Casino Designers Have a Whole New Theory About How to Manipulate You

Why can't you stop gambling? Many people would say it's because the windowless, maze-like layout of casinos is designed to keep you mesmerized by the games. But scientists argue that the most successful casinos keep you playing with a new set of psychological tricks. » 12/05/14 3:44pm 12/05/14 3:44pm

Casino Fails To Shuffle Cards, Sues Gamblers Who Won $1.5 Million

A group of 14 people were huddled around a mini baccarat table at Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino in August, when something strange started to happen. The same sequence of cards was dealt twice—then a third time, and a fourth, and so on. Gamblers aren't dumb: they upped their bets from the minimum $10, and kept… » 8/20/12 3:30pm 8/20/12 3:30pm

Devin Hester Was "Basically Attacked" With A Sucker Slap At A Casino…

You know who would probably be a bad person to slap in the back of the head in public? An NFL player. Specifically, an NFL player who is considered one of the fastest men in the sport and who can probably chase you down even if you're speeding away in a Rascal. » 10/18/11 4:40pm 10/18/11 4:40pm

When Mays And Mantle Were Banned From Baseball: Putting A-Rod's…

As Alex Rodriguez stays in the headlines because he's Alex Rodriguez (even though he wasn't actually at the high-stakes poker game mentioned in the tabloids since he was playing in the World Series at the time), the real story is the re-emergence of baseball's complicated relationship with gambling. But if MLB were to… » 8/05/11 2:45pm 8/05/11 2:45pm