The latest news on gambling
Buying a ticket for $2 gives a one-in-175 million chance of becoming insanely wealthy.
Pedro Quezada must settle $29,000 debt before receiving windfall.
Why millions of Americans are trapped in financial and emotional despair.
Winner of enormous prize hasn't come forward yet.
Mathematically challenged Americans snap up tickets, despite 175 million-to-1 odds of winning.
The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.
The NFL ignores that Americans already bet on sports, legal or not.
Illinois, New Jersey set a shady example by thumbing noses at ethical standards.
Legalizing betting turns athletes into roulette chips.
Fans already illegally place bets, so the government should step in.