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May 3, 2023
Saturday’s Kentucky Derby is the 149th renewal of the race, and 20 3-year-olds are set to go 1 1/4 miles in front of more than 100,000 people.
April 5, 2023
California tribal leaders could put a proposal on the 2024 ballot to allow sports betting only at tribal casinos in the state.
March 28, 2023
The former San Jose Shark has liabilities of more than $26 million, which is why he filed for bankruptcy in 2021.
March 13, 2023
Casinos perfect for watching California teams in March Madness, as five men’s teams and four women’s teams from California will compete.
February 16, 2023
California gamblers can embrace a four-day holiday weekend horse-racing package at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. The lineup includes a Friday card with seven races, followed by nine-race programs and a $100,000 stakes race Saturday through Monday. California horse race betting enthusiasts also can play the popular Coast to Coast Pick 5 in the $1 […]
February 9, 2023
Santa Anita Park bettors will observe two significant trends before the Friday-Sunday cards at the Arcadia oval, just north of Los Angeles. Speed has returned. Frontrunners are again doing well as the track has appeared to drain from the rain deluge of December and January. That’s a handicapping tool bettors will put into their assessments.
Casinos and Poker
June 1, 2023
Jamul Casino east of San Diego is going all out in its planned renovations, including a 16-story hotel and sky bridge.
May 26, 2023
As legislators move to reinstitute a moratorium on new cardrooms in the state, illegal California gambling dens continue to thrive.
May 18, 2023
Owned by the Wilton Rancheria Tribe and managed by Boyd Gaming, Sky River Casino was an immediate hit with Sacramento-area residents.
May 9, 2023
Eagle Mountain Casino held its grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, May 9, two years after breaking ground on the project in April 2021.
April 27, 2023
After citizens complained, detectives organized a raid to take down illegal California casinos led by a 43-year-old San Jose resident.
April 18, 2023
Not all California cardrooms have video cameras recording gambling activity. However, if the CGGC gets its way, that may change this year.
February 8, 2023
Visitors to San Diego enjoy the downtown and Gaslamp Quarter. Both amenities make the downtown area a joy for locals and tourists. San Diego also frequently tops list of best places to live or vacation in the US. But here’s a little-known fact: Many of the great attractions in San Diego wouldn’t exist if it
November 22, 2022
The saying goes that everything is bigger in Texas, a state that takes pride in being bigger and better. But when it comes to Super Bowl champions, California is supreme. Nine California-based teams have won the Super Bowl, the most for any state. The Super Bowl has a tight bond with the Golden State: The
November 21, 2022
Some day when “The Big One” tears California from North America and sends it hurtling into the Pacific Ocean, all that may be left of “The Left Coast” could be a few letters from a famous sign (“HO WOO” everybody!), buoyant surfboards, and a few shiny World Series trophies. Good riddance, high rent districts in
December 19, 2022
California certified its 2022 election results last Friday. So, we’ve known for a long time that the two California sports betting measures, Prop 26 and Prop 27, lost in landslides. Now, we can detail exactly how miserably they lost, and break it down by county. Ready? Let’s dive into the epic election failures of Prop
November 15, 2022
A legislative compromise could be the next incarnation of California’s attempt to legalize sports betting. That does not mean that the gambling tribes and private sportsbook companies will harmoniously come together. Instead, a California legislator — or a group of them — could act as go-betweens to forge a compromise initiative that both groups can
November 14, 2022
The dust is still settling on Tuesday’s $450 million ballot race for sports betting in California. Prop 26 and Prop 27 both lost in landslides. And tribes behind the Prop 26 in-person sports betting measure are generally OK with it. Tribes see their loss as a win. “Tribes made clear that defeating Prop 27 was