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18 Indicted In Illegal Online Gambling Ring

Eighteen alleged members of an violent gambling ring have been charged with operating an illegal Internet and telephone gambling business, authorities said Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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District Attorney Charges Three Business Owners With Running Gambling Operations

San Bernardino County prosecutors say some local Internet cafes were actually fronts for illegal gambling operations.

06/04/2013

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‘Girls Gone Wild’ Files For Bankruptcy

The company behind the “Girls Gone Wild” videos has filed for bankruptcy in Los Angeles to protect itself from more than $16 million in disputed debts and judgements, including over $10 million owed to Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn, in papers obtained Thursday.

02/28/2013

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Ex-Mayor Apologizes For Spending $2M In Charity Funds On Video Poker

A former San Diego mayor and widow of a fast food mogul has pleaded not guilty for spending over $2 million from her late husband’s charitable foundation on her gambling addiction.

02/15/2013

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Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

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Feds Seize Gambling Site Bodog, Indict Founder

The sports gambling site Bodog was shut down and four Canadians indicted, including founder Calvin Ayre, for illegal gambling that generated more than $100 million in winnings, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

02/28/2012

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3 Family Members Arrested For Allegedly Staging Cockfights In Jurupa Valley

Deputies arrested a Jurupa Valley man, his brother and his son on suspicion of animal cruelty and illegal gambling after finding evidence of cockfighting at the man’s residence, according to a sheriff’s department spokesman.

02/12/2012

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Are You $75 Million Richer?

Did you win $75 million Friday night?

12/02/2011

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MLB To Investigate A-Rod For Hollywood Poker Games

Major League Baseball plans to interview Alex Rodriguez as it investigates allegations the New York Yankees star took part in illegal celebrity poker games.

08/03/2011

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Full Tilt’s Offshore Gambling License Suspended

Casino regulators on the British Channel slands have suspended the gambling icense of Full Tilt Poker, halting the company’s online card games and intensifying its legal problems in the United States.

06/29/2011

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Smell A Rat? $5M Lawsuit Claims Kids Gambling At Chuck E. Cheese

A Southland mother is suing the parent company the Chuck E. Cheese family restaurant chain for what she says are gambling machines posing as kids’ games.

05/18/2011

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Pete Rose Still Wants To Manage In Pro Baseball

Pete Rose says he still wants to manage someday, and questions why he hasn’t gotten a second chance from Major League Baseball to get back into the game after acknowledging he bet on baseball.

05/14/2011

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Garden Grove Bans Coffeehouse Nudity, Gambling

Scantily-clad baristas will no longer be serving up coffee at lingerie cafes in Garden Grove.

05/11/2011

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Caltech Researchers Discover Brain Location That Influences Gambling

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology say they have discovered the exact location in a human brain that influences gambling, more specifically, a gambler’s belief that a payoff is “due.”

05/07/2011

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Get a College Degree & a Lifetime Skill in One Morning

And anyone else who thinks they will learn how to beat a machine that’s specifically designed and programmed to return 97 cents for every dollar played, probably isn’t college material anyway.

03/31/2011

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