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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. By Trisha Powell Crain | tcrain@al.com. Alabamians will ...

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.

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 ...

Georgia and Utah Horse Racing Bills Leave Starting Gate with No Guarantees  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 ...

LOTTO FEVER: Lawmaker says this could be the year  News Courier

Powerball fever has again hit the United States, as the winning jackpot for Saturday's drawing was $625 million Thursday, and could go even higher.

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 ...

Alabama lawmaker introduces two bills to create lottery  FOX10 News

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WALA) -- An Alabama lawmaker is making another attempt to create a lottery in the state. Republican State Senator Jim McClendon from ...

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 ...

AGA Survey Show Which States Have The Most March Madness  US Bets

One in five adult Americans will fill out a March Madness bracket or place a bet this week, and the state-by-state figures contain surprises.

‘He’s a headache.’ Utah State coach Craig Smith on the pain of planning for Matisse Thybulle  Tacoma News Tribune

Utah State head coach Craig Smith talked Thursday about how to deal with UW defensive specialist Matisse Thybulle and also touched on his connection to ...

Utah man admits to enjoying the torture, killing of his dog  WGME

A Utah man told police he killed his dog after strangling and throwing her against a wall, a court document states. On Feb. 12, Dakota Potter contacted police ...

Political Cornflakes: 2020 hopefuls embrace legalizing drugs, sex work and sports gambling  Salt Lake Tribune

Happy Monday! Some presidential candidates, or those likely to join, favor legalizing sex workers, drugs and sports betting. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., introduced ...

Powerball lottery: What time, TV channel, live stream, where is today's $550M drawing? Powerball odds, prizes, ticket sales deadline for Wednesday (3/20/2019)  NJ.com

The Powerball lottery jackpot has climbed to an estimated $550 million for Wednesday night's drawing, which will be broadcast live on TV on stations around the ...

Former Bison assistant coach Smith leads Utah State into NCAA Division I men's tournament  INFORUM

FARGO — Craig Smith took an assistant coaching job with the Mayville (N.D.) State men's basketball for the 1996-97 season, hired by then-Comets head coach ...

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, Powerball: the lottery, explained  Vox.com

In the fall of 2018, America was infected with Mega Millions fever. The jackpot for the Mega Millions — one of the two biggest nationwide lottery games, along ...

Utah lawmaker pushing bill to legalize betting on horse races  KSL.com

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

13-year-old Iowa boy dies in fall in Utah state park  KGAN TV

Authorities say a teenage boy has died after falling inside Snow Canyon State Park in southwestern Utah. KUTV in Salt Lake City reports park officials say the ...

Utah State Talks UW Ahead of Friday's NCAA Tournament Game  247Sports

The Utah State Aggies held their media conference Thursday ahead of their NCAA Tournament first round game versus the Washington Huskies. Head Coach ...

5 of the best places to go river rafting near Utah  KSL.com

NEAR UTAH — We've covered some of the best places to go river rafting in Utah. Now, here's a guide to some of the best rafting destinations in the western ...

Utah Jazz aim for sweep of Knicks: Preview and live comment stream  The J Notes

The Utah Jazz bring their stifling D to Madison Square Garden to take on Emmanuel Mudiay and a struggling New York Knicks team.

Stick this in your pipe and smoke it, Utah! Idaho is one of least sinful U.S. states  Idaho Statesman

Idaho is the nation's fifth least sinful state, according to a WalletHub ranking of “2019's Most Sinful States in America.” Utah is the country's 43rd most sinful state ...

Gehrke: A horse-racing aficionado in the Senate wants Utah to legalize playing the ponies  Salt Lake Tribune

You want to bet on a long shot? Here's one for you: Sen. David Hinkins is sponsoring a bill to legalize wagering on horse races. Hinkins, who himself owns race ...

NBA Draft Order 2019: Updated Selection List and Mock Draft for Round 1  Bleacher Report

The majority of the buzz surrounding the 2019 NBA draft involves Duke freshman Zion Williamson . The forward with otherworldly talent is expected to take the ...

Area Sports Menu for Friday, March 22  The Spokesman-Review

College: Nonconference: Washington State at UC Irvine, 6 p.m. Pac-12: USC at Washington, 3:05 p.m. WCC: Gonzaga at Pepperdine, 3 p.m.. High school: GSL: ...

Best ATS bets for all first-round games in the 2019 NCAA tournament  The Washington Post

From 2005 to 2018, No. 1 seeds have a 29-26-1 record ATS in the first round.

Utah man faces 10 child pornography charges after uploading 50 images to Tumblr  WGME

BEAVER COUNTY, Utah (KUTV) - A 33-year-old man faces numerous child pornography charges after a months-long investigation in Beaver County, Utah.

NCAA Conference Tournament odds and gambling guide for Friday  Mid-Major Madness

We are coming down the stretch for champ week and we have a hell of a slate of games Friday. I am 10-4 the last couple days picking mid majors and I'm hoping ...

Mid-major conference tournament betting guide: Odds, picks, gambling commandments and more  Mid-Major Madness

Here are Austin Montgomery's picks for this weekend's conference tournaments.

