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March Madness: With gambling legal in eight states, who really wins?

John Affleck, Pennsylvania State University March means springtime, but also breathless headlines of Cinderellas, busted brackets and buzzer beaters. This year, it’ll also include talk of...

How Macau became the world’s casino capital

William Vlcek, University of St Andrews Macau is China’s answer to Las Vegas. But the former Portuguese colony has long surpassed the City of Lights...

MGM is suing the victims of the worst mass shooting in...

Timothy D. Lytton, Georgia State University Last October, Stephen Paddock unleashed a barrage of automatic gunfire from a 32nd-floor hotel room overlooking a large crowd...

In Las Vegas, excess and fantasy bleed into tragedy

Mark Gottdiener, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York In Sin City, people often do bad things to themselves. Rather than deal with...

Move over poker – Millionaire’s Chess offers high stakes in Vegas

By John Sharples, Lancaster University This October, the Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas is hosting a chess tournament with the largest prize fund in...

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Julius Caesar in our times

Jyotsna G. Singh, Michigan State University “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare once wrote. In recent weeks, that Shakespearean adage has been particularly resonant, with the...