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Pension plans across the U.S. are failing. Here's why Utah doesn't have that problem  Deseret News

Multiple pension plans in states across the U.S. are failing. In Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel wants to legalize recreational marijuana and open a city-owned ...

Alleged Las Vegas con man back in court after hiding in Utah  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mark Georgantas, an alleged casino con man who authorities say hid out in rural Utah to avoid being sent to prison, made his first Las Vegas court appearance ...

TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by Virgin River Casino  St George News

SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here again, and that means it's time to look for adventure – maybe something fun, inspiring, educational or ...

We need a wall to keep people from un-Utah out of our state  The Herald Journal

We are being treated so unfairly. A steady stream of vehicles with Idaho plates comes and goes from our state daily. New houses are built right up to Utah ...

Feds eye move to regulate legal sports betting nationwide  Chicago Sun-Times

The federal government would regulate sports betting nationwide under a bill to be introduced Wednesday.

Some Utah IRS workers called back; courts postponing cases as shutdown continues  Deseret News

As the federal government shutdown drags on, several hundred employees are expected to be called back to work at the Internal Revenue *Service* center in ...

Utah Jazz Consensus Mock Draft 2.0: With the 14th pick in the NBA Draft ...  SLC Dunk

The Utah Jazz now find themselves closer to the playoffs sitting with the potential 14th pick of the NBA.

Yesterday was one of highest-scoring days in NBA history  NBC Sports

The Pelicans scored 140 points last night. And lost. The Warriors' 147-140 win over New Orleans was the first time both teams scored 140+ in regulation since ...

Alleged Las Vegas Casino Conman and Serial Escapee Mark Georgantas Back in Court Facing 25 Years  Casino.Org News

Mark Georgantas, aka Mr. Smooth, allegedly conned Vegas tourists with promises of unbeatable casino gambling systems, but he gambled away his plea deal ...

AREA COLLEGES: Cougars bow to Utah | Sports  Lewiston Morning Tribune

PULLMAN — The Washington State women's basketball team fell to Utah 72-68 on Friday night despite 17 points apiece from Chanelle Molina and Alexys ...

Best Bets for Saturday’s NBA Games: Gambling Picks for Bucks-Heat, Thunder-Jazz and More  The Big Lead

Our writers give you their best against the spread picks for today's NBA slate. Gambling picks for Bucks-Heat, Thunder-Jazz, Spurs-Rockets.

Preview: WSU ends mountain swing with trip to Utah  CougCenter

The Washington State Cougars will try to snap a pair of losing streaks — five games overall and 16 games at this particular location — when they take on the ...

Wizards-Bucks alternate gambling broadcast: How to watch, how to play  SB Nation

Sports betting is in the process of being legalized in Washington, D.C. The Wizards want to get in on the action.

Los Angeles Lakers fall out of the playoff picture with Utah Jazz win  Lake Show Life

The Los Angeles Lakers are now out of the eighth seed with no clear path to improve as the tumultuous season toils along.

Northern Quest Resort & Casino Adds Nine Daktronics LED Displays  Digital Signage Connection

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Jan. 14, 2019 – Visitors to Northern Quest Resort & Casino, a newly-expanded, Vegas-style casino and entertainment destination near ...

Revised Wire Act DOJ Opinion Raises More Questions Than Answers for Online Gambling, Interstate Lotteries  Casino.Org News

The Wire Act has once again received a new interpretation after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued an updated opinion on how the federal statute ...

Ex-New Jersey gov to states: Fight US control of sports bets  Seymour Tribune

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants lawmakers across the country to oppose a bill that would give the federal government control over regulating ...

8th Largest Mega Millions Jackpot in History Up for Grabs on New Year's Day  TIME

In a potentially lucrative start to the year for America's lottery players, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $415 million in a drawing set to take place on New ...

Best Bets for Wednesday’s NBA Games: Gambling Picks for Warriors-Jazz, Thunder-Kings, and More  The Big Lead

The NBA season is back so let's wager on these games! The lines we use are from The Action Network Sports Betting App. Make sure you shop around for the ...

Race Is On To Make Sports Gambling Legal Across America  HuffPost

Americans illegally wager $150 billion a year. Twenty states are poised to approve sports betting in 2019.

The impact of sports betting legalization in the US  Augusta Free Press

Unlike many European countries, the United States of America has had strict laws surrounding gambling and sports betting over the past several decades.

