Gambling

FBI agents and San Jose police seized illegal gambling machines from the Golden King cafe during a raid on March 10, 2015. (CBS)

FBI, San Jose Police Raid Vietnamese Cafes, Seize Nearly 100 Illegal Gambling Machines

Dozens of San Jose police officers and FBI agents raided several Vietnamese cafes Tuesday night, in a major operation to root out illegal gambling machines at the establishments.

03/10/2015

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27 Arrested In San Jose, Modesto In Connection With Alleged Gambling Ring

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Twenty-seven people were arrested Tuesday in Modesto and San Jose in the culmination of a six-month investigation by Santa Clara police into an alleged gambling ring, a police spokesman said […]

02/25/2015

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Alleged Gambling Operation Owners Refuse To Shut Down, Forcing San Francisco To File Lawsuit

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday with the aim of shutting down an alleged illegal gambling operation in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood after the owners and operators have refused to shut it down.

02/19/2015

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Antioch Man Buys $1.4M Winning Powerball Ticket Because Store Didn’t Have Right Scratchers

Disappointment turned into joy for an Antioch man who purchased Powerball ticket that won him over a million dollars after a store didn’t have the Scratchers he wanted.

02/03/2015

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The 10 Craziest Super Bowl Prop Bets

The betting is not just limited to football, as many sports books list wagers that can be made involving other sports, and even entertainment.

01/23/2015

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Over $100M Likely On The Line In Vegas By Super Bowl Kickoff

A flurry of early money on the New England Patriots moved the game to pick ‘em at most major Las Vegas books Sunday night after the Seattle Seahawks opened by as much as 2.5-point favorites.

01/18/2015

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Get Married, Buy A Lottery Ticket, Write A Check, Lift A Toast To 12-13-14

Saturday’s Dec. 13, 2014, represents the last sequential calendar date for at least 20 years (Jan. 2, 2034) and another 89 years if waiting for Jan. 2, 2103.

12/13/2014

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Sacramento Casino Shutdown For Not Paying Customers’ Winnings

State officials have shut down a Sacramento casino after it allegedly failed to pay off tens of thousands in winnings it owed customers.

11/04/2014

Powerball Ticket Worth $360K Sold In San Pablo

One lucky California Lottery player bought a winning Powerball ticket worth more than $360,000 in San Pablo on Saturday night, California Lottery officials said.

11/02/2014

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Los Altos Man Has Big Plans For $1.3 Million Casino Win

A Los Altos man who recently hit the jackpot at a Northern California says he is no longer worried about debt, instead focusing on a Mexican cruise with his girlfriend and how to spend his retirement.

10/23/2014

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