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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

Blackjack table (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

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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

Giants v Royals

Giants Are Las Vegas Underdogs (Again) Heading Into World Series

The Giants are underdogs heading into the World Series, according to odds-makers in Las Vegas. That’s good news when you consider this fact: no underdog has lost a series this postseason.

10/20/2014

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

California Lottery Sales Top $5 Billion For First Time

California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery’s 30-year history.

10/19/2014

Chukchansi Resort & Casino

Sierra Foothills Casino Closed After Armed Tribal Standoff Sends Gamblers Fleeing Tables

A federal judge has closed a Central California casino after an armed standoff between tribal factions caused many gamblers to flee with chips left on the tables.

10/11/2014

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Giants Are Longest Shot To Win World Series Despite Dominant Wild Card Game & Past Success

The Giants were not considered the most talented roster entering the 2010 or 2012 divisional playoff round, but bucked the odds to capture the World Championship each time. After that, and an 8-0 thumping of the Pirates Wednesday in the Wild Card round, you would think that oddsmakers would have learned to fear the beard, but no – the Giants (along with fellow wild card winner Kansas City) face the longest odds to win it all of the remaining eight teams at 10-1.

10/02/2014

Netstop Internet cafe in San Francisco's Excelsior District. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Losing Patience With Excelsior’s Internet Gambling Cafes

Supervisor John Avalos wants to know what’s going on with City Business Center on Mission Street in the Excelsior, which was told to close down in April because it allowed internet gambling on its computers.

08/08/2014

Phaley Nget of Oakland is accused of leaving her two children unattended in a parked car while she gambled at Casino 580 in Livermore on July 20, 2014. (Livermore Police)

Woman Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car While She Gambled In Livermore Casino

An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children in her locked car on Sunday while she was gambling inside a casino in Livermore, police said.

07/23/2014

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