NBC Sports to launch sports gambling radio show hosted by Michael Jenkins and Tim Murray  The Washington Post

NBC Sports is the latest media company to dive into coverage of the burgeoning industry, and its new national radio show will have a distinctly Washington ...

Regional Rivalries Arise in Dash for Sports Gambling Cash  The Pew Charitable Trusts

The Washington, D.C., councilman was in a hurry. As the city council prepared to pass a bill this month legalizing betting on sports, Jack Evans was eyeing ...

USU football: Bojay Filimoeatu named outside linebackers coach  Deseret News

Bojay Filimoeatu is returning to his alma mater as Utah State's outside linebackers coach, it was announced Wednesday by Aggie head football coach Gary ...

Even sans LeBron, Utah Jazz can’t be caught napping against Lakers  The J Notes

The Utah Jazz overcame a slow start to defeat the Orlando Magic last game. But they better be more prepared with the Los Angeles Lakers in town on Friday.

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan expects sports gambling to lead to increased fan engagement  Golf Channel

KAPALUA, Hawaii – Following a most eventful season on the PGA Tour that included the announcement of a dramatically reworked schedule beginning in 2019 ...

Mavericks vs. Warriors odds, pick: Predictions on gambling spread, over/under and money line for Dallas, Golden State  CBS Sports

Luka Doncic and the Mavericks come into Oracle Arena to face the Warriors having lost four straight games. Dallas is scoring plenty, but the defense has been ...

Lottery in Utah: Could it ever happen? Should it?  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) — While there's no lottery here in our state, it hasn't stopped many Utahns from heading to Idaho and Wyoming to get their tickets. With some of the ...

Will federal legislation open the door to sports gambling in California?  The Desert Sun

Why can't you head down to your local casino or some storefront downtown or maybe head to an app on your smart phone and put a bet down on who is going ...

Mesquite Gaming hosts job fair - The Independent | St George Cedar Zion Utah Mesquite NV News & Events  The Independent | SUindependent.com

On Jan. 23, Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, invites job hunters to its job fair in the Virgin River Event Center Tent.

Pignanelli and Webb: How to spend Utah's hefty budget surplus  Deseret News

It's always good to have extra money, but it raises some interesting dilemmas for the governor and for the Legislature when it convenes later this month.

Utah among states hit by CenturyLink internet outage  St. George Daily Spectrum

BOISE, Idaho — Many CenturyLink customers across the U.S. were without internet Thursday amid a lengthy outage that stretched from New York to California.

Utah Jazz Consensus Mock Draft 1.0: With the 11th pick in the NBA Draft ...  SLC Dunk

Would the Utah Jazz select yet another point guard in the lottery if given the chance?

Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah invites all to New Year's Eve party at Red Cliffs Mall  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Join Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah for a New Year's Eve to remember during the organization's first ever “Ball at the Mall” at Red Cliffs ...

Utah Jazz: Mitchell thrives against LA, Jazz turnaround to face Bulls  The J Notes

The Utah Jazz crushed the Lakers behind Donovan Mitchell's massive effort a night ago but have little time to rest with the Chicago Bulls in town.

Best Bets for Tuesday’s NBA Games: Gambling Picks for Sixers-Clippers, Pistons-Bucks, and More  The Big Lead

Our writers give you their best against the spread NBA picks for New Year's Day. Picks include the Sixers-Clippers and Pistons-Bucks games.

Jay Evensen: Be glad Utah isn't a part of the lottery madness  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — By the time you read this, someone in the nation may be an instant billionaire, winner of the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery that was ...

Knicks' Schedule Is About To Get Brutal, Which Will Likely Improve Their Lottery Odds  Forbes

Beginning on Christmas Day, New York will play 12 consecutive games against teams expected to qualify for the postseason. It's possible the Knicks will own ...

Best Bets for Thursday’s NBA Games: Gambling Picks for Lakers-Kings, Blazers-Warriors, and More  The Big Lead

Our writers give you their best against the spread NBA gambling picks. Today's include Lakers-Kings, Blazers-Warriors, and Knicks-Bucks.

Chris Christie Tells State Lawmakers to Resist Attempts at Federal Sports Betting Regulation  Casino.Org News

Chris Christie told a council of state lawmakers from gaming states that they should reject attempts at federal regulation of the sports betting industry.

