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Alexandr Dolgopolov Wins, but Is Grilled About a Suspicious Loss

Alexandr Dolgopolov Wins, but Is Grilled About a Suspicious Loss

Alexandr Dolgopolov, of Ukraine, served against Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, in the second round of the United States Open on Thursday. He won the match, 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 6-2. On Wednesday,
Alexandr Dolgopolov Gets Miffed At Match-Fixing Questions, Says He Doesn't Have Many Online Friends

Alexandr Dolgopolov Gets Miffed At Match-Fixing Questions, Says He Doesn't Have Many Online Friends

Former top-20 player Alexandr Dolgopolov came under the scrutiny of tennis’s anti-corruption group last week because of strange betting patterns around one of his matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit
On Boxing: Fleece of the Century

On Boxing: Fleece of the Century

Conor McGregor, left, throwing a punch at Floyd Mayweather Jr. during the fight.
Alexandr Dolgopolov Match Investigated Over Fixing Suspicions

Alexandr Dolgopolov Match Investigated Over Fixing Suspicions

Most talk of match-fixing in tennis comes cloaked in too many layers of anonymity to feel genuinely juicy. When the Tennis Integrity Unit, the independent body charged with sniffing out corruption in
Thousands of Players, Hundreds of Events and Little Reward

Thousands of Players, Hundreds of Events and Little Reward

Laslo Urrutia Fuentes playing a Futures Tour match in Most, Czech Republic. Urrutia, 27, has earned less than $30,000 in his career.
The Powerball Jackpot Has Now Hit a Whopping $430 Million
England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’

England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’

Tony Bloom, chairman of Brighton & Hove Albion, celebrating after a victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wigan Athletic in April.
England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’

England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’

Tony Bloom, chairman of Brighton & Hove Albion, celebrating after a victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wigan Athletic in April.
Trump Company Moves to Protect Brand in Chinese Gambling Hub

Trump Company Moves to Protect Brand in Chinese Gambling Hub

A hotel and casino in Macau, the world’s largest gambling market and the only place in China where casino gambling is legal.

Congress shouldn’t try to sneak an online gaming ban into the appropriations bill

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Google will now allow real-money gambling apps on the Play Store in the UK, Ireland, and France

Google will now allow real-money gambling apps on the Play Store in the UK, Ireland, and France

Last month, we heard rumors that Google was planning to relax its ban on real-money gambling apps in the Play Store, but after reaching out to Google we didn't get a response either way. With an
"Nintendo" Probably Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does

"Nintendo" Probably Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does

The common assumption is that “Nintendo” (任天堂) means “leave luck to heaven” or even “to leave one’s fortune in the hands of fate.” Those assumptions, however, could be wrong.Read more...
Who Likes Conor McGregor’s Chances? Bettors, Mostly

Who Likes Conor McGregor’s Chances? Bettors, Mostly

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor came face to face at a news conference this month in London.
DraftKings and FanDuel Call Off Merger

DraftKings and FanDuel Call Off Merger

An advertisement for DraftKings in New York in 2015.
In Russia’s Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia’s Gamblers

In Russia’s Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia’s Gamblers

The harbor in Vladivostok, Russia. Officials hope a nearby casino, and plans for several others, will lift the local economy.
In Russia’s Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia’s Gamblers

In Russia’s Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia’s Gamblers

The harbor in Vladivostok, Russia. Officials hope a nearby casino, and plans for several others, will lift the local economy.
China Jails Workers From Crown Resorts of Australia in Message to Casinos

China Jails Workers From Crown Resorts of Australia in Message to Casinos

A Crown Resorts employee, left, leaving a court in Shanghai after her trial on Monday. The case has worried foreign gambling operators, which have tried to lure Chinese customers to their properties.
Sorry ma‘am, you didn’t win $43M—there was a slot machine “malfunction”

Sorry ma‘am, you didn’t win $43M—there was a slot machine “malfunction”

Casino had apologized "for any inconvenience this may have caused."