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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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RJ’s Odds On The Final Four

RJ Choppy lays the odds and puts money in your pocket for this weekend’s two biggest sporting events: the NCAA men’s Final Four in Atlanta and…

105.3 The Fan–04/05/2013

The Hippodrome Casino Opens After Extensive Renovation

Texas Gambling Supporters Ready Despite Long Odds

Supporters of casinos and expanded gambling in Texas say they’re more united before the upcoming legislative session, but their proposals will still face long odds.

12/26/2012

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Dallas Cockfighting Ring Busted

Dallas police broke up a massive cockfighting ring overnight in West Oak Cliff. More than 200 roosters, some dead and badly injured were discovered.

12/23/2012

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Vegas Sportsbooks: $300M+ Changed Hands With NFL Call

Gambling expert RJ Bell of Las Vegas-based Pregame.com says he thinks two-thirds of bets worldwide were on the Packers, and that sports books took in at least $150 million because of the call.

09/25/2012

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Arrests Made In Alleged Online Gaming Scheme

Authorities have arrested several executives of a Haltom City software development company, accusing them of running an electronic gambling operation.

08/17/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

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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