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Fantasy Sports Not All Fun & Games For Some

When it comes to sports, sometimes the fantasy is better than the reality. These days, tons of people participate in fantasy sports leagues. But for some, it’s not all fun and games.

01/26/2015

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New Casino Game Created By Locals To Debut At Meadows

Move over blackjack. Stand aside poker, Forget the slots. A new card game invented locally may hit the casino soon.

01/05/2015

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Police: Man Conned Woman For $15K With Cancer Tale

State police say a western Pennsylvania man who befriended a woman at a harness racing track two years ago has since conned her out of $15,000 by pretending he had cancer.

11/13/2014

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Players Battle It Out At Rivers Casino’s First Televised Tournament

Poker legends from across the country brought their skills to Pittsburgh’s first televised poker tournament, at Rivers Casino.

12/02/2013

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Man ‘Tipped’ By Pa. Lawmaker Waives Gambling Case

A man who was heard on wiretaps being tipped off by a state lawmaker about an investigation into his alleged illegal video poker operation has waived those charges to court.

11/21/2013

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Local Finance Manager Admits Stealing To Fund $1.5 Mil Gambling Habit

A finance manager at a local car dealership is accused of embezzling more than $36,000 to feed a gambling habit.

11/08/2013

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Plan To Allow Bars To Make Money From Gambling Hits Snag

It would be the largest expansion of legal gambling in Pennsylvania in nearly four years, a plan to allow thousands of bars to make money off gambling, but it has hit a snag in Harrisburg.

10/23/2013

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Mega Millions Changes Rules For Better Odds

The Mega Millions lottery game is about to change its rules, so it can offer bigger jackpots and better overall odds.

10/08/2013

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State Senator Working To Shut Down Illegal Gambling Parlors

They call themselves Internet sweepstakes cafés. You buy a phone card, which buys you time on a computer, and you can play video poker or Keno for cash or prizes. But after KDKA’s reports, the legislature declared them gambling parlors and passed legislation banning them.

10/02/2013

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Casino Convention Unveils New Games, New Ways To Win Jackpot

A convention is underway in Las Vegas to show people the new games and new ways to win the jackpot.

09/25/2013

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Could Twitter Help You “Beat The Spread”?

Can Twitter actually help gamblers make money on football games?

09/24/2013

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Dozens Of TSA Employees Fired, Suspended For Illegal Gambling Ring At Pittsburgh Int’l Airport

Dozens of local Transportation Security Administration workers have been fired or suspended after they were caught in an illegal gambling ring at Pittsburgh International Airport.

09/19/2013

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Officials Charged As Part Of Video Gambling Ring

A city councilman, a police chief, a local Frank Sinatra impersonator and 13 other people have been charged in connection with an alleged video gambling ring operating near Pittsburgh.

09/05/2013

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New Poker Room Unveiled At Meadows Racetrack

They were chomping at the bit today at the Meadows race track and casino, as the new poker room was unveiled.

08/30/2013

Left: Joseph Kocott Jr. Right: Joseph Kocott Sr. (Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County District Attorney's Office)

Father, Son Accused Of Ripping Off Business, Gambling Money Away

Surrounded by family, 44-year-old Joseph Kocott and his 25-year-old son, Joe, surrendered to a magistrate in Penn Hills Wednesday morning.

08/28/2013

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