Bookies

    • 11.10.14

      Haitians Are Hooked on the New York Lotto

      Thanks to hole-in-the-wall bookies known as "borlettes," thousands of poor Haitians are playing a local version of New York's state-run lottery.

    • 8.25.14

      How to Get Into Sketchy Sports Betting

      Most sports betting is still underground, but the internet has made it more convenient. Paying off your illegal gambling debts, however, will never be as painless as paying for an MP3.

    • 3.20.14

      The Wide World of Bookies

      Betting on sports is only legal in four states: Delaware, Montana, Nevada, and Oregon. The rest of the country has to make its bets illegally, through bookies.

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    • 3.20.14

      The Wide World of Bookies

      Betting on sports is only legal in four states: Delaware, Montana, Nevada, and Oregon. The rest of the country has to make its bets illegally, through bookies. As with any enterprise that holds the promise of easy money, there’s never a shortage of...