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  • US sports betting records falling like Trump’s hopes of avoiding jail November 12, 2020 4:18 am Calvin Ayre US sports betting records continue to fall like Donald Trump’s hopes of avoiding prison come the new year. Figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission show the state’s licensed sportsbooks handled nearly $231m in wagers in the month of October, up …
  • Bi-County Nutrition receives new delivery vehicle to deliver food to senior citizens October 22, 2020 11:19 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia NUTTER FORT, W.Va. – State Senators have helped one Harrison County charity get a new delivery vehicle to assist them in bringing meals into the homes of senior citizens. Bi-County Nutrition received the keys to a new Ford Explorer Thursday morning at …
  • Disability hire no gamble for Mountaineer October 20, 2020 12:44 pm Morning Journal News - Ohio Submitted photo Michael Reiner works at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort. (This story is part of a series in observation of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, highlighting local employers and employees who have found success …
  • W.Va. Teacher of the year award goes to Upshur County educator September 30, 2020 2:55 am WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia TENNERTON, W.Va. (WBOY) – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) announced Upshur County’s Erin Anderson as this year’s West Virginia Teacher of the Year during a virtual program Tuesday, September …
  • West Virginia’s iGaming, sports betting market to get more competitive August 26, 2020 10:16 pm Calvin Ayre West Virginia’s sports betting and online casino market is about to get a lot more competitive. On Wednesday, the West Virginia Lottery Commission, which oversees all gaming activity in the state, learned that the Greenbrier Resort and its BetMGM partner …
  • Lotto America ticket worth $4.28 million sold in West Virginia August 20, 2020 5:13 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia Posted: Aug 20, 2020 / 11:36 AM EDT / Updated: Aug 20, 2020 / 11:36 AM EDT CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Wednesday, August 19 drawing for a Lotto America ticket was sold to The Tobacco Barn in Cabell County. The ticket was worth $4.28 million. The …
  • Detroit man charged after officers find marijuana and Fentanyl during a routine traffic stop in Harrison County August 6, 2020 7:59 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia Posted: Aug 6, 2020 / 02:39 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 6, 2020 / 02:39 PM EDT BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — A Detroit man has received drug charges in Harrison County after officers said they found marijuana and Fentayl during a routine traffic stop. On Aug. …
  • West Virginia fourth US online casino state after DraftKings launch July 16, 2020 1:59 am Calvin Ayre Legal online casino gambling is now active in four US states after DraftKings dragged West Virginia into the 21st century. On Wednesday, DraftKings announced the launch of online casino products in West Virginia, where the company already operates online …
  • UPDATE: Gov. Justice clarifies executive order related to state budget June 30, 2020 10:40 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia UPDATE (6/30/20 6:17 p.m.): CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The governor’s office has issued a clarification to Executive Order 48-20, which can be seen below. The State of West Virginia will close Fiscal Year 2020 with no budget cuts, according to the …
  • Powerball Jackpot winning ticket sold in West Virginia June 4, 2020 6:34 pm WBOY-TV 12 - West Virginia HINTON, WV (WVNS) — A new millionaire is coming to small town West Virginia. The Lottery Commission announced the winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Hinton. The ticket is worth $136.4 million or $108 million with the cash option. The winning …
  • Winning Powerball ticket worth $136M sold in West Virginia June 4, 2020 4:11 pm 680News CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Powerball ticket worth more than $136 million has been sold in West Virginia, lottery officials said Thursday. It was the only winning ticket in the country to match all six numbers drawn Wednesday night: 1-3-26-41-64 and a Powerball …
  • President Cuomo — What Are the Odds? April 15, 2020 8:47 am Politico Politics is the liveliest part of the news betting market, but it deserves a couple of big disclaimers. For one, political betting is illegal in the United States; the West Virginia lottery briefly became the first state to allow bets on politics last …
  • Wall Street jumps 3.4 percent April 9, 2020 2:54 pm Morning Journal News - Ohio NEW YORK — Stocks shot to a 3.4% gain on Wall Street Wednesday as investors chose to focus on the optimistic side of data about the coronavirus outbreak’s trajectory. It’s the latest about-face in this brutally volatile stretch for the U.S. stock market, …
  • Political betting was legal in West Virginia — for about an hour April 9, 2020 7:22 am New York Post They took a gamble — and it didn’t pay off. West Virginia became the only state in the country to allow betting on political races Tuesday — but it only lasted for about an hour before officials pulled the plug. The West Virginia Lottery, which runs sports …
  • Presidential Betting in West Virginia Gets Shut Down After Only a Few Hours April 9, 2020 1:37 am TIME Magazine CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For just a moment, West Virginia was the only state in the country to allow betting on the presidential election. The short-lived play by bookmaker giant FanDuel, which was approved by the state lottery board, was announced and then …

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