Tag: Gambling

How Did James Holzhauer Turn ‘Jeopardy!’ Into His Own A.T.M.? We Asked Him.

James Holzhauer has dominated “Jeopardy!” like no one else since the current version of the television game show premiered in 1984. He won again on the episode that aired Wednesday, pushing his total earnings above $1 million, second on the all-time list behind the legendary Ken Jennings. And the remarkable thing is that Holzhauer, a […]

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You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild ‘GoT’ Theories

If you’ve spent the past few weeks mercilessly annoying your friends with a batshit Game of Thrones theory about how Ned Stark is the Night King or that the Mountain will eventually rule Westeros, well, you’re in luck! Bookies in Vegas are currently taking bets on the final season of Game of Thrones, according to […]

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Betting on the Royal Baby

ImageCommemorative items available for purchase by fans of the baby expected by Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, include mugs; a teabag coaster, center; and a tin of baby biscuits.CreditBen Quinton for The New York Times On the Paddy Power betting website, more than $325,000 hinged on a single unborn baby. When will it […]

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A Small Town Bet on Sports Gambling. It’s Still Waiting.

TUNICA, Miss. — As he drove through town in his black Crown Victoria, Chuck Cariker, the mayor of Tunica, pointed out the gifts that he said gambling had bestowed upon his town. The town hall. The recreation center. The post office. The police station. The roads. Even the car. When Mr. Cariker says “gambling put […]

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The Warriors Are Unsurprisingly The Betting Favorites To Win Another Championship

Getty Image The 2019 NBA Playoffs are all set. Following 82 games, including a wild closing night to the season, we know which 16 teams will compete for a championship this year. Because we now know exactly which teams are in the field for the postseason, betting odds have been released for those who feel […]

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Wynn Leaders Helped Hide Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Company’s Founder, Report Says

Executives at the casino operator Wynn Resorts helped hide sexual misconduct allegations against the company’s billionaire founder, Steve Wynn, the Massachusetts gambling regulator said Tuesday. The finding by the regulator, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, was included in a report released by the agency as it began a three-day hearing into whether the company would be […]

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