The Kentucky Derby in Louisville. US states, strapped for cash as a result of the coronavirus crisis, are expected to speed up the regulation of online gambling.

Peter Jackson, chief executive of Paddy Power owner, Flutter Entertainment, is preparing to double down again in the US – with the help of Fox and fri(...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One in Maryland. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

US president Donald Trump issued an expanded version of his travel ban on Friday that targets prospective immigrants from Nigeria and five other count(...)

Kevin Dowd, brother of  New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, holds one of his guest columns signed by President Donald Trump, in Rockville, Maryland. Trump wrote: “Kevin – thank you – you truly get it! Best wishes, Donald Trump.” Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/New York Times

Last week, the US media was full of advice about how to cope with being hothoused among family members who brought a different set of beliefs to the T(...)

British bookmaker William Hill’s online net revenue rose 26 per cent for the 17 weeks ended October 29th. Photograph: iStock

British bookmaker William Hill on Thursday posted slightly higher revenue in the four months since its first-half results, benefiting from higher onli(...)

US president Donald Trump has called for the whistleblower to testify in person. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The impeachment investigation into president Donald Trump entered a new phase on Monday as House Democrats published full transcripts of the depositio(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump’s efforts to keep his tax returns private received a setback on Monday when a New York court blocked his attempts to stop th(...)

Ulrich Klopfer pictured in September 2014. Photograph: South Bend Tribune via AP

More than 2,000 medically preserved foetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week,(...)

Flutter’s US subsidiary, Fanduel, has been expanding as individual states have legalised betting on sports. Photograph: EPA/Peter Joneleit

Paddy Power owner Flutter Entertainment is poised to take a punt on the American midwest in time for the kick-off of one of the United States’ biggest(...)

Larry Swearingen who had long maintained his innocence, was  executed for the abduction, rape and murder of a Houston community college student more than 20 years ago. Photograph: Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP

A man has been executed in Texas for the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student following arguments from his attorneys that authorities igno(...)

Adjusted operating profit fell 33 per cent to £76.2 million for the first six months

William Hill posted lower first-half profit on Friday, as a regulatory cap on fixed odds betting terminals, and more costs to expand in the United Sta(...)

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