The Mega Millions had a big win earlier this month in Austin, Texas. One lucky Texas lottery player won $1 million in the popular multi-state lottery game. This was the second-highest prize in the Mega Millions, awarded for guessing the five white balls correctly though not the red MegaBall. Player hits 1-in-12.6 million long shot Texas is […]
Posted on: December 9, 2021 |
Two women were arrested and charged with gambling promotion in Port Arthur, Texas, in November. In both cases, the women had overseen the illegal operation of so-called eight-liner machines. The arrests came following undercover operations by the Port Arthur Narcotics and Gun Unit. The operations are among the latest efforts by Texas officials to stop […]
Posted on: December 3, 2021 |
When two casinos in Lake Charles, Louisiana finally opened their retail sportsbooks, southeast Texas residents benefitted with access to new sports betting options a short drive over the state line. Following final inspections from Louisiana regulators, both the L’Auberge Casino Resort and Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel and Casino opened their sportsbooks on Nov. 10. Situated […]
Posted on: November 24, 2021 |
Two tribes received new hope recently in their ongoing effort to offer new Texas gambling options on their lands. The US Supreme Court has granted an appeal in a suit involving one of the tribes, the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo of El Paso, also known as the Tiguas, and the state of Texas. In its […]
Posted on: November 14, 2021 |
FanDuel Group partnered with Jordan Spieth in a multi-year deal that also makes FanDuel an official sports betting partner of the PGA Tour.
Posted on: August 20, 2021 |
After promoting what would have been the biggest poker tournament prize pool in Texas history, Champions Social Poker canceled its event.
Posted on: August 4, 2021 |
Justin Hammer of Texas' Prime Social poker venue talks about million-dollar prize pools and the growth of hold'em tournaments in the state.
Posted on: April 21, 2021 |
The Lone Star Poker Series comes to Houston's Champions Poker Club, highlighted by the first-ever $1 million poker event in Texas history.
Posted on: April 14, 2021 |
What's March Madness without filling out a bracket? With DraftKings, you can display your prowess for a shot at cash prizes. And at no cost.
Posted on: March 17, 2021 |
The House and Senate saw bills filed to legalize casinos and sports betting in Texas. However, such legislation still faces uphill battles.
Posted on: March 12, 2021 |