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UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 3:34 p.m.

Handful of U.S. states are poised to legalize sports betting

Lawmakers in Montana and Iowa have approved legal sports betting, and the Indiana Legislature is expected to do so this week. Barring vetoes from their governors, they would be the …

Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix

The four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA have argued for years in court that expanding legal betting will lead to more game-fixing. The pro leagues have sought, unsuccessfully …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 7:58 p.m.

NCAA injury debate pits player privacy vs. gambling concerns

The rise of legalized sports gambling is sparking a debate within college football about injury reporting. NCAA leaders are analyzing whether it’s possible to have more transparency to prevent collusion …

UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling …

Marcus Hayes: In common-sense ruling, sports betting is finally leaving the desert

A slim, elegant older gentleman took a seat on his patio overlooking Lake Mead on Monday morning, turned on his phone and began to parse his wagers for the day. …

Officials order fantasy sports sites to shut down in Nevada

Daily fantasy sports sites have been dealt a setback with Nevada regulators ordering them out of the state unless they get a gambling license – a decision that’s likely to …

Supreme Court leaves ban on NJ sports betting in place

The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic …