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New law in place as millions of dollars are lost to illegal gambling in Utah  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

PRICE, Utah — The new law on fringe gambling already has local law enforcement busy. The Attorney General's office said gambling is an issue occurring ...

Gambling machines seized in Price  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

PRICE, Utah – Agents from Price City Police and the Carbon County Metro Drug Task Force seized 14 slot machines and three coin pusher machines at a Price ...

Fox 13 investigates ‘fringe gambling’ in Utah  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Gambling. It's illegal, or is it? People say they've gambled away tens of thousands of dollars at a Utah laundromat. A new law will go into effect to crack down on ...

Three ways the draft lottery results may impact the Utah Jazz  The J Notes

Although the Utah Jazz won't have a lottery pick this season, they still may find themselves impacted by the way the draft order shook out.

Price officials seize 14 slot machines, 3 coin pushers after gambling law change  KSL.com

PRICE — A loophole in Utah's anti-gambling laws closed when a new law took effect this week, and officials in Carbon County promptly seized a handful of ...

Here's how the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery could affect the Utah Jazz  St. George Daily Spectrum

With the NBA Draft Lottery turning out to be one of the most important in recent history, here's how the Utah Jazz can get in on the offseason madness.

A family connected to a Utah polygamous sect owns a California casino, and regulators may end up shutting it down  Salt Lake Tribune

Of all the businesses owned by Utah's Kingston family, perhaps none receive the government scrutiny of the Lake Elsinore Casino in Southern California.

State lottery? Tourism tax? Utah Democrats wade into tax reform discussions with the first in a series of town hall meetings.  Salt Lake Tribune

To address an imbalanced revenue structure, Utah lawmakers could ostensibly create a statewide lottery, House Minority Leader Brian King said during a ...

This Utah town banned polygamy and allowed gambling. Here's why its heyday barely lasted a decade  Deseret News

CORINNE, Box Elder County — You gotta hand it to the town of Corinne. Just because that one thing didn't work out doesn't mean they're sulking about it and ...

2019 NBA Lottery Results & 1-60 Draft Order  NBA.com

CHICAGO – The New Orleans Pelicans won NBA Draft Lottery 2019 presented by State Farm®, which was conducted at the Hilton Chicago on Tuesday.

Morning links: Mock draft has Utah Jazz finding a possible Derrick Favors replacement; Utes’ Bradlee...  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — With the NBA draft lottery taking place Tuesday night, ESPN released a two-round mock draft for the 2019 NBA draft. While the Utah Jazz ...

How the NBA Draft Lottery affects the Utah Jazz, Ricky Rubio’s comments about his future and Donovan Mitchell…  SLC Dunk

On this episode of the SLC Punks Podcast we discuss the NBA Draft lottery. The New Orleans Pelicans won the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson with the #1 ...

2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0  Timberwolves.com

After last week's draft lottery, we now know where teams will be drafting in the 2019 NBA Draft. In preparation for what should be an unpredictable and exciting ...

California casino owned by polygamous ‘blood cult’ could soon be shut down  Sacramento Bee

California regulators are going after the license of a casino owned by the Kingston Group, a fringe Mormon sect with operations in Utah and Idaho that practices ...

NBA draft prospects say Donovan Mitchell is changing how they feel about the Utah Jazz  Deseret News

CHICAGO — As a sellout crowd of 18,306 fans were finding their seats at Vivint Arena, numerous cameras shuttered around Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell on ...

The NBA Draft Lottery no one expected  Utahstatesman

The NBA Draft Lottery finished tonight before Warriors-Blazers started and the New Orleans Pelicans jumped up from six percent odds to get the top-pick in the ...

Lake Elsinore Casino owners, linked to group tied to child brides and labeled a hate group, may be denied gaming license  Press-Enterprise

For almost 20 years, the Lake Elsinore Casino has hosted poker games without holding a permanent gaming license. During that time, the gaming club also has ...

Utah Jazz: Your 2019 NBA offseason calendar and primer  The J Notes

A complete breakdown of the key dates on the offseason calendar for the Utah Jazz, who will aim to reach new heights in the West next season.

NBA Mock Draft 2019: Post-Lottery Projections for 1st-Round Prospects  Bleacher Report

Now that players and teams have gathered in Chicago for the 2019 NBA draft combine, the basketball world has reached another important landmark of a long ...

NBA Mock Draft 2019: Roundup of Experts' Picks After the Combine  Bleacher Report

The NBA draft will be a huge event this year, with a generational player in Duke's Zion Williamson almost certain to be the top pick June 20...

