J.R. Duren has covered the gambling beats for more than a dozen states for Catena Media since 2015. His past reporting experience includes two years at the Villages Daily Sun, and he is a first-place winner at the Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism Contest.
It’s not the wake-up call you want to receive. This past week, the Bexar County Sherrif’s Organized Crime Group and SWAT executed an early morning raid of an illegal gambling ring on the south side of San Antonio. The bust is another in the latest in a crackdown on outlaw gambling throughout the state. “At […]
They may be best known for Texas poker, but the state is also home to legendary New Year’s Eve bar crawls. The crawls start in the afternoon and merrily make their way from watering hole to watering hole until well after midnight. Austin and Dallas lead the way with a variety of complimentary food and […]