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Poker Great Thomas ‘Amarillo Slim’ Preston Dies

Thomas Austin “Amarillo Slim” Preston Jr., an acclaimed professional poker player who fancied himself the “World’s Greatest Gambler,” has died.



Should Brent Musburger Be Suspended?

Watching the Stanford vs USC game, Shan thinks Brent Musburger should be suspended. Listen.


A woman fills out her Mega Millions lottery ticket. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

Public Schools Losing In Texas Lottery Payout

While lottery sales and prize payouts have increased since 1998, money from the Texas Lottery given to public schools decreased from about $1.2 billion to the $1 billion they received last year.


A player sorts his chips at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texans Could Get To Vote On Expanding Gambling

A State House committee will hear testimony on a number of measures to allow casinos and slot machines.


A player sorts his chips at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

State’s Budget Crisis Ups The Ante On Gambling

The massive state budget crisis could give proposals to legalize gambling their best chance for approval in years.


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Texans Still Want Gambling In State, Pollster Says

Texans are still big supporters of expanding gambling, according to a new poll.


Green Bay Packers fans hold up a Super Bowl sign after the Packers 21-14 victory against the Chicago Bears in the NFC Championship Game at Soldier Field on January 23, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Vegas Favors Packers To Win Super Bowl

Sports books in Nevada made Green Bay a slight favorite in the Super Bowl over Pittsburgh on Sunday night.


Clerk Arrested In 8-Liner Machine Raid

Arlington police have seized gambling devices in a raid on a convenience store. 


Lawmaker: Gambling Will Pay Off

Will predictions that casino gambling won’t help the state’s current budget problems make it a harder sell with lawmakers?


Casino Gambling in Texas? (Audio)

In case you missed our discussion about the possibility of legalized casino gambling in Texas, here it is.


Tonight: Casino Gambling to Fail Again in Texas, Is Divorce Contagious?, and more…

On a Friday, we like to cut loose and have a little fun, unless Texas politics get in the way (which happens).  So, we’ll mix it up on the show at 7 tonight: At 7:05: […]


Lawmakers Urged to go “All In”

Lawmakers hear that Texas should go big or go home when it comes to gambling.