Misadventures in EB-5 Land: Stories from South Dakota, Utah, and Vermont  Immigration Blog

There seems to be no rhyme nor reason to these decisions – just another part of the smog that swallows the EB-5 program.

Morning links: Ricky Rubio opens up about free agency; Rudy Gobert says we 'witnessed the end of tanking'...  Deseret News

For Ricky Rubio, the future is a bit of an unknown right now as the second-year Utah Jazz point guard will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Could the Utah Jazz go after Mike Conley this offseason?  Hoops Habit

The Utah Jazz are reportedly interested in trading for Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley this offseason after exploring trades during the season.

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Rumblings Following 2019 Draft Lottery  Bleacher Report

The order for the 2019 NBA draft is set. While it's impossible to know precisely who will move where, there appears to be a pretty clear picture of which players ...

Utah Jazz Options At The 2019 NBA Draft: Guards Matisse Thybulle, Zach Norvell And Keldon Johnson  Forbes

If the Utah Jazz are looking for guards in the NBA Draft, Matisse Thybulle, Zach Norvell or Keldon Johnson might make some sense.

Is gambling a problem in Pa.? It's ranked among top 15 gambling-addicted states  PennLive

U.S. consumers rack up more than $100 billion per year in gambling losses.

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 ...

NBA mock draft 2019: Pelicans take Zion Williamson before Anthony Davis trade? Knicks land Rudy Gay 2.0, Lakers blockbuster at No. 4  NJ.com

Are the New Orleans Pelicans a lock to land Duke's Zion Williamson? Is Murray State's Ja Morant the guard that turns around the Memphis Grizzlies? Will R.J. ...

Caesars Entertainment Named in Antitrust Probe, Lawsuit Claims Expedia Coordinated Hotel Advertising...  Casino.Org News

Caesars Entertainment has been named in an antitrust lawsuit that alleges Expedia conspired with hoteliers including the casino giant in an online advertising ...

Illinois is 9th most gambling-addicted state, has the most gambling-related arrests, WalletHub finds  WLS-TV

The Land of Lincoln was named the 9th most gambling-addicted state in the U.S., and ranked 13th in the "Gambling-Friendliness" category. Illinois was also ...

Ben Anderson: Jazz have intriguing options late in the NBA draft  KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY — The 2019 NBA draft is less than a month away, and the Utah Jazz have the 23rd pick in the first round of the draft. This year's draft is widely ...

OUT WEST ROUNDUP | Utah karaoke, ax-throwing sites want to sell beer; Montana legalizes sports betting  coloradopolitics.com

Our weekly look at news from Colorado's neighbor states.

Weekly Run podcast: Reactions to the draft lottery, and 'No, you can't do that' answers to free agency questions  Salt Lake Tribune

Hey, how about that NBA Draft lottery, huh? Pretty crazy stuff. Except, the cynical among you might say, that with the Jazz slated to pick 23rd, it had zero impact ...

Hawks’ lottery choices haven’t always panned out  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Since 1981, the Atlanta Hawks have had more than a dozen draft lottery picks.

2019 NBA Mock Draft 8.0: Whose Stock Is Rising Most Post-Combine?  Sports Illustrated

With the NBA draft lottery and combine behind us, which prospects have helped themselves the most? The Front Office mocks all 60 draft picks following a ...

Post-lottery NBA Mock Draft underwhelms for Cleveland Cavaliers  FanSided

ESPN's first post-lottery, 2019 NBA Mock Draft yields underwhelming results for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who pick fifth overall.

Study: Illinois named 9th most gambling-addicted state  WIFR

WalletHub ranked Illinois the ninth most gambling-addicted state. Per the study, Illinois had the most gambling-related arrests per capita.

New Orleans Wins NBA Draft Lottery 2019 Presented By State Farm; Order Of Selection Set For June 20 NBA Draft  Lasentinel

The New Orleans Pelicans tonight won NBA Draft Lottery 2019 presented by State Farm®, which was conducted at the Hilton Chicago. The Pelicans will have ...

Regulators Seek To Shut Down Lake Elsinore Casino Linked To Polygamist Cult  CBS Los Angeles

LAKE ELSINORE (CBSLA) – A Lake Elsinore casino whose owners have ties to a polygamist cult is under scrutiny from state regulators over allegations it has ...

Where Auburn's Chuma Okeke is projected in post-lottery NBA mock drafts  AL.com

A look at where the Auburn star could be selected in next month's NBA Draft.

