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

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Vegas sportsbooks win big on NCAA tourney; Casino owner loses $109k betting 1st 2 rounds

Plus: More coverage of the first two rounds of the 2017 NCAA tournament.  More

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AGA says $10.4B will be bet on NCAA tourney; Warren Buffett is against legal sports betting

Plus: Wall Street investor might be dipping out of Las Vegas sports betting venture after 9 years; Bloomberg publishes article comparing sports betting to Wall Street; Michigan sports betting bill may not be put to vote this year.  More

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Las Vegas prepares for March Madness; Sources say CG Technology is up for auction

Plus: Trump appoints Noel Francisco as solicitor general; 2 columnists use NCAA tournament as backdrop to discuss legalized sports betting.  More

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ESPN deconstructs books’ rough NFL season; Raiders clear hurdle on Vegas relocation bid

Twice weekly, we’ll comb through as many articles, tweets and podcasts as we can find related to the world of sports betting and daily fantasy sports, and publish the good stuff here.  Stumble upon something you think we should include? Email * * * ESPN’s David Purdum takes a look at the struggles sportsbooks had this past […]  More

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Vegas: No clear favorite in NCAA tournament; Billy Walters’ dismissal request gets denied

Plus: New York generates $2.8 million in tax revenue in 5 months with regulated DFS; National Post article looks at possibility of legalized sports in United States.  More

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NCAA suspends 5 athletes for fantasy football; Think tank releases report condemning PASPA

Plus: West Virginia lawmaker introduces legislation to legalize and regulate sports betting in state; Las Vegas Review-Journal staffers discuss sports betting in video.  More

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AGA says ‘perfect storm’ brewing for betting; Survey shows Americans are split on issue

Plus: 15,000-square-foot eSports arena set to open in Las Vegas on Friday.  More

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English soccer player fixes bet by eating pie; MLB says Las Vegas could be viable market

Plus: The Guardian golf blog post looks at relationship between the sport of golf and sports betting.  More

Betting roundup

Sportsbooks offer bets on President Trump; Mayweather opens at 25-to-1 over McGregor

Plus: Gambling Insider speculates on gamification and the future of sports betting; Call to the Pen publishes article about early 20th century Cubs player who bet against his own team; Cleveland Indians organization handicaps and bets on spring training drill.  More