least $1.5 million in casino funds were pocketed by St. Croix Chippewa tribal leaders, or used for a variety of expenses including trips to Hawaii and Las ...

Alabama lawmakers head toward lottery vote  NBC 15 WPMI

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawmakers are headed to a vote on lottery legislation next week, as supporters aim to change Alabama's status as one of the few ...

Lottery Bill Headed to Vote This Week  Alabama Public Radio

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawmakers are headed to a vote on lottery legislation next week, as supporters aim to change Alabama's status as one of the few.

Danny De Gracia: Reining In The Untamed World Of Online Gaming  Honolulu Civil Beat

The video game industry is bigger than movies and music combined. Hawaii legislators are right to consider regulating it.

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 ...

Asia Minute: Singapore's Growing Gambling Resorts  Hawaiipublicradio

Hawaiʻi's state legislature has been looking at Singapore as a possible model for certain kinds of publicly-supported housing. But this week, there are new.

St. Croix Chippewa Indians May Face Federal Inquiry after Allegations Involving $1.5M of Casino...  Casino.Org News

St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin risk paying up to $27 million in fines after audits claim more than $1.5 million of tribal casino money was St. Croix ...

St. Croix Chippewa Accused of Embezzling  urbanmilwaukee

National Indian Gaming Commission charges state tribe with embezzling $1.5 million from casino revenue.

What If Elite Colleges Switched To A Lottery For Admissions?  Hawaiipublicradio

For the second time in as many years, the nation is in the midst of a frenzy over who gets to sleep in the extra-long twin beds at a tiny fraction of.

AP: Most states' sports betting revenue misses estimates  West Hawaii Today

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, employees prepare to take bets moments before the new sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., opened.

Blackstone puts the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino up for sale  New York Business Journal

When Blackstone Group LP acquired The Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in 2014, the private equity firm was rolling the dice on the Las Vegas casino scene.

Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states?  USA TODAY

Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in lottery spending.

Alabama Lawmakers File Bills to Legalize State Lottery, Sports...  Casino.Org News

Two state senators have filed bills in the Alabama Legislature to create a state lottery. In addition, a state representative has put forward two bills that would ...

Oregon Senate Votes to Drop Gambling Losses as a Tax Deduction  USA Online Casino News

Recently, the Oregon Senate voted to prioritize students over individuals who claim gambling losses on their state taxes. Senate Bill 212 was passed by a 16-10 ...

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

(Gray News) - One Powerball ticket matched all six numbers drawn Wednesday night to take home the third largest jackpot in United States lottery history.

Which States Have Legalized Sports Betting?  Athlon Sports

Here's a list of every state that has legalized sports betting, along with those states that will have betting soon, or no sports gambling at all.

Hawaii is jonesing for an NFL franchise  Thegardenisland.com

Stop the madness. It's been reported that tickets for the preseason NFL football game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium on ...

Dueling lottery bills go before Alabama lawmakers  San Francisco Chronicle

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have offered up dueling lottery proposals, highlighting old divisions about a state lottery and electronic ...

Game of Thrones takes over Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A dragon is projected during a “Game of Thrones”-themed show at the fountains at the Bellagio casino-resort, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Las Vegas.

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.

Do This Next If You Win The $750 Million Powerball Jackpot  Forbes

There's a $750 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs. Here's what to do if you're named the winner. 1. Assemble a team of experts. Winning the lottery is not as ...

Ex-Washington State guard makes trip from Hawaii to see Tony Bennett's Final Four run  Star Tribune

Flying from Hawaii to Minneapolis, former Washington State guard Derrick Low will enjoy watching his ex-coach Tony Bennett play for the national ...

Letters to the letter: 03-27-19  West Hawaii Today

Donald's diaper. The daily news from Washington, D.C. shows a need for a new adult-sized hygiene product. Our politicians have created a need for an adult ...

