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3dDavid Purdum

Hurricane Katrina: How the gambling industry helped in recovery

A New Orleans resident at the time of Hurricane Katrina, David Purdum examines what gambling means to New Orleans and how the industry aided in the recovery effort in the hurricane's aftermath.

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2hGraham McKean

McKean: Best Week 1 Eliminator picks

ESPN Chalk's Graham McKean provides his top eliminator pool picks for Week 1 of the NFL season. He recommends the Denver Broncos against the Baltimore Ravens.

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6dDavid Purdum

Court rules against sports betting in N.J.

A U.S. federal appeals court ruled in favor of the NCAA, NFL and other major sports leagues Tuesday, denying New Jersey's latest bid to bring legalized sports betting to the state.

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27dDan Rafael

Mayweather will return to ring Sept. 12 vs. Berto

Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for the first time since fighting Manny Pacquiao, announcing Tuesday that he'll defend his welterweight titles against Andre Berto on Sept. 12.

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35dDarren Rovell

DraftKings obtains additional $300M in financing

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced it secured an additional $300 million in financing from, among others, Major League Baseball, the NHL and Major League Soccer.

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39dDavid Purdum

Ivey countersues casino over baccarat winnings

Phil Ivey is countersuing the Borgata Casino in New Jersey over nearly $10 million he won playing baccarat in 2012 while using a high-level and controversial technique known as edge sorting.

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45dBrett Okamoto

Johnson opens as big favorite over Dodson

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has opened as a 4-1 betting favorite to defeat John Dodson in a title fight scheduled to headline UFC 191 on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas.

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33dDavid Purdum

Purdum: How Art Manteris shaped Vegas bookmaking

David Purdum profiles Art Manteris -- a vice president for Station Casinos' sportsbooks -- and explains the impact he has had on the gaming industry over the past four decades.

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November Nine set at WSOP; Negreanu 11th

For nine players, the dream is just beginning after outlasting 6,411 others to advance to the final table of the World Series of Poker's no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in November.

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Morris solid if unspectacular option

QBs Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins have been all the talk today, but RB Alfred Morris is a Redskin you shouldn't forget about on draft day. He's one of the most consistent backs on a weekly basis, which makes him a top commodity. Play for free

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Man United have agreed to send David De Gea to Real Madrid for Keylor Navas + £29m. United +1600 to win the EPL, Real +175 to win La Liga.