Gambling

4 Reasons Why Online Betting is Growing in Popularity

As an amusement, and as a potential source of state government revenue, online betting is becoming more popular with Americans. The gaming industry that once focused on places like Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and selected Native American tribal homes is now becoming more mainstream and accessible. But online betting does not focus solely on casino games such as blackjack, craps, roulette, and slots. It also focuses on sports gambling. Many websites provide helpful overviews of […]

Police Raid Katy Star Convenience Store, Seize Gambling Devices and Cash

The Katy Star convenience store at 5710 Highway Blvd. - Katy Police Department photo

By George Slaughter Officers with the Katy Police Department and the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office seized five eight-liner gambling devices, and over $100,000 in cash, following a raid of the Katy Star convenience store Wednesday night. Police said the devices and cash were part of an illegal gambling operation that took place at the store, 5710 Highway Blvd. Police said the eight-liner gambling devices were hidden behind beverage coolers in a back corner […]