Gambling industry

In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 9:15 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Authorities say the woman who died after a casino shuttle boat caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast was 42 years old. Pasco County Sheriff's Office spokesman Kevin Doll did...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 8:45 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The Coast Guard says it is investigating a casino shuttle boat fire off Florida's Gulf Coast that led to the death of a female passenger. Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De...
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In this photo provided by Pasco County flames engulf a boat Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in the Tampa Bay area. The boat ferrying patrons to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire near shore Sunday afternoon, and dozens of passengers and crew safely made it to land with some jumping overboard to escape, authorities said. (Pasco County Fire Rescue via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 8:06 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast (all times local): 8 a.m. A female passenger on a casino shuttle boat that was consumed by a huge fire off Florida's Gulf Coast has died. Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover...
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January 14, 2018 - 6:58 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say a casino venture's shuttle boat caught fire and all 50 passengers safely made it to the nearby shore after a rescue operation in the Tampa Bay area. Port Richey Chief of Police Gerard DeCanio says all passengers and crew were able to reach safety in Port...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, employees work at the DraftKings office in Boston. The leading daily fantasy sports company has launched a new sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL football playoff game, which has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 12, 2018 - 7:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A new daily fantasy sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL playoff game has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. The "Showdown" variant offered by...
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In this Nov. 21, 2013, photo, Joseph Brennen tries to log on to a gambling site while at a highway rest stop in Egg Harbor Township N.J., on the first night of New Jersey's Internet gambling test. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, New Jersey lawmakers from both political parties urged the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal, responding to a request from two U.S. senators to reverse a 2011 ruling that internet gambling does not violate federal law. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
January 12, 2018 - 12:29 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal. In a letter Thursday to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the lawmakers urged the department not to rescind its 2011 legal opinion that internet...
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In this Nov. 21, 2013, photo, Joseph Brennen tries to log on to a gambling site while at a highway rest stop in Egg Harbor Township N.J., on the first night of New Jersey's Internet gambling test. On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, New Jersey lawmakers from both political parties urged the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal, responding to a request from two U.S. senators to reverse a 2011 ruling that internet gambling does not violate federal law. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
January 12, 2018 - 11:19 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Federal lawmakers from both parties in New Jersey are asking the U.S. Justice Department to keep internet gambling legal. In a letter Thursday to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the lawmakers urged the department not to rescind its 2011 legal opinion that internet...
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January 11, 2018 - 3:49 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana congressman who has made repeated calls to "drain the swamp" in Washington collected more than $160,000 in campaign contributions from gambling interest groups that stand to benefit from legislation he is sponsoring, an Associated Press review found. Republican Rep...
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In this Nov. 15, 2017, photo, a robot named Pepper stands in the lobby of the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas. Pepper is programmed to interact with guests and answer pre-programmed questions. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 10, 2018 - 2:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice and lime wedges, no need for the modern hassle of placing a phone call. Thousands of guests at some of Las Vegas' casino-hotels...
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January 10, 2018 - 9:34 am
BRIDGEPORT, N.Y. (AP) — The Oneida Indians will open their third upstate New York casino March 1 in an increasingly crowded market. The tribe said Wednesday the Point Place Casino in Bridgeport near Syracuse will open with 500 slot machines and 20 table games. The new casino will be smaller than...
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