Stories tagged: betting
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:46 a.m.
Court suggests it may side with NJ in sports gambling case
The Supreme Court on Monday suggested it may side with New Jersey in its effort to make sports gambling legal, a case that could make betting on football, basketball and …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
High court betting case pits states against sports leagues
The high court is weighing whether a federal law that prevents states from authorizing sports betting is constitutional.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Gamblers weigh odds on mayor’s reelection
There were no public opinion polls in 1917, but there was another way of calculating election odds – betting pools.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Vegas might favor the Tar Heels, but Zags fans confident
When it comes to predicting the outcome of tonight’s game, there’s the Las Vegas line and then there’s the Zags line.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Tennis Integrity Unit says 48 betting alerts in 1st quarter
World tennis’ anti-corruption unit says it received alerts of unusual or suspicious betting on 48 matches between January and March, including one at the Australian Open.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9 p.m.
Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports books
Nevada sportsbooks were smiling a day after they took in a record $132.5 million in wagers on the big game.
Sat., June 27, 2015
Vegas casinos cash in with Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
Huge crowds and high rollers in Las Vegas for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight helped Nevada casinos make more than $1 billion off gamblers in May, according to records released …
Sun., Dec. 23, 2012
Leagues poised to challenge NJ over sports betting
NEWARK, N.J. – Four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA are poised to move forward with their legal fight over New Jersey’s plans to allow sports gambling. That comes …
Wed., July 25, 2012
Gamblers can wager on almost anything at London Olympics
LONDON – What are the odds of a UFO sighting during the London Olympics opening ceremony? Or of the final torch bearer tripping as he ascends to light the flame? …