12:06 p.m. May 12, 2021
- By Fang Block
Preakness Stakes Horse Race to Offer a Commemorative NFT CollectionThis Saturday’s race, historic clips, as well as the Woodlawn Vase will be made and auctioned as digital collectibles
11:02 a.m. May 12, 2021
A year too late? The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will fight drug use in horse racing starting in 2022For five years, a bill that would place the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in charge of fighting illicit drug use in horse racing went nowhere in Congress. In 2020, it finally passed — but that milestone came too late to resolve the crisis that enveloped the sport and its latest Kentucky Derby winner this week.
6:50 a.m. May 12, 2021
Preakness will allow Medina Spirit to race --- but the horse must pass a series of additional drug testsMedina Spirit is set to run in the Preakness on Saturday to go for the second leg of the Triple Crown, as long as the Kentucky Derby winner passes a series of additional drug tests.
12:23 p.m. May 9, 2021
Kentucky Derby winner fails drug test, may be stripped of victory; Baffert banned from trackMedina Spirit’s victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test, one that led Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Sunday in the latest scandal to plague the sport.
7:01 a.m. May 9, 2021
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a drug test, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert revealsFlanked by his attorney Craig Robertson in a morning news conference at Churchill Downs on Sunday, Baffert said Medina Spirit was found to have 21 picograms of the steroid betamethasone, double the legal threshold in Kentucky racing
6:21 a.m. May 9, 2021
- By Tim Rostan
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for steroidKentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for betamathasone, a Class C drug, trainer Bob Baffert revealed early Sunday. The corticosteroid was never administered to the horse, Baffert said , and the finding will be challenged, according to a Sports Illustrated reporter's account. Medina Spirit reportedly has not been stripped of victory in last Saturday's marquee race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., pending confirmation of the finding and remains scheduled to run in the Preakness next Saturday in Baltimore. Pat Forde of Sports Illustrated noted that was Dancer's Image in 1968. Read on:
5:53 a.m. April 17, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Why switching investment strategies to get a market edge only leaves you behind the packPick an investment plan with a good long-term record and follow it.
7:06 a.m. April 1, 2021
In-N-Out Heiress Lynsi Snyder Puts SoCal Mansion Back on the MarketThe billionaire Lynsi Snyder, president and owner of In-N-Out Burger, has put her mansion in Bradbury, CA, on the market once again.
9:51 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021
Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa re-emerges in videos at ‘jail villa’A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India has re-emerged in new videos published Tuesday, saying she doesn’t know if she’s “going to survive this situation.”
12:55 p.m. Feb. 8, 2021
FanDuel’s Parent Is a Cheaper Play on U.S. Sports Betting
Shares of Flutter Entertainment look inexpensive relative to its rival in the U.S., DraftKings, Morgan Stanley analysts say.
12:10 p.m. Feb. 6, 2021
- By Maria LaMagna
The best business, finance and retirement accounts to follow on Twitter in 2021There are more than 300 million active users on Twitter. Want to know the best people to follow for expertise on investing, retirement, electric vehicles, personal finance and more? Read on.
3:49 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021
These Stocks Are More of a Gamble Than an Investment
Academics say there’s more in common with stock-market investing and gambling than you might imagine. And they have a simple methodology for determining when stocks are gambles rather than investments.
11:51 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021
MGM’s $11 Billion Offer for an Online Gambling Giant Was Rejected. Here’s What to Expect.
Entain, listed on the FTSE 100, owns Ladbrokes Coral, Bwin, and Partypoker, among other betting brands.
10:23 p.m. Oct. 20, 2020
William Hill sales partially recover from COVID-19William Hill PLC said Wednesday that net revenue began to recover from the coronavirus pandemic during the third quarter on the back of resuming live sport events and reopening retail businesses. The betting company said net revenue in the 13 weeks ended Sept. 29 was down 9% on the year, taking the year-to-date decline to 25%.
4:01 p.m. Oct. 8, 2020
FuboTV Is Considering Offering Sports Betting
The CEO declined to disclose who fuboTV is talking to but noted the company already has a relationship, of over one year, with a provider.
3:21 a.m. Oct. 8, 2020
Sports Betting Firm GVC Boosted by Online Surge. U.S. Growth is Gathering Pace.
GVC stock climbed early on Thursday, as the British betting company reported surging online revenue and said its U.S. expansion was gathering momentum.
9:04 a.m. Aug. 12, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases top 20.3 million, U.S. tally tops 5.15 million as Florida and Georgia see record one-day deaths British economy hit the hardest of any by COVID-19 as GDP shrinks by the most on recordThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 worldwide climbed above 20.3 million on Wednesday and the U.S. case tally topped 5.15 million, as Florida and Georgia reported record one-day death tolls.
3:45 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020
- By Bill Bischoff
Did you start a side gig during the COVID-19 pandemic? Think carefully before answering these IRS questions The IRS will want to know whether your sideline activity is a hobby or a businessThe IRS will want to know whether your sideline activity is a hobby or a business.
9:36 a.m. July 23, 2020
- By Brian Mastroianni
Good Company: Keeneland Racecourse Has Donated More than 80,000 Meals During Covid-19The Lexington, Ky., institution decided to serve the community during the pandemic
4:48 a.m. June 18, 2020
- By Callum Keown
The English Premier League has finally returned after 100 days away — here’s what happenedThe English Premier League returns on Wednesday after more than three months with the first of 92 games in just 40 days.
3:44 a.m. June 17, 2020
William Hill Stock Falls After £224 Million Cash Raise. But There’s Good News.
William Hill shares slipped on Wednesday, as the sports betting firm raised £224 million in a discounted stock sale amid the impacts of coronavirus.
8:06 a.m. June 16, 2020
Moderna Is Racing Toward a Covid-19 Vaccine, but the Field Is Getting Crowded
The biotech’s CEO says vaccine’s efficacy data could come by Thanksgiving. Rival vaccine projects are getting big boosts.
2:44 a.m. June 16, 2020
- By Rupert Steiner
Here’s how fashionable fans of Royal Ascot can compete with a selfie next week Ascot fans can dress up anyway to raise funds for coronavirus charities and compete in the fashion stakesWhile the crowds will be staying away from the horse race, organizers want them to dress up anyway to raise funds for coronavirus charities.
5:43 a.m. May 26, 2020
- Associated Press
Stanley Ho, gambling kingpin of Macao, dies at 98 Ho is considered to be the father of modern gambling in ChinaCasino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, has died in Hong Kong at age 98.