Utah Jazz: Raul Neto is more than capable of assuming PG mantle  The J Notes

Despite injuries to Ricky Rubio and Dante Exum, the Utah Jazz may just be alright at the point guard spot with Raul Neto directing the attack.

EDITORIAL: Approve bill allowing federal government to regain control over sports gambling  York Dispatch

A bipartisan bill that would allow the federal government to regain some control over sports wagering in the United States deserves to be passed.

Foreigner's Mick Jones hoping he and Lou Gramm can bring new songs "to fruition" this year  WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM

Foreigner guitarist and band leader Mick Jones has reconnected with the group's original frontman, Lou Gramm, in recent years, including performing together ...

PHOTOS: Utah Santa proposes to Mrs. Claus he met 40 years ago in middle school  wsmh.com

We all know Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus have been married for years, possibly centuries. But a St. George man finally popped the question to the woman he ...

Places in Utah to celebrate New Year's Eve  KSL.com

As 2018 closes in, the question of how to celebrate New Year's Eve lingers on people\u2019s minds. Here are some events happening around Utah on Dec.

Gambling in Utah? Senate says don't bet on it and moves to close loophole.  Salt Lake Tribune

Sen. Todd Weiler says he's shocked — shocked — to find that gambling is going on in Utah. After all, it's touted as one of only two states that supposedly bans all ...

Mega Millions drawing on Christmas Day will be for $321 million jackpot  The News Journal

Millions of people will be competing for a whopper of a Christmas present this year: The next Mega Millions drawing falls on Dec. 25.

Utah is not the least-addicted state when it comes to gambling  Deseret News

A new report from WalletHub ranked Utah as the fourth state least-addicted to gambling.

Here’s Why DOJ Should Keep Its Mitts Off Wire Act, Online Gambling  OnlinePokerReport.com

Everything you need to know about the 2011 DOJ opinion affirming states' rights to legalize online gambling — and what a reversal could mean.

NFL Names Caesars Entertainment as League's 1st Official Casino Sponsor  Bleacher Report NFL

The National Football League announced an agreement Thursday with Caesars Entertainment Corporation to become the NFL 's first casino sponsor...

West Wendover formally adopts recreational marijuana sales ordinance, gives permit to dispensary  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

WEST WENDOVER, Nevada -- The city council has formally adopted an ordinance allowing recreational marijuana sales in the Utah/Nevada border community.

Scooter Brown Wins Male Vocalist Of The Year At Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards  Broadway World

Scooter Brown was awarded Male Vocalist of the Year at the 3rd Annual Rocky Mountain Country Music Awards presented by iHeartRadio on January 13 at the ...

$1.6 billion lottery draws Utah crowds to buy tickets in Idaho  East Idaho News

MALAD — Lines at convenience stores in Malad have been lengthy lately, thanks to a potentially high lottery payout. The national Mega Millions lottery jackpot ...

The perfect NBA Christmas gift for every team, from a workplace therapist to lottery luck  CBS Sports

There's an ideal present for each franchise. What does your favorite team need most?

Utahns buying lottery tickets at Idaho convenience store ahead of Tuesday's $1.6 billion Mega Millions draw  Salt Lake Tribune

Franklin, Idaho • At “the Home of the Utah Lottery,” La Tienda convenience store in this Idaho border town, three cashiers served a steady and slowly growing ...

Utah, Nevada residents hit Arizona for lottery  KGUN

Residents in Utah and Nevada, two non-lottery playing states, are flocking to nearby Beaver Dam, Arizona, to hopefully get their hands on a winning lottery ...

Retiring Utah Senator: Federal Sports-Betting Bill A 'Starting Point'  GamblingCompliance

Retiring Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, the co-sponsor of a sports-betting bill that was introduced last week in the U.S. Senate, called the bill “a starting ...

Sports betting is now on the table nationally, but probably not in Utah  Salt Lake Tribune

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law against betting on sports in most of the nation, opening the door for states to legalize gambling on ...

Where to celebrate New Year's Eve in Southern Utah  St. George Daily Spectrum

The Southern Utah area has a full slate of New Year's Eve celebrations scheduled this year, from family-friendly fare to adults-only champagne toasts.

NBC Sports Washington’s alternate Wizards broadcasts could be the future of sports betting on TV  The Washington Post

NBC Sports Washington will give viewers a preview of how in-game sports betting might one day be integrated in broadcasts when the Wizards host the Bucks ...

