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Zynga

SF Game Maker Zynga Moves To Enter US Gambling Market

Online games company Zynga said it has asked Nevada gambling regulators for a decision that could pave the way for it to enter the U.S. gambling market.

12/06/2012

Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers

Harbaugh’s Decision To Decline Safety Likely Cost Bettors Millions

Jim Harbaugh’s decision late in the 4th quarter of a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks Thursday caused his team to fall short of covering the betting spread, potentially shifting the payout of hundreds of millions of gambling dollars, according to a report from ESPN.

10/19/2012

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Casino M8trix Officially Opens In San Jose

After months of regulatory delays, San Jose’s brand new casino opened its doors to card players on Wednesday.

08/08/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

A general view of a race and sports book at a Las Vegas casino. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Californians Favor Legalizing Sports Betting To Help Balance Budget

Why limit gambling on sports to the Vegas casinos when our state could make millions in taxes from it? That’s the current thinking in New Jersey, New York, and now California.

07/13/2012

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Opponents Sue To Halt Rohnert Park Casino Project

Some Sonoma County residents are taking legal action to block the construction of a major Indian casino just outside Rohnert Park.

06/05/2012

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Phil Matier: SF Tenderloin Laundromat Offers Online Gambling While You Wait

You could win money or a carton of cigarettes at a Tenderloin laundromat that offers online gambling while you wait for the wash to dry.

05/30/2012

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Sonoma County Tribal Casino Approved By State Senate

The state Senate has approved an agreement with a Northern California Indian tribe that plans to build a casino in Sonoma County.

05/07/2012

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San Francisco’s Zynga Mulls Online Gambling Market

Zynga, the social game company known for “FarmVille” and “Zynga Poker,” is mulling a new market—online gambling.

01/20/2012

Jackson Rancheria

Jackpot! Best Gaming Resorts

Feel like getting your ‘game on’, but don’t feel like making the long trek to Tahoe or Vegas? The Bay Area and Northern California, respectively has some of the best resorts…

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

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