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All bets off: Kosovo bans gambling for a decade after casino murders
"We will not allow these venues to be arenas of crime that claim people’s lives,” said the country's prime minister, Ramush Haradinaj.
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He claimed he was abducted by two men who stole $16,000 from him and drove him around for two days, police said.
Spaniards hope to win big in Christmas "El Gordo"
The more than 200-year-old national lottery is a once-a-year chance to strike it filthy rich.
Spain's Christmas lottery winners celebrate "the Fat One"
The final winning number, is potentially worth 680 million euros, but spread across thousands of tickets.
US Mega Millions: Loto fever's gripped the nation
Hundreds of people are queueing to buy their lucky lottery ticket for a chance to win €1.3 billion ($1.6 billion). It's the largest jackpot in America's lottery history and will be drawn Tuesday
Thai elephants kicked off an anti-gambling campaign in Thailand
Nine elephants, painted with flags of countries competing in the 2018 event in Russia, played a 15-minute football match to raise awareness against illegal gambling
UK curb on gambling
The maximum stake on fixed odds betting terminals is being cut to just two pounds in the UK. It follows complaints that the machines are highly addictive and have led to gamblers building up big losses.
Las Vegas gunman's gambling habit
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Gamblers backing Conservatives above Labour in UK election
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Brits bet big on unpredictable French election
France's upcoming presidential election is such a close call UK bookmakers say it has attracted what is thought to be unprecedented interest from British gamblers.
Against all odds: Leicester City create "biggest ever betting shock"
Leicester City have created what bookmakers call the “biggest shock in the history of betting” by winning English football’s Premier League. At the
Kento Momota admits to gambling at an illegal casino
Japanese badminton sensation Kento Momota is set to miss the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after admitting to gambling at an illegal casino. The World
Man City's Martin Demichelis faces FA betting charges
Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis has been charged by the Football Association over alleged gambling offences.
Son of France FM Fabius indicted on forgery charges - media reports
Thomas Fabius, the son of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, has been indicted on charges related to forgery, according to French judicial
Alleged backhanders rock tennis as betting syndicates net pots of cash
Secret documents alleged to show suspected match-fixing at the very highest level of world tennis, including Wimbledon, have been obtained by the
Match-fixing allegations taint world tennis
Tennis is the latest sport to become embroiled in allegations of cheating as evidence of suspected match-fixing at the highest level of world tennis
Lottery rollovers: a win in the UK but more suspense for the US
Lucky UK winners pocket 66 million pounds but 900 million US dollars still up for grabs
El Gordo: Senegalese migrant rescued from Med shares top prize
Residents of Roquetas de Mar in southern Spain celebrated on Wednesday as news emerged that all 1,600 winning tickets in this year’s El Gordo lottery
Getting lucky with El Gordo
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El Gordo: Spain goes crazy for "The Fat One"
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After the elections Spain gears up for El Gordo
Organisers in Madrid on Monday night were putting the final touches to the preparations for the world’s richest lottery. Spain’s ‘El Gordo’ which
Betfair and Paddy Power merger moves a step closer
The creation of one of the world’s biggest online gambling companies has moved a step closer. Betfair and Irish rival Paddy Power have agreed key
Catania president one of seven arrested over suspected match-fixing
Seven people have been arrested on charges of match-fixing involving Italian second division side Catania. Among the seven people accused of ‘fraud
Canada lottery winner misses windfall by seven seconds
Seven seconds. That is the brief period that cost Joel Ifergan a C$27 million jackpot (19 million euros). His seven-year court battle began when he
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Chardonnay, Fergie, Elvis, Stan? Which name would you pick for a future King or Queen? If you think the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate and
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