The documentary filmmaker spent six months investigating the world of gambling from all sides.
The Tigua and Alabama-Coushatta tribes may soon be forced to shutter their gaming operations after courts again rule them illegal.
Gambling on a ride aboard the Aransas Queen.
The odds aren't great, but according to booking sites they're there.
He’s not wrong about that, but is this an opportunity to reconsider gambling laws?
The team is a 3.5 underdog at home to a team quarterbacked by Alex Smith, and the big picture is even worse.
His headlines might not be as incendiary as Trump's, but Ted Cruz is still making a splash.
After a year of campaigning, the first gubernatorial race in a generation not to feature an incumbent governor comes to a conclusion. Wendy Davis has been a clear underdog since the race started—so how would you set the spread?
Spoiler: They tell us that the bookmakers think that the Cowboys are even less likely to be good than the Texans.
America loves the Spurs these days, but so do the offshore bookies that put their money where their love is.
Well, you can if you live in Nevada, because Internet gambling is illegal. (Wink, wink.) But the betting odds can tell us that holding out hope for Jim Harbaugh is probably a sucker's game.
Twenty-five years after his death, Sam Hopkins is still one of the most influential bluesmen in history—that much we know. But we don’t know nearly enough about who he was.
I had a conversation yesterday with a knowledgeable and well informed Capitol figure about the prospects for gambling legislation. The headline of this post pretty much sums up the situation. Here are the reasons: 1. The industry can’t get agree on what it wants. It’s split between Vegas interests, racetrack…
An anonymous commenter posted a list of Straus’s votes that did not sit well with social conservatives as a response to my article of Friday night, “Can Straus hold the votes?” I have researched the issues that Anonymous mentioned and will discuss them below. The comment begins: Unfortunately, Rep. Straus…
Burka and Eileen discuss probable Speaker Joe Straus, Craddick’s exit, horse racing, and whether bridge qualifies as gambling. Honorably mentioned: John Smithee, Burt Solomons, Dan Gattis, Jim Keffer, and playing the ponies. (And yes, I am wearing a scarf over my turtleneck. My space heater gave out, and I can’t…
Officially, the issue tearing apart the West Texas' largest native American tribe is one of lineage. Who is and is not a member. But the real dispute is over money—earned in unimaginable amounts at the casino on their reservation and coveted by rival factions willing to risk everything.
There are no showgirls or musical revues, but the four casinos in and around Lake Charles, Louisiana, do a nice job approximating the Vegas experience. Deal yourself in.
Sure, they were gangsters, but they were our gangsters.
Not all Texans make lousy gamblers.
This information may come as news to you, but casino owners have been banking on it for years.