Dice games

FILE - In this May 21, 2020, file photo, a worker looks over an electronic slot machine as chairs have been removed from some machines to maintain social distancing between players at a closed Caesars Palace hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots jingle when casinos in Las Vegas and Nevada begin reopening at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, June 4. There will be big splashes, even amid ongoing unrest, and big hopes for recovery from an unprecedented and expensive closure prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 03, 2020 - 6:07 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After 78 days of historic quiet, cards will be cut, dice will roll and jackpots can jingle again 12:01 a.m. Thursday at casinos in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. There will be big splashes — even amid ongoing protests over the death of a man in police custody in Minnesota — and...
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Chairs are removed to keep social distancing between players as a coronavirus safety precaution at an electronic gaming machine in the closed Bellagio hotel and casino, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, in Las Vegas. Casino operators in Las Vegas are awaiting word when they will be able to reopen after a shutdown during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 22, 2020 - 7:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere. Yes, dice will roll, cards will be dealt and slot machines will beckon. But poker rooms? Closed. Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2020 file photo, women wearing masks as a precaution against the new coronavirus, walk at the Gyeongbok Palace, in Seoul, South Korea. Nervous travelers, spotty air service, health risks _ the battered global tourism industry is facing unprecedented uncertainty in the wake of the new coronavirus. Millions of workers are laid off or furloughed, and it will likely take years for the industry to get back to the strong demand it was seeing just six months ago. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
May 03, 2020 - 10:09 am
Six months ago, the global tourism industry was celebrating a record year for travel. Now, it's decimated and facing a recovery that could take years. Tourism Economics, a data and consulting firm, predicts global travel demand won’t resume its normal pace until 2023. When tourists do finally...
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In this April 1, 2020, photo, AP correspondent Dan Sewell in Cincinnati plays in a tournament at home using the Strat-O-Matic baseball board game while self-isolating due to the coronavirus outbreak. With no real baseball being played, fans are getting their fixes with conference call chats, trivia contests and fantasy games. (AP Photo/Dan Sewell)
April 03, 2020 - 5:59 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — "People ask me what I do in winter when there is no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” — Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963), baseball Hall of Famer ___ Updating my brackets, I looked forward to a dream second-round game: the 1919 Chicago White...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout smiles after scoring during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, in Tempe, Ariz. Mike Trout hit two home runs off Zack Greinke and scored four times to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 9-6 on opening day. Alas, the game was played on a computer, not on the field. But as fans of the Strat-O-Matic board game can attest, make-believe box scores can be fun too. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 26, 2020 - 5:45 pm
Mike Trout hit two home runs off Zack Greinke and scored four times to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 9-6 on opening day. Alas, the game was played on a computer, not on the field. But as fans of the popular sports game Strat-O-Matic can attest, make-believe boxscores can be...
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The Monse Resort 2020 is modeled, Friday, May 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 31, 2019 - 10:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With the sun shining bright after days of dreary rain, Monse co-founders Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia seated some of their guests on soft cubes designed as dice as they showed a vintage board game-infused resort collection Friday on an open, lower Manhattan plaza. Sticking closely...
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FILE – In this May 14, 2018, file photo, people make bets in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. A day before New Jersey’s governor makes his state’s first legal wager on a sporting event, sports betting will be the main topic at a major gambling industry conference in Atlantic City. The East Coast Gaming Congress on Wednesday, June 13, will discuss where sports betting stands and what might be next now that New Jersey has won a U.S. Supreme Court case clearing the way for all 50 states to legalize it if they choose. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 14, 2018 - 12:16 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Like a fellow New Jersey governor did 40 years earlier, Gov. Phil Murphy is set to kick off a new era of gambling in the state. The Democrat will make the state's first legal sports bets Thursday morning at Monmouth Park, a racetrack near the Jersey shore in Oceanport. It...
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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, center, celebrates after scoring against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 27, 2018 - 4:31 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The bookies in this gambling city have to be getting a bit nervous. Hockey fans, though, are nothing short of ecstatic. They screamed, danced and cheered as the goals came one right after another in a first period blitz Thursday night as the Vegas Golden Knights remained undefeated...
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November 04, 2017 - 7:30 pm
BC-FBC--Louisiana-Lafayette-South Alabama Stats Louisiana-Lafayette 19, South Alabama 14 Louisiana-Lafayette 3 16 0 0—19 South Alabama 0 7 0 7—14 First Quarter ULL_FG Artigue 37, 4:17 Second Quarter ULL_Jacquet 54 pass from Lewis (kick failed), 13:34 ULL_Rogers 13 pass from Lewis (Artigue kick), 10...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals relief pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the fifth inning in Game 5 of baseball's National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs, at Nationals Park in Washington. When a starter is called in to pitch in relief, his routine can be a lot different, and perhaps more importantly, he's often working on short rest. So far in this postseason, the results have been decidedly mixed. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
October 13, 2017 - 8:01 pm
Pedro Martinez and Madison Bumgarner made it look easy. For Max Scherzer, pitching in relief proved a lot rougher. When Scherzer took the mound in the top of the fifth Thursday night in Washington, the Nationals were clinging to a one-run lead, hoping their star right-hander could move them an...
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