gambling

For Drug Dealers, Bookies and Sex Workers, the Venmo MasterCard Is a Dream Come True

For three years, Alex has been dealing Adderall to close friends. The 21-year-old Illinois college student earnestly started taking the prescription drugs for narcolepsy in…

Three Guys Who Won Big (Or at Least, Big-ish) in Vegas

Most people lose the cash they brought with them to Las Vegas… and then some more from several trips to the ATM. Everybody seems to…

The Last of the Bookies

John was a fresh-faced twentysomething bookie, not long out of college, when the cops kicked in the door of his uncle’s gambling den, located deep…

Race-Horse Owners Are Giving Their Horses Dumb Names Just So They’ll Trend on Twitter

If you, like me, spend more than half of your life on Twitter, you’ll occasionally notice weird phrases pop up in your trending box. Things…