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WSOP Day 1A Recap

The 2015 World Series of Poker main event kicked off with a small Day 1A field and a return to success for Jorryt van Hoof and Jonathan Duhamel.

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Spieth, McIlroy favored to win golf's next major

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Rodenberg: Next generation of gambling technology

With the increase in camera-generated advanced statistics in pro sports, the next generation of gambling -- real-time, in-game betting -- is on the horizon, Ryan Rodenberg explains.


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Kevin Anderson takes a 2 sets to none lead over Novak Djokovic. Anderson was +1600 entering the match. Live: Djokovic -120, Anderson -110.

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Brewers starter Matt Garza has been scratched from his start tomorrow night and placed on the 15-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis.

World Series of Poker underway

The first of three starting days at the 2015 WSOP main event is complete and some former November Niners are among the 480 players moving on to Day 2:

  • Jorryt van Hoof – 90,650 in chips (42nd)
  • Kevin Schaffel – 89,575 in chips (45th)
  • Jonathan Duhamel – 82,700 in chips (64th)
  • Steve Gee – 56,425 in chips (153rd)
  • Anton Makiievskyi – 29,500 in chips (306th)
Small field for Day 1