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    December 14, 2011

    Michael Jackson's Hair Gets Turned into a Roulette Ball (We're Not Kidding)

    ​Yesterday, we had to walk away from our desks and go and sit in a darkened room for an hour to mourn the fact that exploitative, sick-fuck-dom just got taken to a whole new level by three separate groups of people, operating together as a sort of bloated super-leech. Prepare to wrinkle up your fa ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Cypress Hill Announce 4:20 show on 4/20

    EKAphotographyStoned Raider: B-Real It kind of says something about San Francisco's place in the pot-smoking pantheon of history that Stoner-hop icons Cypress Hill are playing not one but two shows on April 20th in San Francisco. Sure, B-Real, Sen Dog, and DJ Muggs could have probably been in Amste ... More >>

  • News

    April 23, 2008

    Fall Into the Cash

    Let's hope the Fishers use it to clean up the messes they've created.

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    January 17, 2007

    Let the Gaming Begin

    Has a labor boss in trouble with the feds joined a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Harbor Resort with Indian gambling?

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    January 10, 2007

    A Union Made in Political Heaven

    A labor boss in trouble with the feds joins a high-powered Democratic lobbyist to merge Konocti Resort with Indian gaming

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    March 2, 2005

    Father of a Nation

    As head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Kevin Gover single-handedly gave the Koi Nation land rights. Now, he's stepped through the revolving door to hawk the tribe's plans for a Bay Area casino.

  • Culture

    January 19, 2005

    Rhyme and Punishment

    A boisterous play in verse nearly lures our critic into poetic excess

  • News

    October 27, 2004


    How four tiny Indian tribes, with help from powerful gambling interests, are trying to transform the Bay Area into a slot machine Mecca

  • News

    May 29, 2002

    Ross Stores Take Over San Francisco

    Dress for Less plans a mammoth store on a Las Vegas site that was to have been an S.F.-themed casino

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    January 30, 2002

    Luke Brugnara Makes His Point

    All the city's most bombastic commercial landlord wants is a San Francisco-themed casino in Las Vegas ... or absolute misery for anyone who gets in his way

  • News

    June 6, 2001

    Gambling Their Future

    How a tiny, impoverished Indian tribe managed to persuade a city, a powerful union, and the U.S. Congress to let them build a Nevada-style casino in the East Bay

  • News

    March 8, 2000


    A gambling site operator rolls the dice in court, and loses

  • News

    December 15, 1999

    Online Pirates of the Caribbean

    Three San Francisco men found riches in Antiqua with their Internet gambling site. Now they're federal fugitives. Caribbean

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    April 29, 1998

    Fake It to the Limit

    For 10 years, Lewis Peter Morgan impersonated Randy Meisner, an obscure former bass guitar player for the Eagles rock group. Morgan smooth-talked his way into a borrowed lifestyle of guitars, girls, and casinos. He could have checked out of the deception

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