Rare bourbon hits liquor store shelves, but without the promised lottery  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) Just minutes after the DABC announced on its website Wednesday morning that a rare bourbon was hitting liquor store shelves, lines began to form.

Utah lawmaker says gas station sweepstakes games often amount to gambling  KSL.com

A Utah lawmaker is again seeking to clarify that sweepstakes games functioning like pseudo-slot machines are illegal in the Beehive State.

Utahns are flooding into Idaho and Wyoming as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1 billion  Salt Lake Tribune

As the Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion — the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history — Utahns hurried across state lines ...

Top 25 NCAA Football Teams Against the Spread in 2018-2019  Gambling.com

Three teams shared the honor of having the best record against the spread throughout the 2018-19 college football season. While Clemson took home the 2019 ...

John Wall to the Utah Jazz? A modest proposal from someone who has covered both teams  Deseret News

Disappointment has run rampant for many teams in the NBA this season, but there have been varying degrees of it, ranging from the Utah Jazz to the ...

The Utah Jazz look to beat the New York Knicks at home for their last game of 2018  SLC Dunk

The Jazz (17-19) face the Knicks (9-27) tonight at the Viv, capping off the end of the year with the end of their four-game home stand. The Jazz went (1-2), with a ...

Jackpot-hungry Utahns, Nevadans get their tickets in small Arizona town  St. George Daily Spectrum

Crowds pour into Beaver Dam as players from Nevada and Utah, which don't have lotteries, stop in for a chance at the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

NBA Rumors: Jeremy Lin And Kent Bazemore To Utah Jazz In A Proposed Three-Team Trade, Per ‘Bleacher Report’  The Inquisitr News

Will Jeremy Lin and Kent Bazemore help the Utah Jazz make a deep playoff run this season? After a promising performance in the Western Conference Playoffs ...

Pugh gathers up nearly $1 million in campaign cash  Baltimore Brew

Since taking office two years ago, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has raised $850,000 in campaign cash. She now boasts a $969,000 war chest with 16 ...

LeBron James Groin Injury Update: Cleared to Practice Next Week  OnlineGambling.com

Cince LeBron James injured his groin on Christmas, he missed 11 games and the Lakers struggled with a 4-7 record. Doctors cleared him to return to practice.

SugarHouse's first Eagles game saw one big winner, one big loser; two New Jersey sportsbooks fined | Sports betting notes  Philly.com

Cleaning out the notebook from the first weekend of sports betting in Philadelphia, where fans and bettors celebrated the Eagles win ... well, all except for that ...

Sports betting in Utah? Not so fast - The Daily Universe  Universe.byu.edu

Read or listen to the story in Portuguese. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on May 14 to end a federal law banning sports betting outside of Nevada. This will ...

Utah lawmakers look to make gaming machine use a gambling offense  KUTV 2News

Investigators are strategizing right now about how to tackle a problem that has popped back up in Utah.Just last year, they cracked down on gaming machines, ...

How Zion Williamson Can Change The Fate Of 14 Lottery Teams  Fadeaway World

A franchise changing the talent, with an infectious aura that will immediately bring more attention to an organization and fans to the seats, the NBA has never ...

Jason Aldean Announces 2019 Ride All Night Tour With Kane Brown, Carly Pearce  Taste of Country

Jason Aldean just dropped 2019 dates, and he's bringing along some of the hottest young artists in country music.

Lottery hopefuls face high taxes and nearly impossible odds  ABC 4

LITTLFIELD, Ariz. (News4Utah) - Do you want to be an instant billionaire? At the Beaver Dam Lodge in Littlefield, Ariz., many folks are saying yes, and many of ...

2019 NBA Mock Draft: Could the Hawks jumpstart their rebuild in 2019?  FanSided

After a Duke loss at home and a couple Western Conference squads falling further from the NBA playoff race, we dive into another 2019 NBA mock draft.

Utahns not immune to lottery fever  ABC 4

LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. (News4Utah) - It's a big jackpot, and some Utahns are getting in on the action. Friday night's Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a ...

NBA Trade Ideas Off Latest Buzz: Deals for Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin, JR Smith  Bleacher Report

Welcome back to Trade-Idea Central, where reshaping the NBA based on the latest rumors is our game, and where we're not thrown off by Dillon Brooks and ...