Utah Jazz to host Salt Lake City Summer League  UtahJazz.com

SALT LAKE CITY (May 6, 2019) – NBA summer league basketball in Utah will take a new twist in 2019 to be renamed the Salt Lake City Summer League – a ...

Lottery in Alabama? Will it finally happen? Here's what you need to know  AL.com

Lottery legislation is moving ahead in Alabama. Here's what that means:

Lottery bill passes AL Senate committee  WBRC

The lottery bill passes out of the Senate Tourism committee 6-5 on Tuesday.

Alabama Faces Deadline To Address Dangerous And Deadly Prison Conditions  Utah Public Radio

In December, 33-year old Ryan Rust was found dead in his solitary cell at Alabama's Holman prison, a belt around his neck with one end tied to a bar.

2019 NBA Draft Lottery: Time, TV, No. 1 pick odds, lottery order  The Tennessean

Zion Williamson is the prize for whomever earns the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. Will it be the New York Knicks?

Memphis Grizzlies nearly landed LeBron James in forgettable NBA draft lottery history  The Commercial Appeal

The Memphis Grizzlies' NBA draft lottery history involves some frustration and an inability to capitalize on good bounces.

NBA draft lottery: Zion Williamson and other possibilities for the Memphis Grizzlies  The Commercial Appeal

It's not Zion Williamson or bust for the Memphis Grizzlies, who face a wide variety of potential outcomes from the NBA draft lottery.

NBA Draft 2019: Order post draft lottery: Mavs send first rounder to Hawks  FanSided

The NBA Draft order is set after the lottery. The Dallas Mavericks fell out of the first round. Here is a look at the order.

Pacific Takes 2019 Post-Lottery NBA mock draft: Lugentz Dort and Matisse Thybulle back in first round  Pacific Takes

We update our Pac-12-focused mock draft after the lottery order is announced.

Three questions Blazers must answer this summer  NBCSports.com

Though their season came to another sad ending at the hands of the Warriors, the Blazers have plenty to be hopeful about.

NBA Draft 2019 rumors, news: Combine results; did Magic Johnson ruin Lakers' plans?  cleveland.com

Magic Johnson accused Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka of "backstabbing" Monday on ESPN. That news has overtaken the NBA, which just ...

After draft lottery, hiring coach should be Grizzlies' next priority  The Commercial Appeal

The Memphis Grizzlies appear to have a clear next order of business following Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery: hire a new coach.

Top 10 NBA Draft Busts of all-time  Reuters

Bust. FILE PHOTO: May 14, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the stage prior to the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery at the Hilton Chicago. Mandatory Credit: ...

The Value of Mike Conley: Part IV - Western Hopefuls  Grizzly Bear Blues

In case you have missed any of the previous entries in The Value of Mike Conley series, check them out using the following links -. Part I: Eastern Contenders.

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 ...

Gamble-Free Utah Prepares to Ban “Fringe Gaming” Sweepstakes...  Casino.Org News

Utah's fringe gaming bill passes House committee and heads for a full vote on the House floor. It appears sweepstakes machines' days may be numbered.

Commentary: Legal gambling would be better than Utah's tax 'modernization'  Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's governing and business elites are doing their best to convince Utahns that the state's tax system must be modernized. However, their solutions are to do ...

Utah's Mitch Wishnowsky and Matt Gay Top Kickers in 2019 NFL Draft  OnlineGambling.com

Two Utah players are among the top kickers in the 2019 NFL Draft. Aussie punter Mitch Wishnowsky and kicker Matt Gay impressed scouts.

How to Trade Every NBA Team's Worst Contract  Bleacher Report

Some NBA teams might feel they'd need a miracle to get out of their worst contracts. Others likely aren't sure which of their contracts is even the worst...

NBA Draft Combine Q&A: Coby White  247Sports

CHICAGO --- Coby White's rise is showing no signs of slowing down. After setting the North Carolina state scoring record as a high school senior, White earned ...

$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 ...

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 ...

Grizzlies: The Mike Conley trade speculation column (summer edition)  The Daily Memphian

The NBA draft is almost exactly a month away and a Mike Conley trade is unlikely to happen before that date. But the Grizzlies jumping up to No. 2 in last week's ...

Letter: Utah should have a lottery. We could call it the 'gentile tax'  Salt Lake Tribune

The major tax shift in Utah has stalled, as so many businesses are against the *service* tax. What to do? The easiest solution would be to implement a lottery.

Utah could gain a lot from lottery  The Herald Journal

To the editor: Responding to Mr. Rogers LTE (02-15-19), I agree with you on a lotto system. Our education system is always crying for more funds. UDOT is ...