BWW Review: DISASTER! Shakes Up the Sacramento Theatre Company  Broadway World

Sacramento Theatre Company is ending their 74th season of Love, Loss, & Laughter with an homage to the popular 'disaster' movies of the '70s. Disaster!

Shares in Australia's Crown tumble after Wynn walks from takeover talks  KITV Honolulu

Shares in Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd tumbled on Wednesday after U.S. casino giant Wynn Resorts Ltd abruptly ended takeover talks ...

Top 10 Animals Most Likely To Go...  Casino.Org News

With 2019's Earth Day round the corner, we look at the top 10 animals that are most likely to go extinct if we carry on treating the earth as we are.

Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Major-Market Movement In New York, Illinois  Legal Sports Report

This week's tour of sports betting bills starts with a standoff in New York, moves through the progress in New England, and finishes around some important ...

Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: Betting On The South  Legal Sports Report

Our tour of sports betting legislation begins in the South for the second straight week, as new sports betting bills appeared in Arkansas and Alabama.

Big Island: 'All This Crime Happening In My Backyard'  Honolulu Civil Beat

KAPAAU, Hawaii Island – Bullets have been flying and blood has been flowing on the Big Island lately as a spike in violent crime is giving new meaning to the ...

With new school year approaching, Ewa Beach charter school awaits approval from retail giant  KITV Honolulu

Before welcoming its inaugural class, DreamHouse Ewa Beach needs support from its neighbors.

'Casino Royale' event to benefit McGaugh - Sun Newspapers  Seal Beach News

Local students will be the big winners from Project SEEK's 'Casino Royale' fundraiser this month. Project SEEK, a non-profit run by parent volunteers, is hosting ...

China's Global Construction Boom Puts Spotlight On Questionable Labor Practices  Hawaiipublicradio

A Brooklyn jury heard testimony earlier this month of virtual slave labor — 14-hour days without pay and threats of physical violence — for Chinese.

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?

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

Instead of taxing visitors and residents, the revenue could come from ticket buyers.

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.

Seven charged with gambling-related offenses  West Hawaii Today

JOHN BURNETT/Tribune-Herald Triple 7 Amusement is seen in this 2016 file photo at its former Manono Street location in Hilo.

Mega Millions jackpot swells to largest ever: $1.6 billion  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Did you end up with a losing Mega Millions ticket on Friday? If so, take heart: Nobody else won the jackpot, either. That means the top prize has now risen to an ...

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.

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 ...

Man “Scream”-ing with delight after collecting lottery winnings  Hawaii News Now

A man who won more than $1 million in Jamaica didn't want his identity revealed, and showed up to collect his check in a full “Scream” get-up, complete with ...

Hawaii eyes lottery and gaming revenue with new state lottery bill  Gaming Intelligence

Hawaii Senator Gil Keith-Agaran has introduced legislation to establish a state lottery that would also offer online gaming to players over the age of 18. The bill's ...

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.

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 ...

Lawsuit Filed By Injured Chinese Workers Against Saipan Casino  Honolulu Civil Beat

The casino previously received a hefty OSHA fine for hazardous workplace conditions and was cited for paying workers less than the minimum wage.

Tourist wins $1M in under 5 minutes at Las Vegas casino  UPI News

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

Roommate stole man's lottery ticket worth $10 million, police say  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> Should you ever win a big prize playing the lottery, you may want to be careful who you tell. According to the Vacaville Police ...

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.

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.

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.

Woman picks matching numbers 30 times to win lottery game  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Video courtesy WHSV - Harrisonburg, Va. There's good luck, and then there's great luck. A woman from Richmond hit the Virginia lottery 30 times in a single ...

$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

COLUMBIA, S.C. >> The South Carolina woman who won $878 million in the biggest jackpot payout to one winner in U.S. history wants to share her windfall ...

Powerball jackpot rises to $750 million, 4th largest prize in US lottery history  Hawaii News Now

After the 25th Powerball drawing in a row without a grand prize winner, the lottery's jackpot soared once again.

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 ...

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 ...

