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  • N.J. racetrack that led sports betting suit still wants big leagues to pay up

    A state horse racing association claims in legal filings that Monmouth Park was improperly prevented from implementing sports betting by a judge's order in 2014 Watch video The New Jersey racetrack that led the push to overturn a federal sports betting ban isn't giving up in its attempt to get monetary damages from the sports leagues that opposed the effort. A state horse racing association claims in legal filings that Monmouth Park was improperly...
  • The places, the placed, and the placeless

    There is a house I see every so often in my travels. It sits where the alabaster 33-mile marker stands along the long-defunct Pennsylvania and Lake Erie Railroad line — perched in a place where the train no longer rumbles by on an old stone foundation that has likely stood for over a century.

    Washington Examiner
  • NJ Sports Betting: Where and how to place bets

    On June 11, 2018, New Jersey became the third state in the country after Nevada and Delaware to offer legalized sports betting, almost a month after the Supreme Court overturned the federal ban known as PASPA (The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992). Almost five months later, there now are nine sportsbooks open

    New York Post
  • What every MLB team wants for Christmas

    With Christmas around the corner, we deliver a wish list for each of the 30 major league baseball teams.

  • Yes, I do want your taxes to pay for abortion

    Ending the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding of abortions, will give Americans their full rights – and dignity Abortion rights did not fare well in the midterm elections. Alabama voters approved a measure that will grant full legal personhood to fertilized eggs, a move that will massively restrict the rights of pregnant and fertile women and ban all abortions in the state after the fall of Roe v Wade. West Virginians removed state Medicaid funding for abortion procedures via a...

    the Guardian
  • Nurses refuse overtime as pay cut looms

    Emergency room nurses working at Helsinki’s Töölö Hospital have imposed an overtime ban after management decided to cut their pay as of 16 December.

    Yle Uutiset
  • 2 more Pennsylvania casinos open up for sports betting

    Two more casinos in Pennsylvania have started up with sports betting. Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia began test periods Thursday. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says