Reminder: Winning the lottery only works if, y’know, you actually claim the money

Why $2B in lottery prizes goes unclaimed in the US every year — and what happens next.

Ben Berkley • May 15, 2023
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DraftKings versus FanDuel — Who are you betting on?

Online sportsbooks are trying to move odds in their favor for their own high-stakes arms race.

Ben Berkley • May 1, 2023

The Super Bowl of gambling is upon us

As many as one in five American adults may bet on the game.

Mark Dent • February 8, 2023

The house doesn’t always win

A slot machine malfunction led to a man leaving Vegas without his $229.3k jackpot. The Nevada Gaming Control Board tracked him down.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • February 9, 2022

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson dies at 87

Sheldon Adelson built a gaming empire (and a $35B+ net worth) before getting heavily involved in US and Israeli politics.

Trung T. Phan • January 13, 2021

How to Capitalize on the Fast-Growing Sports Gambling Industry

The US sports gambling industry could grow from $1.5B to as high as $81B by 2030.

The Hustle • July 27, 2020

Gambling is down, but casinos aren’t folding yet

March Madness was supposed to bring in major sports-gambling money. Now people are betting on table tennis and “Top Chef” instead.

Caroline Dohack • April 7, 2020

Irish bookie puts money on the future of American gambling with FanDuel purchase 

In American sports betting’s first big wager since the Supreme Court legalized gambling, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair is buying FanDuel.

Conor Grant • May 24, 2018

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