Powerball jackpot now at $625 million, 4th largest in lottery’s history  Hawaii News Now

With no jackpot winner Wednesday or in the rest of 2019, the Powerball grand prize just keeps on growing.

Why Can't You Play Mega Millions in AL, AK, MS, NV, UT or HI?  Heavy.com

Find out why six states don't let you buy Mega Millions tickets.

NCAA can't keep tournament games away from legal gambling  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

WASHINGTON >> As the NCAA prepares for its first basketball championships since the Supreme Court allowed legal sports betting to expand, the body ...

Mystery good Samaritan enables man's $273M lottery win  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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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.

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.

NFL, Caesars sign casino sponsor deal minus sports betting  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The NFL is partnering with Caesars Entertainment as its first official casino sponsor, but the multiyear deal does not include sports betting or fantasy football.

$625M Powerball drawing would be 7th-largest jackpot in US history  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot for today's drawing has climbed to an estimated $625 million, which would be the seventh-largest lottery grand prize 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.

Las Vegas Advisor: Hard Rock-Casino closing for rebranding  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Hard Rock Hotel-Casino will close completely while it undergoes an eight-month transformation to Virgin Las Vegas. While the changeover will begin in ...

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 ...

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.

Civil Beat Poll: Lottery Has Big Support In Hawaii  Honolulu Civil Beat

Most survey respondents say a lottery can bring much-needed cash to state government, but critics warn they mostly tax the poor.

Sports Betting Legislative Lasso: I Spy With My Little Eye, A Buckeye!  Legal Sports Report

Ohio is the only new addition to our legislative watch list for sports betting, but relevant bills were on the move in a number of US states this week.

Q&A With Sara Slane On Emerging Sports Betting Trends In States Without Casino Gaming  Sports Handle

As states without casino gaming consider legal sports betting, gaming advocates believe the trend shows that the activity is becoming mainstream nationwide.

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 ...

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 ...

‘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.

Security guards kill armed man at Las Vegas casino-resort  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HENDERSON, Nev. >> Security guards shot and killed an armed man in a casino-resort Sunday in suburban Las Vegas during a confrontation, police said.

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.

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.

Anonymous winner claims $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

COLUMBIA, S.C. >> The South Carolina lottery says a single winner has stepped forward to claim the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from a drawing last ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Can You Buy Mega Millions Tickets Online? Tips For How to Play For $1.6 Billion Lottery  Newsweek

You might not be able to remain anonymous depending on where you live.

Suspect dies in shootout after trying to rob Bellagio casino in Las Vegas  Hawaii News Now

Police said the suspect robbed the packed casino Friday night and was confronted by four officers as he tried to carjack a vehicle in the valet lot.

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 ...

How loot boxes hooked gamers and left regulators spinning  The Verge

Last year, discussions around regulating loot boxes seemed to be coming to a head. Lawmakers in states and at the federal level were proposing bills, seeking ...

Iowa winner claims huge Powerball jackpot  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

CLIVE, Iowa >> After hearing someone from Iowa had won half of a nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot, Lerynne West couldn't find the ticket she'd bought the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Report Estimates The Quantum Growth Of US Sports Betting  USBets

The U.S. legal sports betting industry is growing, and will continue to grow, exponentially. But what kind of numbers are we talking here? A report released on ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wayne Newton celebrates 60 years in Las Vegas with new show  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

LAS VEGAS >> Wayne Newton dropped out of high school his junior year to perform with his brother at a Las Vegas hotel. It was 1959, and he was too young to ...

Chinese workers sue Saipan casino over forced labor scheme  Thegardenisland.com

This Sept. 9, 2017 file photo, shows the Imperial Pacific Resort and Hotel under construction in Saipan, the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. commonwealth in ...

Lucky Mega Millions winner scores $425 million jackpot on New Year’s Day  Hawaii News Now

(CNN/RNN) - Some lucky person is starting 2019 with a bang after winning the Mega Millions jackpot. With $425 million up for grabs, Mega Millions held a rare ...


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