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Hawaii Says Aloha To Possible State Sports Betting Corporation Measure Post-PASPA  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.

Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins lottery  Hawaii News Now

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. The New Jersey ...

Arizona, Hawaii Join Growing List Of States With Sports Betting Bills  PlayUSA

Arizona and Hawaii became the latest to express interest in sports betting when legislators filed their plans to allow wagering on Jan. 23.

Your Views for February 23  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Bill 108. Many short-term vacation rentals were lost in the lava, lowering the incomes of local restaurants, stores, cleaners, handypersons, gardeners, etc.

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 ...

Lawmakers again take up legalized gambling issue  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The House Judiciary Committee today will consider a bill to legalize and regulate sports betting in Hawaii, which is now one of only two states in the nation that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Cash, Lexus, Hawaii vacation up for grabs at Reno-Sparks casinos  Reno Gazette Journal

Atlantis, Grand Sierra Resort and Sands Regency have great prizes for lucky winners.

Gamble-Free Utah Prepares to Ban “Fringe Gaming” Sweepstakes Machines  Casino.Org News

Utah's fringe gaming bill passes House committee and heads for a full vote on the House floor. It appears sweepstakes machines' days may be numbered.

Mississippi can do a much better job promoting tourism  Jackson Clarion Ledger

'Despite the state's many tourism resources, Mississippi cannot seem to do enough to please the experts who study the trade nationally.'

Big Island Math Teachers, Young and Ravaglia, debut at HURT 100  West Hawaii Today

When Justin Young crossed the finish line at Sunday's HURT (Hawaiian Ultra Running Team) 100-mile Trail Race, he was filled with excitement and a wide ...

Letters to the editor: 01-25-19  West Hawaii Today

Project doesn't fit neighborhood. This new project off the Kuakini and Queen Kaahumanu highways will bring 450-plus, multiple story three- and four-bedroom ...

Rare snow dusts Vegas strip, sticks to LA-area foothills  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A man, who declined to give his name, takes a picture of a small snowman at the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, ...

FTC plans to examine loot boxes with public workshop later this year  Ars Technica

Move represents the first federal government action on an increasingly political issue.

Amazon.Com (AMZN) Holder Bank Of Hawaii Has Raised Stake by $1.57 Million as Stock Value Declined; Texas Instrs (TXN) Valuation Declined While Fiduciary Trust Company Has Upped by $346,787 Its Stake  The FinHeadLines

Bank Of Hawaii increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 21.03% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Of Hawaii bought 786 ...

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 ...

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — City lawmakers in Washington have voted to legalize sports betting, making the nation's capital the first U.S. jurisdiction without casinos ...

Politicians show their cards in Las Vegas  Fox News

When I travel, I often tell lawmakers I'm headed to their home state or district. I often suggest we meet for coffee or breakfast sometime. As a reporter, it's a helpful ...

Your Illinois News Radar » “They're putting nails in our coffins”  The Capitol Fax Blog

“Given available data from public health research on smoking habits in Illinois, cigarette consumption is likely to continue decreasing over the next few years,” ...

Kokua Line: No set-aside for Hawaii artists in lottery of affordable lofts  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Question: Regarding the new lofts in Kakaako (808ne.ws/artistlofts), will local artists in particular get preference? Read More ...

DLNR to open controlled goat hunting opportunity in Na Pali Coast park  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -A lottery for a rare hunting opportunity on Kauai is coming up. The Department of Land and Natural Resources is opening a ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

KCS announces open house registration meetings | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

John Colson, chief operating officer of the Kihei Charter School, has announced the charter school's upcoming schedule of open house registration information.

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.

EuroMillions results: winning numbers for Friday February 22 2019 National Lottery draw and chance to win  The Scottish Sun

You could be handing in your notice, sipping champagne on a super yacht or enjoying the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean if you have a winning ticket.

Cavaliers send Suns to franchise-record 16th straight loss  Tacoma News Tribune

Cedi Osman scored 19 points, Kevin Love had 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the Phoenix Suns to a franchise-record 16th ...

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.

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 ...

Holiday getaways for movie lovers  manilastandard.net

Traveling is one of the best cures for a weary soul and a broken heart. Watching films, meanwhile, is one of the quickest ways to take a breather, to temporarily ...

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.

DPD busts alleged sex-trafficking operation at NW Dallas massage parlor; 4 arrested  WFAA.com

DALLAS — At least 16 women were found at a northwest Dallas massage parlor Wednesday during a sex-trafficking raid, WFAA has learned, and four people ...

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.

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.

