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The Columbus County Sheriff's Office arrested nearly 10 people in a gambling machine operation at multiple stores in Columbus County.
Legislation to regulate fantasy sports games in North Carolina lost again at the General Assembly, two weeks after it breezed through an initial committee with a proposed state gaming commission attached.
Gambling operations run by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in western North Carolina could soon let patrons bet on pro and college sporting events and off-track horse racing should legislation clearing a state Senate committee becomes law.
The NCAA is still opposed to gambling on its events even as sports betting spreads ahead of March Madness. But the governing body for college sports isn't denying reality, either.
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Tribes enthusiastically welcomed the decision in May but since then, the regulatory challenges and low-margin nature of the business have sunk in.
Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot.
No one has won the big Powerball prize, so the estimated jackpot now grows to $750 million — the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
The biggest winner in the record-setting nearly $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot last night is somewhere in South Carolina. Meanwhile here in the Tar Heel State, the NC Education Lottery says there were some winners in the drawing.