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The Missing Millions: Some States Are Still Waiting for the Gambling Windfall

April 10, 2019           |                                       

1. Some states are still waiting for the millions of dollars promised from legal sports betting. Several states, hoping for financial windfalls, quickly legalized sports betting after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling laid the groundwork in May 2018. So far, revenue results have been mixed, though sports betting in these states became legal less than […]

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Still from “Angels Wear White.” Up until a few years ago—I really can’t say exactly when—all of the “art-house” movies I reviewed for CounterPunch or my blog were out of the reach of most readers unless you lived in New York or other cities where theaters like the Film Forum or the Laemmle could be […]

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MISSOULA, Mont. — President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. At a campaign rally in Missoula, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for an […]

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Thirty minutes into his 2017 BAFTA Games Lecture, Far Cry 5’s executive producer Dan Hay explained his inspiration for the game. He’s a cold war kid of the literal sort, having spent the anxious eighties watching history happen all around him. The next ten or so years were relatively quiet, in Hay’s telling, until the […]

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More than 200 black leaders denounced Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this week for failing to come to the defense of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) amid President Donald Trump’s attacks on the 14-term congresswoman—attacks which continued Thursday night at the president’s rally in Great Falls, Montana. “We […]

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