| Dec 30, 2013
Illinois lawmakers promised years ago to finally get rid of video poker machines that had long gone unregulated and untaxed in dark corners of bars across the state.
In turn, they legalized video gambling machines that were taxed and tightly controlled....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says a "technical error" caused its website to offer absurdly low pricing Wednesday morning, touching off a buying frenzy.
Many products were more than 90% off their list price, with televisions and computer monitors going for $8,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Get your game face on, folks.
Contrary to what the calendar may say, Black Friday is not a week from today. It's now.
Of course, all of the doorbuster deals and early store openings will take place over Thanksgiving weekend, but you have a shot at...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers.
Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:42 PM
When Orioles season-ticket holders receive their renewal packages in the mail over the next few days, they will find slightly higher average ticket prices and an expanded version of the variable-pricing plan the club has used for single-game ticket...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Walmart announced Tuesday that it will allow shoppers to trade in old video games for store credit beginning Wednesday, March 26.
“Gaming continues to be an important business for us and we’re actively taking aim at the $2 billion pre-...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:58 AM
A last-minute rush of ticket buying could push the Mega Millions jackpot into record territory before the drawing on Tuesday, lottery officials say.
As of early Tuesday, the jackpot stood at $586 million -- the second-largest in the game's history --...
| Aug 21, 2013
From MGoBlue.com: The Michigan Athletic Department is the latest sports property to implement dynamic pricing for single-game ticket sales. Currently, more than half of the 30 Major League Baseball teams utilize dynamic pricing, in addition to NBA and NHL...
| Jun 11, 2013
At a presentation Monday night in Los Angeles, Sony unveiled the look of its next-generation PlayStation 4 console, showcased a […]...
| Jun 12, 2013
If the console wars between PlayStation and Xbox had been languishing the last few weeks, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) […]...
| Jun 13, 2013
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) floor at the Los Angeles Convention Center echoed with cheering, gunshots, tire screeching and music […]...