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Westland Woman Claims Gambling Addiction Led To Theft

A Westland woman is going to prison for nearly three years for embezzling more than $600,000 from her employer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2012

Charles Sanders Jr. and Kevin Sargent. (Courtesy: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

Ex-Cop, City Employee Plead Guilty In Illegal Gambling Case

A former Flat Rock police officer and a Trenton city worker have plead guilty to running an illegal sports betting operation while working on city time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

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Supporters Say Legislation Would Rescue Michigan Horse Racing

State lawmakers are taking steps to try to revive the struggling horse racing industry in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

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New Casino Features Glitz And Glamour Of Hollywood … And Lots And Lots Of Slots

The employees are getting their last-minute training and the finishing touches are being put on the Art Deco decor as Hollywood Casino in Toledo gets ready for its grand opening next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

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Sault Tribe Members Approve Lansing Casino Plan

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians have approved a proposal to seek federal permission to open a $245 million casino in downtown Lansing, the tribe announced Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

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Will Latest Legislation Give Horse Racing A Leg Up In Industry?

A new effort is underway to prop-up Michigan’s horse racing industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2012

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Plans Would Bring Casino-Style Venues To Kalamazoo

Plans are in the works for venues in Kalamazoo to allow nonprofits to host black jack, poker and other casino-style games.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2012

Charles Sanders Jr. and Kevin Sargent. (Courtesy: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

2 Downriver City Employees Charged With Racketeering In Sports Betting Operation

A police officer and public works employee from Detroit’s southwestern suburbs have been charged in connection with an illegal gambling operation involving bets on pro and college football.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

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Casino Gambling Coming To Toledo

Ohio leaders are hoping to cut into the traffic and the cash that flows out of their state and into the Michigan and Windsor casinos.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

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New Research Reexamines Addiction

Researchers are rethinking the roots of addiction — whether it’s to drugs and alcohol, gambling or sex.

07/15/2011

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