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The Good Life : Gambling

Long Balls & Long Shots

For many longtime gamblers, the challenge of beating baseball is irresistible

Posted: May 1, 2005    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

Lady Luck

While high-stakes gambling has long been a male domain, a number of women are bringing home the bacon

Posted: April 1, 2005    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

With a Roll of the Dice

Some world-class craps players have discovered a way to limit the number of 7s that they hit

Posted: February 1, 2005    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

Revolutionary Bets

Betfair, a peer-to-peer online betting service system, has removed the middleman from the equation and taken the United Kingdom by storm.

Posted: August 1, 2004    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

Basketball Bedlam

For many hard-core college basketball fans, March Madness is a sure bet

Posted: April 1, 2004    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

An Off Shore Bet

With its advanced technical infrastructure, loose laws and beautiful women, Costa Rica has become a haven for hundreds of American sports-betting

Posted: February 1, 2004    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

The Card Con

Fifteen novice gamblers trusted $2.25 million to their gambling "coach." But the coach's plan was a scam that would collapse

Posted: August 1, 2003    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

The Whale Hunter

Steve Cyr entices the biggest gamblers to risk millions at casino games in return for over-the-top freebies and service.

Posted: June 1, 2003    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

The Greatest Slot Machine Designer in the World

A former stockbroker creates a lucrative new video poker game

Posted: February 1, 2003    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

Gambling in America

From Sin City to Atlantic City, from high-end resorts to offshore cruises, gamblers have more choices than ever before to get their hit

Posted: October 1, 2002    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

All Bets Are On

In the wacky world of proposition wagers, the ability to run on one foot or hit a golf ball 500 yards can offer gamblers a quick adrenaline...more

Posted: August 1, 2002    By Michael Kaplan


The Good Life : Gambling

The Return of Thoroughbred Mania

The sport of kings is enjoying a resurgence thanks to aficionados such as new york racing association chairman barry schwartz

Posted: June 1, 2002    By Michael Kaplan


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