Utah Jazz go for four straight vs. Wiz: Preview and live comment stream  The J Notes

The road-trippin' Utah Jazz need to take care of business against Bradley Beal, Jabari Parker and the Washington Wizards.

Hoops and Horses: NBA Playoff Push, Ready to Roll at Oaklawn  America's Best Racing

If you like betting both basketball and horse racing, you've come to the right place! Each week in Hoops and Horses you'll find analysis and key basketball bets ...

NCAA Tournament gambling guide: Will the underdogs have their day?  Chicago Tribune

According to an American Gaming Association survey, 47 million Americans will wager $8.5 billion on the NCAA tournament this year, and while more than half ...

Spurs vs. Rockets 2019 odds: San Antonio underdog on Friday betting lines  SB Nation

The San Antonio Spurs begin a three-game road trip on Friday night against the Houston Rockets as betting underdogs on the NBA odds at sportsbooks.

Chick-fil-A’s Foundation Donated $1.8M to Anti-LGBTQ Charities in 2017  Eater

Chick-fil-A's newly released 2017 tax filings show the chain donated $1.8 million to causes with anti-LGBTQ policies. In November 2018, the chain said, "We ...

Sex for unmarried in Utah may soon be legalized  WGME

(KUTV) — With the stroke of a pen, sex for the unmarried in the Beehive State could be legalized. A bill changing the criminal code in Utah may soon remove ...

Health District: Foreign visitor with measles visited casino, hospital in Las Vegas  St George News

LAS VEGAS — An investigation by the Southern Nevada Health District has confirmed an internationally imported case of measles in Las Vegas. According to a ...

March Madness: Best bets, gambling facts, printable bracket  UPI News

It's officially March Madness and UPI has you covered with the best bets and printable brackets for the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

The Jazz are going to surprise people again in the playoffs  SLC Dunk

Since moving about 45 minutes outside of Salt Lake City I've had more time to catch up on different NBA podcasts. Most of these podcasts, after spending about ...

March Madness odds 2019: Round of 64 Friday betting lines, trends  SB Nation

The tournament chalk Duke Blue Devils hit the hardwood on the second day of Round of 64 action on Friday as one of the betting favorites at the sportsbooks.

March Madness Preview 2019 (Ep. 670 & 671)  The Sports Gambling Podcast

The Sports Gambling Podcast gives out all their picks in the 2019 March Madness Preview. Sean and Ryan are joined by Colby in studio where the guys break ...

A Look Inside How Courts Have Applied The Wire Act To Gambling  Legal Sports Report

As explained by Legal Sports Report, the DOJ's Wire Act opinion may not pass muster when examined by the courts. However, the thing many might not fully ...

Tracing The Roots Behind The 2018-19 Nuggets Roster  Nuggets.com

The Denver Nuggets have officially clinched a playoff spot for the first time since the 2012-2013 season. Led by All-Star Nikola Jokić, Denver boasts a deep ...

Celtics notebook: Fan incident in Utah hits home with NBA stars  Boston Herald

Russell Westbrook's recent encounter with a Utah fan – the Thunder star was fined $25000 for threatening the fan and his wife, and the fan was suspended from ...

Jody Genessy: One really bad Utah Jazz loss doesn't mean the season's lost  Deseret News

The 140ish recent earthquakes that have gotten the south end of the Salt Lake Valley all shook up didn't compare to the rumbling around Jazzland on Monday ...

Should the Bulls stick with Dunn at point guard?  Chicago Daily Herald

The victory over Washington helped illustrate the questions facing the Bulls at the point guard spot. Should they stick with Kris Dunn, who produced 26 points ...

Can the Utah Jazz even the season series with Memphis Grizzlies?  Deseret News

The Utah Jazz still lament two early-season losses at home to the Memphis Grizzlies and will try to even up the season series when they take on the Grizzlies ...

Utah Jazz take on Coach Igor, PHX: Preview and live comment stream  The J Notes

The suddenly struggling Utah Jazz look to get back on the right track against former Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov and the Phoenix Suns.

NBA Power Rankings - Houston, Utah and the battle waging in the West  ESPN

The battles for home court in the first round of the playoffs are heating up as we hit March. Which teams are in the driver's seat to host an ...

With longer odds to make playoffs than win draft lottery, here are 3 worthwhile Mavericks goals for the rest of the season  Dallas News

Other than Dirk Nowitzki and Luka Doncic, who took part in All-Star weekend, most of the Mavericks last played in a game nine days ago.Naturally,...

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 ...

Best NBA Gambling Picks for Clippers-Grizzlies and Spurs-Raptors  The Big Lead

The NBA season is back so let's wager on these games! This column is daily and usually up by 3pm ET. The lines we use are from The Action Network Sports ...

Winnipeg ICE win 2019 WHL Bantam Draft lottery – WHL Network  Western Hockey League

Calgary, Alta. – The WHL announced today the Winnipeg ICE will select first overall at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft after winning the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft ...

