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Betting roundup

FTC wants to stop DraftKings-FanDuel merger; Squares bets come in early on McGregor

Plus: Dustin Johnson opens as 10-to-1 favorite to win British Open after missing cut at U.S. Open.  More

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Betting roundup

SuperBook launches $5,000 NFL pick contest; Penn. House passes gambling expansion bill

Plus: Connecticut passes sports betting legislation.  More

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Betting roundup

Fans might be able to bet at Las Vegas games; New Jersey bill would let casinos offer DFS

Plus: Celtics pull off biggest NBA playoff upset ever; CG Technology releases win totals for about 50 college football teams.  More

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Betting roundup

WNBA to partner with daily fantasy company; MGM launches sports betting app in Nevada

Plus: New study shows 6 out of 10 Americans think sports betting is legal outside of Nevada; Early odds have Patriots favored in all of their games for next season.  More

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Betting roundup

Texans get biggest SB odds jump from draft; Classic Empire is early favorite to win Derby

Plus: Sports betting, poker move in opposite directions in Nevada; Bloomberg article says gambling could help pro sports sustain loss of TV viewers; Bettor risks $50,000 to win $500 on Warriors; Mayweather boasts of $400,000 win on Celtics; Vegas sportsbooks have taken thousands in bets for potential Mayweather-McGregor fight; Sports betting, fantasy sports could collide in future; Article says Las Vegas wouldn't get NFL stadium without gambling industry; The Ringer debuts sports betting podcast.  More

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Betting roundup

AGA says repeal could happen before 2020; Penn. house committee approves betting bill

Plus: New York Times Magazine article says legalized sports betting could help end "insufferability" of fantasy sports; New Jersey senators write letter to NCAA; Nevada sets basketball betting monthly record; Pinnacle publishes list of must-follow Twitter accounts for baseball bettors.  More

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Betting roundup

Man bets against team’s stock, then bombs its bus; Texas DFS bill may have momentum

Plus: MLB Commissioner says Las Vegas would be on hypothetical expansion list; New Hampshire editorial says senate committee should seek more info before approving DFS bill.  More

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Betting roundup

Times article reveals NFL’s betting hypocrisy; Alabama House approves DFS bill 43-38

Plus: NJ.com writer speculates on why NCAA snubbed New Jersey until at least 2023; 2 Mississippi man receive fines for roles in illegal sports betting operation; San Diego Union-Tribune catches up with Brent Musburger in Las Vegas; Uni Watch blog readers submit uniform ideas for Las Vegas Raiders.  More

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Betting roundup

Both sides of betting debate meet in D.C.; Arm wrestling NFL players may face league fines

Plus: Some sportsbooks refunded Dustin Johnson bettors while others didn't; Seattle Times interviews AGA president about changing landscape; Legal Sports Report looks at online sportsbook with U.S. mailing address; Illinois introduces bill to legalize, regulate daily fantasy sports betting.  More

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Betting roundup

Vegas hopes to avoid UCLA winning it all; Writer says rest of U.S. loses out on tourney

Plus: Chicago Tribune interviews Brent Musburger; Australia set to ban in-play sports betting; Kenyan woman wins a big bet and attracts suitors; Alabama lawmakers discuss daily fantasy sports.  More