Hawaiian couple bringing Island doughnuts to Tucson's Fourth Avenue  Arizona Daily Star

Irene's Holy Donuts are set to open in early March on North Fourth Avenue.

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 ...

By JOHN MARSHALL The Associated Press  West Hawaii Today

Duke's Zion Williamson reaches for the ball with St. John's Justin Simon while St. John's Marvin Clark II falls and Duke's Jack White looks on during the second ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Footage May Provide Clues in Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance  NTD

A 10-year negotiation concluded this year resulting in the acquirement of 16mm footage of Amelia Earhart by The ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Colleen Hanabusa (D)  KHON2

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

Asia Minute: Japan's Casino Gambling Plans  Hawaii Public Radio-HPR2

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.

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.

Supermarket retailer Casino to sell 26 stores worth 501 million euros  KITV Honolulu

French supermarket retailer Casino , which is in the process of divesting assets to cut debts, said on Monday it would sell 26 stores worth 501 million euros ...

Supermarket retailer Casino to sell six stores to rival Leclerc  KITV Honolulu

French supermarket retailer Casino , in the process of divesting assets to cut debts, has agreed to sell six of its 'Geant' hypermarket stores to domestic rival ...

Churchill Downs INC Com (CHDN) Position Has Lifted by Smithfield Trust Company | Thorold News  Thorold News

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.12 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold CHDN shares while 66 reduced.

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 ...

Jack Abramoff, Disgraced Lobbyist, Returns With Conservative Super PAC  The Inquisitr News

In a letter, Abramoff implies that the 'Deep State' was responsible for the massive lobbying scandal that sent him to prison. Jack Abramoff was a longtime ...

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.

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

Boston Red Sox's Steve Pearce celebrates his solo home run to tie the game during the eighth inning in Game 4 of the World Series baseball game against the ...

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 ...

Lottery winners in Friendship, Jackson, Nashville win prizes up to $2 million  Jackson Sun

Just in time for the holidays, 13 lucky Tennessee Lottery players have won prizes ranging from $20,000 to $2 million by entering non-winning instant tickets into ...

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 ...

Retired government worker revealed as $343M Powerball winner  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NEW YORK >> Robert Bailey has been playing the same six lottery numbers for 25 years and plans to keep on doing it — even though his digits finally hit for a ...

He Fought For Hawaii's Aid In Dying Law. Now He Wants To Use it.  Honolulu Civil Beat

In a text message to his oncologist, John Radcliffe on Wednesday initiated a historic request for a lethal prescription drug that will allow him to die in his sleep.

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 ...

South Meridian to be home to new, affordable event center |  Wichita Eagle

When Kita and Nick Ford married in Hawaii in 2013, they hoped to return to Wichita to have a reception but couldn't afford it. That's why they're now inspired to ...

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale  KITV Honolulu

The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony 'The Ant' Spilotro is for sale.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

In this Nov. 29, 2018, photo, employees work next to the paddlewheel during the restoration of the “City of New Orleans” riverboat in New Orleans. For years 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.

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 ...

Construction worker keeps $245 million lottery win a secret for weeks  WTKR News 3

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Gubernatorial debate recap - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Last night, KITV4 hosted the gubernatorial debate between incumbent Governor David Ige and Andria Tupola. They spoke in dozens of issues ranging from ...

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 ...

Tucson: Turn in your losing lottery tickets for pizza today  Arizona Daily Star

Just in case you don't have a winning lottery ticket tonight and won't become a billionaire by tomorrow, at least you can get a free slice of pizza. On Wednesday ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Abandoned buildings, urban blight, it's common knowledge now that undesirable neighborhoods with low rental rates attract artists and creatives. What tends.

Hawaii Bowl Betting Preview: Can Warriors Throw Past a Formidable Louisiana Tech Defense?  Sports Illustrated

Hawaii's run-and-shoot offense can be fun to watch, but it won't be in the Hawaii Bowl if Louisiana Tech has anything to say about it.

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.

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.

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.

David Ige (D)  KHON2

David Ige currently holds the office of Hawaii's governor and is running for re-election.

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.

Larry Ellison renovating hotel-casino once owned by Frank Sinatra  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Larry Ellison, the Oracle Corp. billionaire who bought an island in Hawaii six years ago, is now working on restoring a historic hotel and casino straddling the ...

Avalon recapitalizes condo conversion with hui of Hawaii lenders, launches owner-occupant sales  Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Avalon announced in June that it would be converting the project, which opened in 2016 with a total of 269 rental units, including 56 affordable units,

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.


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