Breaking Down Most Realistic Potential Trades of NBA Offseason  Bleacher Report

Like usual, the NBA 's offseason forecast is calling for lots and lots of...needless Twitter debates and lengthy YouTube -highlight rabbit holes. Oh, and also trades ...

2019 WHL Bantam Draft lottery to be held Wednesday  Western Hockey League

Calgary, Alta. – The WHL Bantam Draft lottery will be held Wednesday, March 20 at 11 a.m. MT at the WHL Office in Calgary to determine the order of the first six ...

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 ...

March Madness Mountain West Watch: Utah State, Sixth Man Spectrum, and Free Bacon  OnlineGambling.com

The Utah State Aggies (23-6) have a huge rematch against #12 Nevada Wolfpack (26-2) this weekend with first place on the line in the Mountain West.

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.

Wyndham Destinations Set For Further Growth With Planned New Resort In Moab, Utah, And Expansion In Scottsdale, Arizona  PRNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyndham Destinations (NYSE: WYND), the world's largest vacation ownership and vacation exchange ...

Gamble-Free Utah Prepares to Ban “Fringe Gaming” Sweepstakes Machines  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.

$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 ...

New Orleans Pelicans officially eliminated from the playoff race  NOLA.com

The Pelicans were eliminated with Utah's win over Washington.

Triple-Double Streak Ends at 11 Games for Russell Westbrook in Jazzy 2OT Thriller  OnlineGambling.com

Russell Westbrook's triple-double streak ended at 11 games when he fouled out in a thrilling 148-147 double-overtime victory for the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

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 ...

UC Irvine Anteaters and Grand Canyon Antelopes Fighting for Automatic March Madness Bids  OnlineGambling.com

A dozen teams will punch their ticket to Marche Madness with automatic bids on the line for the Grand Canyon Antelopes and UC Irvine Anteaters.

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.

House passes bill outlawing 'fringe gambling'  KSL.com

The House voted Friday to advance a bill that would prohibit so-called \

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.

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 ...

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 lawmaker says gas station sweepstakes games often amount to gambling  Deseret News

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

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 ...

Previewing Friday's NCAA Tournament games  The Boston Globe

A look at Friday's NCAA Tournament first-round games: EAST REGION. at Columbia, S.C.. 1. Duke (29-5) vs. 16. North Dakota State (19-15), 7:10 p.m., CBS: ...

DANTABASE: NCAA Basketball Basketball Breakdown And Bubble Watch  The Sports Gambling Podcast

Both these teams are tournament teams so they are fine on that front but NC State sure could use a big win for conference and NCAA tournament seeding sake.

Sports Scoreboard for Friday, March 22  NewsOK.com

BASKETBALL College NCAA Women's Div. II Quarterfinals At Columbus, Ohio Tuesday, March 26 Indiana (Pa.) vs. Azusa Pacific, 11 a.m. Saint Anselm vs.

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 ...

The Utah State Legislature will consider a bill to allow betting on horse races  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill has been introduced in the Utah State Legislature to allow betting on horse races. Senate Bill 181, sponsored by Sen. David Hinkins ...

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.

The untold story of Roseanne Barr's explosive tweet — and what came next  The Washington Post

Two questions into Roseanne Barr's packed appearance at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in late January, it happens: A reporter goes right for the ...

Winner of lottery can stay anonymous thanks to state's law  KSL.com

Like the location of Jimmy Hoffa's body, the secret formula for Coca-Cola and whether there are aliens in outer space, the identity of the winner of the ...

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 ...

FanDuel NBA Daily Fantasy Picks 3/21/19  Lineups

Whether you are looking for top superstar players or in need of a value to fill out a lineup, we have you covered. FanDuel NBA DFS is a little bit different this ...

Utah GOP lawmakers hail decision on sports betting as win for states' rights  Deseret News

Though Republican Utah lawmakers hailed Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling clearing the way for states to legalize sports betting as a win for states' rights, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wanted Alleged Las Vegas Thief Captured in Utah, Faces 25 Years in Prison  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Monson: Let the freedom of sports betting ring — even right here in Utah.  Salt Lake Tribune

Do you bet on sports? You probably do, at least once a year, when you fill out your brackets for the NCAA Tournament and throw a few bucks — or 20 — in the ...

Every NBA Team's Best Offseason Trade Offer for Anthony Davis  Bleacher Report

If you take Anthony Davis at his word, the stuck-in-New-Orleans superstar has a list of possible landing spots attached to his trade request. It's only three words ...

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.

State Of The States: Sports Betting In The Western Region  USBets

Jill R. Dorson takes us on a state-by-state tour of the sports betting landscape in 2018. Fifth in this five-part series: the west.

Nuns embezzle half a million from church school to go gambling in Las Vegas  ABC 4

(CNN) -- Two nuns misappropriated "substantial amounts" of funds from a Catholic school in Southern California for their own use, the monsignor of St. James ...

States that are addicted to the lottery have a lot in common  USA TODAY

5 states — Massachusetts, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New York, and Delaware — spend the most on lottery ticket sales at more than $400 per year.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...



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