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Gambling, Politics Make Strange Bedfellows In Texas

Why do tribes in Oklahoma contribute to Texas gubernatorial campaigns?  Why do gambling interests like Tilman Fertita and Las Vegas Sands contribute to a known

Oklahoma Horse Industry Growing Steadily While Texas’ Is in Trouble

A new study shows that Oklahoma’s horse industry is growing and has had an economic impact of $3.6 billion in 2012.  Meanwhile, the Texas horse

Texas Voters Miss Chance to Win Big, Winstar Casino Cashes In

Texas voters missed an opportunity to vote on expanded gaming at the ballot this week on Election Day.  However, just across the border in Oklahoma,

Player from Austin Has Winning Hand in WSOP Tournament, Can’t Play Poker at Home in TX

Player from Austin Has Winning Hand in WSOP Tournament, Can’t Play Poker at Home in TX

Austin, Texas native Beverly Lange played in the World Series of Poker main event earlier this year.  During a winning hand, Lange was asked by

Expanded Gaming Would Provide More than “Band-Aid” Solution for Transportation Funding

Longtime Texas Monthly political writer, Paul Burka, has an interesting blog post on the results of the special legislative sessions and the legislature’s “band-aid approach”