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Kaepernick Is Bay Area’s Best Bet For NFL MVP At 50-1

If the 49ers or Raiders end up representing the Bay Area in the Super Bowl next February behind an MVP performance by a local player they’ll dash the dreams of many, many NFL gamblers.

08/11/2015

California lottery numbers printed on a gas station receipt, as part of the "Play at the Pump" game. (CBS)

California Lottery Begins Offering Tickets At Gas Pumps

Play at the Pump, the California Lottery’s latest attempt to expand the lotto market, is both convenient and controversial.

08/03/2015

LONDON - JULY 27:  A woman looks at a casino website on July 27, 2004 in London. Internet gambling websites should introduce age-verification checks to prevent children from betting online, NCH (a children's charity) urged on Tuesday. The call by NCH came after it found that a 16-year-old girl was able to register with 30 gambling sites after lying about her age.  (Photo iillustration by Graeme Robertson/Getty Images).

California Supreme Court Rules Online ‘Sweepstakes’ Gambling Illegal

While most of the legal attention is focused in on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, the State Supreme Court has ruled that online “sweepstakes” gambling is illegal in California.

06/26/2015

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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