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DFW Gun Rights Group Under Investigation

The controversial Open Carry Tarrant County gun rights group is being investigated by police after a raffle held during a rally in North Richland Hills this past weekend.

06/02/2014

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Lottery Commission Knows About Game Rooms But Doesn’t Shut Them Down

New reports uncovered by the CBS 11 I-Team show that the Texas Lottery Commission has known for years that their bingo halls play host to potentially illegal gambling.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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New Rules For Texas Bingo Halls On Hold

The Lottery Commission has delayed making a decision about the use of video confirmation of pull-tab tickets – which critics say would open the door to slot machines in Texas.

04/17/2014

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17 People Arrested In Cockfighting Bust

Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County arrested 17 people late Saturday night for taking part in a cockfighting exhibition. A group of several other suspects fled from the scene.

03/24/2014

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Some Crazy Prop Bets For Super Bowl XLVIII

With Super Bowl XLVIII just a little over a week away, guys like Pocket-Change Pauli and his ilk are pouring though the numbers and looking for new ways to separate you from your money.

01/24/2014

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Las Vegas Oddsmakers Looking At Evenly Matched Super Bowl

Bettors seemed to favor the Denver Broncos early, though, and sports books on the Las Vegas Strip quickly adjusted their lines to make Denver anywhere from pick `em to a 2-point favorite to win the title game.

01/20/2014

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From Poker To Preachers, The History Of Top O’ Hill Terrace

It was once an illegal gambling site featuring high stakes card games, slots, booze and women. Now, it’s the site of a Baptist college.

09/27/2013

Plano police and federal agents bust a sports gambling ring that generated more than $5 billion in bets. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Five Billion Dollar Sports Gambling Ring Busted In North Texas

Law enforcement officials have busted a major sports gambling ring based in North Texas and generated more than $5.4 billion in bets.

CBS 11–08/15/2013

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Powerball Ticket Sales Soar

Americans held there collective breaths Saturday night, hoping they had the winning ticket in a $600 million dollar Powerball drawing. Here are the winning numbers: 22-10-13-14-52 | Powerball number 11 for Saturday, May 18, 2013. Did you win?

05/18/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Opening Day Arrives At Lone Star Park

Are you ready for the races? It is opening day at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Take a look at what you can expect this season, and what could be in the track’s future.

04/11/2013

The Hippodrome Casino Opens After Extensive Renovation

Lawmakers Consider Casinos Across Texas

A proposal being discussed in the State Legislature would let voters decide on whether or not to alllow a limited number of casinos to operate across Texas.

04/10/2013

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