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Horse Racing Ceases Statewide; Lonestar Park Releases Statement

Lone Star park must cease all operations due to the Texas Racing Commission not receiving the required authorization from the Legislative Budget Board to expend administrative funds pas August 31.

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Texas Racing Commission Keeps New Form Of E-Gambling

A vote by the Texas Racing Commission to keep a rule allowing a new form of electronic gambling at tracks sets up a fight with some state lawmakers, who must soon approve funding for the agency.

08/27/2015

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Texas Racing Commission Votes For New Form Of Electronic Gambling

The Texas Racing Commission has voted to retain a rule to allow a new form of electronic gambling at tracks.

08/26/2015

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Reported Negotiations For High-Profile Hotel In Arlington

Could be a major hotel be coming to the sports district in Arlington? Right now, that’s the word coming from City Hall.

CBS 11–03/20/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Now Estimated At $500 Million

What would you do with half a Billion dollars? As of right now, the jackpot for tonight Powerball lottery drawing is estimated to be worth $500 Million.

02/11/2015

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Texas Lottery To Halt Sales Of Monopoly Game

The Texas Lottery is suspending sales of the multistate Monopoly Millionaires’ Club game two months after its launch in 23 states.

12/11/2014

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Sweden’s Jacobson Wins World Series Of Poker

The Swedish man who got his start playing online poker after late restaurant nights while he trained to be a chef is $10 million richer after winning the top World Series of Poker main event prize Tuesday night.

11/12/2014

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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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