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Craps Is the Only Casino Game You Should Play

I used to walk through a casino like a self-conscious teenage girl in a high-school cafeteria — unsure of what the unwritten rules were, but […]

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How to Get Started With Sports Betting the Next Time You Visit a Casino

Slots and table games have been around for a while, but sports betting? That’s a relatively new phenomenon around these parts. Tom Gable, director of […]

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How Close Is Pennsylvania to Implementing Legalized Sports Gambling?

In a landmark decision for states’ rights with major implications for the wide world of sports, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday voted 6-3 to strike […]

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Our Favorite Philly vs. Boston Super Bowl Wagers

For my money, perhaps the best thing about the Super Bowl (outside of the game itself) is the gambling. From guessing the final score to […]

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Card Counter Says State Trooper Roughed Him Up at Valley Forge Casino

Valley Forge Casino finds itself at the wrong end of a lawsuit filed by a Main Line man who claims that casino security, including one […]

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Man Robbed of $5,000 in Winnings Outside South Philly Turf Club

It’s as classic a crime as they come: Man wins big on a horse race and promptly has his winnings stolen from him as he’s […]

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The Center City Turf Club Has Closed

Center City’s off-track betting parlor is no more. The Turf Club, the OTB nestled below 1635 Market Street and connected to the underground concourse, recently […]

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The PA Lottery Has Brought Back Gus the Groundhog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOhyMDsBFus Yesterday was November 1st, which means one thing nowadays: The start of Christmas season. No longer do businesses wait until Black Friday to plaster […]

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State Rep Wants Fantasy Sports Sites to Partner With Casinos

A state representative wants Pennsylvanians to be able to play daily fantasy sports. But he wants the state to get its cut, too. Rep. George […]

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Why Pennsylvania Should Follow Nevada’s Lead and Regulate FanDuel and DraftKings

Nevada is rarely a pillar of morality or model lawmaking. However, the state’s decision last week to shut down daily fantasy sports operators such as DraftKings […]

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These 2 Bills Would Allow Sports Gambling, Airport Slots in Pa.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is in a mood to expand legalized gambling. Not only does he want to make it legal for you to gamble on […]

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Will Climate Change Drown Philly?

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today. Parts of Philadelphia could drown if the world doesn’t finally reduce carbon emissions. Glub glub. […]

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Why Does N.J. Congressman Want a Hearing on Daily Fantasy Legality?

If you watched the Eagles Monday night, you know that there is a way you can become a millionaire. It’s as simple as playing along […]

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Jersey Man Arrested After Peeing on Casino Slots

  A New Jersey man was arrested Friday after he peed in the coin tray of a slot machine at a Pennsylvania casino. William Compton, a […]

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Will Online Gambling Come to Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania legislators are considering a bill to legalize Internet gambling in the state, a potential means of generating new revenue and enticing new participants to […]