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Everyone's a winner in Taiwan's claw crane game craze

Asia Pacific Dec 14, 2018

Everyone's a winner in Taiwan's claw crane game craze

As Taiwan's economy stagnates, claw crane arcades where customers pay to manipulate a robotic grabber in an attempt to pick a prize from within a glass box are booming as affordable entertainment, while operators see them as a way to make a fast buck. According ...

MLB pairs with MGM for gambling in Japan and U.S.

Baseball / MLB Nov 28, 2018

MLB pairs with MGM for gambling in Japan and U.S.

MGM Resorts International became Major League Baseball's official gambling partner in the U.S. and Japan, a deal made as the sport tries to ensure more prevalent legal sports betting does not lead to any scandals of the type sparked by illegal wagers in its ...

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

World Oct 21, 2018

U.S. Mega Millions lottery hits world-record $1.6 billion

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday's drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said. The next Mega Millions draw will be on Tuesday, after no one hit all of the numbers of ...