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Grandma Beats House With Record 154 Rolls

(Newser) - Patricia Demauro didn’t know how to play craps. She came to the table in Atlantic City with $100. But when the dice came to her, beginner’s luck paid off. The New Jersey grandmother threw, and threw, and threw. Over four hours and 18 minutes, she threw the dice... More »

Del. Moves to Legalize Sports Betting

(Newser) - The Delaware State Senate has approved a bill legalizing sports betting and allowing casinos to operate table games like roulette, the News Journal of Wilmington reports. The governor, seeking to close a gaping budget gap, will sign the bill this week. The measure sailed through the senate after a pitched... More »

The Games Candidates Play, Casino Edition

Poker pegs Obama as deep thinker; McCain's flash evident in craps

(Newser) - The presidential contenders are both gambling men, and long ago picked poisons—flashy craps for McCain, backroom poker for Obama—that reflect strikingly different competitive natures. McCain, whom aides recently had to drag from the tables, loves the “thrill seeker’s” game, Time notes: He heartily plays for thousands... More »

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