House passes bill outlawing 'fringe gambling'  Deseret News

The House voted Friday to advance a bill that would prohibit so-called "fringe gambling" in Utah.

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 ...

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 ...

Georgia and Utah Horse Racing Bills Leave Starting Gate with No...  Casino.Org News

Georgia State Senator Brandon Beach's horse racing bills signed off by a Senate committee but has a long way to go. Meanwhile, Sen. David Hinkins Utah ...

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 ...

Taking a Gamble  Salt Lake City Weekly

Fringe gambling bill gets initial approval from Legislature.

Mitchell Robinson Earns All-Rookie Second Team Honors  The Knicks Wall

As a second-round pick, the unheralded rookie Mitchell Robinson had an uphill climb to NBA relevancy but turned heads with a strong freshman season, ...

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.

Parimutuel betting in Utah? Bill's opponents say hold your horses  Deseret News

Could parimutuel betting on the ponies someday be a thing in Utah? Not anytime soon, with critics telling a legislative committee hearing that it could open the ...

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.

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.

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.

Utah lawmaker pushing bill to legalize betting on horse races  Deseret News

Gambling may be illegal in Utah, but a lawmaker is pushing a bill that would legalize betting on horse races.

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 ...

Utah Looks To Crack Down On Sweepstakes Machines  GamblingCompliance

An anti-gambling bill is set to be taken up in the Senate after the House overwhelmingly passed the measure to eliminate electronic sweepstakes machines ...

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 ...

Utah Jazz Week 23 Outlook: Four-game road trip vs. lottery squads  The J Notes

The Utah Jazz have a great opportunity to build on their current three-game winning streak as they'll visit four lottery-bound teams in Week 23.

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.

Wanted Alleged Las Vegas Thief Captured in Utah, Faces 25 Years in...  Casino.Org News

An alleged Las Vegas thief on the run since August has been captured in Utah living under an alias with a family who had no idea he was a wanted man.

Guard Luguentz Dort not expected to return to ASU  AZCentral

Any chance Sun Devil faithful might have had that guard Luguentz Dort would return to school looks to be gone. Dort told Jeff Goodman of @Stadium that he is ...

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 ...

How do other states use lottery money?  AL.com

Alabama voters last voted on a lottery in 1999, with lottery opponents casting 54 percent of the votes. 100. By Trisha Powell Crain | tcrain@al.com. Alabamians ...

Why Can't You Play Mega Millions in AL, AK, MS, NV, UT or HI?  Heavy.com

Find out why six states don't let you buy Mega Millions tickets.

Utah’s governor has ‘serious concerns’ about a bill allowing parimutuel betting  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- Governor Gary Herbert is signaling his potential opposition to a new bill to allow parimutuel betting in Utah. Reacting to a bill filed by Sen.

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 ...

Who has a bigger supermajority than even Republicans in Utah's Legislature? Latter-day Saints.  Salt Lake Tribune

In the incoming Utah Legislature, three of every four members are men. That lopsided majority is still smaller than the big margin Republicans enjoy: four of ...

Alabama Lawmakers File Bills to Legalize State Lottery, Sports...  Casino.Org News

Two state senators have filed bills in the Alabama Legislature to create a state lottery. In addition, a state representative has put forward two bills that would ...

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 ...

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 ...

Winner of huge Powerball jackpot misplaced ticket  St George News

CLIVE, Iowa — After hearing someone from Iowa had won half of a nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot, Lerynne West discovered that she couldn't find the ...

Utah Jazz face ‘must-win’ in Chi-Town: Preview, comment stream  The J Notes

The Utah Jazz can't afford to get complacent against Lauri Markkanen and the lottery-bound Chicago Bulls, winners of back-to-back games.

What happens in Vegas … won’t happen in Utah  Idaho State Journal

When driving across the border from Utah into Nevada, it does not take long for one to notice a stark change in culture. It's sort of like going from playing.

This is the reason the Jazz were OK with having to sweat out victory against lottery-bound Wizards  Deseret News

Even though the Jazz squandered multiple big leads against the Wizards, they were happy with their execution down the stretch in the win.

Mega Millions Results: No Winning Numbers and a Record $1.6 Billion Jackpot  The New York Times

Did you end up with a losing Mega Millions ticket on Friday? If so, take heart: Nobody else won the jackpot either. That means the top prize has now risen to an ...

Alleged Las Vegas con man caught in Utah  Las Vegas Review-Journal

An alleged Las Vegas casino con man on the run from authorities after skipping court this summer was arrested Tuesday in rural Utah. Mark Georgantas showed ...



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