What you need to know about the Sports Wagering Market Integrity Act (SWMIA) of 2018  ESPN

A comprehensive bill that aims to provide federal oversight to the expanding American legal sports betting market was introduced in Congress on Wednesday.

Experts say 'no way' Utah will legalize sports gambling  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) - On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court gave states the go-ahead to legalize sports gambling, but Utah lawmakers say it likely won't be become legal in ...

2 convicted in gambling enterprise highlight Utah's crackdown on gambling  KSL.com

Two Utah men were convicted of running a gambling enterprise in state convenience stores and other locations across the state. It's an example of the state's ...

Utah Senator Goes After Sweepstakes Kiosks Once Again, Clears Gambling Law Loophole  Casino Games Pro

Utah State has always been among few states avidly opposing gambling, prohibiting all sorts of gaming within its borders. However, in the past years more and ...

Utah man gets 16 years prison for Nevada casino carjacking  KUTV 2News

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 29-year-old Utah man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for the armed carjacking of an elderly woman in a casino parking garage ...

These Are the Only States Where You Can't Play the Mega Millions Lottery  The Cheat Sheet

Only a handful of states don't participate in MegaMillions lottery drawings.

What happens if you win Mega Millions' $970M jackpot?  KSL.com

Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions ...

Bulls cost Lakers fans free tacos  NBC Sports

The Bulls have lost eight straight, but they showed late fight against the Lakers last night. Or maybe more accurately, Lakers fans. Fans at Lakers games receive ...

With much higher chances of being hit by a falling coconut, Utahns still catching ‘lottery fever’  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah may not have the lottery, but it doesn't mean some Utahns have not caught lottery fever. The numbers from Tuesday night's drawing for ...

Worst gambling bad beats of the weekend including Heat-Grizzlies and Utah State-North Texas  ESPN

A late flurry of points in Friday's Heat-Grizzlies game and North Texas' second-half point drought helped produce a couple of the worst gambling bad beats of the ...

The Outlet Pass: The NBA's Most Depressing 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Team  VICE

Since they defeated the Golden State Warriors on December 1, the only teams with a higher losing percentage than the Detroit Pistons are the New York Knicks, ...

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots inching closer to $1 billion combined  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Two jackpots, the Mega Millions and the Powerball, have reached a combined total of $999 million Sunday, and are inching ever closer to the ...

AP Explains: Why the world's biggest lottery jackpot wasn't  KSL.com

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Call it the world's largest lottery prize that wasn't. The Mega Millions jackpot that had been announced as the biggest ever at $1.6 ...

Layton man with child in tow who carjacked woman at Nevada casino headed to prison  KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A Layton man who had a child at his side when he carjacked an elderly woman at gunpoint in a Nevada casino parking garage last year is ...

Utah vs. Washington Betting Preview: Huskies Playing for Second Conference Title in Three Years  Sports Illustrated

*Fresh* off a statement-making victory in the Apple Cup, Washington is riding a wave of momentum into the Pac-12 Championship Game on Friday night.

A couple finds an old lottery ticket while cleaning for Thanksgiving. It’s worth $1.8 million.  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

By Christina Maxouris and Saeed Ahmed, CNN If you've been putting off tidying up the house, let this serve as an incentive. Harold and Tina Ehrenberg, ...

Utahns cross border for chance at Mega Millions Jackpot  ABC 4

BEAVER DAM, Ariz. (News4Utah) - With a massive Mega Millions jackpot at stake, everybody knows in Utah, there's no lottery, no gambling allowed in the ...

NBA Midseason Grades: Western Conference  Sports Illustrated

With half of the NBA season behind us, it's time to put what we've watched thus far into context. The Crossover passes out midseason grades for every team in ...

#Ham4Ham lottery announced for Salt Lake City 'Hamilton' run  Salt Lake Tribune

Forty tickets will be available nightly in the digital lottery for Salt Lake City shows of “Hamilton,” which plays at downtown's Eccles Theater April 11-May 6.

After Supreme Court ruling, Utah's Hatch to introduce legislation on sports betting  Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • Sen. Orrin Hatch said Monday he would unveil legislation soon on sports betting after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal law that had ...

Utah’s still going to ban sports betting, despite U.S. Supreme Court ruling  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah will continue to prohibit sports betting, despite a new U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing states to legalize it. In a statement to FOX 13 ...



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