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One game turns over a ‘New Leaf’

August 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Today I paid off my mortgage entirely using funds obtained by selling bugs to a thrift store. Then I bought Rembrandt’s Night Watch, created an nWo Wolfpac shirt at the seamstress’s shop and visited a friend to see her room filled with balloons. Continue Reading

Mega Millions odds to get longer

May 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Bigger jackpots will increase sales, thinking goes
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Bet a penny, win $1,000 — in theory

May 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Lottery Commission wants to take caps off video prizes
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Deadwood’s Gold Dust casino closes at least temporarily

January 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic

DEADWOOD (AP) After New Year’s Eve festivities Monday night, the Gold Dust casino closed down at least temporarily leaving 52 people unemployed and uncertain about what comes next.
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Is console gaming dying?

November 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

If console gaming were a first-person shooter, it would be taking heavy fire right now. A red hue would envelop the viewable screen from all sides, an ominous sign of spilled blood. Continue Reading

Tribes call for federal gov’t regulation of Internet gaming

July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON (AP) With some states readying to start online gambling, Native American tribal leaders are calling on the federal government to step in as it did with brick-and-mortar gambling and establish regulations that ensure tribes get a piece of the action without having their revenue taxed and their sovereignty compromised. Continue Reading

Game could tip Vikings stadium vote

April 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Some lawmakers are gambling that a new piece of the Vikings stadium funding proposal will help the plan move forward. Creating a sports version of the gambling devices known as tip boards would generate more money for charities while helping fund the stadium, said Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, who put forward the proposal. Tip board games currently are played legally. As the Minnesota Gambling Control Board describes the process, players purchase sealed tickets with random numbers or symbols on them. Continue Reading

New style of video lottery popular with South Dakota gamblers

April 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Early returns show video lottery players are leaving more money per machine per day in the new lineup games. Continue Reading

‘Final Fantasy XIII-2′: Time to reflect on the golden days

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

If you ever find yourself in a crowd of hard-core console gamers and want to earn some instant cred (or just get them off your back), simply stare off into the distance, sigh wistfully and mutter that nothing will ever compare with the dozens of blissful hours you spent with that ineffable 1997 masterpiece, “Final Fantasy VII.” Continue Reading

Stenehjem: New fed opinion broadens Internet gambling

January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says a new federal Justice Department opinion on Internet gambling is a reversal of policy.
The department says a federal law called the Wire Act only prohibits sports betting over the Internet. Continue Reading